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  • Author:
    Sofia M. Lucero
  • Date:
    Jul 2, 2020

USA Basketball spoke with head women's basketball coach at the University of St. Thomas, Ruth Sinn, to gain some insight and perspective on coaching.

DEALING WITH BUMPS AND BRUISES By Tamara Pool, Athletic Trainer For the vast majority of bumps, scrapes and so on, ice is always the best approach. Ice the injury immediately for 15 minutes, and if necessary, keep using the ice sporadically over the next day or two. The RICE approach is best -- R...

USA Basketball spoke with current boys basketball high school coach and eight-time USA Basketball coach Sharman White to gain some insight and perspective on coaching.

USA Basketball spoke with current girls basketball high school coach Heather Stewart to gain some insight and perspective on coaching.

  • Author:
    Spencer Wood
  • Date:
    Jun 4, 2020

Fifteen characteristics to encourage for mental toughness.

USA Basketball's Jay Demings (Youth and Sport Development Director) and Don Showalter (10-time gold medal winning junior national team coach) discuss the four stages of progressive player development.

  • Author:
    Sofia M. Lucero
  • Date:
    May 28, 2020

Union University head women's basketball coach, Mark Campbell , served as head coach of the 2019 USA Women's U16 National Team that posted a 6-0 record and captured the gold medal at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. In recognition of his leadership in 2019, Campbell was named as a co-recipient...

  • Author:
    Sofia M. Lucero
  • Date:
    May 21, 2020

Cheryl Reeve , who has been a USA Basketball Women's National Team assistant coach for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team and the past two USA World Cup Teams, each of which won gold, will continue in that role through the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer. This past September, Reeve served as an assistant...

USA Basketball's Jay Demings (Youth and Sport Development Director) and Don Showalter (10-time gold medal winning junior national team coach) discuss coaching actions for player growth.

  • Author:
    Sofia M. Lucero
  • Date:
    May 14, 2020

Steve Kerr , who has won three NBA championships as head coach of the Golden State Warriors and won five NBA titles as a player, has an extensive background with USA Basketball both on the court and on the sidelines. His career with USA Basketball started as a player on the 1986 USA World...

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