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Dave Pilipovich

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Ep 36: Lobo hoops special assistant Dave Pilipovich (TG 1.25.21)

Talking Grammer

In Episode 36, I catch up with former Air Force head coach Dave Pilipovich about his new role as special assistant to the head coach for UNM Lobo men's basketball in what has been a crazy season of relocation, on-court struggles and having to find quarters for washing machines on the road. Dave talks about the new perspective he's getting from outside the head coaching spotlight and how he hopes to help Lobo players and Lobo coach Paul Weir in any way he can. We also talk about the Mountain West overall and how many teams he thinks might get into the NCAA Tournament.

39mins

26 Jan 2021

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Dave Pilipovich - College Basketball Coach

Before the Lights

Coach Pilipovich starts the show asking who in Las Vegas has the best sub sandwich? After a brief conversation about the food in Vegas we start down his path. Where did his love of hoops begin and what were his obstacles in playing the game? Who were a few of his early coaching mentors, after sending out several applications for a job how he handled some rejection and then getting a graduate assistant position at U of California- PA to start his coaching carousel. Hear what he took from his first jobs at U-California PA, Florida Atlantic that was just joining the D1 level, and Georgia State. Why Robert Morris was a job he felt comfortable with and the hurdles he faced at Eastern Michigan. Going from EMU to U of Michigan under Coach Tommy Amaker and what the big difference was he noticed right away. Coach Pilipovich talks about the challenges of recruiting at Air Force Academy that makes it so different than any other school, the story, and thoughts of when his head coach was released mid-year and he was named interim head coach. Unlike most college graduates the Air Force Cadets go to serve. Hear how their assignments affect how they play once they are handled out. We finish with some advice for assistant coaches that aspire to be a head coach and what is next for Coach Pilipovich. Links:Coach Pilipovich on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davepilipovich?lang=enCoaching Record: https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/coaches/dave-pilopovich-1.htmlVideo of Air Force Basketball w Coach Pilipovich (January, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3QpyKtjxBY&list=PLjssGb6ZvhE8RYNgprtY5TaaQ8WcdL887&index=74Follow us Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beforethelightspodcast/Support the show on Patreon- Just $5: https://www.patreon.com/beforethelights The Extra 5How did the relationships as a camp counselor pay rewards later in his career?Being in the CIT with AF and keeping the team motivated after missing out on NCAA and NITWhat is was like being in the NIT Final 4 at Madison Square Garden with U of MichiganHow and why did the gum chewing all start Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/beforethelights)

46mins

1 Oct 2020

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Dave Pilipovich: Former Air Force Academy head basketball coach exudes class and integrity

The Teacher Coach with T.K. Griffith and Scott Matthew Callaghan

Dave Pilipovich served the last eight years as head basketball coach at the Air Force Academy in Colorado. His teams won 5 Mountain West tourney games over his stint and competed in one of the nation's toughest leagues at a huge recruiting disadvantage.  Dave's humble roots started in Pittsburgh where he was raised above a tavern his parents owned and operated. His college career at Theil in western PA started a love affair with basketball that has continued his whole life with stops including Robert Morris, Eastern Michigan, Michigan and Air Force Academy... to name a few. Dave's career is not over, as he hopes to regroup and recenter after an incredible run at the academy.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/teachercoach)

1hr 44mins

29 May 2020

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All Ball - Kawhi NBA's Best; College Hoop Takes; Air Force HC Dave Pilipovich On Life In Hoops, Program Building

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

This week, Gottlieb looks at All-Star stat padding, why Kawhi is the best player in the NBA, his take on this week of college hoop. Air Force Head Coach Dave Pilipovich joins the pod to detail his path from growing up in Pittsburgh, to his long path through the coaching ranks, and ultimately landing the head job at Air Force, Make sure you download, rate and subscribe here to get the latest All Ball Podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 23mins

16 Jan 2020

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All Ball - Kawhi NBA's Best; College Hoop Takes; Air Force HC Dave Pilipovich On Life In Hoops, Program Building

The Doug Gottlieb Show

This week, Gottlieb looks at All-Star stat padding, why Kawhi is the best player in the NBA, his take on this week of college hoop. Air Force Head Coach Dave Pilipovich joins the pod to detail his path from growing up in Pittsburgh, to his long path through the coaching ranks, and ultimately landing the head job at Air Force, Make sure you download, rate and subscribe here to get the latest All Ball Podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 23mins

16 Jan 2020

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Kawhi NBA's Best; College Hoop Takes; Air Force HC Dave Pilipovich On Life In Hoops, Program Building

All Ball with Doug Gottlieb

This week, Gottlieb looks at All-Star stat padding, why Kawhi is the best player in the NBA, his take on this week of college hoop. Air Force Head Coach Dave Pilipovich joins the pod to detail his path from growing up in Pittsburgh, to his long path through the coaching ranks, and ultimately landing the head job at Air Force, Make sure you download, rate and subscribe here to get the latest All Ball Podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 23mins

16 Jan 2020

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Ep 25: Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich (TG 01.11.20)

Talking Grammer

While some Mountain West coaches brag on wins on the court or on the recruiting trail, the life of a service academy coach is a little different. I had a talk with, admittedly, one of my favorite coaches in the Mountain West, Air Force's Dave Pilipovich. He talks about what it's like coaching cadets, their lives after college basketball, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the charity work he and his wife do in Colorado Springs, some memories of coaching against the Lobos, and I ask him for some of his favorite Snake stories through the years.

47mins

11 Jan 2020