DELETEby Bill Thom
There’s an entire season of basketball knowledge and leadership information for parents and coaches in this video series. Bill Thom and Jim Datka, two of the country’s leading high school boys’ coaches, share over 50 drills and skills demonstrations designed specifically for youth basketball players. The program follows an intuitive, thematic format and includes everything you need to teach players how to dribble, pass, shoot, play defense and run offensive sets the right way.
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.