Zion Williamson + Steph Curry played in the League of This Southern Prep School feat. Roger Cox


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In this episode we interview Coach Roger Cox who is the head boy’s basketball coach at the Rabun Gap School. Roger shares why not being in New England is not a disadvantage for his school, the league they play in that has included Zion Williamson and the Curry brothers, the benefits of a multi-cultural school, Rabun Gap’s circus program and more.

What You Will Learn;
[4:00] Why Roger chose basketball?
[4:50] What got Roger into coaching basketball?
[10:30] Why go to Rabun Gap?
[13:36] Advantage of playing basketball at Rabun Gap vs New England prep schools.
[15:40] How Roger chooses players for his program?
[20:00] Why do you want kids to come for more than one year?
[23:00] Students around the world and visiting families from other countries.
[26:36] Why is it important for prep school kids to be with other students from around the world?
[30:24] Favorite Country
[32:30] Next country Roger wants to visit.
[35:50] Famous Alumni of Rabun Gap
[44:50] What is it like coaching against high level players?
[48:30] Circus program at Rabun Gap.
[52:00] Coaching changes during Covid.
[54:30] Thoughts on NCAA transfer rule.
[58:20] Biggest win of career
[58:45] Best player coached against?
[58:58] Hobbies
[59:50] Favorite Movie

Connect with Roger:
Twitter | https://twitter.com/CoachRogerCox
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/roger.cox.1232760
Website | https://www.rabungap.org/team-detail?fromId=294092&Team=163971&SeasonLabel=2021%20-%202022&siteId=1394
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/coach_rogercox/

Connect with Cory:
Website | https://www.prepathletics.com
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/prep_athletics/
Twitter | https://twitter.com/PREP_Athletics
Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/PrepAthletics
Email | coryheitz@gmail.com
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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