Thought for Week #3 – Shoot the Scoop!

Thought for Week #3 – Shoot the Scoop!

One of my biggest issues with our current youth climate is that it does not encourage kids to take risks. From a basketball perspective, this means kids consistently play to their strengths. They play conservatively. But playing conservatively is counter to their...
4-on-4 Thought for Week #2

4-on-4 Thought for Week #2

Learning while at play is the most powerful kind of learning. But in order to learn well, it is essential to keep it simple. Too often we overload kids with too much information then wonder why they don’t play so well. Or worse, yell at them for not playing so well!...
3-on-3 Thought for Week #2

3-on-3 Thought for Week #2

I find great joy in watching kids creatively and happily play the game of basketball. Capturing the imagination and getting lost in the game are the keys to a fun experience at their age and level. I thought everyone did a very good job in our first week of...
Summer League – The Start

Summer League – The Start

I shared the message below with all our summer league participants. It’s a good insight into our goals for the summer and our general philosophy. Thank you for signing your young player up for our 2019 3-on-3 or 4-on-4 Summer League. Our mission for these...
Winning is a Gift

Winning is a Gift

Anyone who knows me at all will tell you that I have never been the most relaxed or gracious competitor. I am by nature very intense and, I suppose it could be said, a bit too inclined to lose it in competition. I just love to compete and love to win, so I naturally...

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