This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP 309 with Juli Fulks on Transformational Leadership

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Transylvania University head coach Juli Fulks joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on transformational leadership, positive psychology and playoff preparation. Juli Fulks has over 360 wins as a head coach and has been the the head coach of the Transylvania University women’s basketball team for the past 10 years. Last year she led Tr...

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In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Ukrainian Superleague head coach Stas Ovdieienko joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on war and basketball. Stas Ovdieienko is a prominent Ukrainian basketball figure, who has made significant contributions to the sport as a player and coach. Stas Ovdieienko boasts an impressive 17-year career as a professional basketball pl...

The Basketball Podcast: EP 308 with Stas Ovdieienko on War and Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, author, podcast host, speaker and leadership consultant Jamy Bechler joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on failing forward, coachability, and modern leadership. Jamy Bechler combines his unique experiences as a championship athletic director, college basketball coach and executive business trainer to help take you and your team...

The Basketball Podcast: EP 306 with Jamy Bechler on Failing Forward

In this week's coaching conversation, Christopher Newport head coach John Krikorian shares insights on game philosophy, core principles, and his foundation series. Krikorian led Christopher Newport to remarkable success, including its first three Final Four appearances and first National Championship in the 2022-2023 season. Krikorian has led the Captains to nine NCAA Tournaments in 12 sea...

The Basketball Podcast: EP304 with John Krikorian on Game Philosophy

In this week's coaching conversation, leadership coach and consultant J.P. Nerbun joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on sports parent solutions and culture. J.P. Nerbun is a bestselling author, leadership coach, and founder of TOC Culture Consulting, a leading global sports-consulting and leadership coaching business. His most recent book The Sports Parent Solution: Proven St...

The Basketball Podcast: EP302 with J.P. Nerbun on Sports Parent Solutions

In this week's coaching conversation, world-renowned movement specialist, mentor and coach, Lee Taft joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on basketball performance and movement. Lee is highly respected as one of the top athletic movement specialists in the world. In the last 35 years, he has devoted most of his time to training all ages and abilities. He has spent most of his...

The Basketball Podcast: EP301 with Lee Taft on Basketball Performance and Movement

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Transylvania University head coach Juli Fulks joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on transformational leadership, positive psychology and playoff preparation. Juli Fulks has over 360 wins as a head coach and has been the the head coach of the Transylvania University women’s basketball team for the past 10 years. Last year she led Tr...

The Basketball Podcast: EP 309 with Juli Fulks on Transformational Leadership

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, G League Ignite general manager Anthony McClish joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on ownership of decisions, relationships and organization building. Anthony McClish is a distinguished basketball executive with a rich history of accomplishments within the industry. He is the current General Manager of the NBA G League Ignite, a role...

The Basketball Podcast: EP 307 with Anthony McClish on Ownership of Decisions

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, retired college coach, and current author, speaker and consultant, Sherri Coale joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on intention, and the writing and coaching process. Sherri Coale retired from her position as the head coach of the University of Oklahoma Sooners women’s basketball team in 2021 after serving for 25 years. Currently, sh...

The Basketball Podcast: EP305 with Sherri Coale on Intention

In this week's coaching conversation, Northwest Florida State College head coach Steve DeMeo shares insights on his road map to success. Steve DeMeo was named head men's basketball for Northwest Florida State College on April 4, 2022, making it his second stint with the Raiders after a brilliant tenure from 2013-19. DeMeo most recently served as assistant coach for East Carolina University...

The Basketball Podcast: EP303 with Steve DeMeo on His Road Map to Success

In this week's coaching conversation, basketball coach Doug Novak joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on coaching and teaching. Doug Novak is currently an assistant coach for the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball program. Novak was last on EP21 of The Basketball Podcast and possesses nearly three decades of coaching experience, most recently serving as the associate ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP300 with Doug Novak on Coaching and Teaching

Tulane University head coach Lisa Stockton joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on space, pace and flow. Lisa Stockton, the all-time winningest women’s basketball coach in the state of Louisiana and newest inductee to the Conference USA Hall of Fame, will wrap up her third decade at the helm of the Green Wave’s women’s basketball program during the 2023-24 season. Stockton w...

The Basketball Podcast: EP296 with Lisa Stockton on Space, Pace and Flow

Radford head coach Darris Nichols joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on invisible ingredients, roleplaying and coaching responses. Darris Nichols enters his second season as the Radford head basketball coach in 2023-24. The native son of Radford, Va. was named the eighth head coach in program history on April 21, 2021. Nichols' plan to return the Highlanders to their winning ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP295 with Darris Nichols on Roleplaying and Coaching

University of Denver head coach Doshia Woods joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on creating a positive culture, practice, and life circumstances.  Doshia Woods has spent 20 years on the sidelines at various institutions, including ten years as an assistant coach at Tulane University. She is known for her positive coaching style and her ability to create a winning culture with...

The Basketball Podcast: EP292 with Doshia Woods on Positive Culture

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Denver Nuggets assistant coach John Beckett shares insights on NBA player development. John Beckett initially joined the Denver Nuggets franchise during the 2016-17 season as the Director of Player Development. Before his time in Denver, he worked for the Delaware 87ers, where he conducted individual pre-game and pre-practice workouts to help ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP290 with John Beckett on Player Development

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Denver Nuggets assistant coach Ryan Saunders shares insights on NBA defensive concepts and techniques. Ryan Saunders played basketball at the University of Minnesota from 2004 to 2008. He graduated from Minnesota in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in sport management. He has a six-year professional playing career with stops in the NBA G League, ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP289 with Ryan Saunders on NBA Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Dr. Corey Yeager and NBA coach JD DuBois share insights on improving mental health in sports. Dr. Corey Yeager is a currently a sports and entertainment life coach and psychotherapist. His most recently worked as a psychotherapist for the Detroit Pistons. Dr. Yeager has been instrumental in helping NBA players with their mental health and has ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP288 with Dr. Corey Yeager and JD DuBois on Mental Health

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Mega Basket head coach Marko Barać shares insights on KYP, defensive strategies and 5-on-5 is the only competitive drill. Marko Barac is a Serbian professional basketball coach who is currently the head coach of Mega Basket of the ABA League. He started his coaching career in 2009 as an assistant coach in the junior selections of the Superf...

The Basketball Podcast: EP287 with Marko Barać on KYP and Serbian Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Colgate University head coach Ganiyat Adeduntan shares insights on her defend, rebound, and champion plays philosophy and the joys in the journey. In her second season Ganiyat Adeduntan orchestrated one of the greatest single-season improvements in program history. Colgate increased its win total by 10 games in 2022-23, finishing 16-14 overall...

The Basketball Podcast: EP286 with Ganiyat Adeduntan on her Philosophy and the Joy in the Journey

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Piedmont University head coach Greg Neeley shares insights on the 2-1-2 zone and the power of an adaptable defense. Greg Neeley finished his 10th season as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Piedmont University. Six of those ten seasons have seen the Lions finish .500 or better making him the winningest coach in Piedmont men’s basketball histo...

The Basketball Podcast: EP285 with Greg Neeley on an Adaptable Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg head coach Josh King shares insights on full Court pressing and playing in the open court. Josh King led Ludwigsburg to the playoffs in each of his three seasons as an assistant coach. In his first season as head coach, he led the team to a record of 22-12 overall and 12-6 in conference play in 2022-23 Josh King began...

The Basketball Podcast: EP284 with Josh King on Full Court Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Rio Grande NBA G-League head coach Kevin Burleson shares insights on buy in, staying present and NBA coaching Burleson is currently the head coach of Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G League. He was previously assistant coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2020 and served as the Timberwolves Head Coach during the 2022 NBA Summer League. ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP283 with Kevin Burleson on Buy In and Staying Present

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Youngstown State head coach Jerrod Calhoun joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on unlocking offensive efficiency and success. Jerrod Calhoun, who owns an 11-year career record of 220-134, has 96 wins at Youngstown State and owns a 76-52 record over the last four seasons, has elevated the Penguins’ basketball program to unprecedented...

The Basketball Podcast: EP280 with Jerrod Calhoun on Unlocking Offensive Efficiency and Success.

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Auburn head coach Johnnie Harris joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on building a program, staff management and motivation. In just her first season Johnnie Harris helped Auburn double its win total from the previous season and pick up three victories over nationally ranked opponents. The second season was also a step in the right ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP278 with Johnnie Harris on Motivation

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Kent State head coach Rob Senderoff joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on toughness, disruption and getting the right shots. Rob Senderoff ranks all-time winningest coach in program history with 219 wins. Senderoff is in elite company that includes Tom Izzo (Michigan State) and Mark Few (Gonzaga) as head coaches who have not had a ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP273 with Rob Senderoff on Toughness and Disruption

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Alabama head coach Kristy Curry joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on longevity in coaching and being too blessed to be stressed. Since Kristy Curry became the head coach of the University of Alabama’s women’s basketball team in 2013, each season has produced significant wins and new milestones. Curry has been coaching for over 23 ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP272 with Kristy Curry on Longevity and Success