Posts filed under: The Pivot

In episode 12, The Pivot gets a chance to pick the brain of Taylor Bateman, the owner and founder of Off The Field, a top training facility in Meridian, Idaho. As an athletic trainer, Taylor has worked with athletes in...
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In episode 11, we talk with Joel Ryman, one of the top basketball skill trainers in the Boise area and big part of the success at T3 Sport. Joel grew up passionate about basketball as a Spokane, Washington native, and...
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In episode 9, we chat with Elpidia Allen, assistant women’s basketball coach at Northwest Nazarene University. Coach Allen is a top recruiter and understands how to find a match between a player and a program. But what really separates her...
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In episode 8, James Johnson sits down with The Pivot and covers everything related to running AAU basketball tournaments. We talk about what running an independent tournament circuit is like (The Hoop Circuit competes with the Nike EYBL, the adidas...
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In episode 7, The Pivot speaks with Scott Garson, the assistant men’s basketball coach at Santa Clara University. Coach Garson has coached at many levels including stops at Utah, UCLA, Pepperdine, and the College of Idaho. He was the head...
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In episode 6, The Pivot changes things up and speaks with Tres Tinkle (Oregon State Men’s Basketball) as he prepares for the 2020 NBA Draft. Tres also talks about what it is like to grow up in a basketball family...
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In episode 5, we get to chat with College of Southern Idaho assistant coach Ryan Lundgren about the potential impact of COVID-19 on the class of 2021, the NCAA proposed one-time transfer rule, and the huge value that AAU basketball...
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In episode 4, we get to chat with Montana Tech assistant coach Derek Selvig about recruiting, what players should be doing today while we are in a pandemic, and life on the road with an AAU program. Coach Selvig is...
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In episode 3, The Pivot speaks with Ben Tucker, assistant men’s basketball coach at UC Santa Barbara. Coach Tucker is one of the top resources when it comes to understanding the different levels of college basketball and knowing how players...
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In episode 2, The Pivot speaks with Paul Rush, head men’s basketball coach at Northwest Nazarene University about building and protecting their culture. Coach Rush has built a strong reputation for strengthening the culture of multiple programs, going all the...
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