Coaching Youth Basketball: Ages 12 & Upby Bill Thom
Coaching Youth Basketball: Ages 12 & Up provides parents and coaches with over 50 basketball drills and skills specifically tailored for older, more advanced youth basketball players. Bill Thom and Jim Datka, two of the country’s leading high school boys coaches, share their knowledge and experience as they demonstrate how to coach an entire season of advanced youth league play. The program follows an intuitive, thematic format and includes everything you need to coach your team to success, from offensive and defensive philosophies to advanced passing, dribbling and cutting drills.
As an added bonus, your purchase will also include access to downloadable training notes and basketball coaching tips for each and every drill.
Bill Thom has been a basketball coach at Croton-Harmon High School in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y for the last 24 seasons. He has won over 300 games for the boys' varsity squad. Thom is a veteran coach of Empire State Games and AAU teams, and has instructed players on many levels.
Jim Datka is the head boys' basketball coach of Messmer High School in Milwaukee. Having previously served as assistant coach at St. Francis College (N.Y.) from 2005-08, Datka has been the head coach at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn.; St. Scholastica College in Duluth, Minn.; and The Hope School in Milwaukee.