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'I don't think the man

Lackawanna's Marcus Rivers coaches both girls and boys basketball teams.

By Clevis Murray, Buffalo News  

Why Parents Must Stop Coaching From the Sidelines 

Usually teams have one coach. But it turns out this isn't always true on most youth basketball teams... Enter your nearest gym and listen closely during any game and you'll quickly find out most youth sports teams actually have 8 - 10 coaches surrounding the court... Unfortunately, only one of these is the real coach.

Informational Articles 

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Youth Basketball Landscape in the United States 

An overview for parents, players, and others provided by the National High School Basketball Coaches Association

28.5 Movement January Meeting Recap

The 28.5 group is a collection of Women’s Basketball Coaches from various states who celebrate, honor, empower, recruit and promote women that coach basketball. They strive to grow the game of basketball by helping other women and helping their athletes. Get in touch with Nicci Hays Fort or Cori Elms or DM their twitter account to join this group of coaches! Continue reading to learn more about what six college coaches discussed in a Q&A meeting about recruitment...




Check out the Basketball Coaches Association of New York's newsletter including BCANY activities, the BCANY NYS Basketball Hall of Fame Inductions, and more! 



Boys BCANY All-Star Game 

The BCANY All-Star Game featured boys who were picked to either the first or second team All-Section IV all-star teams. The orange team outscored the blue 6-0 in overtime to win 115-109 in the Second Annual BCANY Section 4 Boys’ all-star game at Elmira College.

Brian Fees


Girls BCANY All-Star Game

The BCANY All-Star Game featured girls who were picked to either the first or second team All-Section IV all-star teams. In the end the Orange team picked up a 104-83 win over the Blue Team during the Second Annual BCANY Section IV Boys’ and Girls’ basketball all-star game at Elmira College.

Brian Fees

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High School Boys Basketball Team Stranded in Las Vegas over Christmas. A High School Basketball Coach out Thousands. 

A high school basketball coach is still
out $10,000 after Southwest canceled a
flight and left his whole team stranded in
Las Vegas for 5 days over Christmas.
They ended up chartering a bus to drive
18 hours home in the snow.

The Rainier Beach High School boys basketball team.
Virginia Bethea


CBA boys basketball coach reaches 550 career wins

Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball coach Buddy Wleklinski has racked up 550 victories in his nearly 40 years coaching at the school. That places him third among all active Section III boys basketball coaches.

By James McClendon 

Rich Barnes | Contributing photographer


Boys basketball coach Chris Cardon to retire at end of his season,
his 37th

The Irondequoit boys basketball season starts at home Friday night against Pittsford Sutherland, and it will be the last with Chris Cardon at the helm. The Hall-of-Fame coach has decided his 37th season leading Irondequoit will be the final one in a career that has earned him widespread respect.

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