What You Will Learn
[1:29] Why Coach Mantegna chose basketball.
[2:25] Was Blair Academy as nationally known back in the day as it is now?
[3:13] How did he get Luol Deng and Charlie Villanueva to come to Blair Academy?
[4:16] His pitch for players to attend Blair Academy?
[6:00] How Coach Mantegna has placed kids into the college level during Covid.
[7:45] What makes the MAPL (Mid Atlantic Prep League) league so special?
[9:30] Famous Alumni of Blair Academy
[13:58] What do the players who went to the NBA possess that got them to this level?
[18:00] Coach Mantegna’s experience working with kids from South Sudan.
[26:00] Going high major straight out of high school.
[27:50] Thoughts on the NCAA Transfer Portal and recruiting.
[31:55] Changes he would make to the NCAA.
[35:33] What coaching and personal changes did you make due to Covid?
[38:16] Biggest surprise as a player
[40:00] Biggest win of career?
[42:11] Best player ever coached against?
Connect with Coach Mantegna:
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Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/BABasketball/
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Email | firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone | 859-317-1166