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PART II – Filtering: A Blueprint for Focused Development of Championship Level Culture

Filtering: A Blueprint for Focused Development of Championship Level Culture By: HoopDirt.com guest contributor Patrick Henry   Part II: Objectives and Procedures The previous part of this series, focused on the idea of utilizing a Filtered-Approach in developing a program’s culture, specifically the foundational building blocks of Values and Standards. In the second effort in

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WABL Inaugural Pre Draft Camp August 29-30

The WABL is proud to announce the inaugural Pre Draft camp which will allow the WABL scouts and coaches the chance to start evaluating potential basketball players for the upcoming WABL draft. *You must attend at least one draft camp to be eligible for the upcoming WABL draft.* www.wabl-hoops.com Camp will consist of: – Pro

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ScoutsFocus is looking for college coaches to work fall showcases

We are looking to fill working spots for our Fall Elite 80 Showcases with current college coaches. Staffing Request Link We need to hire coaches/workers for these events located in the right column (D1’s generally can have Managers/GA’s work). You’re more than welcome to just come & watch for your school. D1’s can also watch every event live at scoutsfocus.com/livestream.html If the head &

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FEATURE ARTICLE: Implementing Culture by Maurice Joseph (Assistant Coach GWU)

Implementing Culture by Maurice Joseph (Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach George Washington University) The term “culture” gets thrown around frequently in the world of sports, referring to the daily habits and norms of operation that organizations and programs generate, apply and sustain over the course of time. We often hear people talk about “rebuilding a program’s culture”

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Greg Kampe’s Beat Cancer Event

I spoke with Oakland head coach Greg Kampe today, and he filled me in on an unbelieveable event that he is running next month to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Kampe, who has been the head coach at Oakland for the past 31-years, has organized a one of a kind weekend, including golf and

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Game Planning for Mother Nature

By Bert DeSalvo With the recent storm postponing games throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England earlier this week, Head Coaches need to have a plan for their programs in case their weekly schedule suddenly changes. Here are some things to consider when adjusting to Mother Nature: 1. Safety First – Head coaches must consider the

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Tips On Dealing With The “Uncoachable”

Tips On Dealing With The “Uncoachable” By: Brad Forestieri, Assistant Coach Men’s Basketball Coach Mercy College So far in my young coaching career, I’ve come across what some would call the “uncoachable” player. You know, the one who rolls their eyes when you say something to them or mumbles something under their breath.The one that

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Competitive Greatness

Competitive Greatness By: Tim McDonald – Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Cabrini College This is a topic that should be of interest to all coaches and athletes. Are you born with the attributes that it takes to be competitive and to have competitive greatness or are these skills and attributes that are learned during the course

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