Podcast: Dale Brown

Legendary LSU Basketball Coach Dale Brown joined the Coaching U Podcast to talk to Coach Brendan Suhr about what he believe the purpose of coaching truly is, lessons he’s learned from his relationship with John Wooden, his recruitment and lifelong friendship with Shaq, the journey to build the LSU program & much more!

As a basketball coach at Louisiana State University for 25 years (1972-1997), Coach Brown appeared in 15 straight national tournaments and is the winningest coach in LSU basketball history. He led teams to 17 consecutive non-losing seasons. Only four coaches have won more conference championships than Coach Brown and he has won conference championships in three different decades. He has led his teams to two Final Fours and four Elite Eights. He was named SEC Coach of the Year or runner-up nine times and was twice named National Basketball Coach of the Year.

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Podcast: Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger, award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, and nine-time New York Times Best-selling author talked to Coach Brendan Suhr about the legendary UCLA Coach John Wooden, insights he’s learned after years of knowing Coach Wooden, his latest project with John Maxwell, & much more!

Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story.

He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving Greatness, learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world.

Additionally, Don has been retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders, management teams and employees on building a culture of greatness by looking at Great Teams in sports and discerning the business lessons we can learn from them.

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Podcast: Tom Perrin

Tom Perrin, management consultant and former assistant coach talks to Coach Brendan Suhr about how he first got into coaching and how that led to his current consulting work, coaching through relationships, continuous learning and more!

Tom has been a management consultant for the past 12 years. He provides leadership and management-development services to clients in a wide variety of fields, including finance, healthcare, manufacturing, construction and higher education. Tom also consults with college and professional sport teams, and he spent June 2010 in South Africa working with the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at the World Cup as their sport psychologist. Tom holds a Ph.D. in sport psychology from the University of Virginia.

Prior to his transition to consulting, Tom served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at the college level for 18 years, 15 of those at the University of Virginia (1982-1997). Following this experience, Tom spent two years working as an advance scout for the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (1997-1999).

Learn more about Tom and Perrin & Associates at http://perrinandassociates.com

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Podcast: Kevin Eastman

Kevin Eastman, former LA Clippers VP of Basketball Operations & original Co-Founder of Coaching U talks with Coach Brendan Suhr about retiring from coaching and leaving the Clippers, his next chapter speaking to teams and companies, thoughts on coaching today & more!

Check out his website KevinEastmanBasketball.com

Follow @KevinEastman

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Podcast: Bob Hurley

The legendary Hall of Fame Coach Bob Hurley, St. Anthony’s (NJ), joins Coach Brendan Suhr on the latest Coaching U Podcast to talk about investing in your players on & off the court, keys to influencing players, coaching kids in the 21st century, how he continues to learn & much much more!!

Coach Hurley has amassed 27 state championships and more than 1000 wins in 39 years as a coach. Hurley is just the tenth coach in high school history to win 1000 games, with five of his teams having gone undefeated. In 2010 he was the third high school coach in history to be formally inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Hurley is the father of Bobby Hurley, a former All-American point guard at Duke and the head basketball coach at Arizona State, and Dan Hurley, who coaches at the University of Rhode Island.

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