with Dr. John Tauer,
University of St. Thomas Head Men’s Coach;
2016 NCAA D-III National Champions – 2x NCAA D-III Champions (2016, 2011);
2016 UPS NABC Division III Coach of the Year; 2013 Basketball Times D-III and D3 News National Coach of the Year;
6x MIAC Champions (2012-17); has the distinction of having played in, been an assistant coach, and been a head coach in the Division III Final Four; Professor of Psychology (St. Thomas), published sports psychology author and columnist;
Build a lasting basketball program by developing athletes of strong skill and character!
Understand the psychology necessary to make players great teammates and people
Learn the program standards and expectations that lead to repeatable success
Discover drills that will develop versatile players with a strong fundamental base
Dr. John Tauer, who, in addition to being one of the most successful coaches at the D-III level today, is also a Professor of Psychology and has authored sports psychology-related columns (in Psychology Today) as well as published a book on sports parenting, fully understands what it takes, on many levels, to have sustained program success year after year. In this video, Coach Tauer discusses his strategies for developing versatile players plus how to be adaptable as a coach – two keys that he believes, and has proven, to be a recipe for enduring success.