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In this episode you will hear from Coach Jay Tilton who is the boy’s varsity basketball coach at Phillips Exeter Academy. Hear exclusive details on:
-the benefits of going to a school like Exeter
-his experience coaching at the D1 level
-his advice for players wanting to play at the collegiate level
-thoughts on how Duncan Robinson went from a post grad player to NBA star

What You Will Learn

  1. What You Will Learn:
    [2:08] Why Coach Tilton chose basketball.
    [3:26] Coach Tilton’s own experience moving from a public school setting to New Hampton Prep School
    [8:08] Playing at Hobart College.
    [10:34] Advice to for students.
    [12:24] Students at the college level transferring.  Is it happening?
    [13:56] Placing students during Covid.
    [15:56] Relationships with college coaches.
    [19:14] Type of player you recruit.
    [22:40] Why should I come to Exeter?
    [26:26] Advantages for coaches to also work in the admissions office?
    [29:50] Exeter’s financial need based system.
    [31:12]  What Coach learned as a college coach that prepared him as a Prep School Coach.[35:47] What to tell Prep school students who want to go to the Ivy League and the next level.[39.33] Prep School student vs. Public School student.
    {43:11] Mental toughness of Ducan Robinson.
    [47:49] Changes to the NCAA.
    [51:50] Biggest win as a Coach and best player coached against.
    [53:23] Personal favorites and hobbies
  2. Connect with Jay:

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/exeterbb/

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/ExeterHoop

    YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/phillipsexeter

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/phillipsexeter/

    Website | https://www.exeter.edu/teams/basketball-boys-v/19wi

    Connect with Cory:

    Website | https://www.prepathletics.com

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/prep_athletics/

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/PREP_Athletics

    Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/PrepAthletics

    Email | coryheitz@gmail.com

    Phone | 859-317-1166

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