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Championship Vision Basketball Podcast

Championship Vision Basketball Podcast

By Kevin Furtado
Welcome to Championship Vision. Impact, Grow and Share!! I believe that coach's must have an impact on their players and fellow coaches. They must continually grow and get better and we must all share ideas to make the coaching profession better for our student-athletes.
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Episode 205: Coach Glenn Farello (Head Boy's Basketball Coach Paul VI High School) Chantilly, VA (2020 National Ranking 12th Maxpreps)

Championship Vision Basketball Podcast

Episode 205: Coach Glenn Farello (Head Boy's Basketball Coach Paul VI High School) Chantilly, VA (2020 National Ranking 12th Maxpreps)

Championship Vision Basketball Podcast

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Episode 216: Coach Andrew Lacey (Head Men's Basketball Coach Richard Bland College (South Prince George, VA) "Building a Defensive System"
Andrew Lacey, who led Varina High School to the VHSL Class 5 State Championship in 2018 and three straight State Championship appearances in 2017, 2018 and 2019, is the  men's basketball coach at Richard Bland College of William of Mary on.  Widely regarded as one of the top scholastic coaches in Virginia, Lacey arrives at Richard Bland following six seasons at Varina High School where he built the program into a powerhouse, compiling a 109-46 record, including a 51-4 mark the past two years. In 13 seasons as both a boys and girls scholastic head coach, Lacey has amassed a 188-101 career record, which includes one state championship, two regional championships, and two conference championships. Lacey arrived at Varina High School in 2013 after two seasons as head boys' coach at Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, N.C. He posted a 6-15 record his first season at Varina, and then the Blue Devils catapulted into one of the region's finest programs, highlighted by the 2018 Class 5 State Championship victory over Wakefield, 64-60, and a school-record 38-game winning streak over two seasons. In both 2019 and 2018, Lacey led Varina to the VHSL 5B Regional Championship and Conference Championships in 2015 and 2016. In his six seasons at Varina, a total of 31 student-athletes have earned All-Conference, All-Region and All-State recognition. Four players have been awarded scholarships to play intercollegiate basketball. Lacey began his coaching career as the boys' head coach Washington and Lee High School in Montross, Va., in 2005. In his second season, the team compiled a 16-4 record, the best in five years. In 2007, he became head coach of the inaugural girls' program at Skyline High School in Front Royal, Va. In 2009 Lacey led the Lady Hawks to a 13-13 record, the best mark for a team from Warren County in 28 years. The team earned a first-ever appearance in the Virginia AA Region II Tournament and became the county's first participant since 1981. Lacey served as head coach at Stafford High School for two seasons before becoming the boys' basketball coach at Pinecrest High School. Lacey currently serves as head coach with Team Richmond-Garner Road, the region's premier boys AAU program. He has coached the 15U and 16U teams the past two years and will coach the 17U Choice team this summer. A native of Montross, Va., Lacey earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Bridgewater College in 2004. He was a four-year basketball letterman and served as team captain his senior year. Lacey and his family reside in Ashland, VA coachandrewlacey@gmail.com Coach_Lacey5
1:39:56
October 23, 2020
Episode 215: Coach Randy Jackson (Head Football Coach North Forney High School) Forney, Texas ("Culture Beats Strategy")
Randy Jackson is a 30-year coaching veteran and currently the head football coach and athletic coordinator at 5A North Forney High School in Forney, Texas. AWARD-WINNING COACH Coach Jackson has won several awards in his twenty years as a head coach.  In 2010, he and his staff orchestrated one of the biggest turnarounds in Texas high school football history.  He helped Mesquite Poteet from 1-19 before his arrival to 12-3 in year one of his program and was named the Texas 4A 'Coach of the Year'. Coach Jackson is also known for helping 'raise up' the young men in his program.  In 2015, he was named the Dallas/Ft. Worth 'Tom Landry' award winner and in 2018 the Texas High School Coaches Association 'Coaching Beyond the Game' award. Website: Coachrandyjackson.com Twitter: @coachjacksontpw
1:28:54
October 13, 2020
Episode 214: Coach Charlie Miller (Founder of Attack Basketball Academy) Dallas, TX ("Basketball Acronyms")
Coach Charlie Miller founded ATTACK Basketball Academy in 2009 to help players of any ability succeed. He has coached hundreds of players individually, on teams, and in small groups. He specializes in a combination of mental and physical conditioning tailored to each player. His coaching philosophy revolves around playing through mistakes and giving each player the direction and autonomy to become their own "Inner Coach."  He focuses on process over outcome, meaning development is more important than wins/losses. On top of running his own successful company, he has also been a Head Coach with Breakthrough Basketball since 2016. This position has allowed him to coach thousands of players in camps around the world. And now, not only does he lead multiple specialized camps including Elite Guard, Ballhandling, Finishing, and Shooting and Elite Youth Scoring, he also personally develops and improves new and existing camp curriculum to increase camp effectiveness for attendees. Coach Charlie accepted a scholarship to play at Indiana University at Bloomington under legendary Coach Robert Montgomery Knight. He played all 4 years and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree. charliejmiller@gmail.com 
1:28:20
October 10, 2020
Episode 213: Coach Matt Baker (Head Girls Basketball Coach Fatima High School) Westphalia, MO (The Chaos System)
Played Collegiately at Maryville University (St. Louis)\ Founded St. Louis Prospects Basketball Club out of College Started with 1 team and grew it to 30+ (Boys & Girls) In 2014 our top team went 102-8 over 12 months. One player moved on to play at Harvard Two Players moved on to play D1 football One player moved on to play D2 Football Two other players turned down basketball scholarships to attend the University of Indiana Business School Two years as an assistant coach... One year at Barat Academy in St. Louis One year at Fatima HS under Coach Ryan Robertson Robertson played at the University of Evansville under Jim Crews Head Coach at Fatima High School from 2015-Present 86-48 Overall Record (35-6 in Conference) hoopreporter@gmail.com 
1:27:01
October 9, 2020
Episode 212: Coach Matt Hower (Head Girls Basketball Coach Fort Collins High School) Fort Collins, CO (Practice Planning Organization)
Head Girls Basketball coach at Fort Collins HS Fort collins, CO Emphasized academics, competitiveness, and hard work during four seasons of running the Girls Basketball Program at Fort Collins High School. Demonstrated the ability to build, brand, and grow a program from two teams to four teams. Ran individual and small group practices that emphasized shooting form, decision making, and scoring abilities to help players be successful at the next level. Helped build strong and confident women that have had success beyond high school in anything that they have pursued. Developed a feeder program to better support incoming players into our program. Managed all travel, scheduling, and social media. Successfully ran camps of over 70 athletes USA BASKETBALL SUPPORT TEAM – U19 WOMEN’S AND MEN’S TEAM TRAINING CAMP JUNE 2019 Worked in all aspects of the U19 training camp from supporting operations to supporting on-court coaching. Kept stats during scrimmages to help national team coaches and the USAB committee make informed decisions. Learned drills, practice expectations, and techniques from some of the best coaches in the country matt@coachhower.com @matthower
59:36
October 8, 2020
Episode 211: Coach Mike Divilbiss (Former Assistant Womens Basketball Coach Illinois, Wisconsin Green Bay) "Coaching Mentality for Teaching the Buzz Defense"
Currently Coach Mike Divilbiss is the Athletic Director at Lakeland High School in North Idaho.  He coached Collegiate women's basketball for 30 years.  21 years as a head coach at Lewis Clark State and  the University of Idaho.  Associate Head coach at Wisconsin Green Bay and the University of Illinois.  12 of the 30 teams he coached played in National Championships. He has developed All Americans in programs that had never had any prior to or after his time at those schools.  His overall record is 558-305.  He has a tremendous family.  His wife Judy and him have been married for 34 years.  They have 2 wonderful children Zach and Chantel.  Zach and his wife Taz had their first baby 17 months ago.  Zoey is a light for all of us. Divilbiss decided to make basketball his life's passion while growing up in Chicago's northwest suburb of West Dundee after watching Bobby Knight coach a game for Indiana University in 1972, according to a 2004 Moscow-Pullman (Idaho) Daily News profile. He played basketball at Winona State University in Minnesota and graduated in 1981 with a degree in physical education and then was an assistant coach at Eastern Washington University, where he earned his masters. He landed his first head coaching job in 1987 at Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho, and over the next 14 years built the program into an NAIA powerhouse. mike.divilbiss@lakeland272.org
1:40:10
October 7, 2020
Episode 210: Coach Jan Lahodny (Legendary Girls Basketball Coach Victoria High School) Schulenburg, TX (Competitive Winning Practice Drills)
Jan Lahodny is one of the most unique figures in the history of Texas high school sports Following a highly successful academic and athletic career in both her small hometown high school in Flatonia, Texas, and as a scholarship athlete at Temple Jr. College in Temple, Texas. Jan went one to play basketball at the University of Texas and graduated with a bachelor of Science Degree in English, Health and Physical Education. She received her masters of Education Degree in Administration from the University of Houston in Victoria. Her knowledge of the game and ability to motivate players, coaches and fans is reflected by her accomplishments. Inducted into the Texas Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in May of 1999. National Coach of the year - 1995 National Federation of Coaches Texas Association of Basketball Coaches “Coach of the Year" in 1982,1986, and 1991. Three State championships and 7 state runner up titles 1998 U.I.L. Excellence Award Compiled a career coaching record 707 wins - 264 losses Authored the book “Competitive Drills for winning Basketball” Featured in a basketball instructional video, “A Systemic Approach to Coaching” Authored the book “Offensive Sets the Win State Championships” Authored the “Book Zone and Specialty Defense” Written many articles for magazine publications Clinician for coaches and players throughout the state janicelahodny@att.net 
1:33:56
October 4, 2020
Episode 209: Stephen Mackey (Founder and CEO 2Words Character Development)
The founder and CEO of  2Words Character Development, Mackey has spent the last 13 years helping athletes and coaches connect the dots between sports and the game of life. Bi-racial and born to a teenaged mother, Mackey beat the odds to become a first-generation college graduate, seminary trained-pastor, teacher, entrepreneur, and highly sought after communicator. @mackeyspeaks @2wordsTV mackey@2words.tv
1:18:28
October 3, 2020
Episode 208: Coach Charlie Miller/Jim Huber (Topic: Holistic Training: Developing the Complete Basketball Player)
Coach Jim Huber has developed and coached some of the best players in the world. He has over 24 years of coaching experience at the youth, high school and college levels. He has developed and coached some of the best players in the world. Some of his former elite student-athletes are now playing for the NBA while others have gone on to play at some of the best college programs in the nation such as Michigan State, Duke and Kentucky. Coach Huber has devoted a large portion of his professional career towards developing youth through sport. He has been instrumental in helping more than 70 high school student-athletes earn college scholarships. Coach Huber is also a head coach and founding member of Breakthrough Basketball, the internet's number one website for basketball camps, resources, and learning products.  He is a graduate of Avila University where he played basketball and earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication with an emphasis in Business and an MBA in Marketing. Coach Charlie Miller founded ATTACK Basketball Academy in 2009 to help players of any ability succeed. He has coached hundreds of players individually, on teams, and in small groups. He specializes in a combination of mental and physical conditioning tailored to each player. His coaching philosophy revolves around playing through mistakes and giving each player the direction and autonomy to become their own "Inner Coach."  He focuses on process over outcome, meaning development is more important than wins/losses. On top of running his own successful company, he has also been a Head Coach with Breakthrough Basketball since 2016. This position has allowed him to coach thousands of players in camps around the world. And now, not only does he lead multiple specialized camps including Elite Guard, Ballhandling, Finishing, and Shooting and Elite Youth Scoring, he also personally develops and improves new and existing camp curriculum to increase camp effectiveness for attendees. Coach Charlie accepted a scholarship to play at Indiana University at Bloomington under legendary Coach Robert Montgomery Knight. He played all 4 years and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree. charliejmiller@gmail.com https://attackbball.com/meet-coach-charlie/ jim@coachhuber.com https://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/jimhuber.html
1:12:29
September 30, 2020
Episode 207: Coach Danny Broussard (Head Boys Basketball Coach St. Thomas More Catholic HS) Lafayette, LA (Career 1021-134 Record)
State of Louisiana Coach of the Year 1986 Class 3-A Coach of the Year  1997 Class 4-A Coach of the Year  1999 Class 4A Coach of the Year 2013 NOLA.com Coach of the Year #9 Among Active Coaches in USA High School Basketball • In 2018 Inducted into the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame  • 1986 ,2013, 2018, 2019 State Champions • 1987, 1999, 2003 State Runners- Up • “Final Four” 14 Times • Career Record 989 - 325 ( .753 Winning Percentage) • Coached the East-West All Star Game Twice [1987 & 2003] • St. Thomas More & Diocese of Lafayette Teacher of the Year in 1991 • One of the youngest coaches in America to win 989 games (At the age of 59!)  • Averages 27.5 wins per year  • 1987 team ranked 21st  in “USA Today”  • 18 State Championships in three different sports  Basketball (4) Baseball (1) Tennis (13) 2018-19 Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Nominee  · Coached the East-West All Star Game Twice [1987 & 2003] · 2013 South Sectional Coach of the Year for National Federation of High School Coaches · 1 losing season in 38 years of coaching all at St. Thomas More · 48 of his former players have become coaches at some level – 4 College Coaches · Inducted into the Louisiana High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2018 @coachdbroussard Danny.Broussard@stmcougars.net 
1:46:12
September 23, 2020
Episode 206: Coach Stephen Hammock (Head Girls Softball Coach Gulf Shores High School) Gulf Shores, AL ("Enriching the High School Softball Experience")
shammock@gsboe.org Coach Hammock is entering his fifth softball season with Gulf Shores High School, third as the Head Softball Coach, and sixth year at Gulf Shores High School. Before becoming the Head Coach, Coach Hammock spent two seasons as the Head Junior Varsity Softball Coach and Lead Varsity Assistant working with outfielders, infielders, and catchers in addition to providing hitting and base running instruction. Though the 2020 season was shortened due to Covid-19, the Lady Dolphins were on pace to exceed offensive totals from the 2019 season, including homeruns, runs batted in, runs scored, and extra base hits.  The Lady Dolphins were playing their best ball at the point of interruption due to the pandemic, winning 6 of their last 9 games. The 2019 season saw the Lady Dolphins make a return to the South Regional of the AHSAA playoffs, after a two-year absence, and come two games short of advancing to the State Tournament. Prior to coming to Gulf Shores, Coach Hammock worked for three years at Upson-Lee High School serving as the Head Varsity Softball Coach, and Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach.  Under his leadership, the Lady Knights won 12 games in 2014, the most wins in a season in 10 years.  Prior to Hammock’s arrival, the Varsity baseball team won two games in 2012 and three games in 2011.  Serving as the primary outfield instructor in 2013, the Knights baseball team won 10 games, 8 more than the previous year, and won 14 games in 2014 with Hammock serving as the lead infield instructor.  The Knights’ success continued in 2015 with 17 wins and a trip to the Sweet Sixteen of the state playoffs.  While at Upson-Lee, Coach Hammock instructed five college signees (Chelsea Wainwright- Gordon State College, Montana Schug- Denison College, Kyle Kelly- Point University, Austin Matson- Valdosta State, Kalen Puckett- Georgia State). Prior to Upson-Lee, C