23 Qualities of a Great Teammate

Being a great teammate is far more important than being a great player.

Let’s face it…

Chances are that you will never coach a player who goes on to play professional basketball at a high level (the chances are slim).

And if you do, the number will pale in comparison to the number of players you coach who will never play any basketball professionally.

But every single one of the players you’re coaching are going to grow up, get a job, and will be expected to be a contributing member of their community.

So how can we best prepare our players for the rest of their lives?

By teaching them how to be great teammates.

Is Social Media Killing Your College Chances?

Twitter and Facebook have totally changing the entire recruitment process for basketball in two ways… We now have the ability to stay up-to-date on players current situations. For example: How players are going with an injury, what was their stat line for the night, who played well each game, etc. We now have the ability to […]

The 8 Must-Have Requirements of Every Point Guard

  The point guard position is the most important position on a basketball court. Don’t listen to anyone that tells you different.  They are required to do many things in the game of basketball that are very different to the other four positions on the court. While the other 4 positions are mainly focused on putting […]

7 Easy Steps to Dealing with Difficult Parents

  Every year, thousands of coaches all over the world dedicate their time to teaching other parents children how to play the game of basketball.  The majority of parents appreciate this good-natured act, but occasionally you’ll find a couple of people that don’t see it this way. Often the love they have for their child […]

7 Important Tips to Remember When Dealing With Referees

Last weekend there was a basketball tournament in town. I had no teams participating and had no other commitments, so I thought I’d head down and check it out… While it was great watching the youngsters playing, some of the coaches absolutely disgusted me. They we’re yelling at these young referees all game, nearly every […]