Building A Successful Division I Collegiate Basketball Program

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Chapter VI Program Development Introduction When building a successful Division I collegiate basketball program, there are many facets that need to be developed. These facets can include, concise communication, team policies and procedures, encouraging a strong work ethic, character development, and numerous other parts of a team environment. Being dedicated to the cause is imperative to develop belief in the system from the players and coaching staff. The team has to have buy-in to themselves and each other as to the purpose of the program. Once everyone has committed themselves to the program, team and system, success on and off the court will begin. Organization Excellent communication is key to the success of any program. In order to have an efficient program, all members of the department have to communicate effectively. Whether it be the coaches, players, athletic trainers, athletic directoChapter VI Program Development Introduction When building a successful Division I collegiate basketball program, there are many facets that need to be developed. These facets can include, concise communication, team policies and procedures, encouraging a strong work ethic, character development, and numerous other parts of a team environment. Being dedicated to the cause is imperative to develop belief in the system from the players and coaching staff. The team has to have buy-in to themselves and each other as to the purpose of the program. Once everyone has committed themselves
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