Guest: LaVall Jordan, Butler Basketball Head Coach
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Butler head coach LaVall Jordan joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the Butler Way. Packline defense concepts and the teaching process are covered.
Jordan, who helped Butler to conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances as both a player and an assistant coach has his tenure at the helm of the Butler program off to a great start. He has a pair of 20-win seasons and two post season appearances.
Jordan is a former head coach of Milwaukee, as well as assistant coach at Michigan, Iowa, and Butler. In six seasons as an assistant coach under Michigan head coach John Beilein, Michigan advanced to the NCAA Tournament each year except 2015, won Big Ten Conference regular season championships in 2012 and 2014 and appeared in the Elite 8 in 2014 and the National Championship in 2013.
1:00 - Defense and Defensive Identity
4:00 - Defending the Three-Point Line
6:00 - Closeout
8:00 - One-on-One Defensive Mentality
12:00 - Butler One-on-One Sessions
14:00 - Off-season Sessions
16:00 - Value of Simplicity
20:00 - Outside of Transition Defense
22:00 - Defensive Transition Drills
24:30 - His Playing Career
25:40 - 26:40 - ARMCHAIR MEDIA BetOnline AD
27:00 - Help Improving Players Offensively and Defensively