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August 15th at 1 pm ET, Dana chats with Gary Brokaw. With This show is geared for youth and teen athletes so be sure to join the chat room if you are in this group so you can participate. the first two to email dana @ dananellen.com will receive a free coaching session with me. There is a reason athletes use professional life coaches to help them. Dana is a credentialed life coach for high achievers.

My guest for this show is Gary Brokaw. With 35 years involvement in the sport/business of basketball, Gary has served in many capacities. Gary Brokaw was All-American guard at Notre Dame; then drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks, playing 4 seasons in the NBA, mostly with the Bucks but also with Cleveland and Buffalo.He spent 10 years as both head coach at Iona College and was an assistant coach at Notre Dame for 5 seasons under Digger Phelps.

In 2003, Gary broke into the NBA, joing the Bobcats as an assistant coach, and director of player personnel. 

Brokaw’s NBA resume includes stints as a player, coach, league official and team front-office executive over 13 years. He came to Charlotte after 8 seasons with Orlando as director of player personnel. Gary worked for the NBA as director of basketball operations from 1991-95.

Gary coached 2 years at a small Division II school Lees-McRae College in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina before his current position as Director of Basketball Operations for the Tampa YMCA where he manages all aspects of the Tampa Y’s basketball operations, including developing a variety of competitive programs for Y children; fostering  innovative partnerships that result in additional  basketball programs and venues; and delivering support that results in better coaching, officiating and retention of both players and coaches.