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3 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Brook Cupps. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Brook Cupps, often where they are interviewed.

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3 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Brook Cupps. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Brook Cupps, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 72 - Brook Cupps - Head Coach Centerville High School (Ohio)

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Brook Cupps graduated from Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio near Springfield in 1995, and following a 4-year playing career at Capital University in Columbus, he returned to Graham.  He became the head coach in 2000 and spent 12 seasons building a high level basketball program at a relatively small school with a national reputation for wrestling.  But that is the information that anyone can get from Google.  What many don't know, and what Coach Cupps shares in today's episode is that in the midst of building his program things changed.  His focus, his understanding and his purpose as a basketball coach all began to evolve beyond as he says it, "...just coaching basketball like everyone else was coaching basketball...".  It was a change that he says saved his career as a basketball coach.  In 2012, following a remarkable run with the Falcons, including a trip to the state semifinals, Coach Cupps left his alma mater to become the head coach at Centerville High School.  With him came the somewhat unique and ever evolving philosophy of coaching that is more, a lot more than just style of play and X's & O's.  Please enjoy my fascinating conversation with Brook Cupps of Centerville High School.


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Oct 14 2020 · 1hr 12mins
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Centerville's Brook Cupps on managing the hype, reloading from within, and program buy-in

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Corey is joined by Centerville head coach Brook Cupps, talking about journey through coaching (3:00), coaching such a young group a year after a regional final run (10:00), having players buy in (16:00), dealing with the hype around Gabe (22:00), and much more!

Jan 13 2020 · 59mins

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Ohio High School Hoops: Around the State Podcast with Centerville Head Coach Brook Cupps

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In today's episode, we welcome our very first head coach to the podcast in Centerville's Brook Cupps. We discuss how he got into coaching, his first job and some of the early struggles which led to eventual success, the four characteristics that describe his program, advice he would give to young coaches trying to start their own program, and his current job with the Elks. 

We also dive into his relationship and interaction with LeBron James as their two sons play together with the Blue Chips travel team. 

In our weekly news and notes around the state segment we talk about the following:

*Transfer season in Northeast Ohio

*Luke Howes commitment...

*CrossRoads Elite Elite- what Ohio players made the list?

*Coaching news

*Zach Fleer and Jason Morrow of 270 Hoops have now launched 275 Hoops

*Chris Livington in Brazil with USA Basketball

*A pair of Ohio natives get invited to the NBA Players Camp

*Mitch Hannahs 

*I discuss Public/Private vs. Proximity to a metropolitan area

Jun 05 2019 ·