Catching up: Jeff Osterman, USF

About every two weeks Coach Osterman pops up in our inboxes with his Overtime Basketball Newsletter. A great way to make the most of your coffee break or lunch break, send a quick email to osterman@usf.edu to sign up! The Coaching Assist interviewed Coach Osterman just over a year ago and you can read the post HERE. […]

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Catching Up With Susie Gardner: Head Coach of Mercer Women’s Basketball

Since our first interview with Mercer University Head Coach, Susie Gardner, she and the Bears have captured back-to-back regular season conference championships. In her previous post, viewed HERE, she talked in depth about changing culture, professional development, and making the most out of your graduate assistant years. Without a doubt, culture has played a large […]

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Brian Stanchak: Founder of The BDS Agency & Head Coach Training Center

Brian Stanchak was one of The Coaching Assist’s very first phone calls back in 2015. With uniquely combined experiences as a former Division I basketball coach, collegiate Director of Athletics, and the Founder & President of The BDS Agency, we were thankful for his support and perspective as we began to interview coaches for our […]

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Skill Development With Purdue Assistant Beth Couture

Beth Couture heads into her second season with the Boilermakers, coming to Purdue after one season as the associate head coach at Cleveland State University. Her short stint with the Vikings came after head-coaching stints at Converse College, Butler University and Presbyterian College. Her first season with the Boilermakers was an impressive one, helping them […]

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Skill Development with Joy Cheek: Assistant Coach for Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball

Joy Cheek is entering her second season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Vanderbilt University. She was hired by head coach, Stephanie White, prior to the 2016-2017 season. Cheek, a former WNBA player and standout at Duke, comes to Vanderbilt from Ohio State, where she spent three seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting […]

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Reaching Beyond Your Program: Lauren Flaum, Toledo Director of Basketball Operations

Lauren Flaum is currently the Director of Basketball Operations for Women’s Basketball at the University of Toledo. She helps coordinate and assist in a variety of areas including a big hand in community outreach and fundraising. Working for Coach Cullop, she has seen first hand what it takes to build a program that has record-setting […]

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