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EVENT: Best in the West Basketball Coaches Conference 2019

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  Best in the West Basketball Coaches Conference 2019 features speakers and attendee's from around the world. Speakers including renowned long time Canadian Women's Olympic Assistant...

Edniesha Curry – Interview

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  Edniesha Curry is the only female coach within the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball league.  That’s the ‘only one’ out of over 1,300 male...

It’s time to be intentional about TEAM Building!

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Who have you trusted with your dreams and goals?  Are they FOR you?  Have they been where you are trying to go and willing...

FINAL FOUR; What you need to know about the female head coaches…

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  For those outside of the U.S - the Final Four is part of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division 1 basketball tournament, for...

FEARLESS COACH: Critics: Back Up Off Coach Holly Warlick, Now.

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  Hazel Head, the mother of former longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt, has died. She was 93. This was the headline I read as I...

An Open Letter About Female Coaches ; by Pau Gasol

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    This article, written by Pau Gasol - a professional basketball for the San Antonio Spurs (NBA Team), highlights some of the fundamental views and...

Basketball Coaching Tips; What is a Screen?

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  Its one of the most utilized offensive fundamentals of the game.  Whether you are playing 3 on 3 or a full on 5 on...

Maria M. Cornelius

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    Maria M. Cornelius is the author of “The Final Season”, a book dedicated to the last coaching season of one of the most legendary,...

WNBA All Star Game 2017: Female Head Coach Cheryl Reeve prevails in a 130...

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The stars were out in Seattle as the WNBA’s best took to the floor in KeyArena. The game got off to a frenetic start...

Celebrating Pat Summitt

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  One year ago today, we said good-bye to one of sports most incredible women, Pat Summitt. Patricia Sue Summitt, born 14th June 1952 in Clarksville...

3 of the Biggest U.S. Female Coaching Stories of 2017 so far…

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  Women in sports are fighting for equality in various ways, and coaching is no exception The introduction of Title IX increased opportunities for female...

Louise O’Neal – Interview

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  Former Southern Connecticut State coach Louise O'Neal was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on 10th June 2017 in and our FCN...

Women’s Basketball Hall Of Fame 2017; Exclusive Video interview with Chris Dailey

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  The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame honors men and women who have contributed to the sport of women's basketball. The Hall of Fame opened...

Sheryl Swoopes headlines the Women’s Basketball Hall Of Fame Inductees & fights back tears...

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  Sheryl Swoopes fought back tears as she read a poem to her late mother while accepting induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The...

College Basketball Season Breakdown: what if we prepared our employees in the same way...

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One of the most under-appreciated acts of preparation in the work place today is training.  If you think about the typical year for an...

US female coaches out there – we need you to join in with this...

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US female coaches out there - we need you to join in with this one...  on a recent Facebook post, we promoted the story...

March Madness; My passion for Basketball

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    With March Madness in Full Swing and the Final Four Basketball Championship soon approaching, I wanted to put out a post that speaks to...

Dawn Staley announced at the new USA Women’s basketball team Head Coach and the...

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  On Friday March 10th 2017, Dawn Staley, the Hall of Fame Basketballer and Assistant Coach to Team USA at the recent Rio Olympic games...

Natalie Nakase – Interview

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  Natalie Nakase is an American professional basketball coach who currently serves as an assistant video coordinator with the Los Angeles Clippers of the National...

Allison McNeil – Interview

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  Allison McNeill is a basketball coach from Canada who has been coaching female athletes for over 30 years. Allison was the been the head...

Preparation is the Key!

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  Do you work for someone right now that was elevated without being properly prepared?  In the great world of sports, that's one of the...

Kelly McNiff – Interview

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  Kelly McNiff is the Assistant Coach for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Women’s Basketball Team. Kelly is in her 16th year of coaching having been...

Coaches all over the country have been trying to get to the bottom of...

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Proper conditioning and stretching will minimize injuries when combined with effective strength training. Coaches all over the country have been trying to get to...

Interview with Katie Smith on what it was like to stand in as Head...

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  Katie Smith is a retired professional basketball player, who played most recently in the WNBA. Her primary position was shooting guard, although she sometimes plays small forward or point guard. She is...

To Give It Up, or to Give It My All, That Is the Question...

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  I would like to share quite a personal but life changing subject. This will come as no surprise; the entire topic is based around...

EXCLUSIVE – Sheryl Swoopes interview as she is inducted into the Basketball Hall of...

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Sheryl Swoopes is one of the most celebrated and decorated women's basketball players of all time, being the first player to be signed in the...

PARALYMPIC COACH PROFILE: Stephanie Wheeler (Wheelchair Basketball – USA)

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  Stephanie Wheeler has established herself as a mainstay on the U.S. Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team. Entering Beijing, Wheeler was one of a handful of...

BASKETBALL; Semi-Final Report

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The semi-finals were exciting as Serbia took on Spain for the first match and USA took on France for the second one. In the first...

BASKETBALL; Final Day Preliminary Rounds

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  Sunday marked the final day of the preliminary rounds for the women's basketball program in the 2016 Olympics.   There was three great matches. First up...

BASKETBALL; August 12th & 13th Report

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  August 12th Summary  We started Friday with a game of Serbia vs China where Serbia won 80-72 being lead by Ana Diabolic with 23 points...

BASKETBALL; Day 6 Report

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  Day 6 came to an end with wins for Turkey, France, and Australia. First up was Turkey vs  Belarus.  This was a close game with...

BASKETBALL; Day 4 report

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  We started with Australia vs France.   Coach Joyce Brendan solidified her teams spot in the playoffs with a 89-71 win over France making them...

BASKETBALL; Day 2 report

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Day Two of the Olympics Women’s basketball tournament brings us Group B action. The day started off with United States beating Senegal 121-56.  Every player...

BASKETBALL; The only fully lead female coached team lead the way in Women’s Basketball...

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    The Canadian Women’s Basketball Team secured their first win of the 2016 Olympics on Saturday, August 6th, defeating China 90-68.  “I thought it was...

BASKETBALL; Review of Day 1

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  It was a busy opening day in Women's basketball today.  There were four games on the go. The day started out with Turkey vs France. ...

Meet the female coaches heading up the Women’s basketball at Rio 2016…

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The women's basketball tournament at the Rio Olympic games runs from the 6th August - 20th August where the Gold medal match will be...

3 Female Coaches you didn’t know where NCAA Division 1 athletes…

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You’ve probably heard the names of the 3 women profiled below, because of their notable accomplishments as coaches. I don’t blame you- they’ve had some great careers...

Road to Rio; EXCLUSIVE interview with Dawn Staley in the lead up to the...

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Dawn Staley is an American basketball hall of fame player and coach. Staley is a three-time Olympian and was elected to carry the United States flag at the opening...

Tamika Catchings shares with us what Pat Summitt meant to her and how her...

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Tamika Catchings is one of US basketballs most celebrated and decorated players of all time.  Aged 37, she is about to embark on her...

Road to Rio; EXCLUSIVE Lisa Thomaidis answers questions about Team Canada’s preparations in the...

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Speaking at the recent Press Conference at the USA Team Basketball Showcase in New York, USA, Canada's Head Coach Lisa Thomaidis answers questions about...

Road To Rio; EXCLUSIVE Interview with Cheryl Reeve – Assistant Coach to Team USA...

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Our FCN Media Team in the US caught up with Cheryl Reeve (Assistant Coach to the US Women's Basketball Team) at the recent USA...

Lifting the ban on headgear will result in more positive Muslim, Sikh and Hindu...

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  My name Is Asma Elbadawi, I am a Basketball player, Coach, Artist and spoken word poet from Sudan. I am also an activist: I...

“Behind my closed door, in the dark recesses of my bedroom, I loved my...

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When we first immigrated to the United States, my mother and I fought almost every day. She would hand me the front page of...

Share your story of Pat; “she was not intimidating; rather, she was a powerful...

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  The day of Pat Summitt’s passing I was asked if I had ever met her; and, if so, was she intimidating? I remarked that...

Share your story of Pat; “I remember you- you were the lefty from Atlanta”

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    I attended my first Lady Vol basketball camp the summer I was going into 5th grade (10 yrs old) At that time- the age...

Share your story of Pat; “I’ve often thought about why she became such an...

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  Lots of coaches win. Lots of coaches impact players and those around them. Lots of coaches leave a legacy. What was so different about...

Pat Summitt’s incredible timeline of sporting greatness….

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  Pat Summitt - 1976   1974: At age 21, she is named the head coach of the women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville....

Nancy Lieberman on playing for Pat Summitt: “I was going to show Pat that...

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Back in November 2014, we interviewed Sacramento Kings (NBA) Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman about her own career and asked her what it was like to...

“You win in life with people.” – statement from the Pat Summitt Foundation

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Patricia Sue Head Summitt Obituary June 14, 1952 - June 28, 2016 “You win in life with people.”   This is one simple statement that Patricia Sue Head Summitt...

3 Female Coaches in American Sports You Need To Know…

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A key component of success in sports is a great coach, and both men and women have had influential and impressive coaching careers. However,...

14 of Coach Pat Summitt’s Most Inspirational Quotes

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      Hall of Fame Coach Pat Summitt spent more than three decades in the world of basketball. A legend with an impressive record of wins...

Tales of a Woman Coach; each time, it makes me feel a little smaller,...

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READ PART 1 HERE READ PART 2 HERE     I tend to believe—or I want to anyway—that it is not out of some spite for our gender...

Tales of a Woman Coach; “Our breasts won’t atrophy and our vaginas won’t fall...

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READ PART 1 HERE   Part 2 Men and women often ask me, “Where are all the women coaches?” In cities and suburbs across the United States,...

Tales of a Woman Coach; Every woman coach, at all levels, knows what I...

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No one really knew what the coach was yelling about. Maybe not even him. But, just as my fourteen-year-old player stepped to the line...

What advice would you give to other coaches who desperately need their team to...

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  As part of our exclusive interview with Bobbie Kelsey - we asked her "What advice would you give to other coaches who desperately need...

Bobbie Kelsey – Interview

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    Bobbie Kelsey is the Head Coach to the University of Wisconsin (USA) Women’s Basketball Team. After playing basketball under legendary college coach Tara VanDeveer,...

Black History Month – C. Vivian Stringer

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C. Vivian Stringer is one of those coaches who comes along every now and again and becomes truly legendary. Born March 16, 1948, Vivian has...

Kilee Taflinger – Interview

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  Kilee Taflinger is just one of two female strength and conditioning coaches working with a Division I men's basketball program (top Division in the...

The inspiration behind the FCN; the Pat Summitt Story (Part 2)

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In part two of this series about the legendary coach Pat Summitt - we share with you a short documentary made about her life...

The inspiration behind the FCN; the Pat Summitt Story (Part 1)

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In part one of this series about the legendary coach Pat Summitt - we will give you a full biography of her career and...

Pat Summitt; the only female coach to win the Sports Illustrated ‘Sports person of...

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For those of you who are unaware, Sports Illustrated is a US based sports magazine first published in August 1954 and now read by...

Nancy Lieberman’s journey to the NBA; written in her own words… (part 2)

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Read Part 1 of Nancy's blog HERE Part 2 "It’s the greatest women’s basketball league in the world with some of the most amazing legends who have...

Nancy Lieberman’s journey to the NBA; written in her own words… (part 1)

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The world has been blessed with some truly inspirational sports women over the last century.  From Florence Griffith Joyner setting the World Record for...

Michelle Abella – Interview

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  Michelle Abella is a basketball coach from Canada and is ready to take the next step in her evolving coaching career as she begins...

Jennifer King – Interview

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  Jennifer King enters her ninth year as a member of The Pride women’s basketball staff in 2014-15 and leads one of the finest women’s...

Lin Dunn – Interview

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Lin Dunn is a true legend in basketball coaching.  Throughout her career, Lin Dunn has fought for equality and change. Denied the opportunity to...

Nancy Lieberman – Interview

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Nancy Lieberman is a basketball coach from the U.S.A. The world has been blessed with some truly inspirational sports women over the last century....

10 things I have learnt about Sports Coaching; from the appaulling to the awesome.

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Carol Wical is a researcher and project, team, and web content manager from Brisbane, Australia. She once played many sports but now keeps fit...

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