Dana Altman Oregon NCAA Tournament Sets by Wes Kosel
Here are two set plays used by Coach Dana Altman Oregon during the NCAA Tournament. Altman just completed his 5th year at Oregon, where he has posted a 123-57 record. In 26 years of coaching, Altman has won over 500 games. He won the majority of those games as head coach at Creighton, where he served at the helm from 1994 – 2010. He got his coaching start as an assistant at Western State in 1980. After two seasons, he jumped into the JUCO level as a head coach at Southeast CC and Moberly CC. From Moberly, he took a job as an assistant at Kansas State. Altman has been the head coach at Marshall, Kansas State, Creighton, and now Oregon. He has been named Coach of the Year in 4 conferences (SoCon, Big Eight, MVC, & Pac-12). He also was named the Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year in 2013.
Dana Altman Oregon NCAA Tournament Sets – Easy Down
1 passes to 4 on the wing then makes a shallow cut to the short corner. Once 4 has the ball, 2 sets a down-screen for 5. 5 cuts to the top of the key for a shot. This is a great play if your 5 can stretch the defense.
Dana Altman Oregon NCAA Tournament Sets – Flex Stagger
1 passes to 4 as 5 sets a flex-screen for 2. 2 cuts across the lane looking for the pass. If it isn’t there, 1 sets a down-screen for 5 (regular flex). If 5 gets the ball without a good look at a shot, 4 and 2 move toward the right corner to set a staggered down-screen for 3. 3 cuts up off of the screen looking for a shot. 5 can also use the open space to take the ball to the basket.
Wes Kosel just completed his first year as an assistant coach for men’s basketball under Head Coach Andy Partee at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO. Kosel joined the staff at Colorado College after serving two seasons as an assistant coach at Texas Lutheran University and one season at Haskell Indian Nations University. Kosel has an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas and a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Houston. The Bartlesville, OK native is also a NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a certified personal trainer (NSCA-CPT), and taught weight training and aerobic fitness courses while coaching at Texas Lutheran. He has coached AAU programs, volunteered with elementary and middle school basketball teams, and has worked basketball camps for various programs including the Houston Rockets, USA Basketball, University of Houston, Texas State, and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
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