The UCONN women have been called the Celtics with ponytails, Yankees in pink & the UCLA of the east as a credit to the dynasty they are building in women’s basketball. When a team wins four national championships in a row, has 75-straight wins, 122 wins in their last 123, is that good for the game of women’s basketball. TJ & Adam have different opinions and share their thoughts in today’s episode.
One of the first pieces of advice first-time coaches often get is to simply “be yourself.” What does that exactly mean? As that advice is tied to authenticity, TJ & Adam discuss what it means to truly be an authentic coach.
Mano Watsa, President of PGC Basketball had a unique opportunity to observe the talents with Jamal Murray and Thon Maker up close and personal. In this episode Mano shares his observations and discusses the traits they have that you should emulate if you want to take your game to the next level.
As one of the most successful high school coaches in high school basketball history, Coach White shares some of his secrets and how he is approaching his next step in his journey at Georgia State University. You are certain to be inspired by Coach White in this episode.
Have you noticed it seems like everyone is on his or her hustle these days? Hustling is a great thing, but it’s only great if you do it the right way. Adam shares the two things you have to do in order to hustle the “right” way. You don’t want to miss this episode.
What goes into building out a coaching staff? What are all the things you should take into consideration? TJ who’s built four staff’s over his career shares his personal criteria and evaluation process to building a great staff.
On the heels of a “youth movement” in the NBA with Brad Stephens having so much success and Luke Walton embarking on his first season with the Lakers, is hiring a young coach more exciting or scary for your program? TJ, who was once the youngest college coach in the country at age 23, shares his experiences and gives some insight into the mindset of his administration at the time.
We all have traits that we credit as to playing a role in our success, but if you had to pinpoint just ONE trait that was the biggest difference maker, what trait would that be? We each share our single most important trait to helping us become successful. Tweet us your most impactful trait, we’d love to hear it.
Based on the popular blog from PGC Basketball, we discuss the four main reasons players become so hard to coach and how to avoid falling into those player traps. This is the perfect episode for coaches to share with their players as another voice to help players play and behave the right way.
Based on the popular blog from PGC Basketball, we discuss the reasons that coaches become the type of coach that are extremely difficult to play for. We also provide Coaches ways to avoid becoming that type of coach.