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Nate Sanderson - Mt. Vernon (IA) High School Girls' Basketball Head Coach & Thrive on Challenge - Episode 623
Episode 62317th April 2022 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Nate Sanderson is the head girls’ basketball coach at Mount Vernon High School in Iowa.  He is also the Director of Product Development at Breakthrough Basketball and a key member of the Thrive on Challenge team where he co-hosts the Coaching Culture Podcast and is a mentor & team leader. 

Nate turned around the varsity girls’ basketball program at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa from 2017-2020.  Prior to that he built one of the top basketball programs in the state of Iowa at Springville High School. During his tenure at Springville his teams had a record of 112-59 (.665) including 74-7 during his last three seasons. Springville won back-to-back state titles in 2016 & 2017 and was state runner-up in 2015.

Sanderson has received numerous regional and statewide coaching awards. His program has been recognized by Character Counts of Iowa for their commitment to community service and character development. Nate also currently serves as the President of the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association.

Nate is a frequent speaker at coaching clinics around the country specializing in building championship culture, leadership development, and using a games-based approach to practice. His mission is to challenge athletes and coaches alike to create an experience for young people that is deeply meaningful beyond the game.

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Be prepared to take some notes as you listen to this episode with Nate Sanderson, Head Girls’ Basketball Coach at Mount Vernon High School in the state of Iowa.

Websites - https://thriveonchallenge.com/  https://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/sanderson/

Email - coachnsanderson@gmail.com

Twitter - @coachnsanderson

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