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Dan Hughes is the head coach of the WNBA's Seattle Storm. In just his first year with the Storm, he helped lead them to the 2018 WNBA Championship. Nobody has coached more games in the WNBA than Hughes. He has been the head coach of the Charlotte Sting (1999), Cleveland Rockers (2000-2003), San Antonio Stars (2005-2009, 2011-2016), and the Seattle Storm (2018-current). He has also coached both men and women at various college levels.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- Coming out of retirement to coach the Storm to a championship.
- What makes Gregg Popovich so good as a coach.
- How to be a great assistant.
- Creating a championship culture quickly.
- His non-traditional coaching journey and how it helped him be a better coach.
- The male and the female player he would have liked to coach.
- ... and so much more!!!
Twitter: @Seattle Storm
Articles of interest ...
- WNBA Better Because of Dan Hughes' Contributions
- Seattle Storm Could Be Building the Next WNBA Dynasty
- Out of basketball a year ago, Storm coach Dan Hughes is now on the verge of his first WNBA title
- Storm Coach Dan Hughes heads into cancer surgery with world by his side.
Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Kara Lawson (WNBA star and NBA broadcaster) - Episode 113
- Greg Tonagel (basketball coach at Indiana Wesleyan University) – Episode 106
- Gary Reasons (2x Super Bowl Champion) - Episode 105
- Chris Oliver (founder of Basketballimmersion.com) – Episode 104
- Jon Gordon (author of "The Energy Bus") - Episode 100
- Sue Enquist (Hall of Fame Softball Coach at UCLA) - Episode 077
- Pat Williams (Co-Founder of the Orlando Magic) - Episode 004
- Dwane Casey (2018 NBA Coach of the Year) - Episode 001
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