ALL EPISODES

Post Player Development with Jackie Carson, Furman Paladins

Jackie Carson is the current coach and a former player for the Furman Paladins. As a player, Carson finished her collegiate career in the Paladins’ top 10 for points (2nd), rebounds (7th) and blocks (2nd). She shares tips for being an effective post player at both the high school and college levels.

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Championship Culture with Chris Spatola, ESPN

Chris Spatola is an ESPN college basketball analyst and former member Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s Duke Blue Devils basketball staff. On this episode of “Coffee with Coaches,” we talk leadership, teamwork, building culture, and more.

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Self-Scouting and Skill Development with Edniesha Curry, Maine Black Bears

Edniesha Curry is entering her third season as an assistant coach for the Main Black Bears men’s basketball team. She is currently the only woman serving as a full-time assistant coach in NCAA Division I men’s basketball. In this episode, she talks about two of her areas of expertise, self-scouting and skill development.

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Lessons from a Legend with Bobby Cremins, Georgia Tech (ret.)

Bobby Cremins is the former head coach at Georgia Tech, College of Charleston, and Appalachian State. He amassed 579 wins (.607 winning percentage) at the NCAA Division I level, including 3 ACC Coach of the Year awards, 4 Southern Coach of the Year awards, and a Naismith Coach of the Year award (1990). His teams appeared in 11 NCAA Tournaments, including 1 Final Four (1990). In addition, he coached on multiple gold medal USA Basketball teams.

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Workout Ideas and Drills with Wesley Brooks, Michigan Wolverines

Wesley Brooks is an assistant coach for the University of Michigan’s women’s basketball team. During his time with the Utah Utes and Michigan Wolverines, Coach Brooks has been instrumental in developing both perimeter and post players into all-conference players. In this episode, he shares some of his best tips for training players in the area of skill development.

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Pressure Defense with Richard Westerlund, Great Lakes Christian College

Over the past two seasons, Richard Westerlund’s Great Lakes Christian College team has been in the top two in all of college basketball in steals (826) and forced turnovers (1386). In this episode, Coach Westerlund shares his philosophy for pressure defense, both full court and half court. If you’re looking to improve your team’s defense this season, this episode is a must-listen.

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The Art of Shooting with Fletcher Magee, Monbus Obradoiro

Want to improve your shooting mechanics and mindset this off-season? Fletcher Magee, former Wofford Terrier and current professional basketball player, checks in to talk about shooting mechanics, getting yourself out of a shooting slump, and the fundamentals of great shooting.

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Designing Your Offense with Jaycob Ammerman, UCF Knights

Looking to up your team’s PPG this season? Evaluating your offense’s effectiveness during the summer months? Jaycob Ammerman, video coordinator for the UCF Knights, provides suggestions for how to best design and select offensive actions for your team.

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You Want to Be a College Coach? with Matt Mossman, Oklahoma Sooners

Do you, or someone you know, dream of becoming a college basketball coach? Matt Mossman (Oklahoma Sooners) and Andrew Wingreen (Stetson Hatters) join Tony Miller to discuss their paths to the college ranks and what you should be doing now to prepare for being a valuable member of a college basketball staff.

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John Wooden: The Teacher with Ray Lokar, Gold Standard Coaching

Ray Lokar is the Director of Coaching for Gold Standard Coaching. Coach Lokar is a native of California who grew up a UCLA Bruins basketball fan. His dreams came true when he had the chance to work John Wooden’s basketball camps in the summers at UCLA. Coach Lokar shares some of things learned from the then-retired Bruins coach, including what made Wooden such an effective teacher.

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John Wooden: The Mentor with Cori Close, UCLA Bruins

Cori Close is the current women’s basketball coach for the UCLA Bruins. While an assistant, Close was introduced to Coach Wooden, and over the next 17 years, she developed a close friendship with Wooden. She shares in this episode how the legendary coach impacted her as both a coach and person.

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John Wooden: The Friend with Andy Hill, UCLA Bruins

Andy Hill won three national championships in the early 1970’s as a UCLA Bruins player. Hill later went on to become the president of CBS Productions. He reunited with Coach Wooden after 25 years and became a close friend to Wooden. In this episode, Hill talks about that bond and the lessons learned from his friend.

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John Wooden: The Person with Steve Lavin, UCLA Bruins

Steve Lavin is the former head men’s basketball coach for the UCLA Bruins. Lavin met Coach Wooden while an assistant in the early 1990’s. Once promoted to head coach, he drew on Coach Wooden’s wisdom to help guide the Bruins to 6 20-win seasons, including 4 appearances in the Sweet 16 and 1 in the Elite Eight. He gives an inside look into Coach Wooden, the person.

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John Wooden: The Coach with Swen Nater, UCLA Bruins

Swen Nater was a member of two of Coach John Wooden’s national championship teams (’72, ’73), backing up Bill Walton at the center position. Although he never started a game at UCLA, Nater was drafted in the first round of the NBA. In this episode, he gives an inside look into Wooden, the coach.

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Understanding Your Players with Neal Ring, Athletic DISC Solutions

Do you want to improve your ability to connect with and motivate your players? To help coaches better understand their players, Dr. Neal Ring joins A Quick Timeout podcast to discuss the DISC assessment. Dr. Ring is a certified behavioral consultant and former high school and college basketball coach with over 20 years of experience in athletics. In this episode, he explains the basics of the DISC assessment and how understanding the DISC’s results can be the key to unlocking our players’ full potential.

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Breaking Down Skill Development with Mike Shaughnessy, Skills Trainer

Coach Mike Shaughnessy stops by the podcast to break down skills development training. Coach Shaughnessy has experience as a college player and coach and is a proven skills development trainer. In this episode, we talk about designing workouts, essential skills for training, and preparing players for the next level.

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Social Media Marketing for Your Program with Mason Waters

Despite the popularity of social media, many college and high school sports programs are failing to take advantage of the marketing and branding opportunities presented by social. In this “Coffee with Coaches,” Coach Tony Miller and Coach Mason Waters share ideas for implementing a social strategy and creating engaging content.

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The Film Doesn’t Lie with Jimmy Dykes, ESPN

Long-time college basketball coach and ESPN analyst, Jimmy Dykes, talks about the pandemic’s effect on college basketball, how he’s managing during these difficult times, and his new book, The Film Doesn’t Lie.

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Impactful Coaching with Joe Abunassar, Impact Basketball

Joe Abunassar is the founder and president of Impact Basketball. Coach Abunassar has trained thousands of players, including 130 NBA Draft picks, in his 20-years of basketball training. In this episode, Coach Tony Miller and Coach Abunassar focus in on the 5 pillars of basketball training.

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Pack Line Defense: The Basics with Andrew Wingreen, Stetson Hatters

In this first episode in our week-long series on the Pack Line Defense, Coach Andrew Wingreen rejoins the show to talk about installing the Pack Line defensive system. Coach Miller and Coach Wingreen discuss the basics of “the Pack,” including the importance of ball pressure, closeout techniques, and post defense.

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Raise Your Team’s Game with Alan Stein, Jr.

Alan Stein is no stranger to the sports world. His books, podcasts, and clinics have been a help to basketball coaches across the globe. Most recently, he’s taken his knowledge of leadership and team building to the corporate world. Now, he shares these lessons to help coaches raise their team’s game.

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Wisdom from Experienced Coaching with Jon DeMarco, Get Better Basketball

Coaches across the globe have benefited from Coach (Dr.) Jon DeMarco’s weekly #GBetBBChat. On this episode, Coach DeMarco shares some of the things he’s learned from those chats, as well as from his time as a high school basketball and football coach. This one is PACKED with great content for coaches of all ages!

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Observations from the Booth with Jay Bilas, ESPN

ESPN’s Jay Bilas joins the show to talk about his prep for calling some of the biggest college basketball games on TV, shared characteristics of some of the top coaches in the country, the Kansas-Kansas State brawl, and the Jay Bilas Skills Camp that he holds for players and coaches each summer.

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Press Defenses with Burton Uwarow, Bob Jones University

Before his time with the Bruins, Burton Uwarow coached the varsity boys basketball team at Creekside Christian Academy (GA). In just seven seasons, he transformed the team from a first year program into state champions, winning three Division I-AA State Championships. During his first year at BJU, he was named region coach of the year while leading the team to a regional championship and an appearance in the NCCAA (DII) national championship game.

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Creating Leaders with Tony Miller, Bob Jones University

Who are the leaders on your team? What are the characteristics you’re looking for in your team leaders? How do you make more leaders for your team? BJU Bruins Sports Information Director, Jonny Gamet, and I discuss making leaders in your program in this episode of A Quick Timeout.

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