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Enhanced Communication Using 3-0 Read and React Drills

At a summer Read and React coaches meeting in Atlanta, during a topic on communication, Rich Cassella of Wagner University described a series of 3-0 Read and React Drills that he has used to build up offensive communication for the players he was worked with.  He has graciously agreed to share those in this post.  Thank you Rich! – Rick 3 on 0 Read ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Connecticut Attack – Parent/Coach Perspective

Author Note: A parent turned coach of a former player who wishes to remain anonymous has written this review of Coach Ulysses Garcia,  and the impact of the Read and React Offense being used at the CT Attack (Connecticut Attack) program.  Seven years ago Ulysses Garcia started coaching his oldest daughter’s sixth grade South Windsor travel team. Back then, and still today, ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight : Connecticut Attack – Think Outside The Box

Author Note: A Division II Coach who wishes to remain anonymous has written this review of Coach Ulysses Garcia,  and the impact of the Read and React Offense being used at the CT Attack (Connecticut Attack) program.  As coaches, we always hear the phrase, “Think outside the box”. We are encouraged to think unconventionally to find new ways to put our team in ... Read More »

INDIANA STATE CHAMPS: Liberty Christian Boys HS

Here’s another READ & REACT OFFENSE SUCCESS STORY from Liberty Christian High School, a non-denominational Christian school located in Anderson, Indiana! I’ve always felt like “success begets success” and this story is a good illustration! It’s also a great illustration of the power and impact of good coaches! From: Ryan Jackson – Assistant Boys and Head Girls Coach We introduced ... Read More »

Program-Wide Read & React Success!

I love sharing success stories about the impact of The Read & React Offense! Here’s what Coach Fred Bryant – Newberry Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach had to share. This is a great example of what happens when the Read & React is implemented system-wide, then coupled with teaching, commitment and perseverance from the coaching staff. Great job and thanks ... Read More »

Read & React Success! Coach Doug Holden Part 1

I love sharing success stories about the impact of The Read & React Offense! Here’s the first of two parts from Coach Douglas Holden – Mohonasen Girls Basketball. Thanks for sharing, Coach!! – Rick QUESTION #1: How and where did you first hear about the Read & React? “Basically as the Assistant Head coach for the past 2 seasons – ... Read More »

13 Ways to Build a Winning Culture

Successful programs have created a palpable culture, sound habits and high standards: Program > Team > Player Players and coaches talk to each other, not at each other. Big difference. No one is perfect. Mistakes will happen on and off the court. Learn from them. Every player and every coach is important to the team and plays a role. Respect ... Read More »