How To Coach Basketball

by Mike Mackay
How To Coach Basketball


In this course, Coach MacKay presents "How To Coach".

Coach MacKay takes us through multiple ways to "coach yourself" and improve your craft to better teach your players. 

"Coach Yourself"  through:

  1. Videotape yourself coaching
  2. Track and monitor

Coach MacKay discusses levels of mentorship through:

  • Consultant
  • Trainer
  • Role Model
  • Facilitator
  • Coach


The Coach

Coach Michael MacKay

Performance Manager – Women’s High Performance

Develop the gold medal profile for WHP
Oversee the NextGen program
Technical lead for WHP
Coaching development WHP
Evaluate and mentor coaches at the U15 and U17 National Championships.
Conduct coaching development clinics across the entire country and internationally.
Coach’s  Individual Performance Plans (IPP’s)

Coaching Development 2004-2010:

Responsible for the development and implementation of the updated NCCP for basketball.
Development, coordination, and implementation of the Canada Basketball Long Term Athlete Development Model.

Coaching/player development in the International Game:

Has traveled to all continents (except Antarctica) to attend international competitions and study the development systems of leading basketball nations (two Olympics, two World Cups).


High school Physical Education teacher / Dept. Head / Athletic Director


·         High school coach - 22 years- seven provincial championships.

·         USport women – Assistant coach Lakehead University

·         USport Men – Assistant coach Acadia University

·         Provincial basketball – Coached Nova Scotia Women in three Canada Games and six National Championships





Cobequid Educational Centre Wall of Fame 2017
2013 Queen Elizabeth II  Diamond Jubilee Award for basketball service
Coaching Association of Canada 3M Coach of the Year 2003.
Basketball Nova Scotia Coach of the Year 1989, 1993.
Truro Sport Heritage Coach of the Year 1989, 1993, 1997.
Olympic Flame Coach of the Year – 1989.


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Caterory: Basketball/Fundamentals
Bookings: 223
Videos: 29