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!

  1. Plays their butt off every possession?
  2. Are they unselfish?
  3. Are they a great teammate?
  4. Are they the kind of person I want at my house for dinner?
  5. 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