Never Forget They're Kids — Ideas for Coaching Your Daughter's 4th - 8th grade basketball team
A guide for volunteer basketball coaches — especially those coaching girls in 4th - 8th grades — provides an easy to follow approach to coaching and managing your team. You'll gain confidence in your approach to practices and games; and you'll enjoy watching your players improve.
Coach Michael O'Halloran, father of four daughters, shares his key learnings from coaching 14 different basketball teams. His "Never Forget They're Kids" approach to coaching places an emphasis on learning, having fun and creating memorable experiences for players.
You'll learn tips on how to plan the season, how to orchestrate your first meeting with parents and players, and how to plan for practices. Other topics covered include: defensive and offensive teaching points, rebounding know-how, plays, teaching shooting, a driveway workout for players, your approach on the bench, and how to keep players engaged over the course of the season.