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The Hoop Heads Podcast is co-hosted by Head Start Basketball Founder Mike Klinzing and Coach Jason Sunkle. The Hoop Heads Podcast covers a wide range of basketball topics relevant to coaches, players, and parents. Listen in for interviews with personalities from across the basketball landscape. Our line-up of podcast guests includes some of the top minds in the game across all levels, from grassroots to the NBA. They’ll share insights to help you grow as a coach, improve as a player, or enhance your experience of the game as a parent. You’ll gain new perspectives on what the best coaches are doing, how they do it, and why they do it. We hope to make you think and challenge you to consider your approach to the game of basketball.We’ll also attempt to entertain and inform as we share our thoughts on the NBA and college hoops. We are passionately committed to the Hoop Heads Podcast and growing the game of basketball.Visit our website www.hoopheadspod.com to check out every episode we've ever recorded and learn more about what drives our show!Thank you for being a part of Hoop Heads Nation!Podcast by Hoop Heads

Latest Episodes

Lionel Garrett - Wilberforce University Women's Assistant Coach, Founder of Rebound Dr. & Former Harlem Globetrotter - Episode 342

Lionel Garrett is currently an assistant basketball coach for the women’s team at Wilberforce University in Ohio. Garrett was an NBA Draft pick of the San Diego Clippers, an International Player, and a Harlem Globetrotters Star. Lionel has over 30 years of basketball coaching experience with the NCAA, CBA, WBA, ABA, and FIBA. He is also a NCAA record setting rebounder averaging 16 reboundss per game during his career at Southern University. Garrett has coached internationally in Saudi Arabia, Italy, & Mexico and also spent time coaching in the CBA.A High School and College Hall of Famer, Garrett has been named Coach of the Year and been awarded GM of the year honors twice during his coaching career. After being drafted and signed with the NBA San Diego Clippers, Lionel became the designated rebounder of the Hall of Fame Harlem Globetrotters. He later continued his basketball career playing in Spain and the CBA. Garret is also the owner and head coach of Rebound Dr, an Ohio based Skill Development Company. Don’t miss our Hoop Heads Pod Webinar Series with some of the top minds in the game across all levels, from grassroots to the NBA. If you’re focused on improving your coaching and your team, we’ve got you covered! Visit mike@hoopheadspod.com (mailto:mike@hoopheadspod.com) if you’re interested in learning more and bringing your talent to our network. You’re going to love this episode with the Rebound Dr. Lionel Garrett, assistant women’s coach at Wilberforce University and a former Harlem Globetrotter. Website - https://www.rebounddr.net/ (https://www.rebounddr.net/) Email - lionel.garrett@gmail.com (mailto:lionel.garrett@gmail.com) Twitter - @rebounddr (https://twitter.com/rebounddr)

109 MIN1 d ago
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Lionel Garrett - Wilberforce University Women's Assistant Coach, Founder of Rebound Dr. & Former Harlem Globetrotter - Episode 342

Actual NBA Basketball is Back...and it has been Awesome! with special guest Justin Matcham - Episode 341

On this episode of the Hoop Heads Podcast, Mike and Jason are joined by Justin Matcham, host of Cavaliers Central (https://cavalier-central.captivate.fm/listen), a part of the Hoop Heads Podcast Network, to discuss the return of the NBA!They discuss their big takeaways from opening weekend, the biggest surprises of the bubble so far, and if they could change something, what they would consider changing. Throughout their conversation, they discuss the wild west and how seemingly everyone has a chance, who they would like to see end up with the 8 seed, and how much standings could change over the next week and a half.They also spend time discussing the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers actual chances and upsetting the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.They end the episode with their weekly “How likely will the NBA season finish with a legitimate champion?” segment. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode Takeaways from opening weekend Biggest Bubble surprises Changes we'd li...

91 MIN3 d ago
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Actual NBA Basketball is Back...and it has been Awesome! with special guest Justin Matcham - Episode 341

David Magley - President of The Basketball League - Episode 340

David Magley is currently the President of The Basketball League.The TBL is dedicated to delivering a world class professional basketball experience for their players, the community, their fans, and their business partners.Magley is a former NBA playerand coach. Prior to becoming the President of the TBL heserved as the commissioner of the National BasketballLeague of Canada. Prior to becoming an NBLC executive, Magley was the head coach at Bradenton Christian School in Bradenton, Florida, for 11 years and then led the Brampton A's in the NBLC for two seasons. He played basketball at South Bend LaSalle High School. Following his senior year, Magley was named Indiana Mr. Basketball, beating Randy Wittman and Ted Kitchel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Kitchel) for the award, and was selected to the Academic All-State and Parade Magazine All-American teams. David played his college basketball at Kansas where he was an Academic All-American. David was drafted with the fifth pick in ...

95 MIN5 d ago
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David Magley - President of The Basketball League - Episode 340

Dan DeCrane - Gilmour Academy (OH) Boys' Varsity Head Coach - Episode 339

Dan DeCrane will be starting his third year as the Gilmour Academy varsity boys basketball coach in the 2020-21 season. He has been a member of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association (OHSBCA) since 2011 and the Greater Cleveland Basketball Coaches Association (GCBCA) since 2018. He is a current member of the District 2 Coaches Association, after having been a seven-year member of District 10. The Gilmour Lancers earned the 2018-19 North Coast League (NCL) White Division Championship and DeCrane was named NCL White Division Coach of the Year. DeCrane has been a basketball coach since 2007 when he got his start as an assistant coach at Archbishop Hoban High School (2007-09). He then gained additional experience as an assistant coach at St. Edward High School (2009-10), an assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach at Akron East High School (2010-11), an assistant varsity coach with the 2014 Division III District Runner-Up Bishop Hartley High School (2011-14) an...

92 MIN1 w ago
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Dan DeCrane - Gilmour Academy (OH) Boys' Varsity Head Coach - Episode 339

The NBA is Back!..Almost - Episode 338

In this episode of the podcast, Mike and Jason talk Lou Will's trip to Magic City, Zion's return to the bubble, scrimmage surprises, Joel Embiid's injury, Kyrie's WNBA pledge, All-NBA teams, the scramble for seeding, the 8-9 seeds in the West, and make their predictions heading into Thursday night's official restart. Mike and Jason wrap the episode by giving their % likelihood that the season will go off without a tainted champion. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode Lou Will's trip to Magic City The Bubble is still working...unlike MLB Kyrie's WNBA Pledge Zion's Return to the Bubble Embiid's Injury and Simmons' position change/jumper Our All-NBA teams The scramble for playoff positioning The 8-9 seeds in the West Playoff predictions The likelihood we get a legitimate champion come October

83 MIN1 w ago
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The NBA is Back!..Almost - Episode 338

Mark Anderson - Head Coach of the Basketball League's Owensboro Thoroughbreds - Episode 337

Mark Anderson is the Head Coach of the Owensboro Thoroughbreds of The Basketball League.He has 18 players that have signed internationally in the last 4 years from the minor league teams he’s coached in the United States and Canada. Anderson won a NJCAA D2 National Championship at Cuyahoga Community College and was also named national coach of the year in 2004.He was an assistant coach at D3 Hiram college in Ohio from 2007-2010.Prior to his time at Tri-C, Anderson was the head coach at the University of Akron Wayne College from 1997-2002. Anderson has worked the McCracken Basketball Camp since 1983 and been the Site Director since 1995. He has directed numerous youth camps throughout his career as well as professional free agent camps since 2011.Mark has coached High School, Juco, Division III, and minor league professional basketball. In 2019 Mark was the Head Coach of the Jamestown Jackals from the North American Basketball League and in 2020 he became the Head Coach of the Owens...

85 MIN1 w ago
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Mark Anderson - Head Coach of the Basketball League's Owensboro Thoroughbreds - Episode 337

Bob Walsh - Providence College Associate Director of Player Development, Scouting, & Recruiting - Episode 336

Bob Walsh returned to Providence College to work for Head Coach Ed Cooley in 2019. The 2019-20 season markedhis first season with the Friars overseeing the development, scouting and recruiting efforts for the men’s basketball program. It ishis second stint at Providence as he served as an assistant coach for the Friars from 1998-05. Walsh came to Head Coach Ed Cooley’s staff with significant experience. He served as a head coach at the University of Maine from 2014-18. Prior to coaching at Maine, Walsh was the head coach at Rhode Island College for nine seasons (2005-14). In his 13 years as a head coach, Walsh posted a 228-163 mark (.583), including a 137-79 record (.634) in conference play. He guided Rhode Island College to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, which included three Sweet 16s and one Elite 8. Walsh began his career as a graduate assistant with the Iona College men’s basketball team in 1994. After working for two seasons with the Gaels, he spent one season at the Uni...

101 MIN2 w ago
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Bob Walsh - Providence College Associate Director of Player Development, Scouting, & Recruiting - Episode 336

The NBA Bubble is Working?!

In this episode of the podcast, Mike and Jason talk positive signs with zero positive tests.They then discuss the few injuries that may impact the restart, the next social justice steps the NBA is taking in Orlando, & the T-Wolves sale.They make their picks for the winner of the NBA awards before putting their % on how likely the season is to go off without a hitch. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, 6th man of the Year No Positive Coronavirus Tests Social Justice Issues (Restaurants, Jerseys, Westbrook's fashion line) Marvin Bagley & Justice Winslow injured The potential sale of the Timberwolves The look of the courts/arenas in Orlando The likelihood we get a legitimate champion come October

60 MIN2 w ago
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The NBA Bubble is Working?!

Cavalier Central: Episode 1 - Cavs Free Agency Outlook 2020

Justin discusses the Cavs’ current signings and expiring contracts, and also looks at some potential free agent targets this off-season.

29 MIN2 w ago
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Cavalier Central: Episode 1 - Cavs Free Agency Outlook 2020

Jay Smith - University of Michigan Director of Player Personnel & Development - Episode 334

Jay Smith is currently the Director of Player Personnel and Development at the University of Michigan under Juwan Howard.Smith has over three decades of collegiate basketball coaching experience on all three NCAA levels. Early in his 34 year coaching career, Smith was an assistant coach at Michigan for seven seasons (1989-96) where he helped the Wolverines to six NCAA Tournaments, two Final Four and assisted in recruiting what some consider to be "the greatest class ever recruited" the famed "Fab Five." During his time in Ann Arbor he aided in the coaching of All-Americans Rumeal Robinson, Loy Vaught, Terry Mills, Chris Webber, Jalen Rose and Howard. Prior to his return to Michigan, Smith spent the last three seasons as the head coach at Kalamazoo College (2016-19). Before returning to a head coaching role with Kalamazoo, Smith was an assistant coach at University of Detroit Mercy for eight years (2008-16) after taking two years away from the game following his stint as the head coa...

107 MIN2 w ago
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Jay Smith - University of Michigan Director of Player Personnel & Development - Episode 334

Latest Episodes

Lionel Garrett - Wilberforce University Women's Assistant Coach, Founder of Rebound Dr. & Former Harlem Globetrotter - Episode 342

Lionel Garrett is currently an assistant basketball coach for the women’s team at Wilberforce University in Ohio. Garrett was an NBA Draft pick of the San Diego Clippers, an International Player, and a Harlem Globetrotters Star. Lionel has over 30 years of basketball coaching experience with the NCAA, CBA, WBA, ABA, and FIBA. He is also a NCAA record setting rebounder averaging 16 reboundss per game during his career at Southern University. Garrett has coached internationally in Saudi Arabia, Italy, & Mexico and also spent time coaching in the CBA.A High School and College Hall of Famer, Garrett has been named Coach of the Year and been awarded GM of the year honors twice during his coaching career. After being drafted and signed with the NBA San Diego Clippers, Lionel became the designated rebounder of the Hall of Fame Harlem Globetrotters. He later continued his basketball career playing in Spain and the CBA. Garret is also the owner and head coach of Rebound Dr, an Ohio based Skill Development Company. Don’t miss our Hoop Heads Pod Webinar Series with some of the top minds in the game across all levels, from grassroots to the NBA. If you’re focused on improving your coaching and your team, we’ve got you covered! Visit mike@hoopheadspod.com (mailto:mike@hoopheadspod.com) if you’re interested in learning more and bringing your talent to our network. You’re going to love this episode with the Rebound Dr. Lionel Garrett, assistant women’s coach at Wilberforce University and a former Harlem Globetrotter. Website - https://www.rebounddr.net/ (https://www.rebounddr.net/) Email - lionel.garrett@gmail.com (mailto:lionel.garrett@gmail.com) Twitter - @rebounddr (https://twitter.com/rebounddr)

109 MIN1 d ago
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Lionel Garrett - Wilberforce University Women's Assistant Coach, Founder of Rebound Dr. & Former Harlem Globetrotter - Episode 342

Actual NBA Basketball is Back...and it has been Awesome! with special guest Justin Matcham - Episode 341

On this episode of the Hoop Heads Podcast, Mike and Jason are joined by Justin Matcham, host of Cavaliers Central (https://cavalier-central.captivate.fm/listen), a part of the Hoop Heads Podcast Network, to discuss the return of the NBA!They discuss their big takeaways from opening weekend, the biggest surprises of the bubble so far, and if they could change something, what they would consider changing. Throughout their conversation, they discuss the wild west and how seemingly everyone has a chance, who they would like to see end up with the 8 seed, and how much standings could change over the next week and a half.They also spend time discussing the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers actual chances and upsetting the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.They end the episode with their weekly “How likely will the NBA season finish with a legitimate champion?” segment. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode Takeaways from opening weekend Biggest Bubble surprises Changes we'd li...

91 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Actual NBA Basketball is Back...and it has been Awesome! with special guest Justin Matcham - Episode 341

David Magley - President of The Basketball League - Episode 340

David Magley is currently the President of The Basketball League.The TBL is dedicated to delivering a world class professional basketball experience for their players, the community, their fans, and their business partners.Magley is a former NBA playerand coach. Prior to becoming the President of the TBL heserved as the commissioner of the National BasketballLeague of Canada. Prior to becoming an NBLC executive, Magley was the head coach at Bradenton Christian School in Bradenton, Florida, for 11 years and then led the Brampton A's in the NBLC for two seasons. He played basketball at South Bend LaSalle High School. Following his senior year, Magley was named Indiana Mr. Basketball, beating Randy Wittman and Ted Kitchel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Kitchel) for the award, and was selected to the Academic All-State and Parade Magazine All-American teams. David played his college basketball at Kansas where he was an Academic All-American. David was drafted with the fifth pick in ...

95 MIN5 d ago
Comments
David Magley - President of The Basketball League - Episode 340

Dan DeCrane - Gilmour Academy (OH) Boys' Varsity Head Coach - Episode 339

Dan DeCrane will be starting his third year as the Gilmour Academy varsity boys basketball coach in the 2020-21 season. He has been a member of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association (OHSBCA) since 2011 and the Greater Cleveland Basketball Coaches Association (GCBCA) since 2018. He is a current member of the District 2 Coaches Association, after having been a seven-year member of District 10. The Gilmour Lancers earned the 2018-19 North Coast League (NCL) White Division Championship and DeCrane was named NCL White Division Coach of the Year. DeCrane has been a basketball coach since 2007 when he got his start as an assistant coach at Archbishop Hoban High School (2007-09). He then gained additional experience as an assistant coach at St. Edward High School (2009-10), an assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach at Akron East High School (2010-11), an assistant varsity coach with the 2014 Division III District Runner-Up Bishop Hartley High School (2011-14) an...

92 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Dan DeCrane - Gilmour Academy (OH) Boys' Varsity Head Coach - Episode 339

The NBA is Back!..Almost - Episode 338

In this episode of the podcast, Mike and Jason talk Lou Will's trip to Magic City, Zion's return to the bubble, scrimmage surprises, Joel Embiid's injury, Kyrie's WNBA pledge, All-NBA teams, the scramble for seeding, the 8-9 seeds in the West, and make their predictions heading into Thursday night's official restart. Mike and Jason wrap the episode by giving their % likelihood that the season will go off without a tainted champion. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode Lou Will's trip to Magic City The Bubble is still working...unlike MLB Kyrie's WNBA Pledge Zion's Return to the Bubble Embiid's Injury and Simmons' position change/jumper Our All-NBA teams The scramble for playoff positioning The 8-9 seeds in the West Playoff predictions The likelihood we get a legitimate champion come October

83 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The NBA is Back!..Almost - Episode 338

Mark Anderson - Head Coach of the Basketball League's Owensboro Thoroughbreds - Episode 337

Mark Anderson is the Head Coach of the Owensboro Thoroughbreds of The Basketball League.He has 18 players that have signed internationally in the last 4 years from the minor league teams he’s coached in the United States and Canada. Anderson won a NJCAA D2 National Championship at Cuyahoga Community College and was also named national coach of the year in 2004.He was an assistant coach at D3 Hiram college in Ohio from 2007-2010.Prior to his time at Tri-C, Anderson was the head coach at the University of Akron Wayne College from 1997-2002. Anderson has worked the McCracken Basketball Camp since 1983 and been the Site Director since 1995. He has directed numerous youth camps throughout his career as well as professional free agent camps since 2011.Mark has coached High School, Juco, Division III, and minor league professional basketball. In 2019 Mark was the Head Coach of the Jamestown Jackals from the North American Basketball League and in 2020 he became the Head Coach of the Owens...

85 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mark Anderson - Head Coach of the Basketball League's Owensboro Thoroughbreds - Episode 337

Bob Walsh - Providence College Associate Director of Player Development, Scouting, & Recruiting - Episode 336

Bob Walsh returned to Providence College to work for Head Coach Ed Cooley in 2019. The 2019-20 season markedhis first season with the Friars overseeing the development, scouting and recruiting efforts for the men’s basketball program. It ishis second stint at Providence as he served as an assistant coach for the Friars from 1998-05. Walsh came to Head Coach Ed Cooley’s staff with significant experience. He served as a head coach at the University of Maine from 2014-18. Prior to coaching at Maine, Walsh was the head coach at Rhode Island College for nine seasons (2005-14). In his 13 years as a head coach, Walsh posted a 228-163 mark (.583), including a 137-79 record (.634) in conference play. He guided Rhode Island College to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, which included three Sweet 16s and one Elite 8. Walsh began his career as a graduate assistant with the Iona College men’s basketball team in 1994. After working for two seasons with the Gaels, he spent one season at the Uni...

101 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Bob Walsh - Providence College Associate Director of Player Development, Scouting, & Recruiting - Episode 336

The NBA Bubble is Working?!

In this episode of the podcast, Mike and Jason talk positive signs with zero positive tests.They then discuss the few injuries that may impact the restart, the next social justice steps the NBA is taking in Orlando, & the T-Wolves sale.They make their picks for the winner of the NBA awards before putting their % on how likely the season is to go off without a hitch. What We Discuss on this NBA Episode MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, 6th man of the Year No Positive Coronavirus Tests Social Justice Issues (Restaurants, Jerseys, Westbrook's fashion line) Marvin Bagley & Justice Winslow injured The potential sale of the Timberwolves The look of the courts/arenas in Orlando The likelihood we get a legitimate champion come October

60 MIN2 w ago
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The NBA Bubble is Working?!

Cavalier Central: Episode 1 - Cavs Free Agency Outlook 2020

Justin discusses the Cavs’ current signings and expiring contracts, and also looks at some potential free agent targets this off-season.

29 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Cavalier Central: Episode 1 - Cavs Free Agency Outlook 2020

Jay Smith - University of Michigan Director of Player Personnel & Development - Episode 334

Jay Smith is currently the Director of Player Personnel and Development at the University of Michigan under Juwan Howard.Smith has over three decades of collegiate basketball coaching experience on all three NCAA levels. Early in his 34 year coaching career, Smith was an assistant coach at Michigan for seven seasons (1989-96) where he helped the Wolverines to six NCAA Tournaments, two Final Four and assisted in recruiting what some consider to be "the greatest class ever recruited" the famed "Fab Five." During his time in Ann Arbor he aided in the coaching of All-Americans Rumeal Robinson, Loy Vaught, Terry Mills, Chris Webber, Jalen Rose and Howard. Prior to his return to Michigan, Smith spent the last three seasons as the head coach at Kalamazoo College (2016-19). Before returning to a head coaching role with Kalamazoo, Smith was an assistant coach at University of Detroit Mercy for eight years (2008-16) after taking two years away from the game following his stint as the head coa...

107 MIN2 w ago
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Jay Smith - University of Michigan Director of Player Personnel & Development - Episode 334
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