The Prep School Coach Who Got Bobby Knight to Send His Son to His Program feat. Coach Whit Lesure
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PREP Athletics is proud to have New England Basketball Hall of Fame  Coach Whit Lesure on the podcast.  Whit is the Bridgton Academy head  basketball coach and shares his life experiences and advice on the prep  school basketball scene.  

[0:00]- Intro
[0:44]- Whit Lesure Intro
[0:56]- Whit Lesure background
[1:40]- Playing days at Hobart
[2:10]- Life after Hobart
[2:52]: Coaching job at New Hampton
[4:09]- Phone call with Coach Knight
[6:44]- University of New Hampshire coaching job
[9:18]- Fired from New Hampshire goes on to CC and then Bridgton
[10:20]- Biggest change between players and parents from when he started to today
[14:38]- What separates Bridgton from other prep schools
[15:48]- Reloading every year at Bridgton
[19:12]- Influence Fork Union had
[20:20]- How to get students to get comfortable when they leave home
[22:18]- Biggest surprise from a recruit
[26:40]- Example of a failed recruit
[29:30]- How can you tell a player loves basketball?
[32:05]- How has 2020 affected player placement
[38:19]- Pete Carrill
[40:34]- Best Bridgton team
[49:40]- Outro

Connect with Coach Lesure:
Website | https://bridgtonacademy.org/athletics/basketball/
Twitter | https://twitter.com/WhitLesure
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/whitlesure/

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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 About Us
Cory Heitz is the Founder and President of PREP Athletics.  He has been helping place players into the right fitting prep schools since 2008.  Cory completed a post grad year himself before playing in a D1 basketball program, so he knows the pressures that players and families face when trying to get to the collegiate level.  That’s why he started this podcast, which is to share his wealth of information to those looking to reach their college basketball goals. 

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