Built to last: It’s about more than winning games

For Jake Schoonover, it has always been about more than becoming a football coach, teaching drills and winning games. It’s about becoming a mentor to young college athletes and to help them discover their potential during a time of transition. Tell us a little bit about your background. I grew up playing sports; basketball, football, Read more about Built to last: It’s about more than winning games[…]

Unexpected and Unconventional: Bucknell Women’s Head Coach Rises to the Challenge

His road may have been unconventional, but Bucknell women’s head coach Aaron Roussell was determined to have some fun, prepare better than anyone else and build the relationships that matter on and off the court. Tell us a little bit about how you started out. Growing up, basketball was on my mind. I played in Read more about Unexpected and Unconventional: Bucknell Women’s Head Coach Rises to the Challenge[…]

Invest in the Process

In April of 2016, Dartmouth men’s basketball hired Head Coach David McLaughlin. Immediately, he was tasked with revamping the men’s program. Not an easy feat to take on, but Coach McLaughlin has never believed anything comes easily without putting in the work. Tell us a little bit about your basketball history. I started out as Read more about Invest in the Process[…]

It’s their last chance. Are they prepared?

The new Netflix series “Last Chance U” blends “carefully crafted drama with personalities to care about,” writes SB Nation college football editor Jason Kirk. The documentary follows student-athletes at a community college in Mississippi who have a short window of opportunity to prove their skills and turn doubters into believers. Schools you’ve likely never heard Read more about It’s their last chance. Are they prepared?[…]

We RAP: Adapting to Challenges While Staying True to Core Values

Growing up as a little 5’1 basketball player from Pelham, NY, I was constantly faced with challenges. Over and over again, I was told I was too small to succeed in the women’s basketball world.  These comments served as incredible motivation and created what I call a healthy chip on my shoulder that stayed with Read more about We RAP: Adapting to Challenges While Staying True to Core Values[…]

Continuing Education for Coaches powered by Just Play

Coaches all over the country are developing players faster using Just Play. The power and flexibility of our teaching platform is now being used by coaches for continuing education. Taking this cue from innovative coaches, Just Play is excited to introduce the development of a content initiative where coaches can engage and learn from other Read more about Continuing Education for Coaches powered by Just Play[…]

It’s in moments like this that explain why efficient coaching tools and playbook technology wouldn’t just be nice to have, but are absolutely necessary.

First, You Prepare. Then You Win the Game.

These days it feels like I eat, sleep and breathe basketball. I’m either studying plays, researching collegiate and professional programs, touching base with coaches or (let’s be honest) traveling down the deep dark YouTube rabbit hole searching for LeBron’s best dunks or the NCAA’s all-time greatest plays (hours have passed in this hole). I recently Read more about First, You Prepare. Then You Win the Game.[…]

Battling old behaviors to make way for new technology.

Battling Old Behaviors to Make Way for New Technology

  In 1955, Eugene Polley developed the first ever wireless remote control, “Flashmatic.” For the first time in history, channel surfing didn’t require anything more than lifting a hand. It was convenient, innovative and it changed the way we watch TV forever. In 1989, the Information Age would see its greatest legacy with the invention Read more about Battling Old Behaviors to Make Way for New Technology[…]

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