Marg | Canada Basketball

Marg Barr

Role: Master Coach Developer (MCD)
Context(s): FUNdamentals
P/TSO: Basketball Saskatchewan
Hometown: Regina, SK
Years as a Coach Developer: 8
Coaching Experience:

I have coached in a community league, school basketball and for Basketball Saskatchewan.  I focus on the younger players ages 6 - 13. 

Other Basketball Experience(s):

I was the Executive Director for Regina Community Basketball and Basketball Saskatchewan.  Currently I administer Steve Nash Youth Basketball in Saskatchewan.  

What motivated you to get into coaching?:

I first got involved in coaching because my children were playing and I fell in love with helping the children be successful.  Watching a player do a layup for the first time is awesome.

What do you love about being a Coach Developer?:

I love to talk about basketball with other coaches and sharing our experiences and learnings.

Why did you want to be a Coach Developer?:

As the Executive Director I got involved in a lot of the new NCCP clinics facilitated by Mike McKay and I learnt so much from him I wanted to share it with other coaches.

Favorite Coaching Quote:

"What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player."  John Wooden


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