Coach Weldon – Coaching Notes

Coach James Weldon spoke at the National Coaching Conference 2016 about the importance of individual workouts for players and gave an insight into some of the drills that he uses to help players improve. Coach Weldon – Individual Workouts

Coach Trunic – Coaching Notes

Some notes from Coach Nenad Trunic from Serbia presenting at the National Coaching Conference 2016 in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght in Dublin.   Coach Trunic Post Player Development Coach Trunic Zone Principles

Creating Team Cultures

With the basketball season just around the corner, coaches need to start planning and making several decisions. Although most of these decisions will be in relation to the team, its playing style and their goals for the coming year, one of the most important decisions will be the conscious decision to foster a team culture.Continue reading “Creating Team Cultures”

Breaking Down Game Film

Failure to Prepare is Preparing to Fail  The FIBA European Championships was going to be a test of  mental toughness and preparation for all teams involved. With 17 teams competing in the Championships, and each team playing a minimum of 7 games in 10 days, it was imperative that every team do anything they couldContinue reading “Breaking Down Game Film”

FIBA Europeans 2014

FIBA 2014 European Championships It’s the journey and not the destination that leaves the most lasting memories; it’s how we overcome adversity, obstacles and challenges that define us and our lives. After spending more than two years working closely with an exceptional group of people, the journey is now over, but the memories will foreverContinue reading “FIBA Europeans 2014”

Blessed and Privileged

On April 14th, I travelled with the Irish Womens U16 Squad for an International Tournament in Leeds, UK against the England U16 Ladies squad. Let me rewind for a second… I am extremely grateful and fortunate to have been blessed with an opportunity to do what I do. In my role as a coach, IContinue reading “Blessed and Privileged”

Should Coaches Love the Off-Season?

The season is officially over and I am as excited, if not more excited because of it. Not because that I have more free time on my hands and that I don’t have to plan practices, watch game tapes, scout oppositions or go on road trips to coach around the country. NO, I am excitedContinue reading “Should Coaches Love the Off-Season?”