Author Archives: Austin Barone

First 30 Days

Whether this is a first-time job or you’ve been “in the game” for a long while, these situations always provide new challenges, bumps in the road and nearly guaranteed stress. How you choose to manage that stress is up to you; after all, you control your program, your decisions, and your environment.

Athlete Presentation

A Letter to Coaches from an Athlete

(In the last 365 days athletes using Just Play have spent more than 604,000 minutes preparing. That’s 420 days preparing that you wouldn’t have had without using technology to help you coach.) Dear Coach, Growing up as an athlete, you’re told countless times to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. You’re told that if you aren’t

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Rise to the Challenge

His road may have been unconventional, but Bucknell women’s head coach Aaron Roussell was determined to have some fun, prepare better than anyone else and build the relationships that matter on and off the court. Tell us a little bit about how you started out. Growing up, basketball was on my mind. I played in

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Invest in the Process

In April of 2016, Dartmouth men’s basketball hired Head Coach David McLaughlin. Immediately, he was tasked with revamping the men’s program. Not an easy feat to take on, but Coach McLaughlin has never believed anything comes easily without putting in the work. Tell us a little bit about your basketball history. I started out as

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Interested in Winning More Games? Read This.

“When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.” – Pat Riley Player development and teaching is changing extremely rapidly, and everyone can agree that players are different today than they were 5-10 years ago. Players are so ingrained in technology, it has

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Leathernecks On A Run

WIU coach attributes success to player chemistry and Just Play software Despite just hitting .500 last season, the women’s basketball squad at Western Illinois University (26-6) just finished on top of the Summit League standings this year, capping the season with a thrilling overtime win in the conference tournament against IUPUI last Tuesday. As the

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