Hey everyone, Ross Clark here
Firstly to anon#435188-435190 you are a muppet and an oxygen thief who is weak hiding behind an anon name. If you have an issue with me, come and talk to me you spineless human being.
I must have beaten you, and your incompetence most likely as a coach has meant you and your team has lost.
As for the new rule into Under 12 VJBL basketball, I fully support the banning of no zone. yes it will be difficult to police but hopefully this has been thought about as well (which I am sure it has).
As for my own coaching and playing a zone this year in under 16VC boys. Firstly I will let my record of Back to back National Under 16 Champions, Aust Development camp coach, Victorian Championship winning coach and National Junior Classic winning coach stand for itself. These titles were playing man to man with a mix of zone.
The type of defence my under 16 team is playing is mainly due to our lack of size. We have 8 players of which 6 are guards and two 4 man.
So to my team and our team defense. We are full court and half court pressing back to Syracuse type zone, to suggest we run back and play a straight 2-3 zone is stupid and naive and even if we did, opposition coaches come up with something to beat it. We have run it all season and for my team to make final 4 is an awesome effort. These boys didn't even make top 10 in under 14's, so how about you respect what they have accomplished this season. Final 4 at Eltham, won National junior Classic and Final 4 Victorian Championship with a chance to go to big dance is a great season.
We finished 7th and have won two finals, beating the 2nd place team on their home court on Friday night. Teams have [played zone agaisnt us this season, I for one do not whinge and bitch about, my players just need to get better against different styles. Also when we have lost which we have, I don't see anyone whinging about my zone defence then.
So to anon 435188-435190, again you are a muppet and flog, and most likely a loser as well. Will love to see your reply, I am sure it will be some spineless attempt, but if you are big enough to put your name to your post I will be staggered, again gutless individual.