Team Chemistry and Culture: From the Bottom Up

  This article was written by SUNY Canton Head Men’s Basketball Coach Ben Thompson   We all understand the coaching dynamics and rapport that is needed between coaches and players to form a good culture. However, we still are sometimes frustrated and unsure why our program’s culture and the chemistry amongst our student-athletes aren’t as

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Developing Confidence in Your Shooters

  This article was written by Tennessee State University assistant men’s basketball coach Russ Willemsen.   Confidence comes from consistent preparation at game speed. I am a firm believer that a coach has a way, like no other, to instill supreme confidence in his players. Some of this can be developed through conversation and building

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Importance of Timing

The season is drawing closer and many teams are getting an early jump preparing. Whether they are working out players or passing out playbooks, everyone is itching for the season and that first practice. This time of year is great for getting mentally and physically prepared for the season. When that first practice comes, you

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2018 Southern New England Coaches vs Cancer Clinic

WHAT: 2018 Southern New England Coaches vs Cancer Basketball Coaches Clinic WHEN: Saturday, October 6th,  9am – 1pm WHERE: Brown University, Pizzitola Sports Center – 235 Hope St. Providence, RI COST: $75 per coach ($100 at the door) REGISTER: http://coaches.acsevents.org/southernnewenglandclinic