Posted On: 09/16/21 2:38 PM

When John Balistere invites you into his gym you go. The coach eats, sleeps, and breaths basketball. Given the chance to dine with the likes of NBA Champion HC Greg Popovich and National Champion coach Jay Wright, what does the Boulder City Coach want to discuss? "Give me your best out-of-bounds play". He asks. Play’s, sets, and strategies are what the coach has used to turn BC into a conference powerhouse, with the Eagles winning the last 3 Sunrise League Crowns. While other teams may be more athletic, the coach uses angles and misdirection to "take pressure off my guards" and "Use opponents quickness against them" His philosophy has transformed into a culture, with phrases unique to the BC lexicon like "Open Read’ or "Wall on Wheel" After the disappointment of not getting to coach his 2020-21 squad, which he calls, "His best team ever" Balistere welcomes an entirely new crop of Eagles, with the exact same expectations. "My expectations are for us to win our league" We’re still champs until someone tells me otherwise" 

HC: John Balistere 10th Season

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