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Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

The City College of New York is currently accepting applications for a part-time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach to help lead a competitive NCAA Division 3 program in the CUNY Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include on-floor coaching, scouting opponents and preparing scouting reports, and the recruitment of student athletes. Preference will be given to candidates with coaching and/or playing experience in the NYC area as well as the ability to recruit student-athletes in NYC and the…


Added by James "Jamie" Angeli on August 9, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Masters in Coaching Clinic - Register Now!


TPG Sports Group l August 23, 2014 l Charlotte, NC l Johnson & Wales University

The TPG Sports Group Masters in Coaching Clinic staff has won at every level. They bring with them over 100 years of playing and coaching experience. The 2014 Clinicians feature NBA, NCAA and High School, coaches who…


Added by Coach Ché Roth on August 3, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments


"Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits." — Mike Krzyzewski

    Have you ever heard of that phrase, "Practice makes perfect?" I am sure many people have, especially if you are an athlete. But can you really ever be perfect in anything you do? We are all human beings therefore we will make mistakes no matter what the situation. But in saying that, I do believe this saying digs…


Added by Mike Oppland on July 31, 2014 at 12:25am — No Comments


"When I played with Michael Jordan on the Olympic team, there was a huge gap between his ability and the ability of the other great players on that team. But what impressed me was that he was always the first one on the floor and the last one to leave." --Coach Steve Alford

    Today I want to focus on an issue I believe very detrimental to one´s success not only on the basketball court but in all sports for that matter. I have heard many times…


Added by Mike Oppland on July 31, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments

The Billionaire Basketball Coach

I love Vivek Ranadive, the owner of the Sacremento Kings. This self made billionaire, came to the U.S. with nothing and made his fortune. His first exposure to basketball came when he decided to coach his 5th grade daughter's basketball team,.....

Read more here...

Added by Coach Raff on July 20, 2014 at 9:15am — No Comments

Masters in Coaching Clinic - A MUST for ALL Coaches & Staffs


August 23, 2014 l Charlotte, NC l Johnson & Wales University

The TPG Sports Group Masters in Coaching Clinic staff has won at every level. They bring with them over 100 years of playing and coaching experience. The 2014 Clinicians feature NBA, NCAA and High School, coaches who are National Champions, Hall…


Added by Coach Ché Roth on July 8, 2014 at 6:50am — No Comments

Team Close Out Drill

Close Out Drill

Players line up like the image on the left. 

  • 5 passes to 6 then sprints at 2…

Added by Coach Drew on July 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are You Coachable?

Take five minutes to look in the mirror and give yourself an honest assessment in regards to the following questions:

Am I open to other people’s ideas?

Do I listen more than I talk?

Am I open to changing my mind based on new info?

Do I really admit when I am wrong?…


Added by Tammer Farid on June 25, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

How do you receive your FIBA coaching certificate?

Just would like to get certified internationally...any replies to help would be great.

Added by Coach Randall on June 24, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Infographic: Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players

Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players Infographic – An infographic by the team at Maya Angelou Quotes To Inspire Basketball Players…


Added by Christopher Corbett on May 29, 2014 at 8:20am — No Comments

Sharing a google folder with basketball drills

Hello everybody,…


Added by Jesús Herrera García on April 25, 2014 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Basic offensive fundamentals: shooting

I think that everybody would agree that shooting is the most important basic fundamental in basketball. It is quite simple: without shooting it is quite hard to get the ball in, so it is extremely important to have a good technique in this gesture.

As coaches, we have to try to teach as well as possible. In my case, I think that shooting is also hard to teach, especially with players who have never played, or even worse, they have played but they haven’t been taught properly.…


Added by Jesús Herrera García on April 23, 2014 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Open Letter to Student Athletes

Open Letter to Student Athletes…


Added by Tom on March 20, 2014 at 5:39pm — No Comments

What happened to the basics of man to man defense???

The more basketball I see, the more "frantic" it has become.  I see less fundamentals and more out of control play.  Way too much contact in the sport now.  Players get to the rim way too easy because players "over play" their man.  What happened to keeping the player in front---using words like contain and arms length apart or cushion.  Bring the mid range jumper back---the mid range and short jumper are a lot harder to make than a 3 pointer these days--it takes more touch.  I hope…


Added by Jeannette Mosher on March 20, 2014 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

Benches Clear in Duke vs UNC......Team Manager Game

Everyone knows that the Duke-UNC rivalry is one of the most heated rivalries in sports. The tone is set by the competitive nature's of Coach K and Roy Williams trickling down into the assistant coaches and players.  Simply put, if you attend one of these schools you hate the other.  What I was unaware of was how serious the team managers take the rivalry.

Based on that…


Added by Hoop Coach on February 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Winning Cultures: K-State Assistant Coach Alvin Brooks

As coaches we have the task of trying to build a culture within our program that is going to promote winning, and doing it the right way. There are a lot of different things that go into building this winning culture. This article by Kansas State assistant coach Alvin Brooks is going to explain what goes into winning cultures. 

Article: Winning…


Added by on February 12, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Webinar on Building Your Coaching Portfolio - February 4th

I wanted to let you know that the Coaching Portfolio Guide will be hosting an informational webinar, discussing tips on how to develop and build your coaching portfolio.  The webinar will be hosted by myself and will take place on Tuesday February 4th, at 8pm EST.  This webinar is available only to members of The Coaching Portfolio website, and is limited to the first 200 members who register.  No special software is needed to view the webinar.  You will have the opportunity ask questions…


Added by Bill Vasko on February 1, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Syracuse Backcourt

Wondering what you guys think of Syracuse backcourt. Do you think Tyler Ennis and Trevor Cooney have a chance to make the NBA? I think Tyler Ennis has potential to be a great point guard. I don't know how Cooney will be if he makes the NBA, mabe like a fredette? Let me know your thoughts. Their currently 19-0

Added by Coach Randall on January 29, 2014 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Vegas Fisherman XVII

A Different Kind of Tip  / Building on 100% with Little Bricks / Trading Westbrook

1. A Different Kind of Tip Tips After watching a smaller Fordham University Men's team collect their first A10 win of the season this week and the less well regarded Phoenix Suns handle the League Leading Pacers the same night, both teams utilize the tip…


Added by GR Wilson on January 29, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments

A Major in Sports

Mike DeCourcy of the Sporting News is pitching a pretty radical idea for dealing with the money issues that plague big time collegiate sports.  DeCourcy's answer is in his own words "simple" and "obvious". Create a Major in Sports.…


Added by Hoop Coach on January 16, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

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