Liam Jefferson, London Lions Academy
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
3w ago
We are fortunate to have Liam Jefferson on this episode.  Jefferson is a head coach with the London Lions boys academy. Prior to that he spent 12 years as an assistant and head coach at Loughborough University. Jefferson also was an assistant coach on Great Britain’s U20 staff last summer. EPISODE BREAKDOWN 1:40 - The state of basketball in Great Britain 3:40 - Reasons for taking the London Lions job 5:55 - The purpose of the youth academy 7:50 - Roster rules for BBL teams 9:30 - Takeaways from using the CLA in development 12:50 - How the coaches are working together 14:50 - Areas that h ..read more
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Small-Sided Pod: Drew Dunlop
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
1M ago
We are fortunate to have Drew Dunlop on this episode.  Dunlop is a co-founder of The Pro Lane, a development facility in Wisconsin that works with players at all levels.  Dunlop has coached around the world and is recognized for his modern approach to training.  At The Pro Lane, he helps designs training environments that allows players to explore solutions that transfer to the game. https://twitter.com/CoachDrewD https://twitter.com/TheProLane EPISODE BREAKDOWN 1:30 - Path from player to development coach 3:35 - Confidence as a coach to try something different 5:40 - Ident ..read more
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Nathan Williams, Bonners Ferry High School
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
1M ago
We are fortunate to have Nathan Williams on this episode. Williams is the head coach at Bonners Ferry High School. He helped guide the Badgers to their first state title in boys basketball last month.  Prior to that, Williams has coached at a variety of levels, including seven years as the head coach in Stanfield, Ore. Williams was also a standout basketball player in high school and was member of the Whitworth team that played for an NAIA championship in 1996. 1:35 - First State Title for Boys Basketball 2:40 - Characteristics of the 2023-24 team 7:20 - The role of older siblings & ..read more
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Andy Harrington, Owyhee High School
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
2M ago
We are fortunate to have Andy Harrington on this episode. Coach Harrington is the head boys coach at Owyhee High School in Meridian. The Storm just concluded a dominate season and are now celebrating their second 5A state title in the last three years. This marks Coach Harrington’s third state title as a coach. And, of course, we have to mention that he is an OG when it comes to the podcast, having appeared on Episode 7 of the podcast. 2:15 - This year’s state title run 4:00 - The importance of offense 5:40 - Vision of the Owyhee administration 8:15 - Influential people & resources 10:25 ..read more
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Tyrel Derrick, Lakeland High School
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
2M ago
We are fortunate to have Tyrel Derrick on this episode. Derrick is the head girls coach at Lakeland High School in Rathdrum.  In his second year, Derrick guided the Hawks to the 4A state tournament where they lost to Pocatello in the third place game. Prior to coaching girls, Derrick was an assistant for the Lakeland boys team. Derrick was a very talented guard at Lakeland in high school who surpassed 1,000 points in his career and went on to play at Wheaton College ..read more
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Small-Sided Pod: Jonathan Yu
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
2M ago
We are fortunate to have Jon Yu on this episode.  Yu is passionate about teaching the game through a Constraints-Led Approach. Much of this episode focuses on Yu's use of the CLA, especially when it comes to shooting. Yu is from British Columbia, Canada who is coaching this year in Vietnam for the Saigon Heat and as a player development coach for The Performance Lab. Prior to moving to Vietnam, Yu was held the same role for College Prep Italy under friend of the pod, Alex Sarama.Yu also has coached high school and AAU basketball in Canada ..read more
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Small-Sided Pod: Alex Sarama
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
6M ago
Alex Sarama from Transforming Basketball joins the podcast again for a Thanksgiving discussion. Sarama discusses his roles with the London Lions, Portland Trail Blazers, and Rip City Remix. He also reflects back on lessons learned while leading College Prep in Italy. Finally, he shares information on his new venture, Transforming Basketball. Did you know that the Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast has a newsletter? Be sure to subscribe at coachingidaho.substack.com ..read more
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Small-Sided Pod: Philip O'Callaghan
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
10M ago
We are fortunate to have Phillip O’Callaghan on this episode.  O'Callaghan is a tennis coach and secondary PE teacher in Cork, Ireland. He has a popular twitter account and Substack newsletter dealing with skill acquisition. NOTE: There are a couple of minor technical issues involving the audio. EPISODE TOPICS 1:20 - O’Callaghan’s interest in skill acquisition 3:25 - How frustration led to a better way to train 5:00 - Skill acquisitions impact on other aspects of coaching 6:16 - Defining some skill acquisition terminology - Ecological Dynamics, Non-Linear Pedagogy, Constraints-Led Approa ..read more
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Nicole Symons, Coeur d'Alene High School
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
10M ago
We are fortunate to have Nicole Symons on this episode of the podcast.  Symons is the head girls coach at Coeur d’Alene High School. She led the Vikings to a 24-2 record and the 5A state title in Idaho this past season. It was the first state title for Coeur d’Alene since 2014. EPISODE BREAKDOWN 2:20 - Approach to turning a program around 4:25 - Timeline for competing for a state title 6:55 - Selling players on the hard work 10:50 - Bring swagger and confidence into a program 15:00 - How do you make practices harder than games 18:10 - Building a relationship with players so they work hard ..read more
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Small-Sided Pod: Kurt Guelsdorf
Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
by Idaho Basketball Coaching Podcast
10M ago
We are fortunate to have Kurt Guelsdorf on this episode of the podcast.  If you are like me, you’ve probably used one of Coach G’s resources, especially if you run any Dribble Drive action.  Guelsdorf was a very successful high school coach in Oregon. He is now the associate head coach at Clackamas Community College. In this episode, we talk some Dribble Drive but also hit on a number of topics of interest for coaches young and old. Episode Topics 1:30 - The impact of asking why as a coach 3:30 - Experience leads to simplification 4:00 - Willingness to share concepts & ideas wit ..read more
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