Slam dunks and behind-the-back passes may make the highlights, but consistent, correct execution of essential skills will win more basketball games for you and your team. The NABC’s Basketball Fundamentals Video Series is a complete instructional clinic on passing, dribbling, moving without the ball, shooting, rebounding, and defending for players and coaches.
One of the most memorable NCAA tournament game-winning shots was made by Valparaiso University’s Bryce Drew in 1998 as the Crusaders nipped the University of Mississippi at the buzzer. In NABC’s Shooting Fundamentals Video, Bryce’s father and highly respected Valpo head coach Homer Drew teaches the shooting techniques that make such unlikely attempts possible. Drew’s teams are known for shooting good shots and making such a high percentage of shots that the teams are perennial conference champions and postseason tourney participants.
Homer Drew has been head basketball coach a successful collegiate head coach since 1976. He has been at Valparaiso University since 1988. In that time he has led the Crusaders to six straight Mid-Continent Conference tournament championships and five consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances as well as five Mid-Continent regular season titles. In 1998 the Crusaders advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
Under Drew's guidance, the Crusaders won 20 or more games for six straight seasons in the 1990s. With numerous successful seasons under his belt, Drew is Valparaiso University's winningest coach and has received the Mid-Continent Conference Coach of the Year award three times (1993-94, 1994-95, and 1995-96). The Crusaders led the nation in three-point field goal percentage for the 1992-93 season.
Before taking over at Valparaiso University, Drew rebuilt programs at Bethel College (Ind.) and Indiana University-South Bend. He was named the NCCAA District Coach of the Year in 1978, 1980, 1982, and 1983 while at Bethel.
Drew and his wife, Janet, reside in Valparaiso, Indiana. They have three grown children, Scott, Dana, and Bryce. Bryce is a guard with the Houston Rockets.
“These informative videos, endorsed by the NABC, teach the essential skills to excel as a basketball player. Both players and coaches will learn from this series. Lon Kruger, Barry Collier, and Homer Drew are exceptional teachers of the game of basketball.”
Gene Keady, head men's basketball coach Purdue University
“Basketball players never outgrow the need for solid fundamentals. Even the most seasoned coaches and players will gain new insights from these great technicians. The NABC's Basketball Fundamentals Video Series can help your team to the next level.”
Kelvin Sampson, head men's basketball coach University of Oklahoma