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This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP186 with Molly Miller on Pressing and Pace

In this week's coaching conversation, Grand Canyon University head coach Molly Miller joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss full-court pressure and playing uptempo. Miller holds the highest career winning percentage (.892) of any NCAA men's or women's basketball coach at the Division I, II or III levels with at least five years of experience. The two-time Division II Coach of the Year ende...

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In this week's coaching conversation, Bellarmine University head coach Scott Davenport joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss pressing on offense with the pass. Scott Davenport became the 11th coach in Bellarmine University men's basketball history, and in six years took Bellarmine all the way to the top by leading the Knights to the 2011 NCAA Division II Tournament national championship. F...

The Basketball Podcast: EP185 with Scott Davenport on Pressing on Offense

In this week's coaching conversation, Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss scoring offense, triggers and a relationship based program. At the start of the 2021-22 season, Todd Simon will be in his sixth year at the helm of the Southern Utah University men's basketball team after being named the head coach on March 24, 2016. Simon led the Thunderbirds...

The Basketball Podcast: EP184 with Todd Simon on Scoring Offense

In this week's coaching conversation, Boston Celtics assistant Joe Mazulla joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss simplified principles of play and the teaching process. Mazulla coached the 2021 Boston Celtics summer league team. He joined Boston’s coaching staff in 2019-20 after guiding Fairmont State University to a 43-17 record over two seasons as the program’s head coach from 2017 to 20...

The Basketball Podcast: EP183 with Joe Mazzula on the Teaching Process

In this week's coaching conversation, Northwest Missouri State head coach Ben McCollum joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights in his coaching, including how the defense will show you what to do and how love your player's strengths. McCollum is quite simply one of the most successful collegiate coaches of all-time. Over the past five seasons, McCollum has guided Northwest to a mark of...

The Basketball Podcast: EP182 with Ben McCollum on Northwest Missouri State Basketball

In this week's coaching conversation, Monbus Obradoiro assistant coach Gonzalo Rodriguez joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the Next Pick and Roll Defense. Coach Rodriguez has coached basketball at all levels for the last 32 years. The last 12 seasons he has been an Assistant Coach in the ACB league in Spain, one of the top leagues in the world. He is currently an assistant coach for Mo...

The Basketball Podcast: EP181 with Gonzalo Rodriguez on Next Pick and Roll Defense

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: E19 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.. Donahue is head coach of the Penn Quakers men's basketball team. He is the former head coach of Boston College and Cornell. Donahue is the only person in Ivy League history to lead two different pr...

The Basketball Podcast: E18 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: E17 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: E16 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. He has instructed and led elite level players, and hig...

The Basketball Podcast: E15 with Phil Beckner on Player Development

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm joins the podcast. 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. Coach Prohm discusses the point guard position, offensive basketball concepts and other ideas that power Iowa State basketball. ...

The Basketball Podcast: E14 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: E13 with Rick Byrd on Motion Offense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, University of Toledo head coach Tod Kowalczyk joins the podcast. Kowalczyk will enter the 2018-19 campaign, his ninth at the helm of the Rockets, after guiding UT to a 23-11 record and a Mid-American Conference West Division title last season. Over the last five years, Kowalczyk has guided Toledo to a 104-63 (.623) win-loss mark over the last fiv...

The Basketball Podcast: E12 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 podcast 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 tournament titles and made ...

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

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Dave Love. Coach Love has worked as an NBA shooting consultant with the Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, as well as a number of other teams and national programs. He also has conducted shooting clinics around the world for over 10 years. The podcast discusses many aspects of shooting including technique, retentio...

The Basketball Podcast: E05 with Dave Love on Teaching Shooting

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Billy Wuczynski. Coach Wuczynski is a former assistant coach with Boston College, TCU and Ohio University under head coach Jim Christian. Prior to working under Coach Christian, Billy Wuczynski was an assistant coach at UNLV. The podcast starts with a discussion about unstructured offensive possessions and their value, and flows ...

The Basketball Podcast: E04 with Billy Wuczynski on Transition Offense

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Guy Molloy. The podcast starts with a discussion about coaching in international competitions, and continues with an in-depth conversation about Guy's 8 Things to Develop Your Coaching. Coach Molloy is the current New Zealand Women’s National Team Head Coach, and the head coach of  the Melbourne Boomers of the WNB. Previously he ...

The Basketball Podcast: E03 with Guy Molloy on Developing Your Coaching

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Dusty May. Coach Oliver and Coach May have a discussion on taking over a new basketball program. Coach May is head men's coach at Florida Atlantic University. Previously he was a long time assistant coach under Mike White at the University of Florida and at Louisiana Tech. Action items that a first time head coach needs to cover ...

The Basketball Podcast: E02 with Coach Dusty May on Taking Over a Program

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Dave Paulsen. Coach Paulsen is the former head coach of the George Mason University men’s basketball program. Dave Paulsen discussed ideas for preparing for a game. Game week, game day, practice, opponent scout, self-scout, and other ideas about coaching basketball, and running a basketball program, are discussed and shared to st...

The Basketball Podcast: E01 with Coach Dave Paulsen on Game Preparation