McLean Select Basketball ("MSB") is a member club of the FCYBL and is the select basketball program offered by McLean Youth Basketball. MSB fields two teams in each of the four boys and girls age groups, for a total of 16 teams.
Tom has coached successful McLean Select, developmental and recreational league teams, and returns this season to lead the 5th grade boys div. 2 program. Tom also coaches McLean Little League baseball, having recently led an All Star team to the Virginia District 4 title.
Tom’s places primary emphasis on fostering each player’s positive attitude and effort as a foundation for developing solid teamwork and fundamental basketball skills. A former college football quarterback, Tom believes that leadership can be taught at an early age and is a core skill that builds confidence and furthers the potential for success in almost any endeavor. He encourages each player to lead by strong example, knowing his responsibilities and supporting teammates. In addition, Tom’s coaching approach emphasizes preparing and empowering players to recognize offensive and defensive situations, to communicate and make quick, decisive on-court decisions – and to compete always through the final buzzer.