Coach Columns

Working Out
This feature was written when Bob Marlin was the head coach at Sam Houston State University Two years I received a memo from our compliance officer, informing me that the NCAA had made an adjustmen....
Preparing for Next Season
The season may be over in terms of actual games, but the preparation for the 2008-09 season has already begun. Before long summer recruiting will be in full swing, but it’s not only the coaches ....
Fan Behavior
This column was written when Seth Greenberg was the head coach at Virginia Tech. Some time ago I was interviewed for a feature in “Time Out,” which is published by the National Associat....
Coaching a Star
This column was written when Tommy Dempsey was the head coach at Rider. We are all out there in search of the next great player for our programs. What are we looking for? The answers on the surface....
Family Matters
Our position as college coaches requires a great deal of time and effort to fulfill all of our various duties. Recruiting, practice planning and execution, alumni and public affair events, community i....
Time to Expand
Expansion. It’s not a new discussion point among college basketball coaches, but it’s gotten more attention in the days and weeks since the 2006 Final Four. It all centers on the questi....
We Knew Him as Coach
It was three years ago this week that we lost one of the great people to ever coach to this game. His name is synonymous with March Madness. The greatest compliment you can pay can pay someone in t....