3 “C’s” for Success

Commitment to excellence Prioritize your life & have a balance Courage to do what’s right It’s not always easy Compassion Truly care for who you work with and coach with

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Leadership within USA Basketball

Last year several prominent college basketball coaches joined together to form the USA Basketball Leadership Council. The following Q/A illustrates how many of the best minds in the game view

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Coach K: Importance of Leadership and Teamwork

Duke and USA National Team Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke to a group of Army officers and soldiers several years ago at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. While the video is over

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March 27: Championship Standards

Coach K doesn’t really believe in rules and he isn’t much for setting goals. Huh? What? Coach K believes in Standards. Powerful distinction. Rules confine people and put them in

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March 21: Standards vs Rules

The first time I really heard the discussion of Standards vs Rules was when I read Coach K’s book documenting his USA Basketball experience, The Gold Standard. Upon reading his book the high

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The following article is courtesy of the USA Basketball Coaches Network. USA Basketball coaches know what it’s like to coach a team that is loaded with talent. Having to coach

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Feeling is More Powerful than Hearing

Author Jon Gordon discusses the importance of getting your players to gain perspective through Feeling versus just Hearing. You can read more of Jon’s inspiring messages at www.JonGordon.com. When I

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Hardwood Hustle Podcast: Livin’ the Dream with USA Basketball’s Don Showalter

In this episode of the Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast, Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) hang out at the Final Four in Dallas and hear the fascinating journey

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Hardwood Hustle Podcast: DeMatha Basketball Present: A Sit Down with Mike Jones

In Episode #26 of the Hardwood Hustle Basketball Podcast, Alan Stein (Stronger Team) and Adam Bradley (Ball Hogs Radio) kick it with DeMatha’s current basketball coach, Mike Jones (@DeMathaHoops)… a man who

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