You want to play for an Elite team, to play on Varsity, to get a Division 1 scholarship? Coach Auriemma lists out 5 traits he looks for in this interview and they have nothing to do with making buckets!
- Plays their butt off every possession?
- Are they unselfish?
- Are they a great teammate?
- Are they the kind of person I want at my house for dinner?
- Are they the kind of kid who will go to class all the time?
Best reply by Coach Auriemma in response to- How do you coach effort, to get an All-American to dive on a loose ball?
"Well if you don't do it, I will find someone else who will." Coach Geno Auriemma