Two high school coaches from Maine, a couple of hot microphones, and lots of non-traditional sports talk. Join Jarod Richmond and Brandon Terrill along with a variety of guests as we talk about coaching, local sports and some Maine Sports history as well. E-Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
UMaine Womens Basketball Coach Amy Vachon
In this episode of The Coaches Room, UMaine Womens Basketball Coach Amy Vachon joins us. Coach Vachon won two state championships in high school playing at Cony and set UMaine and America East records for assists during her playing time with the Black Bears. While she never intended to get into coaching she has won a State Championship at McAuley and now as the head of the UMaine Women they are the two time defending America East Champions and she has earned Coach of the Year Honors 2 seasons in a row. Coach Vachon brings a ton of enthusiasm to her program and we had a blast spending an hour with her talking about her coaching journey.E-Mail us comments, suggestions, etc at email@example.com and interact with us on Twitter, @CoachesRoomPod
The Legendary Tom Maines.
In this episode we sit down, digitally, with legendary Maine Basketball Coach Tom Maines. Coach Maines led Morse High School Boys to a three straight Gold Balls in 1987, 1988 and 1989, but that only scratches the surface of this Maine Basketball Hall of Fame member. Sit back and enjoy Coach Maines talk about his friendship with Jim Valvano, a chance encounter with Dean Smith, going to the NCAA Final Four, the legendary first "Clinic in The Woods" and a bunch of other great stories, coaching philosophies and so much more!If you want to e-mail the show with thoughts, questions, ideas you can connect with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @CoachesRoomPod
Milwaukee Bucks Assistant Coach Josh Longstaff
On this episode of The Coaches Room, Jarod and Brandon are joined by Maine native Josh Longstaff who has risen through the basketball coaching ranks to be an assistant with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Coach Longstaff has worked with NBA players like Kevin Durant, Russel Westbrook, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. We talk about his coaching journey from the Gorham Rams to the shores of Lake Michigan, including stops with Team USA and as a Head Coach in the G league. We also get his thoughts and best practices on player development.If you want to contact the show, please e-mail us at email@example.com and follow us on Twitter, @CoachesRoomPod
Coach Kyle Bishop and Staffing Your Program
In this show we catch up with new Hall-Dale Baseball Coach, Kyle Bishop, who had his first season as skipper of the Bulldogs get stopped before it ever got started. Coach Bishop also has been an assistant football coach at Orono, Messolonskee, and currently Cony. Kyle comes from a family tradition of coaching and shares his experiences. We also talk about staffing your program, what to look for in your assistants and some tips and cautions. As always, please rate review and subscribe. You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow us on Twitter @CoachesRoomPod
Maine Basketball Rankings
In this episode, the first known interview with the guy behind the Maine Basketball Rankings Site! Yes, he has a voice, and no he is not a robot... At least not from what we can tell. We learn about how his projection model works, how scary accurate it has been, what things like % Perfect and the Stax Index are. Finally we play a game where we have him Power Rank some things. For more information on Maine Basketball Rankings go to: https://mainebasketballrankings.com or visit his Twitter @MEBBallRankingsAs always, you can contact us on e-mail: email@example.com and on Twitter @CoachesRoomPod
Coach Mike Hathaway, MFCA Online Clinics, Offseason Development
In a bonus episode this week, we are joined by Mike Hathaway, Head Football and Boy's Basketball Coach at Leavitt Area High School. His Hornets are the reigning Maine Class C Football State Champs and his basketball team made it to the Quarterfinals in Class A South. Coach Hathaway shares his passion for coaching, balancing coaching back to back seasons, and building his programs. Also during this time of physical distancing he has been organizing and hosting online clinics for the Maine Football Coaches Association. If you want more information on the clinics you can reach out to him on Twitter @coachhath19 or his YouTube Channel. We want to hear from you! E-Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @coachesroompod
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Not all about the national sports stories. Interesting to focus on Maine and issues impacting sports here. Rare for the podcast world.