Coaching Basketball at an All Boy's Prep School in Pennsylvania feat. Kiski Coach Damien Williams


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In this episode we chat with Coach Damien Williams, Head Prep Basketball Coach at The Kiski School. Kiski is located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Coach Williams discusses recruiting against the New England prep schools, college recruiting, the advantage of prep school open gyms, how to email a college basketball coaching staff and much more.

What You Will Learn:
[2:58] What made Damien want to become a basketball coach?
[5:13] Damien’s pitch for Kiski as a non-New England prep school.
[9:30] Information about The Kiski School.
[13:45] How Damien builds his team and what he looks for in a guard?
[22:06] Benefit of the NCAA approved summer scholastic weekends.
[25:20] Do players get more exposure during the summer on an AAU team or during the scholastic live weekends?
[29:55] Famous Alumni of The Kiski School.
[33:25] New coaching techniques during Covid.
[37:19] Benefits of open gym period in the Fall.
[40:26] Recruiting during open gyms vs during the regular season.
[42:50] Recruiting plan for new players.
[47:34] Who should kids email on a college coaching staff?
[51:00] Does The Kiski School offer full scholarships?
[54:16] Biggest win of career?
[55:55] Best player coached against?
[57:19] Hobbies
[58:40] Favorite Movie

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Phone | 859-317-1166
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About Me
Cory Heitz is the Founder and President of PREP Athletics. He has been helping place players into the right fitting prep schools since 2008. Cory completed a post grad year himself before playing in a D1 basketball program, so he knows the pressures that players and families face when trying to get to the collegiate level. That’s why he started this podcast, which is to share his wealth of information to those looking to reach their college basketball goals.

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