Tribe Spotlight

Tribe Spotlight: Audubon Basketball

This weeks Tribe Spotlight features Mike Hermann, the Audubon (PA) head 8 year old travel ball coach. To give a little bit of background on myself, I am a father of three boys and my coaching experience to this point was recreational (intramural) teams for my kids up to the age of seven. In the spring of 2014, prior to ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Tappan Zee Girls Basketball

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Tom Cromer, Tappan Zee Girls Varsity Basketball Coach. I have been coaching basketball at the high school level for 17 years. The first 12 were spent coaching at the JV boys level and the last give years I have been coaching the Varsity Girls at Tappan Zee High School. I remember watching the first infomercial about ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Capital Eages

This week we are spotlighting Read & React coach Orville Godby who coaches the Capital Eagles. What I like best about the Read and React Offense is the equality it brings between players. Within the offense, everyone passes, dribbles, cuts and gets opportunities to score. It makes all 5 players important rather than having an offense center around a few players. ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Robert E. Lee High School

This week we are featuring a Read & React State Champions Robert E. Lee High School, coached by Jeremy Hartman. In the summer of 2008, after my third year as the head coach of the girls’ basketball program at Robert E. Lee High in Staunton, VA, I knew something needed to change. We were making progress as a team but ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Bethel Christian Academy

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Bert Potter, Varsity Boy’s Basketball coach at Bethel Christian Academy (Kinston, NC). I first heard about the Read & React  from our former JV coach after he found the DVD’s online. I really enjoy teaching the Read & React because it simultaneously trains player and ball movement. As a result, our program’s offensive fundamentals are better than ever. Our players have really ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Covenant Academy

Covenant Academy (McMinnville, TN) head coach Ryan Smith shares his Read & React story in this weeks Tribe Spotlight. I was first introduced to the Read & React Offense when I was a high school coach at a public school. I was researching a more efficient offense that would fit my players and my program. I was running a motion offense with ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Joe Opperman

This week’s Tribe Spotlight feature Read & React coach Joe Opperman. I’ve been coaching Middle School boys and girls teams for the past five years, and have been actively involved in assisting my son’s team (now 5th grade) as they’ve been led by our Varsity Girls coach who also has a son on the team. Our girls varsity program has ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Bay State Jaguars

This week’s Tribe Spotlight is on Bay State Jaguars Girls’ AAU Basketball coach Dan Beauchemin.  By way of introduction, I am a 20+ year high school assistant coach and also coach for one of New England’s best AAU Girls’ programs, the Bay State Jaguars. In my mind, winning an AAU/youth title would be great, but making a varsity team and playing ... Read More »