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 Every basketball coach has his or her own routine when it comes to practice – how they like to warm up, run plays, scrimmage, etc. Of course, specialized drills are a big part of the routine. And so, this week’s question for the USA Basketball Coaches Network:  What’s...

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...

The 1 Percent Club is that small group of players who go the extra mile in their training -- stay late after practice, do more than is required. That's what it takes to make it to the next level.

Coaching young players should be thrilling, exciting, rewarding and fun. To prepare yourself, take into consideration the following characteristics that make for a successful youth coach.

  • Author:
    Kyle Ringo, Red Line Editorial
  • Date:
    Aug 29, 2018

Van Mullem works with USA Basketball’s Coach Academy and Open Court programs.

USA Basketball will host its inaugural USA Basketball Youth Development Summit on July 25.

  • Author:
    By Chris Kwiecinski, Red Line Editorial
  • Date:
    Jun 13, 2018

While the older participants at a USA Basketball Regional Camp are reinforcing their skills, the younger ones are learning for the first time.

The USA Basketball New York Boys & Girls Regional Camp will take place Aug. 18-20 at Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village, New York.

Beginning on June 25, children in Bethpage, New York, will have the opportunity to participate for free in a USA Basketball Open Court – presented by Nike – at Bethpage High School.

When Chris Collins talks basketball, the audience tends to pay attention. Especially if that audience is a room full of basketball coaches.

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