Josh Giles - 2022 MaxPreps National Coach of the Year on Cutting Talent to Uphold Culture, Exit Meetings, Coaching Great Players Hard, and More.
Coach Forward PodcastJuly 12, 2022
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Josh Giles - 2022 MaxPreps National Coach of the Year on Cutting Talent to Uphold Culture, Exit Meetings, Coaching Great Players Hard, and More.

Episode Notes:

[6:45]
Communicating as a player vs. as a coach
[8:47] Exit meetings w/ players and parents
[11:36] “Teams get destroyed at the dinner table”
[12:24] How Coach Giles formats exit meeting convos
[16:10] When he cut D1 level players to uphold the culture
[26:57] The doubts that crept in when deciding to make those cuts
[29:34] Using social media as a program
[30:35] When he accidentally leaked a player’s commitment
[36:21] Not being afraid to coach great players hard

Coach Forward is an interview-style podcast hosted by Jason Mejeur (Coach J), accomplished Coach, Mentor, and Founder/CEO at MaxOne. To see the MaxOne platform, schedule some time here.

Today, I'm excited to be joined by Coach Josh Giles. Coach Giles is currently the head boys basketball coach for Centennial High School in Corona, CA, where he has served the past 19 years.

In 2022, Coach Giles led Centennial to a 33-1 record and the #2 ranking nationally according to MaxPreps. He won the Coach of the Year award for the state of California AND nationally according to MaxPreps.


About Jason Mejeur (Coach J)

Jason has more than 15 years of experience coaching basketball at the college and high school level and has lived on the sidelines and in the locker rooms working to build teams and inspire athletes.

His mission is to build authentic relationships with his players so that he could have an impact on their lives beyond the basketball court. More recently, Jason founded MaxOne to be a platform that makes coaches' lives easier and helps them use technology to have a bigger impact on the lives of their athletes.

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