Featured Blog Posts – August 2011 Archive (7)

I was just hired as the new girls head basketball coach at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in New Jersey...

I was just hired as the new girls head basketball coach at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in New Jersey... Continue

Added by Chip Reitano on August 27, 2011 at 12:18pm — 4 Comments

Diamonds In The Rough...

Having "grown up" in several parts of New York, I've never had the luxury of keeping close friends. Not to say I have not met good people, who I am still friends with, but what I mean is the life-long friends. I recall when I moved from the nice neighborhood in the Bronx, to the not so nice 'hood in East New York. I had trouble fitting in at first, mainly because of my appearance: fat, glasses, and light-skinned, to say the least. Thanks to my cousin Mike and his basketball lessons in the…


Added by George Alvarado III on August 20, 2011 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Interesting Discussions and Points

I have quickly read through many of the posts.  There has been many good points.  I would recommend for some of you to read "Raw Recruts".  It is written about the recruiting scandal at Kentucky when Sutton was coach.  It paints the darkside of recruiting and mentions AAU.


That being said, I have been on both sides of the fence as Mr. Hammersmith.  More on the high school side of coaching and recently on the college ranks as a head coach.


I once explained AAU…


Added by John Windham on August 13, 2011 at 12:27pm — 1 Comment

Hoop Coach Newsletter Week of 8/1

HoopCoach.org Newsletter
A digest of Basketball Coach discussions, blog posts, jobs and plays from HoopCoach.org…


Added by Coach Drew on August 10, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New Advertising Rates and Packages

For those who care, we are changing our advertising types and rates.  We've made a few changes that we think will help our advertisers reach their target market while not being intrusive to our members.  For those interested here is a breakdown:


Every ad purchased includes:

  • A link on HoopCoach.org - third party traffic stats …

Added by Coach Drew on August 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

3 Foot Area Restricted Arc

Here are the instructions for the new 3 Foot Area Restricted Arc that will be implemented for the Mens and Womens NCAA 2011-12 season.  What do you guys think?




1. To place the arc on the floor, mark a spot on the floor directly under…


Added by Coach Drew on August 7, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

High School Basketball Coach Salary Survey Results

Not sure if this is real useful as the results are spread out pretty evenly among most of the ranges but the thing that did jump out at me was the amount of people that responded over $10K.  …


Added by Coach Drew on August 4, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments


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