1 hr 10 min

Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast Ep. 62 - Penn Head Coach and 2019 Coach of the Year Mike Murphy Phi-Lacrosse-ophy Podcast

    • Sports

Mike Murphy - Penn Head Coach and 2019 Head Coach Of The Year

00:59 Coach Murphy's Coaching Journey
-It's about the people and the passion we share
-Becoming friends with Andy Towers
-Coach Benedict 
-1 v the whole team GB drill
-Playing for Duke 
-The experience of coaching at Brown in 92'
-Going along with Dom Starsia to Virginia 
-Bounce passes-Deep zone ride 
-Making the move to Penn

15:45 The Leadership and What Made the 12 Game Winning Streak Happen Last Season 
-The senior group 
-The balance of leadership and skill
-The athletic fluency basketball brings to special players
-The toughness of the team

19:39 Developing Culture To Build On Last Year
-Not trying to replicate the last year 
-The team will be a little different 
-Style will likely stay similar
-The use of collaboration 
-The off-field commitment 
-Recruiting your culture

24:43 Style of Play at Penn
-Playing with pace-Spacing is key 
-Defining space
-Engaging all 6 players
-Spacing between dodgers and defender
-Playing 2 way middies 
-Running zone defense

33:47 Player Development Philosophy 
-Fluency piece 
-More dynamic drills for players to react to 
-The credit to the coaches vs the player
-V hold vs Crosscheck defense 

38:21 Defensive Philosophy 
-Physical 
-Technical
 -Tactical
-Key of connectivity 
-The concept of fluency 

42:51 Recruiting Defensemen 
-Evaluating defensemen 
-Change of direction vs agility 
-Being able to react 
-Off-ball piece of recruiting 
-Evaluating IQ or game sense 
-Stick skill piece 
-Canadians and Box Lacrosse 
-Finding the right fit 
-Criteria: good student, good player, good kid
-Flexible to see if they fit in to the scheme 
-The role at 2 man game at Penn
-Recruiting defensive mentality 
-Style of play for short stick defensemen 
-The positions within positions for attackmen 
-Evaluating attackmen 

1:00:06 New Rules
-The dive is still being perfected
-The shot clock 
-The sub box helped 
-New recruiting rules
-The advantages for the players for the new recruiting rules
-The advantages the coaches are getting with recruiting rules
-Prospect day in June 

1:05:00 Importance of Advocates and Informers for College Coaches
-Using different sources
-Character references are important 
-More time to evaluate with the new schedule 
-The use of film to evaluate players

Mike Murphy - Penn Head Coach and 2019 Head Coach Of The Year

00:59 Coach Murphy's Coaching Journey
-It's about the people and the passion we share
-Becoming friends with Andy Towers
-Coach Benedict 
-1 v the whole team GB drill
-Playing for Duke 
-The experience of coaching at Brown in 92'
-Going along with Dom Starsia to Virginia 
-Bounce passes-Deep zone ride 
-Making the move to Penn

15:45 The Leadership and What Made the 12 Game Winning Streak Happen Last Season 
-The senior group 
-The balance of leadership and skill
-The athletic fluency basketball brings to special players
-The toughness of the team

19:39 Developing Culture To Build On Last Year
-Not trying to replicate the last year 
-The team will be a little different 
-Style will likely stay similar
-The use of collaboration 
-The off-field commitment 
-Recruiting your culture

24:43 Style of Play at Penn
-Playing with pace-Spacing is key 
-Defining space
-Engaging all 6 players
-Spacing between dodgers and defender
-Playing 2 way middies 
-Running zone defense

33:47 Player Development Philosophy 
-Fluency piece 
-More dynamic drills for players to react to 
-The credit to the coaches vs the player
-V hold vs Crosscheck defense 

38:21 Defensive Philosophy 
-Physical 
-Technical
 -Tactical
-Key of connectivity 
-The concept of fluency 

42:51 Recruiting Defensemen 
-Evaluating defensemen 
-Change of direction vs agility 
-Being able to react 
-Off-ball piece of recruiting 
-Evaluating IQ or game sense 
-Stick skill piece 
-Canadians and Box Lacrosse 
-Finding the right fit 
-Criteria: good student, good player, good kid
-Flexible to see if they fit in to the scheme 
-The role at 2 man game at Penn
-Recruiting defensive mentality 
-Style of play for short stick defensemen 
-The positions within positions for attackmen 
-Evaluating attackmen 

1:00:06 New Rules
-The dive is still being perfected
-The shot clock 
-The sub box helped 
-New recruiting rules
-The advantages for the players for the new recruiting rules
-The advantages the coaches are getting with recruiting rules
-Prospect day in June 

1:05:00 Importance of Advocates and Informers for College Coaches
-Using different sources
-Character references are important 
-More time to evaluate with the new schedule 
-The use of film to evaluate players

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