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Your Loss

“Tell a person your dreams and they defer it; tell a person  you’re green and they prefer it.” – Locksmith

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How to get a coaching job in Europe, Part 2

Last summer, I wrote about the random and lucky manner in which I was hired to coach in Europe this past season. My goal when I was hired was to gain promotion for my club, which would enable me to … Continue reading

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Academia and Athletics

Earlier this month, I had two on-campus interviews for jobs in the academic world. Last year, I had an interview to be the head strength and conditioning coach at a Division I university. The hiring processes were dramatically different. 

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Advice for an aspiring college coach

Earlier this season, the Director of Basketball Operations at a well-known Division 1 university emailed and asked about coaching in Europe. As I wrote last summer, I am asked frequently about landing a job in Europe. Many young coaches, it seems, … Continue reading

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Spring and Summer Camps and Clinics

If anyone is interested in organizing a camp or clinic in the late spring or summer, please contact me. I am trying to organize the dates now. I am trying to organize a late spring date to return to Chicago, … Continue reading

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How to get a job coaching in Europe: A story of luck in the hiring process of coaches

Last week, I signed my contract to coach a club in Europe next season. One question that I am asked frequently is how to get a job coaching in Europe. My go to answer is generally “persistence” or “know someone.” … Continue reading

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Basketball Camp in Northern Michigan

From July 29-31, I will be conducting a basketball camp in conjunction with Northern Pride Sports Academy in Bellaire, Michigan.

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The Twitter Resume

Trevor Ragan ‏@bball_school http://tinyurl.com/cmhtbnl  – smh @ myself for not knowing about@brianmccormick until now. About to read every newsletter tonight!#hoopsgenius Marc Skelton ‏@Coach_Skelton @brianmccormick spent a lot of time reading and implementing “Developing Basketball Intelligence” and want to say thanks. 23-2, #2 in NY Buy … Continue reading

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Basketball 2012 – Thoughts on the system

There is a twitter argument about whether basketball in the U.S. is broken or whether the development of young stars like Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, and Blake Griffin suggest that it is as good as ever. I think that you … Continue reading

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Buckets! The t-shirt for those who make buckets.

New t-shirt design available from the 180 Shooter store: 180 Shooter Spreadshirt Market Place

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