The Grassroots Journey
Summary: Podcast by Matt Reynolds
Matt Reynolds talks with three writers across the country about the big changes coming to Grassroots basketball. Scott Burgess (Prep Hoops Illinois), Patrick Wolz (Prep Hoops Kansas), and Devin Ugland (Prep Hoops California)join the show!
Matt Reynolds talks with Ben Johnson Xavier Assistant Coach and Dan Ficke Denver Assistant Coach about what ways prospects can catch college coaches eyes using videos on social media and on other apps.
Matt Reynolds talks with guests about how to best promote players to college coaches! Ninza Zavala with Nina Zavala Group, Jermaine Simpson of Oklahoma Run PWP, and Mark Amaral former college coach now professional basketball coach join Matt on the show this week!
The Grassroots Journey this week features three college coaches starting withJeff Boschee Missouri Southern State University Head Coach. Matt also talks with Texas State Assitant Jim Shaw about recruiting from the Mid Major NCAA Divison I perspective. The show wraps up with Kim English Colorado University Assistant.
Matt Reynolds talks with two guests about keys for parents to get the most out of grassroots basketball working with all sides!
Matt Reynolds talks about keys to building an elite grassroots program! Rick Jimenez Director of the Colorado Titans joins to talk recruitment, Gavin Sullivan Director of the Illinois Irish discusses development, and Rod Thompson Director of OK Run PWP talks about exposure.
Jason Crowe Nike EYBL Director of The Truth, Dakota Webb of Puresweat Basketball, Vance Mosley Kindom Hoops Director, and Nick Carroll the Co-Founder of PrepHoops.com joined Matt Reynolds to discuss the keys to finding the best grassroots program.
Matt Reynolds has three guests on to discuss the debate on Multi-sport Athletes vs Specialization. Brad Davison from Wisconsin, Scott Thompson Assitant Coach at UTSA and Jack Herron with Prep Hoops join the show.
Matt Reynolds talks with three guests this week on youth basketball. Turell Huff with Bluechip Nation in Arizona leads the show off followed by Jake Sullivan with Kingdom Hoops and Drew Molitoris with MOKAN Elite finishes. Parents, Grassroots Coaches, High School Coaches, and Middle School Coaches as well as players should listen for great nuggest of advise for on and off the court.
Matt Reynolds talks with Dewayne Bradley, Kent Robinson, Chad Ware and Chris Nordstrom about the issues of High School and Grassroots Basketball battling against each other.
Episode 8 features three trainers from across the country to discuss the role of basketball trainers. What should a parent look for in a trainer? How can you track progress? Can you over train? What are the keys to maximizing results? Those are a few questions answered in the show!
Matt Reynolds and Nick Carroll discuss the importance of balance in a grassroots schedule. They are joined by Tyler Cleveland, Lupe Nunez, Marc Webster and Eric Glassner.
This week Matt Reynolds fly's solo on The Grassroots Journey. Rayford Young former Big 12 standout at Texas Tech and father of Trae Young, Associate Head Coach at Pepperdine Mark Amaral, and Phil Beckner Boise State Associate Head Coach join Matt to talk about the recruiting process.
Nick Carroll and Matt Reynolds discuss how parents can help their kid benfit the most on the court.
Matt Reynolds and Nick Carroll dive in on Episode 4: The Role of Prospect Rankings in Grassroots Hoops talking about how important rankings are? Do they serve a purpose? How do college coaches use the rankings at the state and national level?