basketball

5-out motion offense helps players read the defense

Our high school is small and our team lacks size. As a coaching staff, we felt that we needed to develop an offense that would help overcome this size... READ MORE »

NFHS adopts rule to stop play for ‘misconduct warnings’

Beginning next season, high school basketball referees will stop games to give misconduct warnings to coaches and other personnel who are unruly. T... READ MORE »

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in HS basketball

In April, Winning Hoops asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot... READ MORE »

10 tips for breaking zone defense

This article looks at offensive concepts against the zone defense. Rather than provide specific plays or actions to run, I want to look at certain con... READ MORE »

Michigan HS basketball ‘Coach of the Year’ resigns over parents

A Michigan high school basketball coach, who earlier this year was named best coach in his class, has resigned. And he calls parents the No. 1 reason ... READ MORE »

Texas could allow home-schooled students to play high school sports

A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would allow the state's home-schooled students to play sports at their area high schools. Thirty-one sta... READ MORE »

Rest and recovery

Those in sports often must consider the time they spend practicing while balancing all the other aspects of their lives. Oftentimes, sleep goes by the... READ MORE »

Physically preparing athletes for the season ahead

Most people want to be given a plan, but I think it would help more in the long run to give coaches the principles to build their own performance prog... READ MORE »

The Master Practice Plan

Obviously, the level of talent you have in your program is one of the strongest determining factors in the level of success you achieve. However, wher... READ MORE »

‘Fanorak’ Promotes Fan Attendance

Athletic director Ryan Anderson has big, interactive ideas about growing high school fan support. And with the help of a few of his students at Menomo... READ MORE »


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