Practice Drills & Guard Individual Developmentby Mark Downey
In this course, Coach Mark Downey delivers both drills for practice and development tips your players need to know in order to become the best they can be. These drills are shown on whiteboard and practice clips and will give your team a competitive edge on the court. If you are a coach who wants to develop your players better, then this is the course for you!
Downey joins NSU Athletics as its tenth men's basketball coach in its history and carries a 226-138 overall head coaching record, with four NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances, and has been named Coach of the Year six times.
Downey has a long history of success and coached 37 All-Conference Players, seven Conference Players of the Year, five All-Americans, four Conference Tournament MVPs, four Freshman of the Year, and over 45 former players playing professionally.
In the postseason, Downey is 19-8 in the conference tournaments, and he holds a 17-8 record in overtime games, with two wins against the top-ranked team in the nation.
The RiverHawks saw a six in improvement in Downey's second season at the helm and guided NSU to the MIAA Tournament with a 14-15 record. In January, NSU was one of the hottest teams in the nation with a six-game winning streak, and Downey was named National Coach of the Week by HoopDirt.com during that span.