Tom Kelsey is the Director of Basketball Operations for LSU Men’s Basketball. At a recent PGC/Glazier Coaching Clinic he elaborated on 7 things every coach needs to consider to help them get the job they want. Tom is a part of the Better Basketball family as he played for Rick Torbett in high school.

What Are Your Goals?kelsey

  1. Personal
  2. Professional
  3. Family

Goal Setting System: Set 10 goals every day

  1. Go with the right person (as an Asst) (Right Admin as head coach)
    -Values must match
  2. Go where your skills will be utilized
  3. What level? What league? (Importance)
  4. Location


Work Experience


Skill Set

Interview Questions


Prepare yourself for the next opportunity, do not position yourself for the next opportunity.

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