The Role of a Leader

“The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas.  The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.” – Simon Sinek, Start With Why

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The Coaching Life

A great look at the life of an assistant college basketball coach hoping to get his shot one day. “I think the best thing a young coach can do is move.” http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2014/11/12/7193135/keep-moving-the-nomadic-life-of-an-assistant-college-basketball-coach

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9 Ways To Become A Better Leader

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231528

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Butler Pre-Game

A behind-the-scenes look at our preparation for the first game of the year at Butler. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/videos/20141115-y18m8bj9

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Film

You may not be in a situation where you have the technology or the personnel to do so, but if you are able you should film practice as much as you can.  It’s remarkable how much you will see on a film that you didn’t see live, and sometimes being an hour or two removed […]

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Getting Started

Mark Emmert spent a day with us at practice and wrote a preview about our upcoming season for the Portland Press Herald. http://www.pressherald.com/2014/11/13/for-umaine-mens-basketball-baby-steps-before-the-giant-strides/

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Deliberate Practice

Good thoughts on deliberate practice. http://jamesclear.com/deliberate-practice-strategy?__vid=c503ac90331b0132d5a422000b2a88d7

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Building The Black Bears

Team building is a lot of fun.  It’s challenging, exciting and rewarding, and it’s different every day.  Essentially that’s who we are as coaches – team builders.  No matter how long you’ve been at a school, you are building a new team every year.  Granted, it may get easier over time, as you’ll return players […]

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“Everything Is New To Everybody”

Pete Warner of the Bangor Daily News takes a look at our team heading into the season. http://bangordailynews.com/2014/11/12/sports/everything-is-new-to-everybody-revamping-of-umaine-mens-basketball-team-begins-under-walsh/

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Maine Basketball Preview

Fill The Steins with a preview of our upcoming season. http://fillthesteins.bangordailynews.com/2014/11/09/brian-macleod/coach-walshs-black-bears-looking-to-build-a-championship-culture/  

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