No coach is immune from meddlesome parents. I don’t mean to imply that all players’ parents are problems, but every coach has had those problems and, if hearsay has any validity, I would guess that parental problems are becoming more rather than less prevalent these days.
Some ideas worth sharing are better off left to stand on their own. I hope that this poem provides you with the fuel to drive you toward your big dreams.
A flurry of mid-season lineup changes for the Tulsa Shock continued this morning as they acquired forward Rashanda McCants from Minnesota in exchange for Alexis Hornbuckle.
Standing in front of roughly 60 students of the game, Chad Songy reflected on a not-so-memorable stretch where he shot 13 percent from 3-point range during the first eight games of his senior season at Millsaps College.
This coming from one of the top marksmen in the league just one year earlier. It boiled down to a matter of confidence — something he momentarily lost during that troubling time. But not for long.
THINK THE GAME
Join us this summer and discover how to become a playmaker, lead your team, and run the show.
There is no question that JU women’s basketball head coach Jill Dunn will count on senior guard Gigi Thomas as a leader this season following her completion at the Point Guard College in Carrollton, Ga. Thomas was one of 65 athletes invited to the camp which was specially designed to teach basketball players to play the game intelligently, to train purposefully, to be “coaches on the court,” and to be true leaders during games, in practice, during the off-season, and in everyday life.
Each year, our directors spend a lot of time with the many special basketball players that our program attracts, along with great observing coaches. As shared in each of our first lectures, there are two types of players who attend any summer basketball camp or player development program: athletes and campers.
VIDEO: It’s the NBA vs. the WNBA as Minnesota Timberwolves forward Ryan Gomes takes on Minnesota Lynx guard and Point Guard College alum, Monica Wright, in a game of H.O.R.S.E.
Like most people, a lot of basketball players are looking for that one thing that will create an immediate impact for themselves and their team. Let’s take a look at five things any player can do to gain immediate improvement.