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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Catching Up #4: John Motherwell Head Coach at Finlandia University

John Motherwell (Coach Mo) is in his first year as the Head Coach at Finlandia University. Coach Mo has a wealth of coaching experience including stops at Valparaiso University,  The University of Minnesota, Detroit Mercy, West Florida, The University of Milwaukee, Minnesota State-Morehead, North Dakota, Concordia St. Paul and St. Scholastica. Coach Mo is an […]

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Catching Up with Coach Clif: Head Coach of UPike Women’s Basketball

Clif Williams is entering his second season as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Pikeville. Last year he lead the Bears to a 21-11 record and reached the NAIA National Tournament.  Click Here for our previous interview with him and see below for our catching up Q and A segment with him. […]

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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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Skill Development with Kevin Lynum: Assistant Coach for Winthrop Women’s Basketball

Kevin Lynum, an assistant coach at Winthrop University, is entering his 1st season on staff with the Lady Eagles. This is his first season coaching at the Division 1 level. Kevin Lynum comes to the Winthrop program after spending last season (2016-17) as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Northwest Kansas Technical College. At Northwest […]

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Bob MacKinnon: (G- League) Texas Legends Head Coach

Coach “Mac” is a legend in the game of basketball and has experience at every level of the game from NBA to DIII. Currently as the Head Coach of the Texas Legends he proudly boasted the most “call ups” (players going from the G-League to the NBA) last year. His career includes stops coaching at […]

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