Synopses & Reviews
Authored by one of the most successful and respected high school basketball coaches of all time and his son, an accomplished high school coach. Updated and expanded, presents an arsenal of coaching wisdom on developing a high school team and program. Topics range from player communication and motivation to updated coverage of offensive X's and O's. New tactics successful in helping several scholastic players earn college basketball scholarships are presented. Expands upon the popular thought for the day concept to help coaches effectively motivate and communicate with today's athlete.
Legendary UCLA coach John Wooden once said, -People say Morgan Wootten is the best high school basketball coach in the country. I disagree. I know of no finer coach at any level--high school, college, or pro.-
Morgan Wootten has retired from coaching, but his knowledge of the game remains unsurpassed and keen as ever. Coaching Basketball Successfully contains a wealth of Wootten's timeless wisdom. And, in this third edition, Wootten adds even more value--the coaching experiences, methods, and tactics of his son Joe, a successful high school coach himself.
Loaded with insights, instruction, drills, and Xs and Os, Coaching Basketball Successfully is the best single resource on making the most of your program, team, and players each season.