This Time on Create Your Shot:


This week Tyler and Smallz talk with Drew Valentine, assistant basketball coach for the Loyola Ramblers. Drew talks about what the recent final four run was like, what its like being a young coach, what it’s like having a brother who plays in the NBA and much more! Drew is a fast riser in the profession having worked previously at Michigan State and Oakland. City Review this week is Grand Rapids, MI and Coach Speak includes Tom Izzo and Greg Kampe. Drew can be found on Twitter @CoachDrewLU.

0:30 Tyler and Smallz Intro
7:24 Welcome Drew Valentine
9:10 What its like to coach in the Final Four
14:30 Making the choice to coach right away instead of trying to play professional
17:40 Going from player to GA at Michigan State and coaching his brother, Denzel Valentine
21:30 The sacrifices of being a young coach and rising in the ranks
26:00 Drew’s networking strategy
28:30 What Drew has taken from the coaches he has worked for
30:15 Drew’s ultimate goals and the mindset of being the best
32:20 Coach Speak — Tom Izzo and Greg Kampe
38:04 City Review — Grand Rapids, MI
41:40 Ten Touches
55:00 Parting Shots

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