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Episode 558 – Coach Pat Summitt’s Definite Dozen

Hardwood Hustle Podcast

The Hardwood Hustle podcast brought to you by PGC Coaching seeks to educate, empower and encourage coaches around the world. 

Your hosts, coaches TJ Rosene and Sam Allen share their experiences and perspectives centered around the game of basketball. Guest interviews from the biggest names in basketball and beyond, provide keen insights into how coaches can achieve a high level of success and be transformational in the lives of their players.

The Hardwood Hustle has been equipping and inspiring the basketball community since 2014. Allow our guides TJ and Sam to journey with you and help you enjoy a fulfilling coaching career season after season.


We host discussions and interviews with some of the best minds in the game to provide you with keen insights and a strong foundation for your growth as a coach.


Knowledge is power only if we know how to apply it. We focus on sharing practical principles and strategies you can implement in your coaching and with your teams.


We hate seeing great coaches leave the game. We're here to support a community of transformational coaches who want to win both on and off the court..

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Hosted by:
Mano Watsa — PGC Basketball President
TJ Rosene — 3x National Championship Coach

Meet Your Podcast Hosts

TJ Rosene

Coach TJ Rosene is the Director of Coach Development for PGC Coaching and the Head Coach of the Emmanuel University men’s basketball team.

He’s been around the block a few times and has been fortunate to win 400+ games, have 12 20-win seasons, and was named National Coach of the Year 3 times.

In addition, his teams have accomplished great success with 6 National Championship game appearances and 3 NCCAA National Championships.

But, for TJ, coaching isn’t just about teaching the game. It’s a rare opportunity to shape and mold the lives of young people—To use coaching and the game of basketball to change lives and make a positive impact.

Sam Allen

Coach Sam Allen is the Founder and Owner of Blue Collar Basketball a player development training organization, and serves as a Coach Mentor at PGC Coaching.
Sam has 8 years college coaching experience and was an All-Conference player at Reinhardt University with over 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 400 assists, and a record 125 consecutive games started. Sam Allen led his school to their first ever National Tournament appearance. 
Through directing PGC sessions, mentoring coaches at PGC Coaching, and co-hosting the Hardwood Hustle podcast, Sam continues to transform the way the game is taught and played.

Lisa O'Meara

Coach Lisa O’Meara is Assistant Coach and Director of Creativity for University of Oregon Women’s Basketball. For the 2022-23 season, Lisa served as Assistant Coach for the University of Montana Lady Griz Basketball team. Previously, She spent nine seasons at Saint Mary’s University, six as an Assistant Coach and three as the team’s Director of Operations.

Lisa played college basketball at Saint Marys, Lane Community College, and Oregon Tech where she set records for most made 3-pointers in a game (8), career 3-point percentage (.418), and free throw percentage (.859).

Lisa oversees the production of the Hardwood Hustle podcast and continues to influence coaches and athletes through PGC Coaching.


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