This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP158 Ashley Howard

In this week's coaching conversation, La Salle University head coach Ashley Howard joins the podcast to discuss coaching offense with concepts instead of plays. Ashley Howard has the storied La Salle University men's basketball program on an upward trajectory heading into his third season as head coach. The Explorers put together their first winning season since the 2016-17 season, and had...

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In this week's coaching conversation, successful high school coach Mark Cascio joins the podcast to discuss modernizing high school basketball offense. Coach Mark Cascio enters his 15th season as a head basketball coach and his 9th season at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, LA. During his tenure at Catholic High School, the basketball program has experienced unprecedented success of 5 Di...

The Basketball Podcast: EP157 Mark Cascio on Modern Offense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, the "Godfather" of player development, David Thorpe joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the evolution of player development, leadership, and the impact he has made on the game. David Thorpe’s career began as a successful high school basketball coach in Florida in 1987. In 1993 he left “team coaching” by opening the first specialized play...

The Basketball Podcast: EP156 David Thorpe

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Jen Oliver hosts a discussion between Chris Oliver and Alex Sarama who join the Basketball Podcast to geek out on Basketball Immersion concepts. Chris and Alex provide insights on keywords like games approach, constraints, BDT, random practice, zero seconds, and the Basketball Immersion membership community. Chris Oliver Chris is the f...

The Basketball Podcast: EP155 Alex Sarama and Chris Oliver

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Washington Wizards assistant coach Ryan Richman joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss moving from an assistant to a head coach and back to an assistant, and what he learned from those experiences. Ryan Richman enters his eighth season with the Wizards in 2020-21 as an assistant coach on head coach Scott Brooks’ staff, having served in a...

The Basketball Podcast: EP154 Ryan Richman on Assistant to Head Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, international best-selling author, Doug Lemov joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss The Coach's Guide to Teaching. Lemov shares how the science of classroom teaching applies to the sports coaching world.  Doug Lemov is a former teacher and school principal. He helped found Uncommon Schools, a network of high-performing schools in under-s...

The Basketball Podcast: EP153 Doug Lemov

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Chris Caputo. 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 Jim Larrañaga, coaching in Miami,...

The Basketball Podcast: E11 with Chris Caputo

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Bobby Marlin joins the podcast. Marlin is in his 8th season as Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball head coach. He has been the architect of a resurgence of the Ragin’ Cajuns as he has led the team to five postseason appearances in the past seven years. With a combined 112 wins since the 2013-14 season, Marlin has helped the Ragin’ Cajuns to ...

The Basketball Podcast: E10 with Bobby Marlin

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

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, Nate Oats joins the podcast. Oats is beginning his fourth season as the head basketball coach at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He lead Buffalo to a school record 27 wins last season, and their third NCAA Tournament appearance in four years. Oats led the Bulls to their first ever victory in the NCAA Tournament as the #13 Bulls defea...

The Basketball Podcast: E08 with Nate Oats

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

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 1-on-1 with Mark Jablonski

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

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Billy Wuczynski. Coach Wuczynski is the current assistant coach with Boston College, and head coach Jim Christian. The podcast starts with a discussion about unstructured offensive possessions and their value, and flows into many offensive topics including playing early and opposite in transition, 94 foot plays, a movement packag...

The Basketball Podcast: E04 with Billy Wuczynski

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

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

In this week's basketball coaching conversation, we are joined by Dave Paulsen. Coach Paulsen is head coach of the George Mason University men’s basketball program. Host Chris Oliver, and Coach Dave Paulsen discuss 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 ...

The Basketball Podcast: E01 with Coach Dave Paulsen