Isaac Klosterman

Isaac Klosterman died in a hit and run accident and donated his organs.   His heart is keeping golfer Erik Compton alive.  A great story. http://espn.go.com/golf/pgachampionship14/story/_/id/11310177/meet-man-gave-erik-compton-life-golf

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Competitive Environment

Recently talked with a former player of mine, Cam Stewart, who was a great player for me at RIC.  We were talking about how we are trying to establish  a more competitive environment in our basketball program at the University of Maine,  similar to what we developed at RIC.  His response: “Once you establish that type of […]

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Wisdom

“The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates

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Forbes: More With Less

Our program at RIC was featured in an article last March on how to do more with less. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbelzer/2014/03/18/how-college-athletics-teaches-us-to-win-with-less/

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The Positive

Maintaining a positive environment in your gym every day when you are constantly coaching, correcting, instructing, and disciplining can be a great challenge.  For the most part we approach thinking about the things we need to get better at, not to accentuate the things we already do really well.  So it’s natural for the focus to […]

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Maine 67 Binghamton 64 – Post Game

Post game press conference after our win vs. Binghamton. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/releases/20150207euqnwj

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Recruiting at UMaine

The latest look inside our program from Courtside Pass gets into our recruiting approach and philosophy. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/videos/20150206-ks0hzcvy

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The Middle of the Zone

The best way to attack a zone defense is to get the ball inside the zone, into the middle.  But the real key is who you get the ball to in the middle of the zone.  Many teams run zone offenses where their two big guys cut and dive through the middle of the zone. […]

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Rick Carlisle

“Rick Carlisle doesn’t worry about being friends with the players.  If they don’t do what he wants them to do, they don’t play.” – Rival scout

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