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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Washington State’s Kyle Smith

Guest Kyle Smith, Washington State
37:18 min listen
Photo: Washington State Athletics / wsucougars.com

Washington State Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Kyle Smith, joins Coach Bob Walsh on the Dynamic Leadership Podcast. Smith discusses his approach to leadership in terms of continual evaluation on the aspects of the program that he considers important. He also talks about his methods of using data points to evaluate every aspect of his program.

 

2:16 – What did you learn from being an assistant under Saint Mary’s College Head Coach Randy Bennett?
4:15 – How has the lesson of patience helped you as a head coach?
7:03 – How do you get your players to believe in success at a place where there isn’t a history of winning?
10:58 – Describe your approach to leadership
19:28 – Explain your thoughts on using data points for evaluating practice, players, etc.
24:50 – What have you discovered to be more important than you initially believe it to be?
28:09 – Which coaches run the data driven basketball system the best?

 

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