PSB Podcast “Overseas Basketball Stories” – De’Mon Brooks

In this episode of the PSB Podcast, PSB Co-founder Brendan Winters sits down with former Davidson College Wildcat stand out, and current overseas professional basketball player, De’Mon Brooks. Brendan and De’Mon discuss DeMon’s career and all of the ups and downs that come with playing overseas basketball.

Brooks had an incredible run in his time at Davidson College (2010-11 through 2014-15) that included a conference championship and a tournament MVP. He was also named a freshman All-American and Southern Conference Player of the Year.

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PSB Podcast “‘The Threat of Youth Basketball’”? – Alan Tyson

In this episode of the PSB Podcast, PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski talks with President of Architech Sports and Physical Therapy, Alan Tyson. Listen as Logan and Alan discuss the recent article written by ESPN Senior Writer Baxter Holmes titled ‘These kids are ticking time bombs: The threat of youth basketball”.

In his ESPN article, Holmes writes, “What we’re seeing is rash of injuries among young players”.

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PSB Podcast DIII Championship Run – Landry Kosmalski

Swarthmore College head coach Landry Kosmalski

On the latest PSB Podcast, co-founder Logan Kosmalski talked with Swarthmore College head coach Landry Kosmalski. Swarthmore, fresh off of a run to the NCAA DIII national championship game, has experienced a dramatic rise in the success of their program over the last 7 years.

Coach Kosmalski talks about the struggles of taking over a program that had not experienced much success in the previous decades. Handling failure and frustration, establishing a new culture and recruiting to one of the highest academic schools in the country are all covered in this episode.

Check out more about Coach Kosmalski and his team at www.swarthmoreathletics.com.

PSB Podcast Self Awareness & Performance – Alan Stein

PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski talks with current corporate performance coach and author of “Raise Your Game”, Alan Stein. Alan discusses his path from college basketball player to world-renowned skills trainer to corporate performance coach to, finally, published author.

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In “Raise Your Game”, Alan wrote, “Here’s a foundational argument for the rest of this book, the single most important thing a person needs for success is self-awareness.” In this podcast, Logan and Alan dive into the role of self-awareness in performances of all kinds.

Alan shares his thoughts on why basketball players, and people in general, should practice recognizing and acknowledging their strengths, weaknesses, emotions and motivations and how this process of self-inquiry and self-analysis can lead to improved performance.

PSB Podcast Youth Basketball’s Future – Jay Demings

In the latest episode of the PSB Podcast, PSB Co-founder Logan Kosmalski speaks with the Director of USA Basketball’s Youth and Sports Development, Jay Demings.

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Jay and Logan discuss the changing landscape of youth basketball and youth sports in general, as well as the goals and priorities of USA Basketball’s involvement at the youth level.

Jay discusses USAB’s recent developments concerning stronger education for youth coaches, players, parents and officials.

Listen to Jay’s thoughts on the current state of youth basketball in American and where he thinks the game will be in the coming years.