Having coached in New Jersey on the scholastic level, I have the utmost respect for a coach that has had big-time success in that area. Certainly, Bill represents that premise. Anybody who has touched so many lives and been as effective as Bill is certainly a winner in my eyes.
— Dick Vitale, ESPN
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—Bob Hurley, Sr., Head Coach, St. Anthony’s High School (Jersey City, NJ), from the foreword
This book will be an immeasurable asset to the basketball world and could serve as a strong foundation to build your own personal coaching philosophy on.
—George Blaney, Assistant Coach, University of Connecticut, 2004 Mens NCAA National Champions
With forty years of coaching experience and eight state titles to his credit, Hall of Famer Bill Kuchar is the coach you wish you had back in high school—and today he’s the coach you aspire to be. Now, you can coach like Kuchar with Coaching High School Basketball—the only book available specifically devoted to winning at the high school level.
Using easy-to-follow concepts, Kuchar breaks the game of basketball into down to a science, including his original offensive scheme, dynamic new zone plays, and man-to-man pressure defenses—the key strategies that will help your team score against the toughest of opponents.
With a lively combination of classic tactics and cutting-edge moves, this one-of-a-kind handbook is filled with step-by-step diagrams and instructions, dozens of practice drills on fundamentals and innovative styles of play, as well as a treasure trove of photographs documenting the amazing successes enjoyed by Kuchar’s championship teams.
Learn how to:
Master Kuchar’s “double motion offense”
Locate, protect, and infiltrate zones
Defend against the fast break
Use last-second tactics when the game is on the line
Make the most of out-of-bounds plays
Armed with these and many more of Coach Kuchar’s battle-tested tactics, plus the philosophical principles that made his teams unbeatable, you’ll be primed and ready to start building a winning basketball dynasty on your own home court.