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Bob Richey, Furman Paladins Head Coach

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by the Head Coach of the Furman Paladins, Bob Richey. In this episode, Coach Richey takes you inside the rise of his Furman program as they are now in the Top 25 for the first time in school history. He also describes their style of play, how it is taught through concept and designed to fit the team’s identity, the importance of being a life-learner and finding ways to improve, how he leads his “player enhancement” program and his unique offseason project of studying other teams and coaches. All that and more on Episode 120 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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Jeff Janssen, Founder & President of Janssen Sports Leadership Center

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by founder & president of Janssen Sports Leadership Center, Jeff Janssen. Widely considered the world’s top expert on Sports Leadership, Jeff’s pioneering work in launching and conducting college athletics’ first Leadership Academies with student-athletes and coaches began over a decade ago. His groundbreaking work is what originally started the whole field of sports leadership development and continues to be the gold standard today.

In this episode, Jeff and Coach Suhr discuss how he became intrigued with the intangibles & psychology of sport, what he has learned from the best coaches in the world, the keys to coaches finding balance between maximizing effort with your team and down time with your family, how to develop “Championship Culture” within your program as well as an inside look into how his leadership workshops are conducted with both players and coaches. Jeff has worked with OVER 30 championship teams and gives phenomenal tips for you to use with your team. 

All that and more on Episode 119 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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Ganon Baker, Professional Basketball & Global Skill Coach

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by the Ganon Baker, one of the world-wide leaders in player development. In this episode, Ganon discusses his playing career and how it influenced him to transition into the world of player development. He shares with you how he approaches player development for each position, the importance of being competent, being able to connect, being clear what you need to work on, the art of motivation as well as some of the newest ballscreen concepts he has seen in the NBA and FIBA the last few years and how he incorporates them into workouts. All that and more on Episode 118 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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Will Wade, LSU Tigers Head Coach

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by the Head Coach of the LSU Tigers – Will Wade. In this episode, Coach Wade covers a variety of topics including how he decided to pursue a career in coaching, the people of influence in his career and how they prepared him for transitioning into a head coaching position at such a young age. Coach Wade also discussed his current tenure at LSU, his style of play, practice formats, recruiting success and the challenge of guiding his team through tragedy as they continue to cope with the loss of Wayde Sims. All that and more on Episode 117 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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BJ Armstrong, 3x NBA Champion & Executive VP of Basketball at Wasserman

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by the BJ Armstrong, 3-Time NBA Champion with the Chicago Bulls and now Executive Vice President for basketball with Wasserman. In this episode, BJ takes you inside the job of a player agent. BJ represents some of the NBA’s best including Derrick Rose, Josh Jackson, Draymond Green and JaVale McGee. He also discusses the recent revival of Derrick Rose and what he saw from him coming out of college that separated him from other players. 

Brendan and BJ then go on to discuss the current state of the NBA, which team stands out to him this early in the season and if the “Me Factor” will catch up to the Warriors this season. I All that and more on Episode 116 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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