Back in December we looked at the current top 5 to define what a ‘good’ team looked like. Those five were Amherst, Tufts, Thomas More, St Thomas and Scranton. At the time, we examined individual efficiency numbers, overall offensive efficiency and points per possession. Tufts, Amherst and Scranton stood out from among the five at […]
One of my first jobs as an assistant coach was to maintain the shot chart on the sideline. I did mine using paper and pencil on the sideline. My hand writing is less than stellar so sometimes at halftime or after the game, it would be difficult to even read what I had created.
With the start of practice upon us, I thought it would be a good time to discuss goals. There are a number of different approaches to achieving great things, but I’m going to focus on just a few.
When I’m talking about StatGeek, I often get asked about where the idea for the company came from. After answering it a few hundred times, I figured out that this was something just about everyone was interested in, so here is a brief history behind the origin of StatGeek.
Don’t we casually ask for trust all the time, simply saying ‘trust me’ in reply to an odd look from someone? If it’s your spouse or a family member, sometimes that’s enough, but why?
As both high schools and colleges start to convene for the 2013-2014 season, it’s time for coaches to start going through their own back to school checklist. I’m going beyond simple supplies here. Most coaches know where they are getting any new gear from and how many basketballs are needed, but before things start to […]
Every year, each and every team experiences some level of turnover in personnel whether it is from players graduating or leaving a team in some other manner. As coaches, we have to figure out how are we going to replace what those players brought to the table whether you are coming off a season where […]
The NBA draft took place in late June and free agency quickly began afterward. College coaches from across the country are embarking on a month long journey searching for players to fill available roster spots. If you’ve coached long enough, you usually have a pretty good idea of what you need to make your team […]
As basketball fans everywhere know, the Miami Heat won their 2nd straight NBA Championship last week. Sure having LeBron James, Dawayne Wade and Chris Bosh should make you the better team in most games you play, but that wasn’t the case two years ago when the Dallas Mavericks took down the Heat in six games. […]