CBW 004 – Piedmont’s Lee Glenn & Basketball Tryout Tips

In this episode by basketball coaches for basketball coaches…Piedmont Lee Glenn

I. An interview with Piedmont College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Lee Glenn.

Piedmont is a NCAA DIII school in the GSAC (Gulf South Athletic Conference).  Coach Glenn was named GSAC Coach of the Year last year & is known for his uptempo teams and pressure defense.

  • Click here for Coach Glenn’s bio from the Piedmont College website.

Among the things we discuss in the interview are…

  • How he got into college coaching.
  • DIII philosophies and differences from scholarship levels.
  • Tips for getting recruited at the DIII level.
  • Balancing his personal life and the job.
  • Preseason, Inseason, & Postseason ideas for your teams.
  • Any interview is great where you hear the phrase “Pirate mentality!”

II. The Tip of the Week: Tryouts

  • Handling cuts: How to tell kids whether they made the team or not.
  • Why & How to make cuts at basketball tryouts.
Until next time, Coach ’em up!

Hal Wilson

I have been involved in coaching and working with basketball teams at the college and high school level in a variety of roles for 18 years. This www.CoachingBasketballWisely.com website is a way to share the coaching tips, strategies, and techniques gathered in a career in coaching.  See more info on me here.  Please sign up for our free newsletter at the top right of the page.

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