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The Basketball Podcast


Oct 17, 2018

Matt Driscoll, Culture and Passion in Coaching

Guest: Matt Driscoll, North Florida Basketball Head Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, North Florida head coach Matthew Driscoll joins the podcast. Coach Driscoll is the winningest coach in North Florida history. They have won ASUN Regular Season Championships in 2015 and 2016, including the ASUN Tournament Championship in 2015. The program has appeared in two national postseason appearances (2015 NCAA | 2016 NIT). The team has appeared in three ASUN Tournament Championship games (2011 | 2015 | 2017).

Further achievements include:

* Coached UNF to victories over Power 5 foes (Purdue in 2014-15 | Illinois in 2015-16)

* NCAA Div. 1 National Leader in 3-Pointers Made per Game (2016)

* Teams own every single season program record (except steals)

* Owns both of program’s 20+ win seasons (23 in 2014-15 | 22 in 2015-16)

* Posted .500 or better record in ASUN play in 7 of 9 seasons at the helm including 5 straight

* Qualified for ASUN Tournament every season of his tenure


Breakdown

1:00 - Introduction

3:00 - Talking Opportunities

4:30 - Celebrate Small Victories

7:00 - Sustaining Success

8:30 - Coach Matt has a big Impact for Coach Chris

10:00 - Be Who You Are

11:00 - Formulating some Staffs that Works for Him

14:00 - Things that make him Sustain Success

15:30 - Anyone can be a Head Coach

17:00 - Best Approach to Head Coach To Disagree their Ideas

19:00 - Examples to Approaches to Disagree to Head Coaches

20:30 - "Don't say your Opinion, Have Some Evidence to Support It"

22:00 - Knowing Who you Coach

24:00 - Making Sure the Talents are Continually Improving

25:30 - Good, Better, Best

26:30 - Brett Brown's Quote

27:30 - Making Sure that the Culture is Consistent

29:00 - Example of Explaining Words

31:00 - "Iron Sharpens Iron" and "Value Your Pursuit"

32:00 - 5 Questions That Go Along with their Theme

33:00 - Disappointment

34:00 - Evaluation

36:00 - Reap What You Sow

37:00 - Player To Player Approach

38:30 - Educate Players Being Criticize

42:00 - Players are Being Taught for Life

44:00 - Bad Habits

45:30 - Agenda For Winning

47:30 - Honesty and Permission

49:30 - Bringing Up Valuable Points for the Players

50:30 - "Passion to Improve"

51:30 - Trust, People Skill, Courage, Vision, Passion

53:00 - Conclusion



Matt Driscoll’s Bio

Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Driscoll_(basketball)

Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNFBBALL

 

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