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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 »

Tribe Spotlight: Wichita High School East

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 »

Tribe Spotlight: La Monte Junior High Boys Basketball

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Drew Burris. Drew is the boy’s basketball coach at La Monte R-IV Junior High School in Missouri. I teach/coach in a school with a little over 120 students in the Jr High/High School. I’ve been coaching Jr. High basketball for 3 years now, and I coached two years of youth before that. My first year, we ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: St Catherine Basketball

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Steve Manne, the CYM Basketball Coordinator and Head Coach at St Catherine Parish (grades 9 through 12). From its inception the program has prioritized leadership development and community building both on and off the court. Manne’s teams have run the Read & React since 2011. Our CYM basketball program is for high school students in our ... Read More »

Tribe Spotlight: Indiana Primetime Sports

This week’s Tribe Spotlight features Indiana Primatime Sports. Follow them on Twitter: @INPrimetime Indiana Primetime Sports was started by Brandon Lafferman in 2010, with the goal of creating a great youth sports program that teaches kids values on and off the court. Lafferman and Chris Van Den Berg started the basketball program that year with two teams. Both coaches had prior ... Read More »