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Episode 254: Sue Phillips, Building a Program and Applying Performance Psychology
Episode 2548th February 2023 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Guest: Sue Phillips, Archbishop Mitty Head Coach

Archbishop Mitty head coach Sue Phillips joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on building a program and applying performance psychology.

Sue Phillips, who is also a math teacher, has coached more than 50 players who went on to play in Division I and has more coaching wins than any girls high school basketball coach in Northern California history at 760+ and counting. The Tradition of Excellence she has established has led to 33 League Titles, 30 Central Coast Section Titles, 14 Nor Cal Championships, 6 CIF State Titles and her 2018 team earned top national rankings from ESPN, MaxPreps and USA Today and was declared the mythical national champion by USA Today and espnW.


1:00 - Planning a Season

4:00 - Beginning a Program

6:00 - How to Develop Coaches

8:30 - Shaping a Successful Program

11:00 - Coping Strategies

13:30 - Art of Coaching with Science

17:30 - Practice in Modern Era

22:00 - Supporting Players

25:30 - Coaching Talents

28:30 - Higher Standards as a Gift

30:05 - 30:45 - Immersion Videos AD 

32:30 - Managing Parents

40:00 - Carrot and Stick Approach

45:00 - Managing Hype

50:00 - Rules Around State Associations

54:00 - Handling Officials

57:00 - Conclusion

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