Coaches Check List

LineUp Card!!!

  • Personnel: Assign “Sub” numbers. Consider "stickers" or writing the "sub numbers on their hands. Players on sideline should sit near their coaches. Remember either # 1 or #6 is always on the floor. So, separate ball handlers, rebounders, scorers, etc for balance!! Get your players to learn their teammates names!!!! Emphasis sportsmanship!

  • Equipment: Basketballs for outside practice will be at Practice Area A and B. Inside balls will be in mesh bags inside the facility.

  • Be early to practice!!!

  • Hoop Needs: Skills to work: Offensive skills: Footwork: Jump stops, and pivots. Step and slide. Body balance . Setting screens on and off the ball Passing: Bounce, chest and lob.

  • Emphasize Lay-ups

  • Shooting Technique:Balance, Eyes, Elbow, Follow Through. (Don’t thumb the ball, don’t watch the flight!)

  • Half court offensive sets: 1-3-1, 1-4, Box, 1-2-2 Spread the floor- Encourage court balance

  • Offensively and Defensively teams should become comfortable with double-teaming.

  • Rebounding: “Chin the ball and pivot”

  • Defense– Step and slide, defense on and off the ball; Help and recover. Concept: :"Ball, You , Man , Shell drill.

  • Jump ball: offensive and defensive tip organization & Free throw rebounding and out of bounds defense

  • Offensive and defensive " Baseline Out of bounds & Sideline Out of bounds

  • Estbalish how one conducts themselves on the bench& Time out organization. End of practice or game: Huddle, clean up and make announcements

  • Personnel: Assign “Sub” numbers. Consider "stickers" or writing the "sub numbers on their hands. Players on sideline should sit near their coaches. Remember either # 1 or #6 is always on the floor. So, separate ball handlers, rebounders, scorers, etc for balance!! Get your players to learn their teammates names!!!! Emphasis sportsmanship!


  • Game Substitution Patterns


    Coaches Contract