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coaching advice

recruiting
July 30, 2020

Five Tips for Recruiting High School Players

Recruitment. It's the lifeline for any successful college basketball program. But the recruitment of high school players goes far beyond tracking field goal percentages and rebound totals or watching a submitted highlight tape. And if you're with a s...


covid-19
July 6, 2020

Five Strategies for Team Support During COVID-19

Anxious, worried, and looking for answers.  That is the daily life of a student-athlete, along with coaches and administrators in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. What do we know and how can we keep everyone informed without instilling more fear or c...


meetings
May 22, 2020

Benefits of individual postseason meetings

“To be a good leader, you have to listen,” said veteran Indiana Tech baseball coach Kip McWilliams, who led his team to the 2019 NAIA World Series and ABCA Regional Coach of the Year. One of the most important times for McWilliams to listen t...


May 7, 2020

Transformational over transactional coaching

by Kevin Weigand, contributing writer Recently I heard the phrase “be a transformational coach” as opposed to being a “transactional coach.” What is the difference between the two? Transformational coaches try to impact the lives o...


coaches
May 6, 2020

Covering the coach’s duties

If only coaches could solely focus on teaching the fundamentals of their sport, scouting and developing a game plan for opponents, and making decisions on strategy and player motivation during competition. Unfortunately, there's much more to coac...