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Viewing: Don Showalter

Chemistry is so important to the success of any basketball team, and good communication between coach and players is critical. So we asked the USA Basketball Coaches Network: How do you foster and improve communication with your players?   Don Showalter, head coach, Iowa City (Iowa) High...

This week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:  How do you address players who don't make the cut?   Don Showalter, head coach, Iowa City High School (Iowa) This is always one of the most difficult things to do on the USA Basketball team as well as my own high school...

This week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:  How do you address players who don't make the cut?   Don Showalter, head coach, Iowa City High School (Iowa) This is always one of the most difficult things to do on the USA Basketball team as well as my own high school...

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?...

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?...

You may remember when USAB.com posted the four-part series about how to develop mental toughness in youth basketball players. To supplement the expertise provided in that series, we decided to include some thoughts from the USA Basketball Coaches Network. Our question to the Coaches Network: How do...

You may remember when USAB.com posted the four-part series about how to develop mental toughness in youth basketball players. To supplement the expertise provided in that series, we decided to include some thoughts from the USA Basketball Coaches Network. Our question to the Coaches Network: How do...

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

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

Mike Jones can't quit coming back. His appreciation for USA Basketball, the players and the game in general won't allow him to stop coaching, especially at this level.

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