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The Huddle Podcast: Melbourne United head coach Dean Vickerman

NBL Podcasts

This week on Dean Vickerman joins Liam Santamaria to reflect on Melbourne's championship win in NBL21, Chris Goulding's NBA tryout, initial impressions of new recruits including Ariel Hukporti and much more.


31 Oct 2021

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41: Melbourne United's Dean Vickerman

The Brad & Boti Basketball Podcast

Title: Sometimes we just waste the listeners time! Brad and Boti are lucky enough to be joined by Melbourne United Head Coach Dean Vickerman. Yudai Baba, going undefeated and COVID in the preseason.  Each week Brad Rosen (NBL Commentator) and Boti Nagy (NBL Blogger) give you the wrap on the NBL.  Highlights of the week, game-by-game synopses, ‘Nagy’s Nasty’ and ‘Rosen’s Rattler’.  #NBL21  Rate - Review - Subscribe


8 Mar 2021

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Episode 149: Dean Vickerman, How Coaches Impact The Game

The Basketball Podcast

Guest: Dean Vickerman, Melbourne United Head coachIn this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Melbourne United head coach Dean Vickerman joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss how coaches can impact the game and his open coaching style.Coach Vickerman took over as head coach for Melbourne United of the NBL in 2017. During his first season, Dean Vickerman started an ambitious overhaul of the team’s roster and culture. His hard work immediately began to pay off as Melbourne United went 20-8 and won the NBL championship. Dean has continued his success with United by leading them to the postseason each year and earning another Finals appearance in 2019. Vickerman credits his success to his ability to thrive in the personal and relationship side of the game. Some of his greatest strengths as a coach are communication, building chemistry, and creating community ties.Before coaching at Melbourne, Vickerman had tremendous success as a coach for the New Zealand Breakers. He started as an assistant with the club in 2007. Throughout his time he made a great impact on the team and was crucial to the team’s championship dynasty. The Breakers took home championship hardware three consecutive years during 2010-2012. Finally, in 2013 Vickerman was promoted to head coach. During his three seasons at the helm, he earned two Finals appearances and one NBL Championship. Dean also earned Coach of the Years honors twice during this run.Dean Vickerman also played basketball professionally with the Melbourne Tigers from 1997-2001. Coach Vickerman has always been connected to his community and the thought of coaching in his home state of Victoria has been a long-time dream for Dean. After getting the job at Melbourne United Dean immediately began pouring resources into the youth program and plans to target homegrown talent for his team. In just a few years United has made great strides in player development and has gained more local support.Dean has over 20 years of experience in the NBL has shown the ability to thrive in each role. Vickerman recently began his 4th season in Melbourne with aspirations of taking home the NBL Championship once again.Breakdown1:00 - Start Practice with Talk3:00 - Mindset of a Defensive Coach7:00 - Things to Bring Up Energy11:00 - Influence of AFL13:30 - Trademark18:00 - Culture is Behavior-Led21:00 - Pre-Game Talk25:00 - Interaction with Coaches28:00 - Engagement with Players30:00 - CNS Activation32:00 - Calling Timeouts34:00 - Things Valuable From Assistants38:00 - Feedback41:00 - Officials44:00 - How He Handles Foul Trouble46:00 - Coaching Kids48:00 - Quality of Relationships51:00 - ConclusionDean Vickerman’s Bio:Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_VickermanTwitter: https://twitter.com/deanvickermanBasketball ImmersionWebsite: http://basketballimmersion.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballimmersion?lang=enYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/basketballimmersionFacebook: https://facebook.com/basketballimmersionBetOnline Website:Website: www.betonline.agBest in the West Video SeriesBest in the West Website: http://bestinthewestclinic.com/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


3 Feb 2021

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Dean Vickerman; Coach of Melbourne United - NBL 2021 schedule release

RSN Breakfast Club

The NBL made the decision to postpone the beginning of the 2020/21 season until January 2021 in an effort to have the virus eliminated from the country (to the best of its ability) and being able to potentially maximise crowd figures for the games. Dean Vickerman; Coach of Melbourne United joined the Breakfast Club


14 Sep 2020

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Episode 15 - With Melbourne United Basketball Championship Coach Dean Vickerman

Sporting Max

In episode 15 of Sporting Max we are joined by Melbourne United 2017-18 Championship Coach Dean Vickerman! Dean takes us through life as a kid on a farm, his playing time at the Tigers, and Melbourne United's 2017-18 championship!https://www.instagram.com/sportingmax.podcast/#nbl #melbourne #sydney #champions #farmlife #superstar #legend #sports #basketball #vic #aus #podcast #itunes #tunein #soundcloud #spotify


25 Aug 2020

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Dean Vickerman

The Great Coaches: Leadership & Life

Our Great Coach on this show is Dean Vickerman. Dean is an Australian professional basketball coach and former player, who is currently the head coach of Melbourne United in the Australian National Basketball League. He started his coaching career in 1997, progressing through roles across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Between 2007 and 2012, he served as an assistant coach for the New Zealand Breakers helping them win 3 championships in a row.  In 2013, he became head coach of the New Zealand Breakers. And in the 2014–15 season, he guided the Breakers to their fourth NBL Championship in five years. In March 2017, Dean was appointed head coach of Melbourne United and a year later they won the NBL Championship. And in 2018 and again in 2019 he was voted NBL Coach of the Year. Dean was wonderful to talk and very generous with his time. The highlights of our discussion are his description of their team trademarks and why it’s important that they try to make someone else in the team better. How he trusts and works with his assistants, and he shares a great story from their championship game when there is 1.7 seconds left on the clock to illustrate this; and the way he uses Blue zone thinking to remain calm. If you would like to send us any feedback or if you know a great coach, who has a unique story to share, then we would love to hear from you, please contact us at thegreatcoachespodcast@gmail.com or contact us through our website thegreatcoachespodcast.com


7 Aug 2020

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NBL Overtime | June 30 with Dean Vickerman

NBL Podcasts

Melbourne United head coach Dean Vickerman joins NBL Overtime to talk about their plans for NBL21 and the panel talk who teams should re-sign or let go, what is next for the Hawks and Homicide looks at some of the best off-season NBL fits.


30 Jun 2020

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Dean Vickerman on United's semi-final loss, what he learned and what needs to change

Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast

Melbourne United head coach Dean Vickerman joins Dan Boyce to talk about the Melbourne United this season and their semi-final exit. A number of topics are covered relating to what impacted the squad during the season ie. losing players, coaches, travel, and injuries. He confirms there were hurdles the team faced with getting players to play with each other, what he learned from the season as a whole and what he thinks needs to change in order for them to be successful next season. Topics include... How Melbourne United are staying strong during the Coronavirus (2:00) How the team went about constructing the team after losing the 2019 NBL Grand Final (7:00) Rebuilding the team and why they decided to go with Melo Trimble, Shawn Long and Casey Prather as the team's import trio (10:00) What impact did losing assistant coaches Mike Kelly and Simon Mitchell on the team (12:30) NBLxNBA - does playing NBA squads help or hurt an NBL teams Grand Final chances (18:00) A six-game winning streak in November, what was different (25:00) Reflections on the team's choke in Semi-Final Game 1 to the Sydney Kings (29:00) United bounce back in Game 2, which changed (31:00) What mistakes did United make this season and what needs to change to make next season a success (34:00) How will United and the NBL be impacted financially next season (42:00) Visit dunk.com.au for your next set of basketball uniforms. All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring; Australian Basketball Legends - Luc Longley, Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Leroy Loggins, David Andersen, Andrew Vlahov, CJ Bruton, Chris Anstey, Brett Maher, John Rillie, Tony Ronaldson, Brad Newley Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding, Mitch McCarron, Cam Gliddon Our Finest Coaching Minds - Brian Goorjian, Joey Wright, Adrian Hurley, Aaron Fearne, Rob Beveridge, Phil Smyth, Ian Stacker, Shawn Dennis, Dean Vickerman, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze, Ken Cole NBA Stars Past & Present - Andrew Bogut, Matthew Dellavedova, Stephen Jackson, Randy Livingston, Torrey Craig, Acie Earl, Josh Childress, Reggie Smith, Todd Lichti, Ryan Broekhoff The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Darnell Mee, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Andre Moore, Steve Woodberry, Mike Mitchell, Dusty Rychart, Ebi Ere And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Paul Maley, Vince Crivelli, Jeremy Loeliger, Chuck Harmison, Jeff Van Groningen, Bob Turner All that and much more. Follow @AussieHoopla on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com


26 Mar 2020

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Time On - Dean Vickerman (15/11)

Time On

Melbourne United head coach Dean Vickerman joined Sam McClure to preview Throwdown III on the weekend.


15 Nov 2019

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Dean Vickerman on The Sporting Capital (30/5/2019)

The Sporting Capital

The Melbourne United boss spoke to Cam about the HUGE signing of Shawn Long


30 May 2019