1 hr 11 min

Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast Ep. 41 - National Champion Virginia Assistant Coach Sean Kirwan Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast

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Sean Kirwan - University of Virginia Offensive Coordinator

00:44 Coach Kirwan's Journey
-Lacrosse Familiy
-Mountain Lakes Lacrosse
-Growing Up In a Strong Program
-Playing College Lacrosse at Tufts University
-Coaching as a Graduate Assistant at Tufts

04:17 Coach Kirwan's Offensive Philosophy and It's Evolution
-Putting Pressure On Opponents
-Playing To Your Strengths
-Up Tempo

07:07 The Things Learned From Coach Dailey
-Allowing Autonomy
-Teaching How To Manage People

08:37 Transitioning to D3 to D1 and Lessons Learned From Lars Tiffany
-Learning the Next Layer to Everything
-Playing the "Long Game"
-Becoming More Prepared
-Trust and Autonomy While Demanding the Best

13:20 Lessons Learned and How Talent Was Leveraged in 2015 and 2016 @ Brown
-Realizing Structure
-Learning From Not Putting Enough Pressure on Opponents
-Learning How to Play Settled 6v6 Offense
-Finding the Balance Between Structure and Creativity
-Coaching a Player Like Dylan Molloy
-Being Able To Identify and Manipulate Sliders

24:55 UVA's Championship Run Offense
-Feeling Confident in Matchups With Two no. 1 Attackman
-Invert Options With High IQ Players
-Two Very Talented Middies
-Capitalizing What They Knew Best
-Playing as a 6 Man Unit, Especially Late in Games

31:51 Yale's Offense
-Flow of the Offense
-Freezing Defensemen to Get The Chasing
-Making You Pay For Showing Off Mirror
-Yale vs Penn State

35:15 Penn State's Offense
-Off-ball Play
-Generating Offense Without Winning Matchups
-Admirable Shooting
-Basketball Influence

39:00 Why Hang Up Game is SO Dangerous?
-Creates Indecision
-Generating Backside Come Around Goals
-Different Things to Think About Defensively

41:58 Having a Team of Come Back Kids
-Continue to Get Stressful as Season Goes On
-Strong Senior Class
-Ryan Conrad
-Leaning on Second Year Class
-Momentum is a Funny Thing
-Riding Intensity and Its Impact

49:47 Progression and Emphasis on Player Development
-Important to Lars and Bled Into Coach Kirwan
-Three Phases to Introduce
-Teaching How To Play In Transition
-Teaching The Time and Place To Dodge Differently
-Drilling All Goals Scored in the Duke Game

57:27 Recruiting and What Is Being Looked For?
-Analytically Driven
-Highlighting Hot Beds to Focus On To Be Efficient
-Talking to High School and Club Coaches
-"Shooting Without Ego"
-Being Able to Run By vs Get By A Defender In Recruiting
-Dissecting IQ
-Using Pick Up vs Instruction Because of Competition

Sean Kirwan - University of Virginia Offensive Coordinator

00:44 Coach Kirwan's Journey
-Lacrosse Familiy
-Mountain Lakes Lacrosse
-Growing Up In a Strong Program
-Playing College Lacrosse at Tufts University
-Coaching as a Graduate Assistant at Tufts

04:17 Coach Kirwan's Offensive Philosophy and It's Evolution
-Putting Pressure On Opponents
-Playing To Your Strengths
-Up Tempo

07:07 The Things Learned From Coach Dailey
-Allowing Autonomy
-Teaching How To Manage People

08:37 Transitioning to D3 to D1 and Lessons Learned From Lars Tiffany
-Learning the Next Layer to Everything
-Playing the "Long Game"
-Becoming More Prepared
-Trust and Autonomy While Demanding the Best

13:20 Lessons Learned and How Talent Was Leveraged in 2015 and 2016 @ Brown
-Realizing Structure
-Learning From Not Putting Enough Pressure on Opponents
-Learning How to Play Settled 6v6 Offense
-Finding the Balance Between Structure and Creativity
-Coaching a Player Like Dylan Molloy
-Being Able To Identify and Manipulate Sliders

24:55 UVA's Championship Run Offense
-Feeling Confident in Matchups With Two no. 1 Attackman
-Invert Options With High IQ Players
-Two Very Talented Middies
-Capitalizing What They Knew Best
-Playing as a 6 Man Unit, Especially Late in Games

31:51 Yale's Offense
-Flow of the Offense
-Freezing Defensemen to Get The Chasing
-Making You Pay For Showing Off Mirror
-Yale vs Penn State

35:15 Penn State's Offense
-Off-ball Play
-Generating Offense Without Winning Matchups
-Admirable Shooting
-Basketball Influence

39:00 Why Hang Up Game is SO Dangerous?
-Creates Indecision
-Generating Backside Come Around Goals
-Different Things to Think About Defensively

41:58 Having a Team of Come Back Kids
-Continue to Get Stressful as Season Goes On
-Strong Senior Class
-Ryan Conrad
-Leaning on Second Year Class
-Momentum is a Funny Thing
-Riding Intensity and Its Impact

49:47 Progression and Emphasis on Player Development
-Important to Lars and Bled Into Coach Kirwan
-Three Phases to Introduce
-Teaching How To Play In Transition
-Teaching The Time and Place To Dodge Differently
-Drilling All Goals Scored in the Duke Game

57:27 Recruiting and What Is Being Looked For?
-Analytically Driven
-Highlighting Hot Beds to Focus On To Be Efficient
-Talking to High School and Club Coaches
-"Shooting Without Ego"
-Being Able to Run By vs Get By A Defender In Recruiting
-Dissecting IQ
-Using Pick Up vs Instruction Because of Competition

1 hr 11 min

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