Chip Kelly and LeSean McCoy

Some great stuff on Chip Kelly and LeSean McCoy and getting talent to buy-in. http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/11348255/how-philadelphia-eagles-coach-chip-kelly-converted-lesean-mccoy-believer-espn-magazine

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Fit In Where You Produce

One question you hear a lot from recruits and their families is “How will I fit in with the offense you guys play?”  It seems to be an area of interest amongst recruits and their families to make sure they will fit in with your style of play. For us it’s a tough question to […]

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USA Basketball Staff Assistants

A look at the role of Mike Hopkins, Jeff Capel and Adrian Griffin as staff assistants for USA Basketball.   Coach K talks about how one of the biggest changes they made in 2008 was to add the support coaches. “Every trip I take a journal, and I write every day what is being said […]

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Radio With Rich Kimball

Our sports information staff put together a nice video of an appearance I made earlier in the summer on “Downtown with Rich Kimball” in Bangor. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2013-14/videos/20140624-1nqsf9u9

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Hooplens.com

Hooplens.com is a basketball analytics website that makes it easy to get to analytical information about your team.  Pretty interesting approach here to compliment the film work coaches do. http://www.hooplens.com

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Coaching Without Ego

I’ve talked a lot about finding players who play without an ego.  I love the guys who play with a chip on their shoulder, who have something to prove, but it shows up in how they compete and never crosses the line to selfish play.  It’s a subtle difference, but playing without an ego is […]

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Chris Petersen

Chris Petersen was 92-12 as the head coach at Boise State.  Some really good stuff on culture in here. http://www.si.com/college-football/2014/08/11/inside-read-chris-petersen-washington-als-challenge

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Boss Vs. Leader

“Remember the difference between a boss and a leader… a boss says “Go.”  A leader says “Let’s Go.”

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“We Can Only Teach Them To Practice Things”

An interesting piece from the Op-Ed page of the New York Times on how you can coach kids in Math, not teach them. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/25/opinion/dont-teach-math-coach-it.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&_r=0

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Carl Parker

A great look at an AAU coach who goes about it the right way.  The quotes from his players really tell the story. “I’ve never wanted to work for a coach as much as I wanted to work for him.” “Coach Parker really gave me a certain confidence about the game.” “He’ll tell you exactly how […]

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