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September 17, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Trey Meyer, assistant coach at Presbyterian College. The guys talk with Trey about his path in coaching, going from a GA to assistant coach, starting Rising Coaches, how to bounce back after being let go and balancing work and family. This weeks coach speak features Dino Babers and the city review is Greenville, SC. Trey can be found on Twitter @CoachTreyMeyer and follow Rising Coaches @RisingCoaches.
September 10, 2019
On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Mike Makubika, the associate head coach of the Florida Southern Mocs! Mike talks about how he got into coaching, being part of a 15 win turnaround at two separate schools, working as a manager for Jim Boeheim and we debate the food in the Northeast vs. the south. This weeks city review is Tampa, FL and Coach speak features Jim Boeheim. Mike can be found on Twitter @CoachMikeMak
September 3, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, the guys are joined by Matt Goldsmith of The College of New Jersey. Matt, now a recurring guest, talks with the Smallz and Tyler about his team's foreign tour to Italy. They discuss how he structured practice, what days in Italy were like and the importance of a foreign tour in terms of building culture. This weeks coach speak features Mike Dunlap and the city review spans all of Italy and hits Rome, Florence, and Venice. Follow Matt on Twitter @CoachMGoldsmith.
August 27, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Andre Cook of the St. Edwards Hilltoppers! Andre talks about how he went from a HS assistant principal to JUCO HC, winning 30 games last season, what its like to win a national coach of the year honor and goes over his networking philosophy. This weeks coach speak features Joe Maddon and the city review is Austin, TX. Andre can be found on Twitter @CoachAndreCook.
August 20, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz welcome Sean Coffey onto the show. Sean is the head coach of the Utica Pioneers and is entering his fourth seasons as the Pioneers head man. They talk about his thoughts on coaching and networking, share a few stories of his time playing in Ireland and talk about the best ways to build genuine relationships with your players. This weeks coach speak features ESPN analyst, Jay Bilas and the city review is Utica, NY. Sean can be found on Twitter @CoachSeanCoffey!
August 13, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Marcus Kahn, the head coach of the Mary Washington Eagles. Marcus talks with the guys about building a national championship contender at Cabrini, taking on a new challenge at Mary Washington and how he got into coaching in the first place. This weeks city review is Fredricksburg, VA and coach speak features Kirby Smart! Follow Marcus on Twitter @Coach_Kahn.
August 6, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Bill Morosco, the Head basketball coach at Independence community college. Bill talks about getting the job at the school famous for Last Chance U, his coaching journey, his stops in Division I, II and Juco and how he decided to get into coaching. This weeks coach speak features John Calipari and the city review is Independence, KS. Follow Bill on Twitter @BillMorosco.
July 30, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz welcome on Abe Woldeslassie of Macalaster College. They talk about how he got the head job at his alma mater, his tips for interviewing, why Minnesota is the most under recruited state in the country and Abe shares some stories about his time at Davidson and Siena. This weeks coach speak features Herm Edwards and the city review is not just one city but The Twin Cities. Abe can be found on Twitter @AbeWoldeslassie!
July 23, 2019
On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz talk with Adam Van Zelst, the new head coach of the Arcadia Knights. Adam talks about his first week on the job, his journey to getting this role and what it was like working and playing in the same place for 12 years. This weeks coach speak features Dabo Swinney and Gregg Popovich and the city review is Reading, PA. Adam can be found on Twitter @Avanzelst10.
July 16, 2019
On a special edition of CYS, Tyler and Smallz replay their interview with Taylor Jenkins, the new head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. This was recorded while he was on staff with the Milwaukee Bucks, but runs down his time building his career with the Spurs, Hawks and Bucks. Take a listen to the NBA's newest head coach, who has already won Vegas Summer league!
July 9, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Kyle Martin of the Purchase College Panthers. Kyle is entering his 5th season as a head coach at the Skyline conference school. The guys talk about Kyle's background in coaching, his college lacrosse career, how he ended up at Purchase and much more! This weeks city review is Westchester County, NY and coach speak features A.W, Hamilton of Eastern Kentucky. Follow Kyle on Twitter @PurchaseMBB
July 2, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Nate Hager of The Regis College Pride. Nate talks about being the first head coach in program history, what it felt like to make the NCAA tournament after 8 years, his network within coaching and coaching against Jim Calhoun. This weeks coach speak features Nick Nurse and Frank Vogel and the city review is the Sea Coast! Nate can be found on twitter @NathanHager
June 25, 2019
On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Matthew Healing, the head coach of the Pace University Setters. Matt is in his fourth season and talks about his love of basketball, how a piece of mail changed his life and how he has overseen turning the program at Pace around. This week's coach speak features Kenny Atkinson and the city review is Pleasantville, NY. Follow Matt on Twitter @CoachHealing
June 18, 2019
On this week's episode of Create Your Shot Tyler and Smallz are joined by Josh Pelletier of Albany University. Josh just finished his 5th season as an assistant coach and touches on how he came up in the business, his tips for young coaches, how he improved his craft and more! City Review this week is Albany, NY and Coach Speak features King Rice and Peter Hooley. Follow Josh on Twitter at CoachJPELLETIER
June 11, 2019
On this weeks Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz talk with Nate Champion, the head coach of the Le Moyne Dolphins in the NE10 Conference. Nate talks about becoming a head coach at 28, coaching at his alma mater, how his interview process played out and some of the best advice he would have young coaches. This weeks city review is Syracuse, NY and Coach speak features Phil Martelli Sr. and Kyle Lowry. Nate can be found on Twitter @CoachNChamp.
June 7, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz talk about the success of some friends and former guests, review Smallz' trip to Nashville, TN and discuss the coaching performances of Nick Nurse, Steve Kerr, Terry Stotts and many more NBA coaches in the playoffs. Follow Tyler on Twitter @CYSTyler and Smallz on Twitter @ChrisAngelos88.
May 28, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Ryan Whalen of St. Peter's joins Tyler and Smallz. Ryan talks about his coaching journey, what he learned at Seton Hall, how he got better as a recruiter and the role his family has played in his career. This week's coach speak features Nick Nurse and Shaheen Holloway and the city review is Central Jersey, NJ. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @CoachRyanWhalen.
May 23, 2019
Tyler and Smallz put out a special memorial day edition of create your shot where they debate whether or not Juwan Howard was the right guy for Michigan to hire and what he needs to do to be successful.
May 21, 2019
On this weeks episode fo Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Shaun Morris from Quinnipiac Men's basketball. They talk with Shaun about his coaching career, working with Baker Dunleavy, breaking into the business and his tips for networking. This weeks coach speak features Matt Painter and Duggar Baucom and the city review is Boston, MA. Shaun can be found on Twitter @SMorrisQU!
May 14, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Antone Gray of Brown Men's basketball. Antone talks about his coaching career, interviewing for jobs, his playing career and gives advice on how to get better at your craft. We talk through joining a new staff and the right way to watch film. This week's city review is Providence, RI, Antone's hometown and coach speak features Bob Walsh and Kenny Atkinson. Antone can be found on Twitter @Coach_Tone1.
May 7, 2019
On this weeks Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Bruce Hamburger, the associate head coach of the Farleigh Dickenson Knights out of the Northeast Conference. They talk about FDU's NCAA tournament run, Bruce's 35 year career, taking risks in coaching and much much more. Coach speak this week features Terry Stotts and the city review is Hackensack, NJ. Bruce can be found on twitter @CoachBruceHam.
April 30, 2019
On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Matt Goldsmith of The College of New Jersey. Matt just completed his 4th season as the head coach at TCNJ and talked with the guys about rebounding from a down year, dealing with the pressure of coaching, interviewing for a job as a young coach and the excitement of fixing your program. This week's coach speak features Billy Donovan and the city review is Ewing, NJ. You can follow Matt on twitter @CoachMGoldsmith and @TCNJMBB!
April 23, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Landry Kosmalski, the head coach at Swarthmore College. Landry is coming off a national runner-up season that culminated in the #2 national ranking! The guys talk about Landry's career, how he turned the program around, what he took from his time as an assistant at Davidson and much more! This weeks Coach Speak is from Matt Painter and the City review is Delaware County, PA. Landry can be found on Twitter @LandryKosmalski
April 16, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Kevin Hopkins, the head coach of the Mulenberg Mules out of the Centennial conference. They talk about Kevin's playing and coaching career at Amherst, winning two division 3 titles, working in the G-league and the time he starred in a movie with Vince Vaughn. This weeks city review is Allentown, PA and Coach Speak features Bruce Pearl. Follow Kevin on Twitter @KHHopkins
April 9, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz recap their trip out to Minneapolis for the Final Four. The guys cover the games on Saturday, do a full city review of Minneapolis and a final four themed ten touches. Email the show with the best stories you have from the Final Four at Createyourshot@gmail.com. Follow the show on Twitter @Createyourshot.
April 2, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz welcome on Jordan Sperber. Jordan is a former Video Coordinator and Director of Analytics at Nevada and New Mexico State and now runs Hoop Vision full time. Jordan talks about making a career change, breaking down film and statistics, his thoughts on the NCAA tournament and the best ways to apply stats to your current team. Segments this week include Rothsteins and the city review is Albany, NY. Jordan can be found on both Twitter and YouTube at Hoopvision68. Want to meet up at The Final Four? Email the show, Createyourshot@gmail.com.
March 26, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Kevin App joins the show for the second time to chat with Tyler and Smallz. The guys recap Kevin's 5th season at Williams College, including his teams run to the Elite Eight in the NCAA D3 Tournament. They talk how to handle the locker room after a loss, how he felt this season went and then some storylines from the past weekend, including Tom Izzo and Duke/UCF. Kevin can be found on Twitter @CoachKevinApp If you're going to the Final Four email the show! Createyourshot@gmail.com
March 19, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz welcome on Justin Potts of Moravian College. Justin is in his fourth year as the head coach and is coming of back to back titles in the Landmark Conference and a win in the NCAA tournament. The guys talk through Justin's early career, when he felt it was the right time for him to take a head coaching job, his time coaching two teams at once and his pregame routines! This weeks coach speak features Bruce Pearl and the city review is Bethlehem, PA. Justin can be found on twitter @Coach_Potts.
March 12, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler sit down with Taylor Jenkins of the Milwaukee Bucks. Taylor is in his first year as an assistant with the Bucks and his 5th year as an NBA assistant overall. The guys chat about Taylor getting his start in the spurs organization, his 5 years in the D-league, becoming a D-league head coach, integrating with a coaching staff, and this years Milwaukee Bucks season. This weeks coach speak features Quin Snyder and Kevin Durant and the city review is Milwaukee, WI. If you are going to the Final Four and would be interested in a meet up email the show at Createyourshot@gmail.com
March 5, 2019
This week on Create Your Shot, Jeff Rafferty of the NJIT Highlanders stops by! Raff talks about his 23 years in the business and coaching at all levels of college basketball. They guys hit on his current season, the challenges of conference play, some of his favorite moments in coaching and advice he would have for young coaches. This week's coach speak features Rutgers head coach, Steve Pikell and Hofstra head coach, Joe Mihalich and the city review is Newak, NJ. Follow Jeff and the Highlanders on twitter @NJITHoops! Email the show prior to the final four and let us know if you're going! Createyourshot@gmail.com
February 26, 2019
This week Tyler and Smallz are joined by Mark Vanderslice, the head coach at USC-Aiken in Aiken, South Carolina. Mark has guided the Pacers to a 24-2 record and a top 5 national ranking in his fourth season at the helm of the program. The guys talk about his recruiting philosophy, how he evaluated himself in his first three seasons and how he decided Aiken was the right job for him. This weeks city review is Aiken, SC and coach speak features Tom Izzo and Mike Hopkins. Mark can be found on Twitter @USCAikenMBB! Email the show prior to the final four and let us know if you're going! Createyourshot@gmail.com
February 19, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Nevada Smith of the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Nevada tells the guys about how he went from the head coach at Keystone College to the head coach of the RGV Vipers in two weeks, how The Houston Rockets initially found out about him, how he decided on playing his specific style of offense and much more. This week's coach speak includes quotes from Steve Kerr and Daryl Morey and the city review is Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Nevada can be found on Twitter @NVSmith. Email the show if you're coming to the Final Four -- Createyourshot@gmail.com
February 12, 2019
On this week's Create Your Shot, Todd McGuinness from Case Western Reserve drops in to chat with Tyler and Smallz. Todd talks about working at a high academic school, his diet of only pizza, how to build a program and much more! This weeks City Review is an electric tour of Cleveland, OH and coach speak features Freddie Kitchens and CYS favorite, Sean McVay. Todd can be found on Twitter @oomac42 Interested in meeting up at the Final Four? Email the show Createyourshot@gmail.com.
February 5, 2019
On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Justin Scott. Justin is the head coach of the Arcadia Knights in the MAC Freedom Conference. Justin has led his team to an 18-3 record and 12-0 record in this conference and a national D3 ranking. The guys talk to him about his coaching journey, coaching FIBA basketball and coaching AAU. This weeks coach speak features Kevin Keatts and the city review is the City of Brotherly Love. Justin can be found on Twitter at @Arcadia_MBB. Interested in meeting up at the Final Four? Email the show Createyourshot@gmail.com.
January 29, 2019
This week on Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Ryan Ayers of Notre Dame Men's Basketball. Ryan talks about his career as an assistant coach, his playing career, growing up in a basketball family and working for Mike Brey, who he also played for. This weeks city review is South Bend, IN and the guys talk about different coaching techniques that worked for Ryan as a player. Ryan can be found on Twitter @NDRyanAyers.  Interested in meeting up at the Final Four? Email the show Createyourshot@gmail.com.
January 22, 2019
This week on Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Ryan Ayers of Notre Dame Men's Basketball. Ryan talks about his career as an assistant coach, his playing career, growing up in a basketball family and working for Mike Brey, who he also played for. This weeks city review is South Bend, IN and the guys talk about different coaching techniques that worked for Ryan as a player. Ryan can be found on Twitter @NDRyanAyers.  Interested in meeting up at the Final Four? Email the show Createyourshot@gmail.com.
January 18, 2019
Create Your Shot is back to preview championship Sunday in the NFL, talk NFL coaching hires and discuss the props to pay attention too this weekend. The guys went 6-9 as a group last weekend, niceeeeeee, and vow to do better. As usual they provide 3 fades and picks on the games in the NFL. Last Week 6-9 Yearly Total 159-139-10 Smallz 53-44-3 Tyler 53-45-2 Bart 48-50-5
January 15, 2019
This week on Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Evan Harville of the Greensboro Swarm. Evan is in his first season as an assistant coach for the G-league club and talks about his background in player development, how he cultivated relationships to get his current job and the rhythm you need to acclimate yourself at the professional level. This weeks coach speak features Doug Pederson and Brad Stevens and the guys join Evan in Charlotte, NC for city review. Evan can be found on Twitter @EvanHarville and you can follow the Swarm @GreensboroSwarm. :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 5:50 Smallz’ Eagles Post-mortum 11:41 Evan Harville joins Create Your Shot 13:30 How Evan got his job with the Swarm and his biggest adjustments 22:45 The biggest difference between colleges and the pros 28:06 Evan’s player development background and philosophy 38:15 Acclimating to the video room and being well rounded 45:05 Growing a networking and balancing life in and out of the season 50:53 Coach Speak — Doug Pederson and Brad Stevens 1:00:42 City Review — Charlotte, NC 1:08:13 Ten Touches 1:21:36 Parting Shots
January 11, 2019
On this week's pickin' winners Tyler, Smallz and Bart come back to discuss Bart's trip to the CFP national championship, Smallz reaction to the Eagles win and more. They preview this weeks divisional round games, provide more fades and give football picks and props for the upcoming weekend. Last Week 6-7-2 Yearly Total 148-130-10 Smallz 52-40-3 Tyler 50-43-2 Bart 46-47-5
January 8, 2019
On this week’s episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Chad O’Donnell of Capital Elite Agency. Chad, a former division 1 assistant himself, walks the guys through many different tips that he gives his clients during the hiring process. Chad dives into interviewing, networking, updating references and then how to utilize your current boss to help your career. This week’s coach speak features Jeff Brohm and Lincoln Riley and the city review is Boston, MA. More information on Capital Elite Agency can be found on their website at capitaleliteagency.com and on Twitter @Capeliteagency and Chad can be found on Twitter @Chadeodonnell. :27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 10:30 Chad O’Donnell joins Create Your Shot 15:20 How Chad got into the consultant business and recognized his talents 20:52 Chad’s history with interviews and his thoughts on search firms 26:15 Recognizing what is and isn’t a good move 33:12 What do athletic directors focus on? 40:00 How to network on and off the road 42:20 Best ways to utilize references 48:01 Have an end of the year meeting with your head coach 50:22 Whats Next for Chad 50:58 Coach Speak — Jeff Brohm and Lincoln Riley 55:44 City Review — Boston, MA 1:00:45 Ten Touches 1:20:00 Parting Shots
January 4, 2019
On this weeks picking winners the guys like to follow up last weeks 9-6 show with another profitable week! They talk NFL playoffs, College football national title, Manny Diaz, as well as give out fades and winners! Last week 9-6 Season Total 142-123-8 Tyler 49-39-2 Smallz 49-39-2 Bart 44-45-2
January 1, 2019
Create Your Shot gets tons of shots up with Max Hooper on this weeks episode! Max played college basketball at Oakland, St. Johns and Harvard, and spent time in the G-league. The guys talk with Max about his plans of being a coach, how he perfected his craft as a player, his views on the current transfer climate and how he dealt with personal adversity as a player. This weeks coach speak features stories about Greg Kampe and the city review is Tyler’s home town of Nashville, TN. Max can be found on Twitter @Maxthehooper :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 10:35 Max Hooper joins Create Your Shot 13:16 Traveling around the country meeting with different coaching staffs 16:52 High school and prep school recruiting and then committing to Harvard 24:01 Current transfer climate and how transfers are treated in NCAA 28:35 Is Max a better shooter than Mike Dunn and how Max can coach shooters 37:15 Dealing with personal adversity and how teammates and coaches can help 41:05 Presenting the first Chip Hooper award at the Billboard music awards 42:45 Max’s goals in coaching 44:11 Coach Speak — What styles worked for Max and Greg Kampe stories 56:55 City Review — Nashville, TN 1:05:25 Ten Touches 1:20:55 Parting Shots
December 28, 2018
Create Your Shot is back after a 6-9 week of football picks with a preview of week 17 in the NFL, a preview of the college football playoff, three new fades and 15 more football picks! Last Week 6-9 Yearly Total 133-117-8 Tyler 48-35-2 Smallz 46-37-2 Bart 39-45-4
December 26, 2018
This weeks holiday spectacular is a best of two final four assistant coaches. Drew Valentine and Luke Yaklich, both were on the bench last year in the Final Four. Drew for the Loyola Ramblers and Luke for the Michigan Wolverines. This interviews were taped last year closely following the close of the college basketball season.
December 21, 2018
Bart, Smallz and Tyler are back after an 8-7 week with 15 more football winners. They preview week 16 in the NFL, breakdown the NFL playoff picture, talk about Carson Wentz vs. Nick Foles and give you the three things to fade for this holiday week. Last Week 8-7 Years Record 127-108-8 Tyler 45-33-2 Smallz 44-34-2 Bart 38-41-4
December 18, 2018
Smallz and Tyler are joined by Eagle Witt, one of the fastest rising stand-up comics in New York. Eagle joins the guys to talk about his new podcast, Hangtime, his career in comedy, learning to not fear the stage, working through sets and much much more. Eagle takes the guys through the New York Comedy scene in this weeks city review and goes through ten touches and parting shots. Eagle can be found on Instagram @EagleWitt and Twitter @EagleWitt. He wants you to know his Instagram is better than his Twitter. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :30 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 13:15 Eagle Witt joins Create Your Shot 15:51 Building a profile in comedy 18:52 Hard work in stand-up comedy 21:10 Perfecting your craft and dealing with bombing 27:07 Ultimate career goals 30:50 Performing in the Comedy Cellar and appreciating success 33:25 Being broke and staying focused 37:00 Politics in comedy and Kevin Hart 41:30 Hangtime podcast on Underdog Sports 45:02 City Review — New York City Comedy Scene 50:02 Ten Touches 56:14 Parting Shots
December 14, 2018
Tyler, Smallz and Bart are back after a 12-2-1 week to give you 15 more football winners, talk the NFL playoff picture, Pat Mahomes, Kirk Cousins and the star of the Heisman ceremony. Email the show at Createyourshot@gmail.com Last week 12-2-1 Year 119-101-8 Tyler 42-31-2 Smallz 42-31-2 Bart 35-39-4
December 11, 2018
This week on Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Chris Spatola from ESPN to talk some college hoops. Chris, a former West Point PG and Lieutenant in the Army, talks about his career in the military, working on staff at Duke, having dinner with Jay Bilas and gives his thoughts on the current college basketball season! This week’s city review is Durham, NC and Coach Speak features a quote from Chris himself. Chris can be found on Twitter @Chris_Spatola. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 10:17 Chris Spatola joins Create Your Shot 16:30 Challenges of playing at West Point and lessons from the Army 21:04 Post-Grag Active Duty 26:50 Coming back from the military and joining the staff at Duke 32:48 Being Coach K’s son-in-law and winning a national title in 2010 40:11 Transitioning out of coaching 43:52 Building a career in media 46:25 Current college basketball story lines 55:00 Coach Speak — Chris Spatola on the NCAA Investigation 1:00:36 City Review — Durham, NC 1:07:32 Ten Touches 1:24:10 Parting Shots
December 7, 2018
Create your shot is back after a really tough 6-9 week. This week Tyler, Smallz and Bart recap a wild college football championship weekend, the week that was in the NFL and discuss some high profile coaching changes. Fades this week feature sports talk radio, Big 10 head coaches, the Dr. Pepper halftime show and Southwest airlines. As always the guys have 15 football picks to make you money. Group total -- 107-99-7 Tyler -- 39-30-1 Smallz 38-30-2 Bart 30-38-4
December 4, 2018
This week Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Peyton Siva of ALBA Berlin. Peyton talks about his overseas career, college career at Louisville, recruiting process and winning a national championship. This weeks coach speak features Rick Pitino and the city review is Louisville, KY. Peyton can be found on Twitter @PeypeySiva3 and @PeyPeySiva on Instagram. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:55 Peyton Siva joins Create Your Shot 16:14 The recruiting process in and going to Louisville 22:00 Waiting his turn as a freshman and crying on the court 28:16 Being on the wrong side of a buzzer beater in the NCAA tournament 31:01 Building chemistry on a national championship team 33:34 The Louisville - Kentucky Rivalry 38:47 Peyton’s time in The NBA and D-league 44:00 The difference between basketball in the US and Overseas 48:55 Coach Speak — Peyton Siva 54:50 Story Time — Rick Pitino cliches and treadmills 59:10 City Review — Louisville, KY 1:06:03 Ten Touches 1:17:50 Parting Shots
November 30, 2018
Create Your Shot is back after a mediocre 8-9-1 week of picking football games. On this weeks episode they talk through The coaching situation at USC, The NFC East and AFC North, The CFB playoffs and as always have fades and winners. This weeks fades feature public outcry, Coach K and UNC hiring Mack Brown. Yearly Total -- 101-90-7 Tyler -- 38-26-1 Smallz -- 35-28-1 Bart -- 28-36-4
November 27, 2018
This week on Create Your Shot, Joe Mihalich, assistant coach for the Pennsylvania Quakers, joins Tyler and Smallz. Joe talks about his journey in coaching, growing up with a dad who was a division 1 head coach, racking up “Zero Pluses” in college and talks about learning to recruit! This weeks city review is Scranton, PA and coach speak features the first every father and son quotes! Joe can be found on Twitter @JoeMihalich. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 15:32 Joe Mihalich joins Create Your Shot 19:33 Penn’s travel to the Virgin Islands 28:35 This year’s expectations as defending Ivy League champs 37:45 Growing up in a household with a dad who is a division 1 basketball coach 41:50 Joe’s playing career at Nazareth 46:31 Going from GA to D3 Assistant and learning to recruit 56:40 Coach Speak — Joe Mihalic Jr. and Joe Mihalic Sr. 1:06:38 City Review — Scranton, PA 1:15:20 Ten Touches 1:32:55 Parting Shots
November 23, 2018
The guys are back after a mediocre 7-8 week to discuss Thanksgiving week football. This weeks episode includes an impassioned speech from Smallz, talk about the Thanksgiving NFL games and high profile college games and as always, who to fade and who to pick for the week. Last Week 7-8 Yearly Total 93-81-6 Tyler 35-24-1 Smallz 33-26-1 Bart 25-31-4 Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today!
November 20, 2018
This week Matt Hunter from York College joins Create Your Shot! Matt’s in his 7th season as the Spartans head coach after going 24-5 last year and making the second round of the NCAA tournament. Matt talks about his current season, becoming an interim head coach at 24 years old, making decisions to become a coach and coaching freshman HS baseball. This weeks coach speak features Mike Krzyzewski and Jay Wright and the city review is York, PA. Matt can be found on Twitter @CoachMattHunter. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 10:31 Matt Hunter joins CYS 16:15 Dealing with the swings of a season and growing as a head coach 22:45 Biggest challenges after getting the job at York College 28:02 Wanting to coach his whole life and breaking into the industry 33:06 Matt’s time as a part-time assistant at TCNJ 38:31 Becoming the Interim HC at TCNJ at 24 years old 41:30 Being ready to be a head coach 44:15 Networking and keeping in touch with contacts in the industry 47:15 Coach Speak — Mike Krzyzewski and Jay Wright 54:10 City Review — York, PA 58:47 Ten Touches 1:06:25 Parting Shots
November 16, 2018
Create Your Shot is back after a 6th straight winning week! This week the guys debut a new segment, degen story time, talk Eagles/Cowboys and 76ers. Fades include college basketball, coaches not taking care of their QB, and Doug Pederson. 1:03 Introduction 2:17 Weekly Recap 7:35 Bad Beats 12:30 Degenerate Story Time 17:40 76ers and Jimmy Butler 19:55 Fades 36:14 Group Total -- 86-73-6 Tyler 32-21-1 Smallz 29-25-1 Bart 24-27-4
November 13, 2018
This week Julianne Viani joins Create Your Shot. The former MAAC HOF basketball player and current college basketball analyst with ESPN, CBS Sports, Big10 network, Pac12 and NextVR talks about her college career at Marist, playing in the NCAA tournament, playing overseas in Armenia and making her career as a sportscaster. The guys ask Julianne which coaching style worked for her and how she deals with coaches during her time with them before games, and Julianne takes the guys through Manhattan, NY during the city review. Julianne can be found on Twitter @JulianneViani. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Special thanks to Under Armour for sponsoring this weeks episode. Download Under Armour’s MapMyRun and MyFitness Pal in the Apple App Store or Google Play store and take control of your goals today. :29 Tyler and Smallz Intro 9:35 Julianne Viani joins Create Your Shot 14:15 Advice for recruitable athletes in high school 18:30 Playing professionally in Armenia 25:35 Leaving basketball and starting a professional career 30:40 Learning and growing as a college basketball analyst 40:24 NextVR and Broadcasting NBA games 44:45 Facing challenges in her career head-on and balancing work and personal life 53:33 Coach Speak 58:34 City Review — Manhattan, NY 1:02:16 Ten Touches 1:11:42 Parting Shots Anyone interested in working with CYS as an audio and social media intern, please reach out to us via email at createyourshot@gmail.com
November 9, 2018
CYS is back after another 11-4 week picking NFL and college football games. This week Bart, Smallz and Tyler are back with 15 more winners and they drop some knowledge on the CFB and NFL playoff races. Fades this week include, politics, daylight savings time and Le'veon Bell. 2:25 Last weeks recap 7:30 College football talk featuring Alabama and Clemson 15:20 NFC Playoff picture 19:50 Dallas Cowboys talk and Dez Bryant signs with the saints 26:30 Fades 36:15 Pickin' Winners Group Total -- 78-69-3 Tyler 29-21 Smallz 26-23-1 Bart 23-25-2
November 6, 2018
This week Create Your Shot is joined by Coley Harvey from ESPN. Coley spent this past spring and summer on the New York Yankees beat and spent time talking with the guys about his journey in the sports media, covering Muhammad Ali’s funeral, how he breaks out of his shell as an introvert and how to balance work in the media and his own life. This week’s coach speak features some of the best from Marvin Lewis and Aaron Boone and the city review takes us to the home of Skyline Chili, Cincinnati, OH. Coley can be found on Twitter @ColeyHarvey Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Special thanks to Under Armour for sponsoring this weeks episode. Download Under Armour’s MapMyRun and MyFitness Pal in the Apple App Store or Google Play store and take control of your goals today. :28 Smallz and Tyler introduction 11:05 Coley Harvey joins Create Your Shot 19:01 Joining ESPN in 2013 24:42 Covering Muhammad Ali’s funeral 33:21 Working as a MLB and NFL beat writer and improving his craft 41:29 Networking within the media industry 47:45 How to manage work-life balance 53:50 Coach Speak — Marvin Lewis and Aaron Boone 56:11 City Review — Cincinnati, OH 1:01:58 Ten Touches
November 2, 2018
The guys from CYS are hot and back for another week! 38-20-2 the last month brings the group to over .500 for the first in nine weeks. This week the guys break down the two huge games going on in Louisiana, The Cleveland Browns coaching situation and as usual tell you who to fade and who to pick to win cash. 1:06 Open 3:03 Recapping an 11-4 week 6:50 Vegas story from a member of the CYS Army 9:53 Cleveland Browns fire Hue Jackson and Todd Haley 19:06 Saints vs. Rams and LSU vs. Alabama 27:22 Fades -- Twitter, Derrick Rose, Millennial Trick or Treaters, NY Mets, Cleveland Browns 32:05 Pickin' Winners Group Record 67-65-3 Tyler 25-20 Smallz 23-21-1 Bart 19-24-2
October 30, 2018
This week on Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Serge Clement from Marist College. Serge is in his first year on staff with the Red Foxes and told some awesome stories about his development, dealing with doubts in the industry, building relationships with colleagues and his head coach and when it finally clicked for him. This weeks coach speak features Brett Brown Quin Snyder and the city review is beautiful, Poughkeepsie, NY. Serge can be found on Twitter @SergeClement12 Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping! Special thanks to Under Armour for sponsoring this weeks episode. Download Under Armour’s MapMyRun and MyFitness Pal in the Apple App Store or Google Play store and take control of your goals today. :28 Tyler and Smallz Intro 15:10 Serge Clement joins Create Your Shot 20:42 Building relationships with players and networking advice 27:50 Serge’s journey from D3 to D2 to D1 30:50 Dealing with doubts and low pay 34:10 Aha moment within coaching 41:52 Relationships with your head coach and colleagues 50:13 Ultimate career goals 52:50 Coach Speak — Brett Brown, Quin Snyder 1:04:11 City Review — Poughkeepsie, NY 1:10:21 Ten Touches 1:24:50 Parting Shots
October 26, 2018
The guys from CYS are back this week after going 10-5 during Pickin' Winners last week. This weeks episode the guys talk NFL playoff teams, the NCAA Hoops trial verdict, watching Alabama and Tua Tag live and much more. Fades this week include Merrill Hodge, Kirk Herbstreit, Jim Boeheim, The Jacksonville Jaguars and Von Miller parties. Lines for the show are taken from by Betonline.ag. Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! 1:03 Introduction 2:28 Recap and Bad Beats 7:00 Alabama football 10:20 NFL Playoff predictions 20:32 NCAA Hoops Trial 25:06 Fades 33:44 Pickin' Winners Group Record -- 56-61-3 Tyler -- 21-19 Smallz -- 20-19-1 Bart 15-23-2 Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!
October 23, 2018
This week’s Create Your Shot features a former Division 3 National Coach of the Year in Kevin App. Kevin is the head coach at Williams College out of the NESCAC conference and he joins the Tyler and Smallz for a long conversation on coaching, Friday Night Lights, dealing with doubts and some NCAA Tournament memories. This weeks Coach Speak features Jeff Brohm and Steve Donahue and the city review takes the crew up to Williamstown, MA. Kevin can be found on Twitter @CoachKevinAPP Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping! :28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 11:48 Kevin App joins Create Your Shot 17:15 Keys to success at Williams and dealing with doubts 23:15 Recruiting and recruiting philosophy 27:07 Cornell and Kevin’s experience as a player 38:45 Deciding to become and coach and leaving the professional world 53:19 How Kevin’s mentors shaped his coaching career 58:05 Coach Speak — Jeff Brohm and Steve Donahue 1:11:48 City Review — Williamstown, MA 1:16:31 Ten Touches 1:33:10 Parting Shots
October 19, 2018
The guys are back after a 9-5-1 week and are looking to stack 3 straight winning weeks together. Fades this week include Manny Machado, MLB and the Buffalo Bills. Other topics this week are the NY Giants, LA Chargers and Nick Bosa! Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Download Under Armour’s MapMyRun and MyFitness Pal in the Apple App Store or Google Play store and take control of your goals today.
October 16, 2018
This week Smallz and Tyler are joined by an old friend, Matt Langel. Matt is the head basketball coach at Colgate University in the Patriot League and the reigning patriot league coach of the year. The guys talk about building a staff, changing as a head coach, recruiting and the importance of family. This weeks coach speak features Dabo Swinney and John Thompson III and the city review is Hamilton, NY. Matt can be found on Twitter @Matt_Langel Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Download Under Armour’s MapMyRun and MyFitness Pal in the Apple App Store or Google Play store and take control of your goals today. :27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 10:21 Matt Langel joins Create Your Shot 14:57 How has Matt’s focus shifted between his first year as a head coach and now 20:06 Recruiting at an academic school and how Matt’s background helps him as a recruiter 25:30 Working for your college head coach 32:31 Getting comfortable as a young assistant coach 38:01 What shapes you as a head coach and were there any doubts about coaching 43:31 The importance of family 48:46 Coach Speak — Dabo Swinney and John Thompson III 53:05 City Review — Hamilton, NY 59:57 Ten Touches 1:15:59 Parting Shots
October 12, 2018
The guys have stemmed the tide with an 8-6-1 week to try and bring some respectability back to Create Your Shot. This week includes contender or pretender in CFB, discussion of degenerate gamblers who have important jobs and if the city of Buffalo has offered Smallz permanent residence. Fades include Jay Gruden, Jimmy Butler and Jason Garrett. 1:06 Introduction 3:40 Last week recap 11:08 CFB Contender or Pretender 26:30 Fades 38:30 Pickin’ Winners Record — 37-51-2 Tyler 15-15 Smallz 14-16 Bart 8-20-2
October 9, 2018
Justin Jennings from Drexel University joins Tyler and Smallz for an awesome interview about coaching and his life. The guys chat about Justin’s college career, decisions he’s made to get to his current job, the best pizza spots in Pittsburgh and the best way to improve as a young coach. This weeks coach speak features Pittsburgh Penguins head coach, Mike Sullivan and Texas football coach, Tom Herman and they travel to Pittsburgh, PA for the an electric city review! Justin can be found on Twitter @DrexelCoachJJ. Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:17 Justin Jennings joins CYS 15:09 Staff roles and growing as a recruiter 23:34 The start of Justin’s career and how he decided to coach 33:40 Improving as a coach on and off the floor 37:00 The importance of structure and organization 44:06: Balancing family and work and bringing passion to work every day 51:05 Appreciating your current role and staying in the moment 52:57 Coach Speak — Mike Sullivan and Tom Herman 1:00:56 City Review — Pittsburgh, PA 1:07:20 Ten Touches 1:25:45 Parting Shots
October 5, 2018
The worst sports betting trio in the country is back after another brutal week. The guys take a 29-45-1 record into week 5 and 6 of the NFL and College season! As Smallz says though, CYS is due for a huge 15-0 week so tune in to hear us turn it around! The guys also discuss contenders and pretenders in the NFL and fades for the week! Records -- 29-45-1 Tyler 12-13 Smallz -- 11-14 Bart -- Literally the worst ever
October 2, 2018
This week the guys are joined by Courtney Lyle, an absolute rising star in the play-by-play industry. Courtney can be heard on ESPN, The SEC Network and Friday Night Stripes where she does play-by-play for football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball. Courtney joins the guys for an awesome talk about her work experience, her lack of sleep, the best restaurants in Knoxville and what it’s like covering college football in a rabid football town! This weeks coach speak features Butch Jones and the city review is Knoxville, TN. Courtney can be found on Twitter @Sportney_Lyle Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS :29 Smallz and Tyler Introduction 5:26 Smallz makes his return to coaching! 15:27 Courtney Lyle joins CYS 19:00 How Courtney decided she wanted to get into sports broadcasting 25:32 Internships and jobs that Courtney did to gain experience 28:42 Courtney’s first full time job in Macon, GA 36:33 Covering big time college football at Tennessee and Butch Jones stories 45:38 Friday Night Stripes and how Courtney has carved out a niche in high school football 48:05 Overcoming challenges as a woman in media 58:40 Coach Speak — Butch Jones 1:02:48 City Review — Knoxville, TN 1:07:00 Ten Touches 1:12:24 Parting Shots
September 27, 2018
Smallz, Tyler and Bart return after a mediocre 6-9 week with a fresh outlook on college and NFL football and looking to make you guys some cash! This weeks discussions include the new NFL roughing the passer rules, the Philadelphia Flyers new mascot, Gritty, Baker Mayfield and much more. Smallz can be found on twitter @ChrisAngelos88, Tyler @CYSTyler and Bart @Abart07. 5:15 Tiger Talk 7:40 Baker Mayfield 10:55 Josh Gordon and the Pats 13:58 Carson Wentz 18:00 Fades 24:15 Pickin' Winners Group Record 25-34-1 Tyler 10-10 Smallz 10-10 Bart 5-14-1
September 25, 2018
The guys are joined this week by Sean Rutigliano, assistant basketball coach at Lipscomb University. Sean breaks down his journey in coaching, The Bison’s NCAA tournament experience and balancing expectations with a target on their backs, working as an assistant at a service academy, balancing coaching with family and much more! This weeks city review is Nashville, TN and coach speak features Sean McVay and John Calipari. Sean can be found on Twitter @CoachRutigs. NFL, College Football, McGreggor UFC Fight! Greatest time of year in Sports! Don’t have FOMO! Get in all the action with every wager, line, prop bet and more at Betonline.ag! Take full advantage of the best bonuses in the business. use promo code: PODCASTONE, THAT’S PODCASTONE. to receive a 50% sign up bonus today - Betonline.ag - Your Online Sportsbook Experts! Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS :29 Tyler and Smallz introduction and Tiger talk 7:18 Sean Rutigliano joins CYS 13:50 Sean and Lipscomb’s NCAA tournament experience 24:20 Balancing expectations being the preseason conference favorites 24:45 How Sean got started in coaching 36:30 Sean’s journey down south and his role as a compliance officer 47:07 Coaching at a service academy 54:45 Ultimate career goals 59:34 Coach Speak — Sean McVay, John Calipari 1:12:16 City Review — Nashville, TN 1:21:45 Ten Touches 1:36:01 Parting Shots
September 21, 2018
The guys are back to improve on their 6-9 week looking to go 15-0 and make the listeners rich! This weeks topics include, Coughlin time, Jason Peters, Urban Meyer and whether Alabama will cover every game this year. Just a reminder -- Join the pick' em contest by sending 5 picks to Createyourshot@gmail.com or @Createyourshot on Twitter. A 5-0 and week and we will send you a free CYS Koozie! Also write a 5 star review on iTunes and send a screenshot to CYS and we will also send a free Koozie. 4:01 Weekly Stats 8:50 Coughlin Time 15:18 Fades 26:03 Pickin' Winners Group Record -- 19-25-1 Tyler -- 9-6 Smallz -- 7-8 Bart 3-11-1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!
September 18, 2018
Jaymee Sire drops into the studio this week to talk the Tyler and Smallz about her career and what she is currently doing with the food network. We talk her journey to ESPN, the competition in the broadcast industry, getting laid off in the public eye and her current role with The Food Network and her advice for young journalists. Coach speak this week features CYS favorite Mike Leach and the city review is Jaymee’s hometown of Great Falls, MT. Jaymee can be found on Twitter @Jaymee and on Instagram @Jaymeesire  :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:18 Jaymee Sire joins CYS  15:25 Making the jump to major media markets  22:15 Transitioning to ESPN 27:50 Making life changing career choices and the competition at ESPN 35:06 Getting laid off at ESPN  44:50 Jaymee’s work with the food network 55:10 What is next for Jaymee 1:00:13 Coach Speak — Mike Leach  1:03:55 City Review — Great Falls, MT  1:11:00 Ten Touches 1:25:16 Parting Shots ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!
September 14, 2018
The guys are back after a 5-9-1 week to talk about this week's best bets, and last week's worst beats. Fades this week include, Baseball, Hurricane Florence, Serena Williams and more. 5:00 NFL Thoughts and Bad Beats 16:26 Fades 27:50 Pickin' Winners Overall Record -- 13-16-1 Smallz 6-4 @Chrisangelos88 Tyler 5-5 @CYSTyler Bart 2-7-1 @Abart07 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code Podcast1 for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!
September 11, 2018
Tyler and Smallz are back on the court this week with Dwayne Lee from St. Bonaventure. They talk about Dwyane’s career at St. Anthony high school and St. Josephs University, his transition into coaching and his ultimate goals in his career and for the players he coaches. This weeks City review is Jersey City, NJ and coach speak features Bob Hurley Sr. and Jim Harbaugh. Dwayne can be found on Twitter @Dlee1015SBU. :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 7:40 Welcome on Dwayne Lee 13:01 Integrating himself with a new staff at St. Bonaventure 18:22 Dwayne’s high school career playing for Bob Hurley and against Dejuan Wagner 27:11 The “Perfect Season” at St. Josephs 38:13 The transition from player to coach 43:10 Adjusting to being a graduate manager and the work life balance of coaching 46:50 Ultimate career goals and setting goals for his players 48:02 Coach Speak — Bob Hurley Sr. and Jim Harbaugh 53:05 City Review — Jersey City, NJ59:03 Ten Touches 1:11:33 Parting Shots ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code Podcast1 for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYS Thanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!
September 7, 2018
Tyler, Smallz and Bart are back with a profit of 30 dollars after a mediocre 8-7 week. This weeks fades include, Justin Fuente, Kevin Sumlin, Jim Harbaugh, Jon Gruden and a surprising fade of Nick Saban. The guys also talk about which NFL coach will be the fired first and of course load up another round of 15 picks. Bart is on twitter @Abart07, Smallz is @Chrisangelos88 and Tyler is @CYSTyler. Most impressive performances in CFB 4:35 Fades 9:33 Fired NFL Coaches Odds 19:25 Pickin' Winners 29:15 Overall Season Standings 8-7 Tyler 4-1 Smallz 3-2 Bart 1-4 Thank you to our partners at Betonline.ag for sponsoring this episode. Check out Betonline.ag and use the promo code PODCAST1 for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Team Synced for sponsoring this episode. Visit them at teamsynced.com/CYS for information on how to make your coaching life easier!
September 4, 2018
Seth Everett of NBCSports, iHeartMedia and Forbes, joins the guys for a long conversation on his career, sports media and much more. Topics include, Avengers: Infinity War, the state of baseball, Mike Francesca’s new iPhone app and the year long time Seth worked with Prince. City review this week is Seattle, WA and coach speak features Lou Pinella. Seth can be found on Twitter @Seth_Everett. Thank you to our partners at Betonline.ag for sponsoring this episode. Check out Betonline.ag and use the promo code PODCAST1 for a 50% signup bonus, today! Thanks to our friends at Team Synced for sponsoring this episode. Visit them at teamsynced.com/CYS for information on how to make your coaching life easier! 0:29 Smallz and Tyler Introduction 12:58 Seth Everett joins CYS 22:30 Seth’s podcast’s and Tyler and Seth’s thoughts on Avengers Infinity War 34:41 Interviewing high level athletes and celebs 45:11 Team Synced Question — The most important moments of Seth’s career 49:38 How Seth ended up working with Prince for a year 56:16 Advice for new journalists 1:01:48 The state of media and the business of podcasts 1:06:03 Coach Speak — The tricks to getting good material from coaches 1:17:19 City Review — Seattle, WA 1:20:41 Ten Touches 1:40:19 Parting Shots
August 31, 2018
The guys bring on Daddy Vegas AKA Bart for the first 2018 edition of Pickin' Winners. Airing each Friday, Smallz, Tyler and Bart will do 5 football picks for the weekend and talk about some of the biggest coaching stories in the sports world. 1:00 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 6:24 Hue Jackson and the guys takes on The Browns and Hard Knocks 18:46 The Ohio State situation 27:13 Pickin' Winners This episode of Create Your Shot is brought to you by our friends at TeamSynced, visit: https://www.teamsynced.com/cys/
August 28, 2018
The guys welcome on their old buddy Scott Sommer, the new Director of Basketball Operations at Portland State University. Scott talks about breaking into the business, working for an NBA legend and shares some hilarious stories about his time in working for a JUCO in Mississippi. This weeks coach speak features Eric Musselmen, Reggie Theus and Sean Miller and Scott takes the guys for a great weekend in San Diego, CA. Scott can be found on Twitter, @ScottSommer_ 0:29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 9:53 Scott Sommer joins CYS 12:31 Figuring out working with a new staff 18:20 Deciding to be a coach and breaking into the business and dealing with doubts 29:20 Working at Cal State Northridge and for Reggie Theus  32:18 Pearl River JUCO Story Time  41:30 Working with different coaches and the need for teamsynced.com/CYS 45:37 Scott’s ultimate career goals  47:00 Being part of a staff that got let go 50:17 Coach Speak — Eric Musselmen (Reggie Theus), Sean Miller 55:31 City Review — San Diego, CA  1:01:26 Ten Touches  1:15:44 Parting Shots This episode of Create Your Shot is brought to you by our friends at TeamSynced, visit: https://www.teamsynced.com/cys/
August 21, 2018
Smallz and Tyler sit down down with the new HC of Cardinal O'Hara Ryan Nemetz. We talk about rebuilding a program in the toughest high school basketball league in the country and how his experiences have prepared him for the role. Coach Nemetz talks through all of his experiences in hoops as well as the responsibility of being the Director of the Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation. He takes us on a trip to Wilkes-Barre where we encounter snakes and some interesting characters. Ryan can be found on twitter at Rneme03 This episode of Create Your Shot is brought to you by our friends at TeamSynced, visit: https://www.teamsynced.com/cys/
August 14, 2018
:29 Tyler and Smallz Intro 11:29 intro Steph Gaitley HC at Fordham 15:16 Family and basketball 24:53 Losing your job Matt Doherty Story UNC 29:22 stories of pickup 37:21 Coach Speak Geno Auriemma and Steph Gaitley 46:03 Smallz loses his mind reviewing Philadelphia 1:02:12 Ten Touches Tyler and Smallz take care of business 1:22:32 Parting Shots
August 7, 2018
The guys hit the gridiron this week and are joined by Mohamed Massaquoi, former Cleveland Browns and University of Georgia wide receiver. Currently a motivational speaker and entrepreneur in the Atlanta area, Mo talks about his HS, College and Pro career as well as going deep on his recent injury, his prosthetic hand and the philanthropic outlets he’s gotten involved with since his surgery and rehab. A former second round pick in the NFL draft, Mo tells about athletes mindsets on and off the field as well as what coaching style worked the best on him during his playing career. He drops some financial knowledge on the guys and talks them through the best restaurants in Atlanta, GA. Mo can be found on Twitter and Instagram @Ironmassaquoi. 0:28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:59 Mohamed Massaquoi joins CYS 11:20 Playing at Georgia and going through the recruiting process 19:10 Being a student athlete and dealing with the spotlight 26:30 The NFL draft process 30:54 Mohamed’s accident and the impact it has had on him 34:50 Finding life after football while embracing new passions and outlets 39:59 Using his accident to help others 43:20 On athletes finding themselves during and after their career’s 47:55 Exploring creative outlets and interests 52:42 Coach Speak — What type of coaching did Mo respond to 1:02:30 City Review — Atlanta, Georgia 1:06:13 Ten Touches 1:16:06 Parting Shots
July 31, 2018
After a one week hiatus the guys are back with Matt Collier, head coach at Queens College in New York City. The guys talk in-depth about Matt's first go round as a head coach, creating his own legacy, being a manager in college and much much more. Coach Speak this week features Bruiser Flint and Joe Maddon and Matt takes the guys for a weekend in Queens. Matt can be found on Twitter @Coach_M_Collier
July 17, 2018
Smallz and Tyler got a taste of Texas this week as Jaret Von Rosenberg, HC from Texas AM Commerce, joins the guys for this weeks episode. Jaret talks about the differences between Division 1 and Division 2, how he acclimated himself to the northeast and explains what Head Coach brain is and how it effects him. This weeks city review is Commerce, Texas and Jerry Tarkanian and Hubie Brown. Jaret can be found on Twitter @Coach_Rose1 :29 Tyler and Smallz introduction 11:33 Welcome on JVR 17:03 D1/D2 similarities, coaching transition 22:28 Differences in Recruiting Texas and the Northeast 28:15 Preparation to become a Head Coach 37:29 Separating yourself in the interview process 41:58 The infamous Head Coach brain 48:02 Coach Speak — Jerry Tarkanian and Hubie Brown 59:05 City Review — Commerce Texas 1:06:01 10 Touches 1:19:00 Parting Shots
July 10, 2018
The guys start the recruiting season with Matt Henry from Marist! Matt talks about his journey from a Division 3 to the final four at Georgetown, working at Mt. St. Mary’s, consulting for a year and starting a new job this year at Marist. He also drops some bonus urban planning information during the Jersey City city review and breaks down quotes from Mike Leach and John Thompson III. Matt can be found on Twitter @CoachMattHenry 0:28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 6:12 Matt Henry joins the guys and recaps the job change from St. Peters to Marist 14:45 How to go from Division 3 to Georgetown and the Final Four run 28:30 Becoming a Division 1 assistant and making the most of being laid off 35:18 Integrating himself within the St. Peters program and winning the CIT 41:50 Goal setting and how being a parent helps you be a coach 49:00 Coach Speak — Mike Leach and John Thompson III 59:04 City Review — Jersey City, NJ 1:08:17 Ten Touches 1:21:15 Parting Shots
July 3, 2018
This week the guys are visited by an old friend, Alex Varlan. Alex is currently the video coordinator for the Tennessee Lady Volunteers after stops with the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, Delaware 87ers and Philadelphia 76ers. Alex talks analytics, networking and even tells some stories about rooming with Tyler! This weeks city review is down south in Knoxville, TN and coach speak features CYS favorite, Sam Hinkie and Pat Summitt. Alex can be found on Twitter @AlexVarlan3 0:28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:32 Welcome Alex Varlan 13:00 Alex’s coaching journey 17:00 Transplanting to Philadelphia and living with Tyler 22:45 Going from the NBA to the Oakland Golden Grizzlies 28:26 The differences between coaching in men’s and women’s basketball 32:41 Gaining confidence and learning experiences 40:11 Alex’s networking philosophy and career goals 48:40 Coach Speak — Sam Hinkie and Pat Summitt 55:57 City Review — Knoxville, TN 1:01:48 Ten Touches 1:10:31 Parting Shots
June 26, 2018
Smallz and Tyler are back and they talk with Ted Rawlings, the Director of Basketball Operations at George Mason University. Teddy Ballgames drops serious knowledge on coaching, taking a step into the operations role and dealing with and accepting the spontaneity of the coaching business. Coach speak features The Boss, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Still and the city review is Fairfax, VA. Teddy can be found on Twitter @TeddyBallgame37 :28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 7:40 Welcome Ted Rawlings 15:50 Ted’s background and why he wanted to pursue coaching 23:09 Being an on the floor assistant and his experience at University of the Sciences 32:20 Leaving on the floor coaching and going into the operations realm at the D1 level 36:15 Networking and working with older and younger coaches 43:04 Ted’s career goals and dealing with the instability of college coaching 55:12 Coach Speaker — Jon Still and Bruce Springsteen 1:04:48 City Review — Fairfax, VA 1:11:50 Ten Touches 1:22:20 Parting Shots
June 19, 2018
This week the guys go in-depth on how to draft with Elan Vinokurov from EVHoops and ScoutU. Smallz and Tyler talk with Elan about his path, how to become a better evaluator, compare a few players and find Elan’s favorite spots in The City of Brotherly Love. Elan can be found on Twitter @ElanVino and information on Scout U can be found at Scoutuniv.com. :30 Tyler introduction 2:50 Welcome on, Elan Vinokurov 7:10 What got Elan interested in scouting and NBA draft preparation 14:50 Improving as a scout and gaining credibility 22:02 Evaluating a players fit within an NBA system and culture 32:00 Networking, building a business and balancing life while working at home 42:00 Ultimate career goals 45:47 Rothstein’s — Luka Doncic, Mo Bamba, Michael Porter Jr., Melvin Frazier, Kevin Huerter, Kevin Knox 59:20 City Review — Philadelphia, PA 1:06:39 Ten Touches 1:21:25 Parting Shots and Scout University
June 12, 2018
Tyler and Smallz are back with Mike McGarvey from Colgate University. Tyler hops on the Washington Capitals bandwagon before Mike joins the guys to talk about his playing career, coaching career, current career goals and much more. Coach speak features Matt Langel and Mike Jordan and the city review is Hamilton, NY. Mike can be found on Twitter @MikeMcGarvey_ 0:28 Tyler and Smallz talk about the Stanley Cup and Tyler being a bandwagon fan 4:30 Smallz Introduces Mike McGarvey 10:02 Welcome Mike McGarvey 14:04 Mike’s recruiting process and playing career 20:21 Going into coaching immediately after playing 23:33 Differences between division 1 and division 3 in both coaching and recruiting 28:15 Working on a young staff and growing together over the years 36:30 Exploring creative outlets during your coaching careers and interviewing for jobs 42:13 Managing work-life balance and goal setting for the future 48:20 Coach Speak —Matt Langel and Mike Jordan 49:56 City Review — Hamilton, NY 1:04:00 Ten Touches 1:15:52 Parting Shots
June 5, 2018
Tyler and Smallz are back after a MUCH needed vacation with Tom Barrett, the coordinator of basketball operations at Sacred Heart University. Tom is someone that CYS has known for years and the guys talk about his career, leaving the private sector to coach, the current state of the 76ers and much more. This weeks coach speak features JR Smith and Brett Brown and the city review is the pizza capital of the world, Fairfield, CT. Tom can be found on Twitter @TMBarrett12. :28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 8:34 Welcome Tom Barrett 12:35 On three jobs in three years and how to get acclimated 15:56 Getting out of the private sector and coaching HS basketball 22:30 Tom’s first job being on a staff with a ton of pressure and making the best of situations 27:39 Growing your network through different jobs and interview processes 32:08 Career goals and staying sharp while in an administrative role 36:15 Burner Twitter accounts and what is next for the 76ers 41:38 Coach Speak — JR Smith, Brett Brown 48:02 City Review — Fairfield, CT 53:50 Ten Touches 1:04:31 Parting Shots
May 22, 2018
Smallz and Tyler celebrate Memorial Day Week with Britt Moore of the Elizabethtown College Blue Jays. Britt talks about his journey in D3, living in -35 degree weather, applying and interviewing for jobs and being a part of Bills Mafia. Coach speak features Jeremy Pruitt and Tyronn Lue and the city review is a magical place called Brittmooreland. Coach Moore can be found on Twitter @Brittmoore_ :28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 13:48 Welcome Britt Moore 18:40 Recruiting the Division 3 level 20:10 Building Elizabethtown and how Pitt-Bradford prepared him for it 27:05 Prioritizing time and resources at different jobs 29:30 Interviewing for assistant jobs and head coaching jobs 31:36 Britt’s goals and journey as a young coach 36:00 Applying for other jobs and staying focused 38:36 Britt’s networking strategy 46:00 The importance of work life balance 51:14 Britt’s Instagram game 54:06 Coach Speak — Tyronn Lue and Jeremy Pruitt 59:33 City Review — Britt Mooreland, PA/NY — Olean,NY/Buffalo, NY, Bradford,PA 1:06:20 Ten Touches 1:19:45 Parting Shots
May 18, 2018
Tyler and Smallz grab CYSArmy member, Josh Loeffler of Johns Hopkins University to have an intellectual discussion about the 76ers and "The process". The guys decide who deserves the most credit, if the process is a success and discuss the best NBA Jam teams. Tyler can be found on twitter @CYSTyler, Smallz @Chrisangelos88, and Josh @CoachJ_Loeffler.
May 15, 2018
This week Smallz and Tyler put up shots with Casey Stitzel, the Head Coach at Millersville University. They talk building programs, Casey’s preferred playing style, what he learned from coaches he played and worked for and much more. City Review this week is Lancaster, Pennsylvania and coach speak features Dr. James Naismith and Houston Rockets head man, Mike D’Antoni. Casey can be found on Twitter @Coachstitz. 0:28 Smallz and Tyler Introduction 8:18 Welcome Casey Stitzel 11:10 What is it like to build programs at different levels 18:00 Coaching at his father’s alma mater 19:45 The difference between levels and Casey’s preferred playing style 27:30 Patience and the importance of staying grounded 32:20 The interview process at Millersville and Casey’s advice to people interviewing 38:13 Work life balance and ultimate career goals 45:15 Coach Speak — Dr. James Naismith and Mike D’Antoni 54:30 City Review — Lancaster, PA 58:12 Ten Touches 1:05:10 Parting Shots
May 8, 2018
The guys are back for their 50th episode with Luke Yaklich from The University of Michigan. Coach Yaklich goes long about his coaching career, his mentors, this past season’s tournament run and the interview process at Michigan. City review is Normal, Illinois and coach speak features John Beilein and Brad Stevens. Luke can be found on Twitter @coachyak. 0:28 Tyler and Smallz Intro and 50th Episode Spectacular 7:52 Welcome Luke Yaklich 10:45 Luke’s journey from High School coach to coaching in the national championship 15:15 How to attack your workload as a college assistant 19:00 Dan Muller’s impact on Luke’s career 25:31 Interviewing with John Beilein and how the Michigan job came about 38:20 Getting buy in from players as the defensive guy on staff 51:40 Balancing family and the job 59:30 Coach Speak — John Beilein and Brad Stevens 1:04:30 City Review — Normal, IL 1:10:12 Ten Touches 1:25:29 Parting Shots
May 1, 2018
This week the guys talk with Alan Seretti of the Dickenson Red Devils. Coach Seretti just finished his 9th season as the head coach at Dickinson and talks us through his recruiting philosophy, what he’s learned in his time as a head coach and how he has changed over the last 15 years. He also talks about having a law degree and not using it and how to avoid self-doubt. The city review is Pittsburgh and coach speak includes Mike Malone and Hue Jackson. Alan can be found on Twitter @RedDevilHoops. :28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 7:27 Welcome Alan Seretti 8:26 The offseason at a Small College 10:35 Recruiting philosophy at the division 3 levels 16:00 How Alan has adjusted over the years as a head coach 22:08 Tyler goes down memory lane about Doug Collins 26:12 Why Alan didn’t put his law degree to use and how he made the choice to coach 34:35 Alan’s goals on a day to day and year to year basis 36:35 Coach Speak — Mike Malone and Hue Jackson 46:30 City Review — Pittsburgh, PA 51:51 Ten Touches 1:05:50 Nevada Smith story
April 24, 2018
This week Tyler and Smallz talk with Drew Valentine, assistant basketball coach for the Loyola Ramblers. Drew talks about what the recent final four run was like, what its like being a young coach, what its like having a brother who plays in the NBA and much more! Drew is a fast riser in the profession having worked previously at Michigan State and Oakland. City Review this week is Grand Rapids, MI and Coach Speak includes Tom Izzo and Greg Kampe. Drew can be found on Twitter @CoachDrewLU. 0:30 Tyler and Smallz Intro 7:24 Welcome Drew Valentine 9:10 What its like to coach in the Final Four 14:30 Making the choice to coach right away instead of trying to play professional 17:40 Going from player to GA at Michigan State and coaching his brother, Denzel Valentine 21:30 The sacrifices of being a young coach and rising in the ranks 26:00 Drew’s networking strategy 28:30 What Drew has taken from the coaches he has worked for 30:15 Drew’s ultimate goals and the mindset of being the best 32:20 Coach Speak — Tom Izzo and Greg Kampe 38:04 City Review — Grand Rapids, MI 41:40 Ten Touches 55:00 Parting Shots
April 17, 2018
This week Smallz and Tyler talk with Dan Burke, the head men’s basketball coach at Wilmington University in Wilmington, DE. They cover what its like to be a small college head coach, how to attack your first few days as a HC, Dan’s opinions on cultivating leadership and letting players play and throw in some talk about the Philadelphia 76ers. This week’s city review is Wilmington, DE and Coach speak includes, Dave Pauley and Bruce Weber. Dan can be found on Twitter @DanBurke_WU. 0:30 Smallz and Tyler Intro 5:17 Dan Burke 7:30 Recruiting philosophy at a small college 11:30 Dan’s journey as a head coach 16:30 Balancing other jobs while coaching 20:33 Philadelphia 76ers playoff talk 23:58 Coaching against and learning from older coaches 28:07 Networking when you aren’t an extrovert 33:20 Balancing family and work with a wife who is also a head coach 40:20 Coach Speak — Dave Pauley and Bruce Weber 47:12 City Review — Wilmington, DE 52:00 Ten Touches 1:02:00 Parting Shots
April 13, 2018
As the NBA Playoffs start, Tyler and Smallz get TJ Dileo on to talk about the first round matchups. 76ers mania, Tyler's pessimistic views on the Wizards and the Spurs chances vs the Warriors are covered along with the other first round matchups. TJ can be found on Twitter @TDileo, Tyler is @CYSTyler and Smallz is @ChrisAngelos88.
April 10, 2018
Smallz and Tyler welcome on Pete Lappas, assistant basketball coach at Farleigh Dickinson University. Pete is an old friend of Smallz’ and a former co-worker of Tyler’s and the guys talk and banter about a ton of topics. What was it like growing up with a dad who was a high major head coach, how has Pete created his own shot, does Smallz always pick up the check when he has dinners with friends and much much more. Coach speak this week includes Tubby Smith and Dave Odom and the city review is Manhattan in New York City. Pete can be found on twitter @Peterlappas. :30 Tyler and Smallz Intro 6:53 Welcome on Pete Lappas 9:30 When did Pete decide he wanted to coach 17:00 The importance of winning and competing 24:05 Building credibility with players and staff members 32:38 Pete’s improvements between now and when he started 36:00 Networking and the advantages and disadvantages of having a father who was a coach 41:50 Coach Speak — Tubby Smith and Dave Odom 52:12 City Review — Manhattan NY, NY 57:47 Moneybag Smallz 59:43 Ten Touches 1:08:05 Parting Shots
April 3, 2018
Tyler and Smallz welcome in Melissa Jacobs from TheFootballGirl to talk about her career in sports media. Melissa talked to the guys about working in radio, working at ESPN, being at the forefront of the fantasy football explosion and then starting her very own website, thefootballgirl.com. Coach speak this week includes Mark Cuban and Bill O’Brien and the city review is Washington DC. Melissa is on Twitter, @thefootballgirl. 0:30 Tyler and Smallz Intro 7:43 Welcome Melissa Jacobs 9:25 The story behind The Football Girl and Melissa’s passion for football 16:35 Breaking into a male dominated industry, ambitions and fears moving forward 24:00 Whole Foods vs. Trader Joes 25:30 Melissa on Fantasy Football and Bill Simmons 37:50 Melissa’s networking strategies and balancing work and her family 47:14 Coach Speak — Mark Cuban, Bill O’Brien 57:12 City Review — Washington, DC 1:02:59 Ten Touches
March 29, 2018
Bobby Jordan is on the ground in San Antonio, TX for the final four and joins Smallz and Tyler to break down everything about the weekend. Bobby breaks down the two Saturday matchups, who the favorite to cut the nets is on Monday night and then goes into what the final four is to coaches all across the country. The guys share some final four memories and talk about the best final four cities. Bobby is on twitter @bobjordan1.
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