Good evening, We finished up our regular season at Colonel Crawford 16-6 and begin our post season tournament. Here are a couple of links, articles, podcast and videos I enjoyed this week. I'm also including a player evaluation sheet that I created / stole when I was a head coach. I really enjoyed the new Bob Hurley documentary so much I watched the old Hurley documentary on YouTube. Both are linked below.
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FEBRUARY COACHING NUGGETS, Zak Boisvert.
February 21, 2017
Coach Boisvert does an outstanding job of sharing all his favorite articles each month. Here is his list.
IT’S HOW YOU WIN THAT MATTERS
A great look inside Clemson's program, even if you are not a Clemson fan.
Dealing With the Trade Deadline With J.J. Redick
Bill Simmons brings on Clippers guard J.J. Redick to discuss Doc Rivers’s offense in L.A. (6:00), the 2009 Finals (14:00), is this the last dance for the Clippers? (19:00), the 3-point revolution (28:00), Bradley Beal’s skill set (34:00), the UNC-Duke rivalry (39:00), Magic Johnson taking over the Lakers (48:00), the best non-Warriors team (55:00), ways to beat the Warriors (1:02:00), and the best unicorns in the NBA (1:08:00)
When I was the head coach at the high school level, I created an evaluation form for high school, and junior high players. I stole this idea from a couple coaches and developed my own.
High School player evaluation form
Junior high and elementary player evaluation sheet.
Part One | Legacy: Bob Hurley
Published on Feb 20, 2017
Part One of Legacy: Bob Hurley introduces viewers to a coach that has transformed Saint Anthony high school into the heartbeat of a tough, unforgiving city, and instilled the values of commitment and success in the more than 200 Friars who have graduated and continued their careers at the collegiate level.
The street stops here, 2009
Bob Hurley PBS documentary, 1 hr 20 minutes
Elementary Basketball Skills Ladder PDF
An overview of what I use in elementary practices and our elementary program
JANUARY COACHING NOTEBOOK, by Zak Boisvert PDF
February 7, 2017
Embedded below are my notes I (ZAK BOISVERT) took from articles I read and conversations I had with various coaches over the first part of this month. Among the subjects/articles featured: Steve Clifford on building an identity, Zach Lowe on the NBA’s offensive boom, Quin Snyder on the edge Isaiah Thomas plays with, Jason Witten’s importance to the Cowboys, and how Belichick coaches Tom Brady.
Illini Head Coach John Groce Mic'd Up | Nov. 2016 - 4 minutes.
Published on Nov 8, 2016
Illinois men's basketball coach John Groce mic'd up at a preseason Illini practice and then a Hawks practice, his son's youth team
The Joker: Nikola Jokic Gets Serious In Denver, PDF and link
Assistant coach at Colonel Crawford