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Options for a Personnel-Based Offensive System

It’s hard to believe that the 2020-2021 season will be my 7th year at the helm of a varsity program. I have had stops at West Central, Jac-Cen-Del and now at Randolph Southern.  In those 6 years my Varsity teams have run a variety… Continue Reading “Options for a Personnel-Based Offensive System”

Building A Staff

– Andy Igel, Former Head Coach at Vincennes Rivet HS, Frontier HS, and Eastern Greene High School When I began my coaching career in 1981, I started as a fifth grade coach and I had no idea the importance of the job I was… Continue Reading “Building A Staff”

The Merger: Cross Town Rivals Unite

Kyle Sears is the coach of the “new” Elkhart High School Lions, a merger of Central and Memorial.  Each school has carried their own identity since Elkhart High School split into the two in the early 1970’s. And each enrolls over 1500 students.  … Continue Reading “The Merger: Cross Town Rivals Unite”

Weekly Recap

Highlights from the week of April 27 Check out all our recaps here!

More Than a Title: A Look at the Lady Titans Leadership Course

Kyle Brasher, Gibson Southern High School, Fort Branch, IN Leaders. I think it is safe to say that every coach knows that to have great, championship level teams, they need great player leadership. I reflect back on the idea by Tom Izzo that the… Continue Reading “More Than a Title: A Look at the Lady Titans Leadership Course”

In-Game Responsibilities for Assistant Coaches

Great assistant coaches are vital to the success of a team.  Head coaches have the responsibility of hiring a dynamic and well-rounded coaching staff and then giving each assistant coach a role to positively impact their program.  Head coaches are looking for assistants that… Continue Reading “In-Game Responsibilities for Assistant Coaches”

Competition Days

Mark Rohrer, Southridge High School, Huntingburg, IN At some point in time, we have all preached to our players to make practices harder than games.  But, putting together a practice plan to allow for that falls on the coach’s shoulders!  Probably 5–6 years ago… Continue Reading “Competition Days”

A Coaching Career: What’s Worked, What’s Changed, Mistakes I’ve Made, Then and Now

Andy Weaver (@weaver_andy) has learned many lessons over the course of his 30 year career. Now, the veteran coach at Plainfield High School offers to share those lessons. Why this topic: My background:  1989-1990 Carroll (Flora) freshman coach  1990-1994 Carroll junior varsity coach  1994-1997… Continue Reading “A Coaching Career: What’s Worked, What’s Changed, Mistakes I’ve Made, Then and Now”

My Old Friend Entropy

A natural law and its application to coaching Brent Jameson, High School Basketball Coach, Free Agent This spring I came across a concept I couldn’t get out of my head. Now I must admit that I’m the type of guy who gets really excited… Continue Reading “My Old Friend Entropy”

Week of April 20 Highlights

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