CLINIC SPEAKERS (Round table Speakers below Clinic Speakers)
Featured Speakers for 2018
Featured SpeakersArchie Miller, Indiana UniversityArchie Miller recently completed his first season at Indiana University, guiding the Hoosiers to a 16-15 overall record and a 9-9 mark in Big Ten Conference games.Miller, widely regarded as one of the top young coaches in the nation, was hired as the IU coach on March 25, 2017. He is known as a tireless recruiter, an excellent developer of talent and a gifted tactician whose teams play strong defense with an efficient offense. He has a seven-year record of 155-78.Miller, 39, a native of Beaver Falls, Pa., moved to Bloomington after six seasons as head coach at the University of Dayton. While at UD, he guided the Flyers to a 139-63 record, including a 68-31 mark in Atlantic 10 Conference games, and his teams won two regular-season A-10 titles. Dayton also reached the NCAA Tournament in the last four seasons of his tenure, including an Elite Eight appearance in 2014.Miller was named an NABC District and A-10 Coach of the Year in 2017, and he was a finalist for the 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award.Miller comes from a family of coaches. His father, John, coached both Archie and his brother Sean at Blackhawk High School in Beaver Falls before retiring in 2005 with 657 victories in 35 seasons. Sean is the current head coach at the University of Arizona after formerly being head coach at Xavier University.Archie and Sean are the first brothers to coach different teams to the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight in the same season (2014), the first to coach their respective teams to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments and the first to be named conference coaches of the year in the same season (Archie at Dayton, Sean at Arizona in 2017). Archie, Sean and their father were inducted into the Beaver County (Pa.) Sports Hall of Fame in April 2015.Miller was a four-year letterman as a player at North Carolina State from 1998-2002. He currently is third on the Wolfpack chart for career free throw accuracy (.846), sixth in career 3-point accuracy (.429) and fourth in career 3-pointers made (218).During 11 seasons as an assistant coach, Miller coached in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Pac-12 and Big Ten. He has worked for Herb Sendek at NC State, Darrin Horn at Western Kentucky, Sendek again at Arizona State, Thad Matta at Ohio State and his brother Sean at Arizona.Miller earned his bachelor’s degree from NC State in 2002.He and his wife, Morgan, have one daughter – Leah, 12.Katie Gearlds, Marian UniversityKatie Gearlds recently completed her fifth season at Marian University in Indianapolis, directing the Knights to a 32-3 record that included a 17-1 mark in the Crossroads League and advancing to the second round of the NAIA National Tournament.Gearlds, 33, already has two national championships as a coach after leading Marian to NAIA crowns in 2016 and 2017. Her five-year record is 143-34 overall and 72-18 in CL games with four NAIA national tournament appearances and three regular-season league championships.Gearlds twice has been named NAIA National Coach of the Year and came to Marian with extensive experience as a player. She was voted Indiana Miss Basketball in 2003 after carrying Beech Grove High School to the Indiana Class 3A state championship as a player. She scored 2,521 points in high school, and she was named a Nike/WBCA All-American in 2003.She went to Purdue, where she excelled for four seasons. She stands fourth on the Boilermakers’ all-time scoring list with 1,974 points and tied a school record for single-season points with 707 as a senior. She helped Purdue win three Big Ten Conference regular-season titles, two Big Ten Tournament crowns and make four NCAA Tournament appearances, including an Elite Eight berth in 2007. Gearlds was an all-Big Ten selection in her final three seasons as a Boilermaker after earning Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors in 2003-04. She also was chosen a third-team All-American by the Associated Press in 2007.After college, Gearlds was drafted seventh in the first round by the WNBA’s Seattle Storm in April 2007. Gearlds played in 87 games over three seasons for the Storm (2007-09), and she also played professionally in Europe for teams in Slovakia (2007), Greece (2008-10), Spain (2011-12) and Portugal (2013).Gearlds graduated from Purdue in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.Barry Hinson , Southern IllinoisBarry Hinson has been the men’s basketball coach at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., for six seasons. He guided the Salukis to a 20-13 overall mark and an 11-7 ledger in the Missouri Valley Conference in 2017-18.Hinson’s overall slate at SIU is 89-96 and 50-58 in MVC contests. In 17 seasons as a college head coach, his teams have gone 304-236 with four NIT appearances. Included in Hinson’s total is a 36-23 record in two seasons at Oral Roberts and a 169-117 mark in nine years at Missouri State.Hinson, 56, is the current dean of MVC coaches with his 15 seasons at two schools (Missouri State and SIU), where only Oklahoma State’s Henry Iba (23) Creighton’s Eddie Hickey (20) and Creighton’s Dana Altman (16) have coached more seasons or won more games as a head coach.Hinson was chosen the 2016 MVC Coach of the Year for a campaign where the Salukis went 22-10 overall and 11-7 in the league during a season where they were projected ninth in the preseason poll. He also was the MVC runner-up for Coach of the Year in 2014 and he was third in COY voting in 2013.Hinson became SIU’s 13th head coach in program history on March 28, 2012. He moved to Carbondale after serving four seasons as an assistant at the University of Kansas, which posted a 107-21 record during that span and was the national runner-up in 2012.Prior to Kansas, Hinson was the head coach at Missouri State in Springfield, Mo., for nine seasons. While there, he guided the Bears to three 20-win seasons with postseason NIT teams in 2000, 2005, 2006 and 2007. His 2006 squad was left out of the NCAA Tournament with a 21 RPI. That club went on to win NIT games over Stanford and Houston.Hinson spent eight years as a high school coach in Oklahoma before landing a college job as an assistant coach at Oral Roberts in 1993. Four years later, he was promoted to ORU head coach produced records of 19-12 and 17-11 and a share of two Mid-Continent Conference regular-season titles.Hinson and his wife, Angie, have two adult daughters – Tiffany and Ashley – and one grandson.T.J. Rosene, Emmanuel (Ga.) CollegeT.J. Rosene recently completed his 11th season as men’s coach at Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Ga., guiding the Lions to a 23-10 record that included a 12-6 mark in the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas and a NCCAA national championship.Rosene, 39, has a men’s college record of 287-143 in 13 seasons. That total includes a 27-34 mark in two seasons as coach of Reinhardt University and a 260-109 ledger at Emmanuel. Previously, Rosene guided the Reinhardt women to a 48-51 slate in three seasons prior to taking over the school’s men’s program. His overall college coaching record is 335-194.Over the past 16 seasons, Rosene has been chosen a national coach of the year four times, a regional coach of the year five times, a conference coach of the year four times, and Georgia Coach of the Year two times. He is the 2018 NCCAA national Coach of the Year. Rosene also was presented the 2014 Charles A. Krigel Award, an NAIA national honor to the coach of the team that best displays respect, civility, integrity and fair play.Hailing from Watkinsville, Ga., Rosene played at Oconee County High School for his father, Bob, a successful high school coach in California and Georgia. Rosene began his college career at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., before transferring to Reinhardt College in Waleska, Ga.He completed his playing career at Reinhardt, then was hired for the 2002-03 as the head coach of the Reinhardt women’s team at the age of 23. He guided the Eagles to 6-26, 20-14 and 22-11 records at the NAIA level, collecting Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference Coach of the Year honors in 2004.Rosene coached the Reinhardt men from 2005-07 in the renamed Southern States Athletic Conference, then moved to SSAC-rival Emmanuel in the fall of 2007. The Lions posted a 16-17 record and made the NAIA Nationals in his first season, and they have followed with 10 consecutive 20-win seasons.His tenure at Emmanuel has been highlighted by a 33-4 record in 2013-14, when the Lions finished as NAIA national runner-up. That was their fifth time in the NAIA Nationals in a seven-year span, and it was the program’s last season in the NAIA before moving to NCAA Division II and Conference Carolinas for 2014-15. Since the shift to D-II, Emmanuel has gone 90-38 overall and 53-25 in conference play.Emmanuel also competes in the National Christian College Athletic Association, where it three times has been national champion (2009, 2016 and 2018), twice has been national runner-up (2012 and 2014) and twice has placed third (2015 and 2017) under Rosene’s guidance.Rosene, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Reinhardt and a master’s degree from Troy (Ala.) University, also serves as the director for coach development for Point Guard College and oversees all the PGC/Glazier Coaches’ Clinics. He has been a PGC director for six years and has spoken many times at clinics about the “Read & React Offense.”Rosene and his wife, Erin, have three children – Boston, Bella and Presley.
2018 Coaches’ Roundtable participants
A roundtable of former coaches is one of the items planned for the 2018 IBCA Spring Clinic. This year’s panel features a trio of coaches – Steve Brett, Mike Griffin and Dan Gunn – who will offer their expertise on building programs that stand the test of time.
Here is more info on each of the panelists.
Steve Brett amassed 467 victories in 37 seasons as an Indiana varsity boys’ basketball coach at four schools, leading his teams to championships in 11 sectionals, two regionals and one semi-state in a career that spanned four decades.
Brett, 69, was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in March 2018.
A 1967 graduate of Loogootee, Brett helped the Lions to a 38-7 record as a two-year starter – including a 20-2 mark as a senior – for legendary coach Jack Butcher. Brett went on to Indiana State, where he helped the Sycamores move to NCAA Division I status in his last three seasons (1968-71), earned a bachelor’s degree in 1971 and a master’s degree in 1975.
Brett’s first head coaching job came at Bloomfield, where he guided the Cardinals to 223 victories, eight sectionals trophies and one regional championship. The headliner was his 1985-86 squad, which went 23-2 and advanced to the one-class Sweet 16.
He moved to Seymour from 1983-2001, posting a 79-92 mark in eight seasons with the Owls. He went home to Loogootee from 2002-08, directing the Lions to a 92-52 mark in six seasons that included three sectionals, one regional, one semi-state and a Class A state runner-up finish in 2005.
Brett completed his head-coaching career at Shakamak, leading the Lakers to a 73-87 mark from 2008-15.
He served as an Indiana All-Star assistant coach in 2006, and he was the IBCA District 5 Coach of the Year in 1988.
Brett resides in Linton and remains active in basketball as a varsity assistant at Vincennes Lincoln.
Mike Griffin led the Brownburg girls’ basketball program to a 303-111 record in 19 seasons as its head coach, the centerpiece of a 42-year career of coaching basketball at various levels in the Hendricks County community.
During Griffin’s time in charge, his Bulldogs posted four 20-win seasons while collecting blue ribbons from 10 Hendricks County Tournaments, five sectionals, two regionals and one semi-state. His best team went 25-1 and made the one-class State Finals in 1990-91.
A 1962 graduate of Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis, Griffin attended Marian University. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the Indianapolis west-side college in 1966 and then embarked on a teaching and coaching career in Brownsburg.
Initially, Griffin coached boys’ basketball at the sub-varsity level for more than a decade. He became the Brownsburg boys’ varsity coach for two seasons, going 24-19 from 1983-85 but was asked to step down after going just 1-2 in two sectional appearances.
He did not coach in 1985-86, but he was asked to take the girls’ position when it opened in the spring of 1986. On the condition that he did not have to formally apply or go through a rigorous interview process, he was appointed to the job for the ensuring season.
Griffin stepped down as girls’ head coach in 2005 but returned as an assistant to former player and former assistant Amy Brauman when Brauman was head coach from 2007-15. When Brauman resigned as head coach in 2015, Griffin stepped aside, too.
He was a teacher at Brownsburg for 40 years, including 25 years as chairman of the high school’s social studies department. He also was named Brownsburg’s Educator of the Year in 1990 and was a semifinalist for State Teacher of the Year in 1991. In 1997, he was presented a Role Model Award by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He retired as a teacher in 2006.
Griffin was named the IBCA District 3 Coach of the Year in 1989 and 1991, the state Coach of the Year in 1991 and served as an Indiana All-Star girls’ assistant coach in 1994. Over the years, he also was named a Coach of the Year on 11 other occasions by a conference or a media outlet.
Griffin was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.
He and his wife, Jill, live in Brownsburg.
Dan Gunn built a 514-318 record in 37 seasons as a boys’ varsity head coach at five schools. Along the way, Gunn’s teams claimed six conference championships as well as titles in 10 sectionals and four regionals.
Gunn, 67, played high school basketball at Thorntown and Marion, playing as a senior for the Giants in 1968-69 when they went 27-1 and lost to eventual champion Indianapolis Washington 61-60 in the first semifinal of the State Finals. Gunn went onto play four seasons at the University of Mississippi, where he scored 805 points in his career despite a knee injury that limited him to just eight games and seven points as a senior captain in 1972-73.
Of note, Gunn also played baseball at Ole Miss where the team’s shortstop one season was Archie Manning. Coincidentally, Gunn – who struck out 22 batters in a seven-inning baseball game while a junior at Thorntown – was the quarterback for Marion’s football team as a senior.
After college, Gunn returned to Marion and assisted Bill Green for two seasons before becoming a head coach. Gunn’s first head coaching job was at NorthWood, where he coached for three seasons (1975-78) before moving to Harrison in West Lafayette for two years (1978-80).
Gunn then became coach at Penn, guiding the Kingsmen to a 92-68 record in seven seasons (1980-87) – a tenure that included three sectional titles (1983, 1984 and 1987) and one regional crown (1987). He then succeeded Green at Marion, directing the Giants to three North Central Conference championships plus four sectionals and three regionals in a five-year run from 1987-92.
The coach then returned to NorthWood for a second stint, this one covering 15 seasons (1992-2007) and including two Northern Lakes Conference titles, three sectionals (1995, 2001 and 2007) and one regional (2007). Gunn’s last team at NorthWood went 19-6 and reached the semi-state. He finished with a 239-180 record in 18 seasons over both stints with the Panthers.
After a year off the sideline, Gunn returned to coaching at Edwardsburg, Mich., going 60-45 in five seasons (2008-13) before retiring for good.
Gunn was inducted into the Elkhart County Sports Hall of Fame in 2015. He was the IBCA District 2 Coach of the Year in 1989. NorthWood honored its former coach by naming its holiday tournament after him beginning in December 2016.
Gunn and his wife, Paula, have three adult daughters – Jessica, Amy and Amanda.