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Coach Lindsay's mission is to spread basketball coaching knowledge around the world. If you are looking for basketball drills for 6 year olds or NBA players, you have come to the right place. This Web site is all about basketball and dedicated to aspiring youth coaches and players. Let this basketball website improve your moves and game

In his 84 years on this planet and growing up in the great basketball state of Indiana, many persons have contributed to Ken's basketball knowledge, either directly or indirectly. 

Two coaches of great influence were: Coach Kern McGlothin, "The Wizard of Winslow." Dan Scism, sports editor for the Evansville Courier, hung that name on Kern long before Johnny Wooden earned his reputation as the "Wizard of Westwood."

Another coach with direct influence was Coach Arad McCutchan, winner of five National Division II championships. Coach McCutchan gave Ken the opportunity to study his style and learn. He was Coach McCutchan's first student assistant at Evansville College. It was from this bench, Ken witnessed some of the finest coaching strategies that have ever been taught and also met some of the best coaches who ever lived.

Johnny Wooden coached Indiana State and the famous Ed Diddle coached Western Kentucky. Both were opposing coaches, but best of friends with Coach McCutchan.

Ed Diddle was a unusual coach who always had time to talk with young guys like Ken. Once in one of their conversations concerning Sonny Allen, an all-state Kentucky High School player, then playing at Morehead State, coach Diddle in his famous southern drawl exclaimed, "Son, if ah had that boy here... he'd be burnin' the nets!" Ken kept scrapbooks and notes on them all. It is from these notes this web page gives rise.

Basketball, today, is still the same game as it was in Kenís. The ball and hoops are still the same size and the goal is 10 feet off the ground. The fundamentals are still the same, but the players are bigger and quicker.

 
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