Coach Forward is an interview-style podcast hosted by Jason Mejeur (Coach J), accomplished Coach, Mentor, and Founder/CEO at OWN IT.
Highlights from the episode:
[04:19] Transitioning to a Bigger Program
[05:23] Spending Less Time on the Court
[14:20] Defining Team Roles
[19:43] The Four Pillars of Grand Canyon Culture
[29:07] Establishing "Benergy"
I’m excited to be joined today by Coach Molly Miller, Head Coach for Grand Canyon Women's Basketball.
Holds a career winning percentage of .873, second-highest among active Division I women's basketball coaches.
Prior to Grand Canyon, Coach Miller was a two-time Division II Coach of the Year at Drury College. She ended her Drury career with the D-II national runner-up in 2019 and an undefeated, top-ranked 2020 team when the national tournament was canceled because of COVID. She amassed a 67-1 mark over her last two seasons at her hometown university.
In 2020-21, GCU ranked second nationally for steals (13.4 per game) and turnover margin (plus-8.4 per game) while also coming in fourth for turnovers forced (23.3 per game) during her first season at the helm.
About Jason Mejeur (Coach J)
Jason has 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 can impact them beyond the basketball court.
More recently, Jason is building the OWN IT System to help bring data-driven sleep and health coaching to student-athletes and their teams.
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