Coaching Ideas

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Here are some terrific resources for coaches.

Steve Nash Youth Basketball Program

The Steve Nash Youth Basketball Program of Basketball BC provides terrific resources for coaches. The materials have been developed by professionals based on long term athlete development.

Steve Nash Youth Basketball Coaches Manual

Steve Nash Youth Basketball Coaches Manual - Lesson Plans

Grade 2-3 Practice Plans

Grade 3-4 Practice Plans


Loralyn Murdoch

Loralyn Murdoch has 17 years of post-secondary coaching experience, including with the UNBC Timberwolves. She is currently the Director, Athletics and Recreation at UNBC.

Notes from October 30, 2016 PGMBA Coaching Ideas Session

Recommended resources:

  • Gooroo (available on Apple and Android App Stores for free)
  • Sport for Life - Long Term Athlete Development: canadiansportforlife.ca/coaches
  • Ebasketballcoach.com (you will be asked to enter your email address)
  • Contact Loralyn at:

Todd Jordan

Todd Jordan, Coach of the men's UNBC Timberwolves Basketball Team is working with PGMBA Coaches and players this season. Practice plans and coaching resources provided by Coach Jordan in the 2013-14 season are posted below.

Introductory letter to coaches from Coach Jordan

Week 1

Week One Practice plan

Youth Warmup from Lee Taft

Coordination and Motor Skill Development by Brian Grasso


Week 2

Week Two Practice plan

Youth Basketball Shooting


Week 3

Week Three Practice plan Gr. 5-6

Week Three Practice plan Gr. 7-8

A Coach's Impact on the Fear of Failure - Brian McCormick


Week 4

Week Four Practice plan

Small Sided Games - Brian McCormick

Improving Your Youth Basketball Team - Five Simple Skills - Brian McCormick

Week 5

Week Five Practice plan


Week 7

Week Seven Practice plan

Note from Coach Jordan and link to videos


Week 8

Week Eight Practice plan Gr. 5-6

Week Eight Practice plan Gr. 7-8

Shields Boomers Defense

Note from Coach Jordan and link to youth team drills video

 

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