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On this episode we interview Lee Academy’s Head Prep Basketball Coach Dan Haynes.  Dan was a multisport athlete in high school and college before getting into coaching.  He has been at Lee since 2016 and shares his insights on such topics as the remoteness of Lee Academy, playing in the NEPSAC AAA, his largely international roster, and more.  Dan explains his pitch to players on why it’s a good thing to go to a prep school in Northern Maine, plus much more.  Enjoy the interview!

What You Will Learn

  1. [1:27] Growing up and why Dan chose basketball.
  2. [3:45] What it was like playing more than one sport in college.
  3. [6:10] About Lee Academy.
  4. [12:02] Challenges of being located in a remote location?
  5. [17:10] How does Dan get his players recruited?
  6. [31:45] What makes the NESPAC AAA league so special?
  7. [35:05] Famous Alumni of Lee Academy
  8. [42:00] Benefits and challenges of international players.
  9. [47:30] Player who was the biggest surprise.[52:40] Biggest win of career?[54:53] Best player coached against?[57:26] Hobbies

 

Connect with Dan:

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

Twitter | https://twitter.com/CoachDanHaynes

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Lee-Academy-Post-Graduate-Basketball1095695453840266/?ref=page_internal

Website | https://www.leeacademy.org/athletics/prep-basketball

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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