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The 2014 Girls and Women in Sports Leadership Conference was held on February 3rd, 2014, at the Shoreline Community Center. This event was previously run by Terri McMahan, the Highline School District Athletic Directory, but is now directed by Dan Taylor, the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association President. The conference provides a rare opportunity […]
A Mug and a Wine Glass Kevin Thompson, Granite Falls I’ve been asked several times in the past few months about the difference between coaching boy’s basketball (10 years) and coaching girls’ basketball (8 months). After taking some time to really examine and ponder the differences with my limited time of coaching girl’s basketball, here […]
The Transition Game Mark Haner, Jackson When I got the job coaching the girls’ program at Jackson in the spring, I got a lot of advice and heard a lot of different things about coaching the girls’ game. I’d been coaching the boys’ JV team at Shorecrest for the previous eight years, and though I’d […]
Are We Growing? Dan Taylor, King’s For those that have been around coaching have not only quoted John Wooden, but have also emphasized his principles, shared his Pyramid of Success or simply admired who he was as a man of high character. One of the biggest lessons that I have learned from Wooden is that […]
WIBCA Coaches Clinic October 4-6th in Yakima Jim Redmon, Lewis and Clark The WIBCA Coaches Clinic was held on October 4 thru the 6th at the Clarion Hotel in Yakima. It was a great success for both High School and College Coaches who attended. The head liners were Mark Few, Leon Rice, Mike Neighbors and […]
What Are Coaches Doing to Motivate? Recently, I heard of a coach who was so upset at his team’s performance that he made them run sets of lines between quarters and after the game. Is this the best way to motivate? We would love to hear all of your thoughts about how you motivate your […]