basketball coach

June 4, 2021

Coach K To Retire From Duke; Jon Scheyer Named Replacement

Duke men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won more Division I men's college basketball games than any coach in history, announced Wednesday that the 2021-22 season will be his final year of coaching. In 46 years as a head coach at Ar...

February 1, 2021

The Best BLOB is no BLOB: An Alarming Discovery

After years of watching videos, reading articles, talking to coaching peers, analyzing game film, something strange happened.  In my 24th year as a high school head boys’ basketball coach, I stumbled onto something that changed my whole view of o...

June 11, 2018

Jay Wright, Muffet McGraw among Lapchick Character Award honorees

Villanova Head Basketball Coach Jay Wright, one of only three active NCAA coaches to have won multiple NCAA Championships, Notre Dame Women’s Head Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw, who capped her 31st season at the school with her second women’s NC...

youth sports
February 23, 2018

How varsity coaches can help their junior high counterparts

Great Expectations is a novel written by Charles Dickens. Expectations — great or otherwise — are what every high school varsity basketball coach should have for the middle school coaches in their program. These should be clearly spelled out, be...

December 8, 2017

A tribute to the strength of coaches

It has been said that life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Two undeniable and highly visible characteristics of great coaches are their indelible courage and inner strength. All aspects and categories of the coaching profession e...

April 2, 2014

Airborne Athletics Announces new Model Shooting Machines

Airborne Athletics, together with spokesman Dick Vitale, announce the Dr. Dish Rebel, Pro and All Star basketball shooting machine models starting at $3, 999. The new models pack the industry's most value, most choice and most convenience, all with t...

September 30, 2013

Coach Pleads No Contest to Devising Play to Injure Heckler

Former Summit High School (Tenn.) girls basketball coach Angela Muir has entered a plea of no contest and negotiated plea agreement for her part in devising a play to hit a student spectator in the face with a basketball at a game. Her case was settl...

August 8, 2013

Calif. School District Requires Athletes to Sign Social Media Contract

In an effort to curb cyberbullying, the Lodi Unified School District in Stockton, Calif., is requiring its high school students to sign a social media contract before they can participate in athletics or other extracurricular activities."The contract...