Don Kelbick

Don Kelbick

Coach Don Kelbick has had 27 years of coaching experience, 25 at the college level including 14 years as a head coach and 10 years as a Division I assistant including stops at Hofstra University, Marist College, Keene State College, and Florida International University. In 2 years as a high school coach, his teams produced 6 Division I players and was ranked #1 in Florida 28 out of a possible 34 weeks. In addition to coaching he has scouted for NBA teams, including the Knicks and the Hawks, and served as a general manager in the USBL.

Monday, 06 May 2013 18:08

2 Ball Chair Jump Shot (Video)

2 Ball Chair Jump Shot is a very challenging but extremely fun drill for ball handling, shooting, footwork, etc. In fact, it is so versatile you can adapt it for any purpose.

Friday, 03 May 2013 15:41

5 on 3 + 2 Transition Break (Video)

5 on 3 + 2 is a great drill to teach your basketball team how to take advantage of fast break opportunities where they have a numbers advantage, and then seamlessly move into your transition offense if you have not gotten the shot that you want.

Monday, 29 April 2013 15:20

Slice Dribble Shooting (Video)

These are simple ball handling/shooting drills that are designed to challenge your handle you give you the rhythm you need to become a quality shooter.

Monday, 22 April 2013 15:44

Attacking With The Dribble (Video)

Attacking with the dribble is a combination shooting drill that combines ball handling and shooting. Any combination of dribbles can be used.

Friday, 12 April 2013 15:01

Help and Recover Defensive Drills

These simple drills are very effective in teaching defensive help reactions and objectives.

Thursday, 11 April 2013 19:42

Does Practice Really Make You Better

I have been coaching, effectively, for my entire life. Even as a child, I played while preparing myself to be a coach. While it is what I have the most passion for, I do do other things. However, no matter what I am doing, I see basketball in it. I often draw analogies from other things I do to basketball. I want to share my latest experience.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 17:23

Wing 2 - on - 2

This is a live drill for defensive positioning and help. It is possible to derive offensive benefit from it but defense is the primary thrust.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 21:12

Wing Trailer Shots (Video)

Working fast break drills in the half court is a very effective and efficient way to work. By doing so, you can simulate fast break actions and still get high repetitions.

In Wing - Trailer Shots, we simulate the wing getting a return pass, after the ball has been advanced to the corner, for a trailer shot.

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 18:55

2 Change Jump Shooting (Video)

2 Change Jump Shooting is a great drill for both ball handling and shooting. When done with high intensity, it is also very challenging.

Tuesday, 01 January 2013 18:04

Cone Pickup Layup (Video)

Cone Pickup Layup is a great drill for fun, footwork and ballhandling.