This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP320 with Víctor Lapeña on Driving Success

In this week’s coaching conversation, Canadian Women's National Basketball Team Víctor Lapeña joins the Basketball Podcast to share his philosophy on international coaching, development, and principles of play. Lapeña brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to his current role as Head Coach of the Canadian Women's National Basketball Team. Prior to his appointment i...

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In this week's basketball coaching conversation, Chris Oliver joins NBA Shooting Coach Dave Love on the Coach Dave Love Podcast to share insights on skill acquisition concepts for shooting. Chris Oliver stands as a leading figure in integrating motor learning and skill acquisition principles into basketball training. With a track record of consulting for numerous NBA teams and National...

The Basketball Podcast: EP318 The Dave Love Podcast on Skill Acquisition Concepts for Shooting

In this week's coaching conversation, Penn State assistant coach Joe Crispin joins the Basketball Podcast to share his philosophy on cultivating creativity and adaptability in basketball. One of Penn State’s all-time great players and longtime professional athlete, Joe Crispin is an Assistant to the Head Coach at Penn State. Crispin last appeared on Episode 247 and his Immersion Videos produ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP316 with Joe Crispin on Creativity

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 basketball coaching conversation, Marwan Elrakabawy discusses Basketball Immersion basketball camps and the player development concepts used the camps, with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Coach Elrakabawy attended a three day basketball camp run by Coach Oliver to learn first hand about BDT zero seconds, and the games approach to coaching basketball ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP25 Marwan Elrakabawy on Basketball Camps

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, professional basketball coach and consultant, Liam Flynn joins the podcast to discuss his core values and the basketball concepts that have shaped his philosophy. Coach Flynn has seen the world in his twenty-five plus years of coaching experience. He has coached in Australia, Germany, New Zealand, and China. Five Years Coaching experience...

The Basketball Podcast: EP24 Liam Flynn on Coaching the Coaches

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, North Florida head coach Matt Driscoll joins the podcast talk about culture and passion in building a basketball program. Here’s a summary of Matthew Driscoll, the head coach of the University of North Florida Ospreys: Here’s a summary of Matthew Driscoll, the head coach of the University of North Florida Ospreys: Career Record: Coach Dri...

The Basketball Podcast: EP23 Matt Driscoll on Culture

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Brad Campbell and Chris Oliver discuss their experience coaching Canada 3D Global Sports at the 40th Jones Cup in Taiwan. This podcast is accompanied by a blog Lessons from Coaching at an International Basketball Tournament. Brad Campbell is head coach of the University of Western Mustangs. In 11 seasons at the helm, Campbell has lead his tea...

The Basketball Podcast: EP22 Brad Campbell on International Coaching

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Doug Novak of NCAA D3 Bethel University joins the podcast. Doug Novak is entering his seventh season as the head men's basketball coach at Bethel University after spending the seven previous years as a top assistant at the NCAA Division I level. At Bethel,  Doug Novak has a record of 93-45 in five seasons at Bethel—the highest winning percenta...

The Basketball Podcast: EP21 Doug Novak on Teaching Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, EuroLeague professional head coach Andrea Trinchieri joins the podcast to discuss European basketball techniques and tactics. He is the current head coach for Bayern Munich of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL).  Trinchieri has been a EuroLeague head coach for five years with Cantu and Brose Bamberg while in 2014 he was named the EuroCup Coach o...

The Basketball Podcast: E20 Andrea Trinchieri on European Basketball Techniques and Tactics

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Steve Donahue joins the Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver to discuss a career in coaching and the lessons from coaching in the Ivy League and ACC.  Steve Donahue is the John R. Rockwell Head Coach of Men’s Basketball at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the 20th head coach in program history and the only men's basketball coach in Ivy Le...

The Basketball Podcast: E19 Steve Donahue on Cutting off the Ball

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, Coach Mark Jablonski discusses a games approach to practicing, basketball decision training, and other aspects of training from a player's perspective, with former Windsor Lancer player Mike Rocca. Mike Rocca played his whole university career for Basketball Immersion founder, and head coach of the University of Windsor men's basketball team, ...

The Basketball Podcast: E18 Mike Rocca on Practicing with BDT

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, professional coach Tab Baldwin joins the podcast. Baldwin is an American-New Zealand basketball coach who currently serves as the team consultant for the Manila based PBA team, Talk N Text, and the head coach of the Ateneo Blue Eagles basketball team of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. Coach Baldwin has coached professional...

The Basketball Podcast: E17 with Tab Baldwin on Philosophy

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA player development trainer Phil Beckner joins the podcast. Beckner is currently a Player Development Consultant for numerous NBA players as well as several different college basketball programs. Phil works with players, teams, and organizations to enhance performance and maximize results. Phil Beckner is currently a Player Development Consu...

The Basketball Podcast: E16 with Phil Beckner on Player Development

In this week's coaching conversation, Murray State head coach Steve Prohm joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights into developing point guards and running a basketball program. Prohm’s success with point guards is well known as he has helped develop a number of NBA point guards include Monte Morris, Cameron Payne and Isaiah Canaan. With a career head coaching record of 201-124, Prohm ...

The Basketball Podcast: E15 with Steve Prohm on Point Guard Play

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Belmont University head coach Rick Byrd joins the podcast. Some of the many highlights of the podcast include discussions on building a program with staying power, skip passes and offensive efficiency at the rim. Rick Byrd ranks 12th all-time among NCAA Division I head coaches with 805 wins. Byrd also led Belmont to national prominence ...

The Basketball Podcast: E14 with Rick Byrd on Motion Offense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, University of Toledo head coach Tod Kowalczyk joins the podcast to discuss offensive flow and philosophy. Tod Kowalczyk has turned the University of Toledo men’s basketball program into one of the best in the Mid-American Conference during his decade-plus run at the Rockets’ helm. Toledo’s mentor will enter the 2021-22 campaign looking to con...

The Basketball Podcast: E13 with Tod Kowalczyk on Offensive Philosophy

In this basketball coaching conversation, Alex Sarama of NBA Europe asks questions, and discusses, a games approach to coaching concepts with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Chris and Alex discuss the value of 1-on-0 drills and adding a defender can change skill development. Alex Sarama has been working for the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 2016. In...

The Basketball Podcast: E12 with Alex Sarama on 1-on-0 Drills

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Miami University assistant coach Chris Caputo discusses defense. Coach Caputo is in his eighth season with the Hurricanes and his 17th season on head coach Jim Larrañaga’s staff. Caputo is the associate head coach at Miami, and also the team's defensive coordinator. The podcast starts with discussion about being a long term assistant coach to...

The Basketball Podcast: E11 with Chris Caputo on Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Bobby Marlin joins the podcast to discuss practice strategies and ideas that have built his program. Marlin is in his 8th season as Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball head coach. With his team competing at a championship level both on the floor and in the classroom, Bob Marlin enters his 12th season as head coach of the Louisiana Ragin’ Caj...

The Basketball Podcast: E10 with Bobby Marlin on Practice Strategies

In this basketball coaching conversation, Coach Jake Scott asks questions, and discusses, a games approach to coaching with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Jake Scott just completed his first season as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Division 3 SUNY Cobleskill. Scott’s previous coaching experience came as the Head Coach at SUNY Maritime. He also spent three se...

The Basketball Podcast: E09 with Jake Scott on a Games Approach

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, Alabama head coach Nate Oats joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss offensive basketball. On March 27, 2019, Oats became the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide. At the conclusion of the 2020-2021 regular season, and in his second season as head coach, Oats won the SEC Coach of the Year award. The Tide won the SEC regular-season and tourna...

The Basketball Podcast: E08 with Nate Oats on Offensive Basketball

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Amanda Butler. Butler is the head coach of the Clemson Tigers women's basketball team. Prior to that, she was the head coach for the Florida Gators women's basketball team and the Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team. This past year she took a year off and invested in her learning as she visited the Boston Celtics, Detroit Pis...

The Basketball Podcast: E07 with Amanda Butler on Learning

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, Coach Mark Jablonski discusses Basketball Decision Training with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Mark Jablonski is a former Division 1 collegiate basketball player from the University of Pennsylvania and was part of Penn's run to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. He also holds a Certificate in Basketball Analytic...

The Basketball Podcast: E06 with Mark Jablonski Interviewing Chris Oliver