Monthly Archives: April 2015

MY RANT….

  There is nothing like a good rant and today I’m going to rant a bit. You MAY think my rant is about nothing or you may disagree. That’s all good, but a rant is about making yourself feel good and … Continue reading

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APRIL RECRUITING UPDATE

Another April recruiting period is in the books. The many kids playing in the open period were hoping to just start or increase their recruiting stock. There were a number of players from around the area who did just that. But there is … Continue reading

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AAU SPOTLIGHT- EXODUS/WILDCAT ’17

Todays AAU spotlight team is one with some of the best young players in the state. They are all hard workers and first class kids. This is one of the few drama free AAU programs. The team is blessed with … Continue reading

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AAU SPOTLIGHT TEAM- THE MARTINEZ CARDINALS

  Today’s spotlight team is one the features on of the most UNDERRARTED TEAMS on the AAU circuit. They are part of one of the real powerhouse organizations. Paul Martinez has what is to be considered some of the best unknown D1 talent in Central Jersey.  The MARTINEZ  … Continue reading

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RUTGERS PREP TIP OFF THOUGHTS

I got a chance to spend some time at the Rutgers Prep Tip Off this weekend. My goal was to watch a few teams that I rarely see. It was a good move on my part because I was really impressed … Continue reading

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THE WAIT IS OVER FOR COURTNEY HAGAMAN!

If Courtney’s older sister Amanda taught her anything…getting credit and being appreciated sometimes takes time. The big sister of Courtney Hagaman did her job for 4 years in high school. She won a TOC and was one of the most … Continue reading

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TORI WAGNER …NO SHORT CUTS!

  When I was a young assistant coach at FDU, I was aggressive and relentless. Like many young assistant coaches I simply refused to accept no during the recruiting process. I also took it personal when a player I recruited didn’t … Continue reading

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AAU SPOTLIGHT- TEAM MILLER/LIGHTING

Today’s spotlight team is one the features on of the most important coaches in the AAU circuit and one of the best organizations. Lance Miller now has what is to be considered some of the best talent and players in Central Jersey. His … Continue reading

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AAU SPOTLIGHT-CENTRAL JERSEY HAWKS/LIGHTING LAUX

  Today’s spot- light team is a college coaches dream. They have a D1 player in every position. But what makes this team special is that they have some players coming into their own. These are players with a real upside … Continue reading

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WAY TO EARLY TOP TEN

Since I pushed back the Team Miller spotlight back. I thought I have a little fun TODAY. First Shore fans remember Michaela Mabrey is playing for a national championship tonight against U-Conn. So I  will give you my  Shore Top Ten for … Continue reading

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CENTRAL JERSEY HAWKS ’17- MARTORELLI

  With the AAU season starting, I will spot- light the top teams and players in Central Jersey. Today I will start with a team that is stacked top to bottom. But what makes this team special is that many … Continue reading

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A DREAM IS WORK

Happy Easter to everyone, it always great when family get together. Tomorrow another family will get together. The NBS spring session begins tomorrow evening at 6 pm and there are still spots available. I have always said our spring NBS … Continue reading

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AAU…MY ADVICE TO PLAYERS AND PARENTS

The AAU season is officially here and I want to pass along SOME advice to everyone. First let me say this; my background allows me to discuss this topic as well as anyone.  I have been at all 3 level of … Continue reading

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OLYMPIC STAR TRANFERING TO SHORE CONFERENCE

If you have been around the Hoop Group the past week, no doubt you noticed a tall lanky girl shooting and dunking a basketball. The young lady’s name is Paula Schmidt, if the name sounds  familiar to you, there is a reason.  She is … Continue reading

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THE TRANSFER

  HOPE YOU ENJOYED A LITTLE FUN TODAY…APRIL FOOLS DAY EVERYONE!    NBS STARTS MONDAY APRIL 6TH IN SPOTSWOOD

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