Coach Barnes Basketball Academy


Inside Players – Keys to Great Post Play

18 Keys to Help You Develop Your Post Players Post men must have a positive self-image. They are conspicuous. Make them proud that they are tall. It’s important that the big guy touches the ball. Get him involved even if his primary role is defense, to set screens, or to…

35 “Secrets” of Brilliant Coaches

The following comes from a 2014 article in the Huffington Post done by Anne Josephson titled, “35 Secrets of Brilliant Coaches.” Later that year, Bob Starkey, who is an Assistant Coach at Texas A&M, passed the article my way. I know you, especially those younger coaches looking for an edge,…

Coaching Tips from a B1G Assistant Coach

The following comes from former D-League Assistant Coach and current Nebraska Assistant Coach Phil Beckner. Phil is a great young Coach and someone I trust very much. He has coached several players that I have worked with and continues to do amazing work with Damian Lillard of the Portland Trailblazers….