COTY - Men's Premier League
Interested to hear what people's thoughts on Coach of the Year are at the end of the regular season? There's definitely a few who could lay claim to the title for the 2015 season.
Suggested considerations for selection of COTY nominees; quality of the squads at their disposal, recruiting effectiveness, injuries/adversity suffered and improvement year on year.
I'll start the voting off with my heavily biased nod for the Rockets coaching team (well for Hawkes really but I'm told Mr Denton could be a tad precious if not given some recognition).
Rockets went 13-9 after 3-15 season in 2014 (42% improvement in win %). Picked a diamond stud import on a cubic zirconia budget in Aric (who went 38-8-8-6 last week). Had some injury adversity when their rapidly developing 5 man went down with a foot injury mid season, although admittedly, it fortunately wasn't season ending and he's tearing up the middle (and the refs) again coming in to the playoffs. They secured 4th and home court this weekend against the elimination opponent, Sturt, last week with the very same group as 2014, minus Pero and adding Aric (who, did I mention, went 38-8-8-6 against Sturt last week - that's 6 steals in case you haven't read this;
Let the COTY voting begin!
Leaderboard so far:
Hawks (and Denton) - 1