This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP315 with Kevin Mulcahy on Constraints-Led Coaching

In this week's coaching conversation, sports practice design specialist Kevin Mulcahy joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on representative practice using a constraints led approach. Kevin is an experienced sports and conditioning coach who has worked with sports teams, athletes, professionals, and clubs across three continents for over 30 years. He is the owner-operator of the De...

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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, South Alabama head women's basketball coach Terry Fowler joins the podcast to discuss changing the way you practice and play. Coach Fowler has changed from a slower paced offense, to a faster higher possession offense. He has also moved from a more traditional practice style to a games based approach to coaching. Fowler will enter his 20...

The Basketball Podcast: EP42 Terry Fowler on Changing the Way You Practice

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Great Britain Under 18 National Head Coach, and current Reading Rockets NBL D1 Head Coach, Alan Keane joins the podcast to help us rethink some traditional coaching ideas. Ideas like the pre-game, half-time, timeout interactions and interventions coaches traditionally use are discussed, along with methods for better empowering players in the co...

The Basketball Podcast: EP41 Alan Keane on Rethinking Traditional Ideas

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Lincoln Memorial head coach, and current Indiana State head coach, Josh Schertz joins the Basketball Podcast, to discuss offensive play calling and things that lead to success. Schertz, a three-time National Coach of the Year and six-time South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year, has led LMU to a remarkable 232-32 record (87.9 percent...

The Basketball Podcast: EP40 Josh Schertz on Offensive Play Calling

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, basketball consultant and mentor, Randy Brown, joins the podcast to talk about the 12 Anchors for Coaching Clarity, Effectiveness, and Success. Randy is a former D1 Assistant Coach at Iowa State and Arizona. His 18 years in college basketball highlights a successful 23-year career. Mentored by Basketball Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson at ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP39 Randy Brown on Coaching Clarity

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Florida Gulf Coast University head coach Michael Fly joins the podcast to discuss being an assistant coach who becomes the head coach. Fly who has spent the previous seven years as an assistant coach on the Eagles’ staff, was promoted to head coach of the FGCU men’s basketball program this spring. He gives great advice for being the best assist...

The Basketball Podcast: EP38 Michael Fly on Assistant to Head Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former NBA player Beno Udrih joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss transitioning from playing to coaching. Udrih started his coaching career in the NBA G League as an assistant coach with the Westchester Knicks during the 2019-20 season. He received a call-up to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he served as an assistant coach for two seasons ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP37 Beno Udrih on Transitioning to Coaching

In this week's coaching conversation, Birmingham Squadron NBA G-League associate head coach TJ Saint joins the podcast to discuss practice, video and analytics in modern basketball. Saint has spent time as a video coordinator, player development coach, director of basketball operations with the Georgia Bulldogs, Detroit Pistons, Butler Bulldogs, Belmont Bruins and Pure Sweat. He was named G...

The Basketball Podcast: EP36 TJ Saint on Analytics and Video

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation professional basketball skills trainer Joerik Michiels joins the podcast. Michiels, and Chris Oliver, have a conversation about progressive and modern basketball training methods. Michiels is from Belgium, and is the owner of Elite Athletes and Elite Academy. In a progressive way he works on all of the basketball skill and movement skill element...

The Basketball Podcast: EP35 Joerik Michiels

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation George Washington assistant coach joins the basketball podcast to have a focused conversation on rebounding.  Zak Boisvert joined the GW men's basketball staff as an assistant coach in May 2022. In his first year in Foggy Bottom, Boisvert was responsible for opponent's scouting. He helped lead the Buff & Blue to their most overall wi...

The Basketball Podcast: EP34 Zak Boisvert on Rebounding

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former college head coach Paul Hewitt joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the basketball coaching profession. Hewitt is currently a scout for the Los Angeles Clippers. He is best known as a college basketball coach. He has been the head coach at Georgia Tech, George Mason and Siena University. His head coaching career started at Siena w...

The Basketball Podcast: EP33 Paul Hewitt on the Coaching Profession

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA head coach Stan Van Gundy joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss basketball philosophy and tactics. Before becoming the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, Stan Van Gundy previously served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2014 to 2018. Fr...

The Basketball Podcast: EP32 Stan Van Gundy on Philosophy and Tactics

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Wake Forest basketball assistant coach Matt Woodley joins the Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver to discuss individual and team basketball defense. Woodley came to Winston-Salem after spending two years at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa as an assistant coach under Darian DeVries. Woodley boasts extensive and diverse experience at th...

The Basketball Podcast: EP30 Matt Woodley on Team Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, LA Clippers Pro Personnel scout Dave Severns joins the Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver to discuss mistakes we make in coaching. The conversation focuses on high school basketball, but applies to all coaching. Solutions to prevent or counter mistakes are also discussed. Coach Severns was a long time assistant coach and director of player d...

The Basketball Podcast: EP29 Dave Severns on Mistakes Coaches Make

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Oklahoma women's basketball head coach Sherri Coale joins the podcast to discuss what she teaches, and how she teaches the game of basketball. The conversation covers learning and teaching ideas about how to teach better basketball. In 23 years as the head coach of Oklahoma, the numbers speak for themselves. Coale has been to three fina...

The Basketball Podcast: EP29 Sherri Coale on Teaching

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, high school basketball coach Jonathan Smith discusses applying Basketball Immersion concepts to high school basketball coaching, with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Coach Smith is the high school basketball Head Coach at Morristown West High School in Morristown, Tennessee.  Basketball Immersion concepts like BDT,...

The Basketball Podcast: EP28 Jonathon Smith on High School Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA assistant coach Bryan Gates joins the podcast to discuss NBA player development, offense and defense.  Bryan Gates was most recently an assistant coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Before joining the Timberwolves, Gates was an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans. Outside of the National Basketball Assoc...

The Basketball Podcast: EP27 Bryan Gates on NBA Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, University of Illinois at Chicago head coach Luke Yaklich joins the podcast to discuss defense. Yaklich brings 21 years of coaching experience to Chicago and he has helped lead three collegiate programs – Texas, Michigan and Illinois State – to national postseason success. Most recently the Associate Head Coach for Shaka Smart at the Unive...

The Basketball Podcast: EP26 Luke Yaklich on Defense

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