Episodes
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with French Professional Coach, Mehdy Mary! Coach Mary brings a wealth of experience from different levels of the professional game and sheds light on attacking the switch, actions vs. flow, and talks favorite drill constraints and the importance of concise language during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 12/08/23
In the latest installment of the "Titans" series, which explores the best companies in basketball and beyond, Slappin' Glass sits down with, John Carter, the CEO of the shot tracking and data company, Noah. Noah has grown into one of the premier brands in the game and is a staple with almost every NBA team, along with countless college and High School programs. This episode dives into the history, growth, innovations, and future of Noah.  To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School...
Published 12/01/23
A masterclass on the podcast this week with Mega Basket Head Coach, Marko Barac! Coach Barac dives deep into the areas of Hedging the PNR, Defending the Short Roll, and gives his thoughts on Offensive Rebounding Analytics and Spain PNR reads during a dynamic "Start, Sub, or Sit?!"  To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 11/24/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with National Champion Head Coach of Hope College WBB, Brian Morehouse. Coach Morehouse brings almost three decades of Head Coaching experience to the podcast and dives into his thoughts on becoming more of an offensive minded vs. defensive minded coach, leveraging drives, the benefits of great pace, and discusses real-life career decisions and failure recovery during an entertaining edition of "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to...
Published 11/17/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the Head of High Performance and Strength and Conditioning for Australia's Adelaide 36ers, Nik Popovic! Coach Popovic brings a wealth of experience to the podcast working with athletes from all levels and shares his insights on how strength and conditioning combines with team unity, understanding weekly practice load cycles, along with flexibility vs. mobility, deceleration, and injury prevention during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join...
Published 11/10/23
Slappin' Glass is joined this week by 2023 National Champion Head Coach of DIII Christopher Newport, John Krikorian. The trio explore a variety of interesting areas including the art of practice planning and design, competition vs. 5 on O drills, and discuss Drop Coverage and "big game readiness" during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 11/03/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the Head Coach of Florida Atlantic University, Dusty May! Fresh off a run to the Final Four, Coach May shares his insights on true coaching education, the randomness of winning, and talk deceptive off-ball screens and defensive communication during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 10/27/23
Slappin' Glass is joined this week by the Head Coach of the Utah Jazz, Will Hardy! The trio dive a variety of modern topics including freedom vs. structure in unlocking player potential, lineup considerations, late-game analytics, and talk transition flare screens and effective film breakdowns during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 10/20/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the father/son coaching duo of Jim and Jay Larrañaga! Jim, Head Coach of University of Miami, and Jay, Assistant for the LA Clippers, engage in a lively and thought-provoking conversation centered on coaching your best players both on and off the court, and discuss transition screening actions and coaching metaphors during a special edition of "Start, Sub, or Sit!?" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries...
Published 10/13/23
Slappin' Glass is joined for a second time on the show by the President of Basketball Operations for the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens! The trio dive into teaching in high performance environments, drills to ignite the room, and discuss building trust amongst peers and the story and real name behind the SLOB "Winner" series during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus...
Published 10/06/23
Slappin' Glass sits down today with Youngstown St. MBB Head Coach, Jerrod Calhoun! The trio explore a number of interesting topics on both ends of the floor including defensive "fixes", rotation drills, and discuss great ATO's and Player-Led Film sessions during the always entertaining "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" segment.  To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 09/29/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week Real Madrid Head Coach, Chus Mateo! Coach Mateo, fresh off a Euroleague Championship season, shares his insights on his decision to switch to a zone defense in the Euroleague playoffs, the in's and out's of that same zone, and the trio talk player buy-in and attacking Drop Coverage during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership,...
Published 09/22/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the newly hired Head Coach of Wisconsin Green Bay MBB, Sundance Wicks. Coach Wicks brings a ton of energy and passion to the podcast as the trio dive into the areas of building "scout" specific and base defenses, hiding poor defenders, and the trio talk contagious culture, and advantages vs. movement during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an...
Published 09/15/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the Head Coach of Cincinnati MBB, Wes Miller. The trio dive into a host of great topics including building a pressure defense, guarding the ball, station work, and talk the baseline runner series and learning how to win during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" Looking for another great defensive-minded episode? Check out our recent episode with newly hired Texas Tech MBB Head Coach, Grant McCasland.  To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High...
Published 09/08/23
Slappin' Glass sits down today with one of the great young coaches in the game, Columbia WBB Head Coach, Meg Griffith. The trio dive into a wide-ranging conversation about energy as a coach, including how to re-energize mid season, along with playing with an edge, transition offensive concepts, and we talk peer-to-peer communication and peel switch rotations during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries...
Published 09/01/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the head of one of the best and fastest growing sports tech companies,  Austin Barone, founder of Just Play. Just Play is a unique all-in-one software solution shaping the future of coaching and player interaction. In this episode Austin takes us behind the scenes, sharing fascinating insights about his transition from a college football kicker at Kansas to a tech entrepreneur. Austin's tale is more than just about success; it's about strategic...
Published 08/25/23
Today, Slappin' Glass teams up with best-selling author and high-performance coach, Owen Eastwood, to discuss the age-old code of belonging and togetherness that can transform a team's dynamics and performance. Discover the intricate dance of cliques and alpha personalities, and how to channel their energy towards a shared vision.  Leadership is about more than just managing - it's about understanding and leveraging the diverse personalities within your team. From sports teams to corporate...
Published 08/18/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with championship winning Italian Pro Coach, Walter De Raffaele! Coach De Raffaele details his unique insights into running a matchup 3-2 zone, including the rules, reads, and philosophy behind it, along with "real coaching growth", and Princeton-based set designs during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 08/11/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with the Head Coach of St. Thomas, Johnny Tauer! Coach Tauer dives into a interesting conversation about the Tommies' transition from D3 to D1, and what truly wins at both levels. The trio also discuss intrinsic motivation,  turnovers, and talk over eager parents and teaching split cuts during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus...
Published 08/04/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with renown coach of the Spanish Club, Murcia in the ACB, Sito Alonso. The trio dive into a wide ranging conversation covering Coach Alonso's thoughts on in-game play calling, freedom vs. flow, adding layers to sets, and talk Post Automatics and sources of creativity during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 07/28/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with Greensboro Swarm Assistant Coach, Ben Resner! The trio dive into an array of topics including lineup and rotation considerations, including special defenders and playmakers, and talk locker room leadership and unique DHO actions during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?! To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 07/14/23
Slappin' Glass sits down this week with French professional coach Cedric Eitz, who lifts the curtain on his unique approach to team building and offensive strategy. With a focus on the often-underestimated roles of 'stretch fours' and the art of spacing, Coach Heitz discusses why these are pivotal to an efficient offense. We further dive deep into the most important analytics and post defensive principles during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to...
Published 07/14/23
Welcome to "Titans", a special side-series here at Slappin' Glass exploring the stories, leadership decisions, and innovations of the best companies in basketball and beyond.  We had the privilege of sitting down with Anthony Katz, the creative founder behind the ground-breaking sports recovery company, HyperIce. Going from a high school history teacher and basketball coach to a game-changer in sports technology, Katz's journey is truly inspiring.  This episode takes you behind the scenes...
Published 07/07/23
Slappin' Glass sits down the week with newly-hired Texas Tech head coach, Grant McCasland. The trio explore his philosophy on the importance of people in a winning environment, elite individual defenders, competitive drills, "basketball ninjas", and talk timeout usage and building a defense during the always fun "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership, visit HERE!
Published 06/30/23
This week Slappin' Glass sits down for a second time with Scott Waterman, Head Coach of NCAA Division II Academy of Art University! The trio dive into Coach Waterman unique approach to advantage disadvantage drills, "rotation" steals on defense, and discuss managing potential "red flags" and keeping things simple during the always insightful "Start, Sub, or Sit?!" To join coaches and staff from the NBA to High School from over 40 different countries taking advantage of an SG Plus membership,...
Published 06/23/23