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Create Your Shot: Joe Mihalich

This week on Create Your Shot, Joe Mihalich, assistant coach for the Pennsylvania Quakers, joins Tyler and Smallz. Joe talks about his journey in coaching, growing up with a dad who was a division 1 head coach, racking up "Zero Pluses" in college and talks about learning to recruit! This weeks city review is Scranton, PA and coach speak features the first every father and son quotes! Joe can be found on Twitter @JoeMihalich.Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today!:27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 15:32 Joe Mihalich joins Create Your Shot19:33 Penn's travel to the Virgin Islands28:35 This year's expectations as defending Ivy League champs37:45 Growing up in a household with a dad who is a division 1 basketball coach 41:50 Joe's playing career at Nazareth 46:31 Going from GA to D3 Assistant and learning to recruit56:40 Coach Speak — Joe Mihalic Jr. and Joe Mihalic Sr. 1:06:38 City Review — Scranton, PA1:15:20 Ten Touches 1:32:55 Parting Shots

1hr 25mins

27 Nov 2018

Rank #1

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Create Your Shot: Landry Kosmalski

On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Landry Kosmalski, the head coach at Swarthmore College. Landry is coming off a national runner-up season that culminated in the #2 national ranking! The guys talk about Landry's career, how he turned the program around, what he took from his time as an assistant at Davidson and much more! This weeks Coach Speak is from Matt Painter and the City review is Delaware County, PA. Landry can be found on Twitter @LandryKosmalski

1hr 29mins

23 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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Create Your Shot: Dan Burke

This week Smallz and Tyler talk with Dan Burke, the head men's basketball coach at Wilmington University in Wilmington, DE. They cover what its like to be a small college head coach, how to attack your first few days as a HC, Dan's opinions on cultivating leadership and letting players play and throw in some talk about the Philadelphia 76ers. This week's city review is Wilmington, DE and Coach speak includes, Dave Pauley and Bruce Weber. Dan can be found on Twitter @DanBurke_WU.0:30 Smallz and Tyler Intro5:17 Dan Burke 7:30 Recruiting philosophy at a small college 11:30 Dan's journey as a head coach 16:30 Balancing other jobs while coaching 20:33 Philadelphia 76ers playoff talk 23:58 Coaching against and learning from older coaches28:07 Networking when you aren't an extrovert 33:20 Balancing family and work with a wife who is also a head coach 40:20 Coach Speak — Dave Pauley and Bruce Weber47:12 City Review — Wilmington, DE52:00 Ten Touches 1:02:00 Parting Shots

1hr 6mins

17 Apr 2018

Rank #3

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Create Your Shot: Mike McGarvey

Tyler and Smallz are back with Mike McGarvey from Colgate University. Tyler hops on the Washington Capitals bandwagon before Mike joins the guys to talk about his playing career, coaching career, current career goals and much more. Coach speak features Matt Langel and Mike Jordan and the city review is Hamilton, NY. Mike can be found on Twitter @MikeMcGarvey_0:28 Tyler and Smallz talk about the Stanley Cup and Tyler being a bandwagon fan4:30 Smallz Introduces Mike McGarvey 10:02 Welcome Mike McGarvey 14:04 Mike's recruiting process and playing career20:21 Going into coaching immediately after playing 23:33 Differences between division 1 and division 3 in both coaching and recruiting 28:15 Working on a young staff and growing together over the years 36:30 Exploring creative outlets during your coaching careers and interviewing for jobs42:13 Managing work-life balance and goal setting for the future 48:20 Coach Speak —Matt Langel and Mike Jordan 49:56 City Review — Hamilton, NY 1:04:00 Ten Touches 1:15:52 Parting Shots

1hr 21mins

12 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Create Your Shot: Mike Dunn

Smallz and Tyler welcome on Professional Shooting Coach, Mike Dunn this week. Mike is a former player at Philadelphia University the best shooter in the history of the program. Mike goes into his journey, whether shooters need to play defense, the proper way to shoot a basketball and much more. Mike can be found on Instagram raining jumpers and shooting trick shots @seemikedunn and online at seemikeshoot.com0:28 -- Tyler and Smallz intro7:17 -- Intro to Mike Dunn9:59 -- Mike's evolution with social media and building a brand13:15 -- Journey in basketball and Mike's college career19:10 -- HOW TO SHOOT 22:24 -- working with struggling shooters25:30 -- Mike on Ben Simmons and other pro shooters28:00 -- Life changing moment in Mike's life33:27 -- Inspirational mentors36:51 -- Building the brand38:55 -- Ultimate career goals and the next steps 42:00 -- Coach Speak 53:50 -- City Review - Manayunk, PA 1:00:29 -- Ten Touches 1:07:43 -- Parting ShotsÂ

1hr 12mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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Create Your Shot: Kevin Driscoll

This week Tyler and Smallz talk to Kevin Driscoll, an assistant basketball coach at Loyola in Maryland. Driscoll is an ultimate shot creator, having quit his first job to coach HS basketball and deciding shortly after his goal was to work at the division 1 level. The guys talk X's and O's, watching film, networking and even cold calling head coaches at the D1 level. City review takes them to the Polar Seltzer factory in Worcester, MA and we hear from Herm Edwards and Ben McAdoo in coach speak. Kevin can be found on twitter @_KevinDriscoll :31 Tyler and Smallz intro Kevin Driscoll9:22 Interview Intro Driscoll10:36 Coaching Start13:45 Future Plan Coaching14:30 How to get into D1, Phone Story19:03 Transition to a D1 coach20:06 Most important item of Networking24:55 Scouting, X and O, watching too much film32:55 HC transition, keeping a job story41:46 Staying balanced, outside of bball45:15 Career goals, reaching them47:28 Patience, not taking the right opportunity51:25 Coach Speak 56:16 City Review: Worcester, MA 1:02:03 Ten Touches 1:16:16 Parting ShotsÂ

1hr 21mins

19 Dec 2017

Rank #6

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Create Your Shot: Jordan Fee

On this weeks episode of Createyourshot, Tyler and Smallz talk with Jordan Fee. Jordan is an assistant coach of the Nova Southeastern Sharks, the defending champions of the Sunshine State Conference and currently the 5th ranked division II team in the country. They talk with Jordan about his journey in coaching, his own playing career from prep school to division I and then to division II, coaching an incredibly difficult system and what his ultimate career goals are. This weeks coach speak features Baylor football coach, Matt Rhule and the city review is sunny Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Follow Jordan on Twitter @CoachJordanFee!

1hr 35mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Create Your Shot: Chad O'Donnell

On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Chad O'Donnell of Capital Elite Agency. Chad, a former division 1 assistant himself, walks the guys through many different tips that he gives his clients during the hiring process. Chad dives into interviewing, networking, updating references and then how to utilize your current boss to help your career. This week's coach speak features Jeff Brohm and Lincoln Riley and the city review is Boston, MA. More information on Capital Elite Agency can be found on their website at capitaleliteagency.com and on Twitter @Capeliteagency and Chad can be found on Twitter @Chadeodonnell.:27 Tyler and Smallz Introduction10:30 Chad O'Donnell joins Create Your Shot15:20 How Chad got into the consultant business and recognized his talents20:52 Chad's history with interviews and his thoughts on search firms 26:15 Recognizing what is and isn't a good move 33:12 What do athletic directors focus on?40:00 How to network on and off the road 42:20 Best ways to utilize references48:01 Have an end of the year meeting with your head coach 50:22 Whats Next for Chad50:58 Coach Speak — Jeff Brohm and Lincoln Riley55:44 City Review — Boston, MA 1:00:45 Ten Touches1:20:00 Parting Shots

1hr 25mins

8 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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Create Your Shot: Elan Vinokurov

This week the guys go in-depth on how to draft with Elan Vinokurov from EVHoops and ScoutU. Smallz and Tyler talk with Elan about his path, how to become a better evaluator, compare a few players and find Elan's favorite spots in The City of Brotherly Love. Elan can be found on Twitter @ElanVino and information on Scout U can be found at Scoutuniv.com.:30 Tyler introduction 2:50 Welcome on, Elan Vinokurov 7:10 What got Elan interested in scouting and NBA draft preparation 14:50 Improving as a scout and gaining credibility 22:02 Evaluating a players fit within an NBA system and culture 32:00 Networking, building a business and balancing life while working at home 42:00 Ultimate career goals45:47 Rothstein's — Luka Doncic, Mo Bamba, Michael Porter Jr., Melvin Frazier, Kevin Huerter, Kevin Knox 59:20 City Review — Philadelphia, PA 1:06:39 Ten Touches1:21:25 Parting Shots and Scout University

1hr 28mins

19 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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Create Your Shot: Antone Gray

On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Antone Gray of Brown Men's basketball. Antone talks about his coaching career, interviewing for jobs, his playing career and gives advice on how to get better at your craft. We talk through joining a new staff and the right way to watch film. This week's city review is Providence, RI, Antone's hometown and coach speak features Bob Walsh and Kenny Atkinson. Antone can be found on Twitter @Coach_Tone1.

1hr 15mins

14 May 2019

Rank #10

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Create Your Shot: Joe Gallo

This week Joe Gallo from Merrimack College joins the guys to talk about becoming a head coach at his alma mater. Tyler, Smallz and Joe talk about breaking into to coaching, recruiting at the division 2 level, how to build a staff and maintain culture and then some of the stops Joe has had along the way. This weeks coach speak includes quotes from Ron Hunter and Ryan Odom and the city review is Pittsburgh. Joe can be found on twitter @Joeygall0.:29 Tyler and Smallz introduction7:29 Intro to Joe Gallo10:55 Joe's background and beginning in coaching18:17 Recruiting the division 2 level26:34 Building a staff and program33:30 Joe on work life balance 37:48 How to set goals39:09 Coach Speak — Ron Hunter and Ryan Odom42:10 Coaching in the first four and in a 16 vs. 1 NCAA tournament matchup46:20 City Review — Pittsburgh, PA53:18 Ten Touches54:30 The funniest travel story told to date on Create Your Shot1:11:57 Parting Shots

1hr 18mins

27 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Create Your Shot: Jaymee Sire

Jaymee Sire drops into the studio this week to talk the Tyler and Smallz about her career and what she is currently doing with the food network. We talk her journey to ESPN, the competition in the broadcast industry, getting laid off in the public eye and her current role with The Food Network and her advice for young journalists. Coach speak this week features CYS favorite Mike Leach and the city review is Jaymee's hometown of Great Falls, MT. Jaymee can be found on Twitter @Jaymee and on Instagram @Jaymeesire :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction8:18 Jaymee Sire joins CYS 15:25 Making the jump to major media markets 22:15 Transitioning to ESPN27:50 Making life changing career choices and the competition at ESPN35:06 Getting laid off at ESPN 44:50 Jaymee's work with the food network55:10 What is next for Jaymee1:00:13 Coach Speak — Mike Leach 1:03:55 City Review — Great Falls, MT 1:11:00 Ten Touches1:25:16 Parting Shots----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code PodcastOne for a 50% signup bonus, today!Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYSThanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!

1hr 28mins

18 Sep 2018

Rank #12

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Create Your Shot: Dwyane Lee

Tyler and Smallz are back on the court this week with Dwayne Lee from St. Bonaventure. They talk about Dwyane's career at St. Anthony high school and St. Josephs University, his transition into coaching and his ultimate goals in his career and for the players he coaches. This weeks City review is Jersey City, NJ and coach speak features Bob Hurley Sr. and Jim Harbaugh. Dwayne can be found on Twitter @Dlee1015SBU.:29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction 7:40 Welcome on Dwayne Lee13:01 Integrating himself with a new staff at St. Bonaventure18:22 Dwayne's high school career playing for Bob Hurley and against Dejuan Wagner 27:11 The "Perfect Season" at St. Josephs 38:13 The transition from player to coach 43:10 Adjusting to being a graduate manager and the work life balance of coaching46:50 Ultimate career goals and setting goals for his players48:02 Coach Speak — Bob Hurley Sr. and Jim Harbaugh 53:05 City Review — Jersey City, NJ59:03 Ten Touches 1:11:33 Parting Shots----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thanks to our partners Betonline.ag for sponsoring this weeks episode! Check out Betonline.ag promo code Podcast1 for a 50% signup bonus, today!Thanks to our friends at Teamsynced for sponsoring this weeks episode! For more information about Teamsynced checkout teamsynced.com/CYSThanks to Bluechew for sponsoring this weeks interview! Visit bluechew.com and use the promo code CYS for your first shipment free, just pay 5 dollars for shipping!

1hr 18mins

11 Sep 2018

Rank #13

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Create Your Shot: Aaron Toomey

On this week's episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Aaron Toomey. Aaron is the interim head coach of the Amherst Mammouths and is filling in this season while HOF coach David Hixon takes a sabbatical. Aaron talks about his playing career being cut short, being 2-time division national player of the year, filling in for an 800 game-winner and much more! This week's city review is Amherst, MA and coach speech features Davey Martinez and CYS favorite, Will Muschamp. Follow Aaron on Twitter @CoachA2Me.

1hr 11mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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Create Your Shot: Alan Seretti

This week the guys talk with Alan Seretti of the Dickenson Red Devils. Coach Seretti just finished his 9th season as the head coach at Dickinson and talks us through his recruiting philosophy, what he's learned in his time as a head coach and how he has changed over the last 15 years. He also talks about having a law degree and not using it and how to avoid self-doubt. The city review is Pittsburgh and coach speak includes Mike Malone and Hue Jackson. Alan can be found on Twitter @RedDevilHoops.:28 Tyler and Smallz Introduction7:27 Welcome Alan Seretti 8:26 The offseason at a Small College 10:35 Recruiting philosophy at the division 3 levels16:00 How Alan has adjusted over the years as a head coach22:08 Tyler goes down memory lane about Doug Collins26:12 Why Alan didn't put his law degree to use and how he made the choice to coach34:35 Alan's goals on a day to day and year to year basis 36:35 Coach Speak — Mike Malone and Hue Jackson 46:30 City Review — Pittsburgh, PA 51:51 Ten Touches 1:05:50 Nevada Smith story

1hr 14mins

1 May 2018

Rank #15

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Create Your Shot: Jeff Rafferty

This week on Create Your Shot, Jeff Rafferty of the NJIT Highlanders stops by! Raff talks about his 23 years in the business and coaching at all levels of college basketball. They guys hit on his current season, the challenges of conference play, some of his favorite moments in coaching and advice he would have for young coaches. This week's coach speak features Rutgers head coach, Steve Pikell and Hofstra head coach, Joe Mihalich and the city review is Newak, NJ. Follow Jeff and the Highlanders on twitter @NJITHoops!Email the show prior to the final four and let us know if you're going! Createyourshot@gmail.com

1hr 19mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #16

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Create Your Shot: Sean Coffey

On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz welcome Sean Coffey onto the show. Sean is the head coach of the Utica Pioneers and is entering his fourth seasons as the Pioneers head man. They talk about his thoughts on coaching and networking, share a few stories of his time playing in Ireland and talk about the best ways to build genuine relationships with your players. This weeks coach speak features ESPN analyst, Jay Bilas and the city review is Utica, NY. Sean can be found on Twitter @CoachSeanCoffey!

1hr 16mins

20 Aug 2019

Rank #17

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Create Your Shot: Matt Collier

After a one week hiatus the guys are back with Matt Collier, head coach at Queens College in New York City. The guys talk in-depth about Matt's first go round as a head coach, creating his own legacy, being a manager in college and much much more. Coach Speak this week features Bruiser Flint and Joe Maddon and Matt takes the guys for a weekend in Queens. Matt can be found on Twitter @Coach_M_Collier

1hr 45mins

31 Jul 2018

Rank #18

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Create Your Shot: Nate Hager

On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Smallz and Tyler are joined by Nate Hager of The Regis College Pride. Nate talks about being the first head coach in program history, what it felt like to make the NCAA tournament after 8 years, his network within coaching and coaching against Jim Calhoun. This weeks coach speak features Nick Nurse and Frank Vogel and the city review is the Sea Coast! Nate can be found on twitter @NathanHager

1hr 23mins

2 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Special Edition: World Series Analytics

On a special edition of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz talk about Tyler going to game 5 of the world series and finding out Max Scherzer wasn't going to start, then talk about scouting and analytics in basketball and finish off by talking about self-scouting during the season. Follow Smallz and Tyler on twitter @Createyourshot!

40mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #20