Basketball at One of the Most Elite Prep Schools in the World - feat. Coach Jay Tilton
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In this episode you will hear from Coach Jay Tilton who is the boy’s varsity basketball coach at Phillips Exeter Academy.  Hear exclusive details on:
-the benefits of going to a school like Exeter
-his experience coaching at the D1 level
-his advice for players wanting to play at the collegiate level 
-thoughts on how Duncan Robinson went from a post grad player to NBA star

 What You Will Learn:
[2:08] Why Coach Tilton chose basketball.
[3:26] Coach Tilton’s own experience moving from a public school setting to New Hampton Prep School 
[8:08] Playing at Hobart College. 
[10:34] Advice to for students.
[12:24] Students at the college level transferring.  Is it happening? 
[13:56] Placing students during Covid.  
[15:56] Relationships with college coaches.
[19:14] Type of player you recruit.
[22:40] Why should I come to Exeter? 
[26:26] Advantages for coaches to also work in the admissions office?
[29:50] Exeter’s financial need based system.
[31:12]  What Coach learned as a college coach that prepared him as a Prep School Coach.[35:47] What to tell Prep school students who want to go to the Ivy League and the next level.[39.33] Prep School student vs. Public School student.
{43:11] Mental toughness of Ducan Robinson.
[47:49] Changes to the NCAA.
[51:50] Biggest win as a Coach and best player coached against.
[53:23] Personal favorites and hobbies

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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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