Creating A Full-Court Defensive Pressure Culture

by Eddie Andrist
Creating A Full-Court Defensive Pressure Culture


In this course, Coach Eddie Andrist presents his "Creating A Full-Court Defensive Pressure Culture" class. Coach Andrist speaks on why his teams use the Run and Jump, and why turning practice into "chaos" has been beneficial to his program. Coach Andrist breaks down how he implements their Run and Jump pressure and the drills they use in practice to sharpen their system.


The Coach

Coach Eddie Andrist was a longtime head coach at UW Stout before setting down in 2018.

Three National Collegiate Championships, two International Basketball Championships, nine National Tournament appearances, six Collegiate Final Fours, seven Collegiate Conference Championships, and (604) head coaching victories, Coach Eddie has been around the block a few times.

With an exciting brand of pressing, a real success story for Coach Eddie and his staff during the past (18) seasons with the Blue Devils has been the return of Blue Devil fans to Johnson Fieldhouse. The Blue Devils are often ranked in the Top 15 in attendance in Division III.

Eddie Andrist is a UW Stout alumnus. As a student assistant under head coach Dwain Mintz, the Blue Devils won the Wisconsin State University Conference (WSUC) championship. Upon graduation, Andrist left for the high school ranks, where he served as head coach for the LaFarge Wildcats, Stanley Boyd Orioles, and the Stockbridge Indians. He returned to Stout in 1984, serving as top assistant for three seasons (1984-87).

In 1989, Andrist got his first collegiate head coaching job at Mount Senario College and his success speaks volumes. Under Andrist, the Fighting Saints won seven UMAC championships and national collegiate titles in 1991, 1994, and 1996. In 11 seasons, Andrist won (250) games, averaging almost (23) victories per season.

Andrist not only has experience on the high school and college levels, but also on the international scene as well. He spent the spring and summers of 2000 and 2007 overseas, coaching the Qatar National men’steam, where his undersized team from the tiny country on the Arabian Peninsula won its first-ever Asian and Gulf Countries Championship. Qatar upset favorite China twice in the Asian Games and defeated favorite Saudi Arabia in the Gulf Championship.

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Caterory: Basketball/Press Defense
Bookings: 22
Videos: 6