Steve Williams, a former college basketball player and high school, AAU and youth coach, shares his more than 40 years of basketball wisdom with the reader.
Elite Basketball, Tools of the Game, includes details on how to teach elite shooting, ball-handling and defensive skills. It also teaches the mental aspects of the game, as well as Steve's offensive and defensive philosophies. Detailed drills for all skills and practice plans are included to help the reader apply the principles discussed in this book.
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About the Author
Williams graduated from UK in 1979, and began teaching and coaching in Versailles, Kentucky at both Woodford County High School and Middle School. Williams was voted Coach of the Decade for the 1980's in January of 1990.
In 1995, Williams became the head coach Osceola High School in Kissimmee, FL. The program returned to national prominence in 1998-99 when the Kowboys were ranked in the Top 50 in nation. He also served as the Head Boys and Head Girls Volleyball Coach during his tenure. Williams earned multiple coach of the year awards during his tenure at Osceola.
Williams left OHS in 2000, and has since coached part-time at Oviedo High School and Lake Brantley High School while spending more time coaching the youth teams his children play on. Williams has helped found organizations in Volleyball, Basketball and Baseball, most notably the Blue Steel Wildcats Junior Basketball program which was started in 2006 and continues today. Since 1980, Williams has placed or aided in the placement of 20 Varsity Baseball players, 25+ Varsity Boys Basketball players, 70+ Varsity Girls Volleyball players and 1 Varsity Boys Volleyball player on the collegiate level through active promotion of the athletes through high school programs, AAU programs and instructional camps, while encouraging each student's excellent performance in the classroom. He also started the student/athlete skill instruction groups Game Points Athletic Instruction, Mako Volleyball Instruction, Southern Volleyball Instruction, Southern Sports Instruction.
Steve and his wife, Lynda, currently live in Longwood, Florida, with their sons Derek, Jason, and Lucas. Williams older children, Sasha, Chris and Nick were all varsity high school players and Chris starred in college at Kentucky Wesleyan College.