NEW LAUNCH | 2024 - 25 Basketball Season

Developed by youth basketball coaches with 50+ years of experience

NEW! Introducing Playbook Pro

Say goodbye to boring, cookie-cutter practices that kill motivation. The dynamic practice planner revolutionizes every session into a high-intensity skills showcase primed for maximum development. In 2024, we’re taking things to a whole new level!

Launches Fall 2024

Our new platform, Playbook Pro launches just in time for the 2024-25 season! Get on the waitlist to be the first to know.

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Coaching Youth Hoops Practice Planner

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Done-for-you practices to maximize player development


Underperform players due to ineffective practices

Wasting time on drills that don't translate to game improvement

Wasted time with disorganized, repetitive drills

Struggling to keep kids engaged and attentive in practice

Feeling underprepared and overwhelmed as a coach

Static PDFs that are hard to update

All this effort, only for...

Coaches to find themselves drowning in disorganized practices that fail to effectively develop players' skills or instill a winning mentality. Wasted effort, frustrated athletes, and too many winnable games slipping away become the disappointing norm.


Build confident, gritty players who love to compete

Implementing game-like competitive drills that reinforce skills

Rack up more wins while having fun!

Using a modern, player-focused coaching philosophy backed by science

Dynamic and customizable practice plans tailored to your team's needs

That's when you eliminate wasted practice time and...

Build confident, gritty players who love to compete. Run crisp team practices where every minute matters. Watch your team's performance transform as they apply what you've taught. Rack up more wins while having fun! This training unlocks a whole new level of coaching mastery. Giving you the structure, strategies and bullet-proof systems to finally maximize your team's abilities.


The All-In-One Practice Solution

Effortlessly create customizable, age-appropriate practice plans packed with proven drills and strategies:

  • Comes pre-loaded with age-specific practice plans
  • Extensive drill library for youth teams
  • Customizable plans that adapt to your team’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Time-saving organizational tools to keep you focused and prepared
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The Youth Coaching Reality

As a volunteer youth basketball coach juggling work, family obligations, and skeptical parents with high expectations, the last thing you need is the added stress of practice planning. You’re not a professional coach – you stepped up because you love the game – many times because no one else would.

However, creating effective practices that keep players engaged while systematically building skills is extremely time-consuming. You find yourself constantly questioning if you’re doing the right drills, allocating time properly, and setting your team up for success. The self-doubt and second-guessing only compound the exhaustion of trying to meticulously plan practices on top of your existing responsibilities. It’s a recipe for burnout before the season even starts.

I’ve been there too and that’s why we created Playbook Pro.

Are You Stuck in the "Old-School" Planning Trap? You Could Be Wasting Time!

Outdated practice planning methods can severely hinder your team’s performance and growth. Disorganized sessions, repetitive drills, and a one-size-fits-all approach often lead to bored players, stagnant skill development, and missed opportunities to build a winning team culture.

A Breakdown of the Old-School Practice Planning Model

Wasted hours scouring the internet for new drills that look appealing but fail to build lasting habits

Random drills pulled from the internet with no cohesive plan or progression

Skill work focuses only on technique versus practical game applications

Practice plans treated as set-in-stone scripts instead of dynamic frameworks

Chaotic practice environments with little structure or organization

This antiquated model disregards the latest research on skill acquisition, motivation psychology, and optimized learning environments. It’s mind-numbingly boring, sucks the joy out of the game, and drastically undermines your players’ ability to reach their full potential.

If your practices feel stale, players seem disengaged, and team results are stagnating, you are undoubtedly leaving a mountain of wins, growth opportunities, and program success on the table. It’s time to demolish this outdated approach.

So How Do You Break Free From the Old-School Practice Planning Trap?

Modernize Your Approach Without Starting from Scratch

While stuck-in-the-past coaches bounce between random drills and one-way lectures, the Playbook Pro provides a modernized system rooted in accelerating learning, building habits, and fueling motivation.

You’re never starting from a blank slate. The Planner comes pre-loaded with age-appropriate practice plans engineered by youth coaching experts with over 50 years of combined experience. Each plan adheres to the latest research on cognitive and motor skill development for different age levels.

From this proven age-appropriate baseline, our framework optimizes your practices around three core pillars:

  • Complete Game Curriculum – Practices are organized into distinct segments for offense, defense, transition offense, and transition defense. You’ll systematically teach all crucial aspects of the game.
  • Game-Specific Habit Building – Each drill utilizes practical constraints and coaching cues to simulate real game scenarios and repetitions. Players ingrain new skills in context.
    Maximized Time Management – Every practice plan has built-in timing for each segment and drill to foster better flow and time utilization. No more wasted minutes.


Implementing this player-focused approach is a seamless 3-step process:

Step 1: Start with age-specific practice plans already built into the system

Step 2. Customize each week’s plan to your team’s needs by swapping drills from our expansive library or uploading your own

Step 3. Keep drills fresh without overhauling everything weekly. The Planner allows you to simply adjust constraints and coaching cues for any drill to change the focus and degree of difficulty. Build progressions that meet your team’s evolving needs:

    • Change the scoring system, lines, defensive pressure, etc. to put new demands on players
    • Add cognitive challenges like passing/cutting decisions within drills
    • Layer on competitive constraints to ramp up intensity and enthusiasm
    • Manipulate time/space constraints to laser-focus on specific skills


With scientifically-backed Plans providing the foundation, you can focus on what truly matters – experiential coaching that inspires rapid skill growth while cultivating a championship mentality.

The Dynamic Practice Planner’s modern methodology transforms boring, stale practices into an engaging environment optimized for maximum development.

Empower your coaching overnight and see your players’ abilities skyrocket.


Does The Practice Framework Actually Work?

When it comes to building championship-caliber youth basketball programs, Coach Collin and Coach Flitter have an unparalleled resume:

  • 2x State Coach of the Year
  • USA State Coach of the Year
  • 3 State Championships
  • 4 State Runner-Up Finishes
  • 2 Final Four Appearances
  • 8 Elite Eight Berths
  • 1 Sweet Sixteen Run
  • 2005 & 2011 State Coach of the Year
  • 9 Consecutive State Tournament Appearances (2004-2012)
  • State Record Holder
  • 9x Big Eight & City Coach of the Year
  • Several Undefeated Seasons
  • Current AAU Tournament Win Streak going on 7 months
  • Thousands of kids go through their camps each year


Their accolades speak for themselves. But the real proof is in the countless players whose lives They impacted through their transformative coaching methods and podcasts.

When you start using Playbook Pro, you’ll get the same blueprint they used to:

  • Instill supreme confidence and accountability in their teams
  • Design practice plans that reinforced game habits
  • Implement team-first schemes tailored to your personnel
  • Build positive cultures that overcome adversity

These aren’t gimmicky quick fixes but a comprehensive system for sustainable excellence—one that’s helped underdogs rise up and achieve lasting success at the highest levels.

This Proven Framework Is Adaptable to Any Team, Whether You Are:

Rec League Coaches Looking to Elevate From keeping kids engaged to building healthy competitive habits - learn a philosophy that makes practice time exponentially more productive.

Elite Travel Team Coaches Pursuing The Next Level Gain the structure, systems and strategies to mold your talented roster into a dominant force that competes for championships year after year.

Youth Program Coordinators & Directors Leveling Up coaching across your entire organization through a proven system focused on accountability, skill reinforcement and team culture.

This comprehensive framework is adaptable and scalable to any level of youth basketball – from grassroots to elite travel team squads. Tailored to fit your unique team’s personnel, strengths, and challenges.

The core principles apply whether you’re coaching co-ed rec, elite travel, or middle school teams. Unlock the blueprint to build cohesive, high-performing teams year after year.

What Coaches Are Saying

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This podcast gives a wealth of information on coaching youth basketball, especially for first timers like myself. They take a little too long at the beginning of each show to dive into the material. And I wish their shows were longer. But overall, it’s been very helpful to me.
Best youth coaching podcast
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Coach Bill and Coach Steve teach the game better than anyone I’ve ever seen!
Excellent podcast
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Bill and Steve provide a fun breakdown of common scenarios found in the youth game with real world examples of how to address them. Shows are brief and to the point. I’ve gained quite a few tips from listening.
Great Resource
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This is an amazing resource for youth basketball. Bill and Steve are experienced and practical. They obviously know their stuff and are passionate about helping coaches and players.
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I love this idea of focusing the podcast on Youth Hoops. I appreciate how you guys keep it real with what the focus should be on when they are young. I hope more coaches find your podcast:)
Easily 5 Stars!!
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This podcast is exactly what I’m looking for. I’m a middle school girls basketball coach outside of Shreveport, LA and this is a great resource for me and my team. Subscribed!
"We just won a championship undefeated. Thanks to coaching youth hoops which I listen to every morning before I go to work it’s helped me be a better coach and now I got players wanting to join my team only."
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“The videos and step-by-step instructions in the practice plans are incredibly helpful and easy to follow.”
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“I'm so glad I stumbled upon Coaching Youth Hoops and the ready-made practice plans, it's made my coaching so much easier.”
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Know exactly what to coach and in what order. Save hours of mindless searching for drills that don't translate to games or your team's ability.

Meet Your Host & Trainers:

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Steve Collins

Steve Collins is a highly successful basketball coach, having led his teams to three state championships. He also runs one of the best youth basketball programs, where he focuses on player development and creating a supportive environment. Through his coaching and leadership, Collins has instilled in his players the values of hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship.

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Bill Flitter

As a successful entrepreneur and founder of a thriving basketball training program, Level Up Basketball, Coach Bill brings a unique perspective to the world of coaching. Prior to his career on the court, he made a name for himself in Silicon Valley as a start-up founder. It was through coaching his own children in their rec league that Coach Bill discovered his passion for basketball and mentoring young athletes. Today, he is the proud founder of a basketball training program for girls and oversees the largest 3v3 and 5v5 leagues for grade school to high school girls in Northern California With his diverse background and proven track record of success, Coach Bill is excited to help the next generation of coaches.

With Playbook Pro

Here's What You'll Get

Gain Confidence Expertly-Crafted Pre-loaded Practice Plans

  • Leverage our 50+ years of experience. Know exactly what to teach and in what order
  • Developmentally appropriate full practice plans for grades K-8
  • Customizable to your team’s exact needs
  • Automating your practice planning process for stress-free weeks
  • Detailed practice breakdowns by segment: offense, defense, transitions
  • Timing guidelines to optimize your limited practice time
  • Analytics on time allocation to guide future practice planning

And in no time, you'll...

Ensure your players are being optimally developed. And the timing data eliminates guesswork about how to structure future sessions.

Save Time: Access a vast library of drills for all skills and levels

Your practice plans could be hurting your team’s performance without you realizing it.

  • Hundreds of drills for all skill levels and areas of the game
  • Video demonstrations from expert coaches breaking down drills
  • Tag favorite drills into custom folders for quick access
  • Upload your own drills to the library and share with others
  • Keep drills fresh by incorporating the pre-set constraints. Stop teaching new drills each week – just change the constraint!

Eliminate mindless srcolling...

You'll have an entire drill encyclopedia at your fingertips - with the ability to handpick drills that precisely match your practice focus each week. No more scouring the internet!

Repeat Success: Easily access and reuse plans or review personal notes

  • Automatically save and archive every practice plan you create
  • Search/filter archiver by date, focus area, drill, etc.
  • Duplicate past plans with a single click to reuse favorites
  • Add personal notes for future reference on what worked well

Duplicate what works (delete what doesn't)..

You'll develop a growing library of personalized, proven practice sessions you can seamlessly reimplement practice to practice or season after season.

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