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Characteristics of a Loyal Assistant Coach [ARTICLE]

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Working for Wes Moore for the past seven years, alongside Nikki West who has worked for him for the past ten years, I have...... Continue

3 Invaluable Tips From the NBA's Leading Mental Skills Coach [ARTICLE]

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Betchart, who has a Master's degree in sports psychology, is a mental skills coach. He's helped many young stars transition...... Continue

10 Ways to be an Asset as an Assistant Coach [ARTICLE]

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Coaching college basketball for a living is a dream for many and a reality for few. Fortunately, I have been able to live that dream as a Division I assistant...... Continue

Wins, Losses - Is this All There is? [ARTICLE]

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Being an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, the past few years at the Final Four have been interesting, to say the least. The heartbreak of last...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

The Isolation Lie [ARTICLE]

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One of the biggest things that I see in today's game and all over social media with different "Instagram Trainers" is the desire to breakdown and use different...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

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Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

Developing Coach to Player Relationships: "The One Per Day Rule" [ARTICLE]

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There are many different relationships that exist within a basketball program. By far, the one that matters the most is the relationship that the...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

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1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

10 Characteristics of a High Character Player [ARTICLE]

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High character players are a must for any team that has championship goals. It takes players that are willing to step up and lead and get everyone moving towards one common purpose. Players like this are invaluable to a team. Here are...... Continue

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