In Episode 38, Coach Richey and Dan provide an update on the progress of the team through the first 5 games of the season and also recap our most recent game at Alabama. Coach Richey discusses how our program continues to develop and the areas that we focus on to accelerate our growth. Coach Richey then highlights our signees, Joe Anderson and Garrett Hien, elaborating on each of their unique skill sets and how they will impact our program. Coach Richey informs his audience of the upcoming schedule and promotes “Weekends At the Well”. Wrapping up, Coach Richey discusses the use of analytics and how they impact our decision making in recruiting and games. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 37, Coach Richey and Dan provide an update on the team’s progress through 25 practices and also highlights our scrimmages against UNC-Asheville and Lipscomb. Also, Coach Richey touches base on the growth and development of this year’s team and the details that we need to improve on to take it to the next level. Coach Richey then discusses “Weekends At the Well” and tells about his belief in the power of connecting the DINS to the city of Greenville. Wrapping up, Coach Richey informs his audience on the custom tailored suits that each player and staff received, joining the Roundball Club, and much more! Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 35, Coach Richey and Dan begin by recapping our summer camp and Bahamas Foreign Tour, highlighting our 13 practices, the Atlantis Resort experience, and the 2 exhibition games that we played! Next, Coach Richey provides an update on the current roster and mentions the improvements that we have made as well as the areas that we need to get better in from this summer. Coach Richey then discusses our schedule for this upcoming season and notes certain details that go into creating a schedule that puts our team in the best position to be successful. Coach Richey transitions into our upcoming fall schedule and highlights important events such as our C. Dan Joyner Golf Classic Sept. 9th and our first official practice Sept. 24th. Wrapping up, Coach Richey informs his audience of our staff agenda, staff updates and much more. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 34, Coach Richey and Dan begin by touching base on the hire of our new Athletics Director, Jason Donnelly. Donnelly brings a lot of experience and achievement coming from Villanova University as the Senior Associate Athletics Director and Executive Director of Athletics Development. Next, Coach Richey provides an update on the current roster and highlights the deliberate improvement that Tre Clark, Alex Hunter, Jaylon Pugh, Mike Bothwell, and Jalen Slawson have each made during this offseason. Coach Richey transitions into our Bahamas Foreign Tour, which we will be on from August 2-7th. Noting the 2 games that we will play, the community service that we will be doing by providing a basketball clinic to the youth, staying in the Atlantis Resort, and enjoying our time together to become one. Wrapping up, Coach Richey informs his audience of the contract that Matt Rafferty signed to play professionally in Belgium and spotlights the impression and impact that he made on this program forever! Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 33, Coach Richey and Dan begin by touching base on the completion of our staff. Jeremy Growe, who was previously on staff at Xavier University, brings a ton of experience with offensive game plans, scheduling, academics, analytics and much more. Next, Coach Richey provides an update on the current roster and features the progress that each of our freshmen have made in the month that they’ve been here. Coach Richey mentions that the leadership of our team is reaching new heights and provides context as to how our culture leads from the top down to the bottom. Next, Coach Richey highlights our record-breaking individual camp numbers and recognizes the community’s involvement in making camp such a huge success. Wrapping up, Coach Richey goes into detail regarding our Bahamas Foreign Tour as well as what the practices leading up to our departure will consist of. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 32, Coach Richey and Dan begin by discussing the dynamic of this year’s team and the intentionality of getting the new Freshman class acclimated to our culture here at Furman. Next, Coach Richey discusses the transitional phase that takes place when high school players enter into the college realm. Coach Richey touches base on our development process for our players, stating how we lead with belief and pour our resources into each person in our program helping them connect and grow on and off the court. Coach Richey and Dan mention the status of Matt Rafferty and his rehabilitation process throughout this off-season as well as an update on his professional career moving forward. Lastly, Coach Richey provides an update on the last Assistant Coach position and what our program needs from that position. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 31, Coach Richey and Dan begin by discussing the situation of the Athletic Director position here at Furman, stating how it should be a celebration for Mike Buddie on what he has accomplished and also his journey moving forward. Next, Coach Richey officially announces the hire of Assistant Coach Tim Johnson and provides insight on the value that he brings on a consistent basis. Coach transitions into the skill development and strength and conditioning aspect of the program. Stating how Strength Coach Matt Aldred is leading and bringing new perspective into the weight room and the value of body composition and nutrition. Coach Richey highlights the incoming freshmen and how excited we are to have a full roster on campus. Coach Richey touches base on the various speaking engagements that he’s had in the off-season and the importance of growing people and continuing to connect and build this program. Coach Richey and Dan wrap up this segment by highlighting the Individual Camps that we have coming up June 17-20 and June 24-27 and also our AllDIN Coaching Development Camp June 24-27th. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 30, Coach Richey and Dan begin by discussing the recent changes made in staff and how the new member adds a unique dynamic to our program. Next, Coach provides an overview of the incoming freshman class and the skillsets that they will add to the roster. Coach then transitions into scheduling, stating the barriers that make it difficult to get games and certain teams on the schedule. Coach Richey and Dan wrap up this segment by highlighting our new tradition, a team banquet at Halls Chophouse, to showcase the appreciation we have for this memorable team and season. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 29, Coach Richey and Dan begin by addressing the opening on the staff and how the process of finding the perfect fit is extensive because the program wants to assemble the best staff possible. Next, Coach provides an update on the state of recruiting, giving insight as to what they look for in their process. Coach then transitions into scheduling and goes into detail about what the ins and outs of scheduling is like and the certain barriers that can hinder scheduling. Coach Richey and Dan wrap up the segment by providing examples and solutions on how the fan base can continue to help improve the program. Thank you for listening to this episode of the AllDIN podcast with Coach Richey!
In Episode 28, Coach Richey and Dan begin by recapping the 2018-19 season, acknowledging that this year’s team set a program record and exceeded many expectations. Next, Coach Richey touches base on Matt Rafferty’s injury and states how our Strength and Conditioning Coach, Matt Aldred and Athletic Trainer, Justin Games worked endlessly to serve Matt in the best way possible. The next phase of the podcast transitions into recruiting, noting the type of players that we aim to recruit as well as insight on how recruiting the right type of people improves our program on a daily basis. Coach then discusses spring workouts and how this phase of development is one of the most crucial times of the year. The next topic of discussion is the NABC Convention that occurs during the Final Four. Coach Richey had the opportunity to speak on two different occasions where he provided insight on his coaching philosophy as well as different concepts/schemes that allow the program to be successful. Coach Richey and Dan wrap up the segment by elaborating on what’s next in terms of scheduling, development, and how we can continue to improve as a program to go from challenger to champion. We hope you enjoy this episode of the AllDIN podcast!