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Suggestions For 1st Year Head Coaches

Many times, an incoming D1 head coach dooms his program to failure within his first 30 days on the job. Here are some suggestions to help avoid that fate (NOTE: please keep in mind that these are rules of thumb, not hard and fast rules, as every situation is different). Read the existing roadmap to […]

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5 Qualities Of A Great Coach

CLARITY This involves talking to his team, to his staff, to his organization, to the mass media. With his team, it involves explaining his strategy (overall game plan) and his tactics (short-range changes on the fly); it involves explaining skills and drills; it involves explaining offenses and defenses. He avoids being misunderstood or wrongly interpreted. […]

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No Excuses

The game of “Life” Is not over yet Why make Excuses? Why do you fret? You have chances to score In this ongoing game “Win or Lose” Your Chance is the Same So give it your Best Do what you can Don’t make Excuses Just “Change” your game plan! ©2015 Kenji Williams All rights reserved

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Transfer Epidemic Is The Result Of A Flawed System

Nigel Williams-Goss hardly seemed like a candidate to join the transfer epidemic that is sweeping through college basketball these days. The University of Washington’s 6-3 sophomore point guard was named second team All Pac-12 after he led the Huskies in scoring and assists with 15.6 points and 5.9 assists. The former McDonald’s All American from […]

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Mike D’Antoni & Olympia Milan

A while back, I mentioned that Mike D’Antoni was given a special night here by our club, Olympia Milan. They retired his number 8 jersey and it was quite an evening. The photo below, left to right: Michael D’Antoni (Mike’s son); Laurel D’Antoni (Mike’s wife); Mike D’Antoni; yours truly. Several readers asked me about my […]

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