Tribe Spotlight

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 »

Read & React Success! Coach Doug Holden Part 1

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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 »

Tribe Spotlight: Gwynedd Mercy University


This week on the Tribe Spotlight we are featuring Keith Mondillo, Head Women’s Basketball coach and Athletic Director at Gwynedd Mercy University. Gwynedd Mercy University is a small private University located 20 minutes outside of Philadelphia. We are an NCAA Division III school which has 19 Intercollegiate programs that compete in the Colonial States Athletic Conference.  Our University students matriculate into ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Wichita High School East

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Featured on the Tribe Spotlight this week is Wichita High School East (Wichita, KS), Joe Jackson. Our first season running the Read & React was the 2013-2014. In two seasons since, we finished with a 3rd Place Finish 6A State Tournament (22-3) in 2014 and won the State Championship (24-1) in 2015. 2012-13:  This was my first year as a head coach ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Lansing High School (KS)


We’re excited to share another Read & React story with you right before the start of the high school basketball season. This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Rodney Briggs, head boy’s basketball coach at Lansing High School, Lansing, KS. I was looking for an offensive system that would be a good feeder system offense and that we could use at the ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Kiski Area Lady Cavaliers


This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Nick Ionadi. Nick is the Kiski Area Senior High School head girls varsity basketball coach. I began coaching as an assistant coach on the boys’ side for 8 years. In 2011, I had an opportunity to work as a girls varsity assistant at Kiski Area Senior High School. When the job opened the next year, I ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Forbush Girl’s Basketball


This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Forbush High School Varsity girl’s basketball coach Bradley Shore. When I started coaching, I coached one year of JV boys basketball, followed by 10 years of Middle School girls basketball. Our county then went from K-8 schools to K-6 and grades 7-8, as a result I was left without a team to coach. Thankfully, one ... Read More »