Monthly Archives: November 2013

Facilities at University of Delaware

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The last 5 weeks, I spent in the US doing an apprenticeship as a coach in NCAA College Basketball (ICAB). Allthough  my host university was Saint Joseph’s with headcoach Phil Martelli, I spent two times a couple of days with … Continue reading

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A short story on Michael Jordan FOR EVERY SINGLE PARENT

Few of us doubt that Michael Jordan is the greatest player ever to play the game of basketball. Of course this is impossible with a born talent, but that isn’t sufficient. Jordan was also the hardest worker, with an impressive … Continue reading

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NBA experiences during Coaching Apprenticeship (USA)

During my five week apprenticeship as a coach in College Basketball in the USA, I had plenty of interaction with the NBA too. Besides the NBA games, I had the chance to meet and discuss with these interesting coaches, on … Continue reading

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Picture gallery of facilities at SJU for coaching apprenticeship

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I spent last month at Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, USA) for the ICAB coaches program. FIBA selected me for this International Coaches Apprenticeship for Basketball, which is funded by FIBA, USOC and Olympic Solidarity. For the last couple of weeks … Continue reading

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SJU will face USA’s best senior, Doug McDermott (Creighton)

Saturday evening, Saint Joseph’s University will play at home against Creighton, with a certain Doug McDermott on their roster. Doug Mc Dermott  (born 1992, 2m03) is probably the best senior player in NCAA basketball. Playing on the 3-4 spot, his … Continue reading

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First home game: SJU Hawks vs Marist: 81-62

On Wednesday, my host university of Saint Joseph’s played their first home game of the season against Marist College (close to New York). As already mentioned in a previous post, SJU’s headcoach is for the 19th year in a row … Continue reading

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On the road with the Blue Hens of Delaware

This weekend, I was on the road with the men’s basketball team of the University of Delaware. They opened their season on Friday night in Richmond (Virginia, Google maps) and a first home game on Sunday in their own Bob Carpenter … Continue reading

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NBA practice: Philadelphia 76’ers

A couple of days ago, I was invited by headcoach Brett Brown to his practice with the Philadelphia 76’ers. Despite being announced as one of the weakest NBA teams this season, I have already witnessed two astonishing and unexpected victories … Continue reading

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Rob Meurs – In memoriam

Today headcoach Phil Martelli walked into our office at Saint Joseph’s University and asked if I was related to Rob Meurs, which was the first foreign coach he had ever met. Obviously I am not related, but it is not … Continue reading

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Dr. Jack Ramsay, the connection between my host university SJU and Belgium

Being a former student of Saint Joseph’s University, dr. Jack Ramsay (°1925) was the headcoach for the SJU Hawks in the period 1955-1966. During this decade, he would lead the Hawks to 7 Big Five crowns, including one appearance in … Continue reading

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