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Episode 514 – Evaluating Your Team

This week we discuss the importance of how a coach evaluates their team throughout the season. Specifically we dive into evaluating games, practices, players, and staff and how to start building an evaluation plan for your season.



Show Notes:
• Games
– Are we overcomplicating it?
– Focusing feedback on what you value
– Age & Stage – Picking 3 Things
• Players
– Trying to do too much
– Narrow the focus and name the win
– The role of joy in development
– Diagnosing and prescribing
• Practices
– Engagement and enjoyment
– Create a plan for evaluation
– Boosting culture in the midst of outside pressures
– Sam’s practice examples
– Right level of challenge & difficulty
– Creating data in practice
• Staff
– Alignment & role clarity
– Communicating the focus
– Streamlining feedback


The Read & React Offense

Become un-scoutable, create high-percentage shots, and gain a competitive edge. When mastered, the Read & React will likely score your team 10-15 more points per game.

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In 35 Minutes You’ll Learn How To…

  • Teach players to play (not A BUNCH OF plays)
    Set plays eventually come to an end or break down. Not the Read & React. I’ll show you how to how to teach your players to create their own possessions without the need for you to call set plays.
  • Play your best 5 any time
    The standard set play requires a certain 5 on the floor to fill positions. Not the Read & React. I’ll show you how to put your best 5 on the floor any time. This system allows room for every type of player.
  • Get 100% accountability from your team
    Coaches are always asking, “how do I hold my team accountable?” I’ll show you how to kill the blame game and get 100% accountability out of your team.