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-- Miles Simon, Sharman White Return To Round Out U17 Coaching Staff -- Seven-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach Don Showalter (Iowa City H.S., Iowa), who in 2015 coached the USA U16 National Team to a gold medal at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship, will return for his eighth-straight...

After leading the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team to a perfect, 5-0 record and gold medal this past summer, Don Showalter today was named the 2015 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year.

Talent and teamwork are the keys to success, but sometimes your players need an extra push. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: Whether it's a drill, a speech, or some other type of incentive, what is your favorite motivational tactic?...

A few weeks ago we asked the USA Basketball Coaches Network about the best ways to teach players how to break defensive pressure . This week, we’re switching to defense: What are some of the ways you teach players to APPLY defensive pressure?   Don Showalter, head coach, Iowa City...

All teams will be working on the basics when practices begin this season. But coaches need to prepare for all game situations. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:   Particularly early in a season, what are some principles and concepts...

As we continue with a preseason line of thinking, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: What specific skills are usually the most rusty for players returning from offseason, and what drills do you like to do in order to sharpen those skills? Sharman White,...

Fifty-seven of the nation’s top high school-aged basketball players have been named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team roster and 55 are confirmed to participate in the 7th annual USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp.

With USA Basketball set to host more Youth Coach Academies next month, and youth recreational leagues preparing for tipoff, there will be plenty of learning opportunities for youth coaches. With that in mind, here is this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network: If you were...

 There are many ways that youth basketball players can prepare for the upcoming season. Some kids have signed up for USA Basketball’s Regional Skills Development Camps , with the intention of raising their game in time for school tryouts. So what exactly do coaches look for when they get...