Create Your Shot: Drew Valentine
Published April 24, 2018
57 min
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    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
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