On this episode of On The Bench, Ken Rector and Zac Jackson discuss the qualities great teams share, the tournament structure, how to handle schedule changes and other topics from the Northeast Ohio basketball season.
Coach Flan makes his return to that other basketball podcast. He discusses his program’s annual goals, the recent game vs. Spire, what he likes about the 2018-19 Eagles and how he handles social media.
Lake Center Christian coach Ryan McGonagle talks with Ken Rector and Zac Jackson about his first head coaching job, his program’s lofty goals, why he chose this career path and more.
Longtime Alliance High School coach Larry Kukura talks with Ken Rector and Zac Jackson about his 20 years in the lead seat, some games that got away, why he still gets excited for Friday nights and how high school basketball has changed.
First-year North Canton Hoover coach Mike Bluey talks with Ken Rector and Zac Jackson about his new job, the Federal League, his young team and why he’s so excited about his program’s future.
Ken Rector and Zac Jackson are joined by first-year coach Zach Ross of Johnstown-Monroe in the Licking County League. Zach discusses his team’s hot start, his path to the head coach’s office and where he thinks his program can go from here.
Ken Rector and Zac Jackson talk tradition, pressure, winning and long-range vision with first-year McKinley coach Andy Vlajkovich.
New Wadsworth coach Mike Moser discusses his new job, his return home, what he’s learned during his winding coaching career and why he thinks the Grizzlies can win over the long term.
Longtime Lake coach Tom McBride joins Ken Rector and Zac Jackson for a discussion on the Federal League, coaching his sons, how high school basketball has changed and how the Blue Streaks have remained competitive and successful.
Nordonia coach Matt Cash discusses his team, his second stint in the head seat and why he’s a kinder, gentler coach this time around.