New Malvern Coach Named

 
She will definitely leave after 2 years. That I agree with.

But your second statement is ignorant. Someone’s daughter always gets fed the ball. Sara Loomis got fed the ball. Kelsi Hulit got fed the ball. Maddie Powers got fed the ball. Maddie Powers is the only Malvern girls basketball player to ever have 1000 points and 200 assists. Next season someone else’s daughter will get fed the ball. Girls who can score get the fed the ball. Stop with your nonsense.
 
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nonsense? have you watched any of their games? if you need an example, watch the CCHS vs Malvern game. Maddie was double-teamed without the ball while one player being left open. their offense was poorly designed, unless the concept was to force the ball to Maddie then it was flawless..
 
nonsense? have you watched any of their games? if you need an example, watch the CCHS vs Malvern game. Maddie was double-teamed without the ball while one player being left open. their offense was poorly designed, unless the concept was to force the ball to Maddie then it was flawless..
The nonsense is your statement of “4 years of feed the ball to my daughter” the same thing happened to Kelsi Hulit against Garaway at the showcase in ‘17. I’ve been watching Malvern basketball for 20+ years. Using “my daughter” is the nonsense. When you’re good at scoring the ball gets fed to you. I don’t understand what purpose that statement serves other than to dog on a player and/or a coach.
 
If you have been watching basketball for 20+ years, then you have witnessed the atrocious offense they ran. there is a difference between fed the ball and forced the ball to.. their offense was force the ball to COACH'S DAUGHTER..
 
Doesn’t matter the past, what’s interesting is the rumor that she never applied for the position and the committee interviewed 5 male coaches of various experience… then they hire her…. If the rumor is correct…. Wow!!
 
If you have been watching basketball for 20+ years, then you have witnessed the atrocious offense they ran. there is a difference between fed the ball and forced the ball to.. their offense was force the ball to COACH'S DAUGHTER..
No. It was feed the ball to who could score. Period. Stop using COACH’s DAUGHTER. If her last name wasn’t the same as the coach’s then what would you say? Were you giving the same energy when the same thing happened to Kelsi Hulit, twice? Probably not.
 
No. It was feed the ball to who could score. Period. Stop using COACH’s DAUGHTER. If her last name wasn’t the same as the coach’s then what would you say? Were you giving the same energy when the same thing happened to Kelsi Hulit, twice? Probably not.
I watched many of games this year. There was little to NO development of any player. He was focused on his daughter becoming top scorer in malvern history and just like this hire of a coach.. FAILED
 
Doesn’t matter the past, what’s interesting is the rumor that she never applied for the position and the committee interviewed 5 male coaches of various experience… then they hire her…. If the rumor is correct…. Wow!!
THIS IS 100% A FACT. THIS WAS CONFIRMED BY SOMEONE OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT VERY CLOSE TO THE SITUATION.
 
THIS IS 100% A FACT. THIS WAS CONFIRMED BY SOMEONE OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT VERY CLOSE TO THE SITUATION.
Sure makes the AD look bad. If this is how they handle their hiring of coaches, sure makes you think twice about applying for any position they have open in the future.
 
Sure makes the AD look bad. If this is how they handle their hiring of coaches, sure makes you think twice about applying for any position they have open in the future.
I don't totally agree... could have been the case where they interviewed the candidates and were not sold on any of them so they went searching outside of the applicant pool. I think I would rather my athletic department exhaust all options than settle for someone they may not be totally sold on just because they applied. I'm not familiar with their past hiring practices but just a thought..
 
I watched many of games this year. There was little to NO development of any player. He was focused on his daughter becoming top scorer in malvern history and just like this hire of a coach.. FAILED
I also watched every single game. He was not focused on his daughter being the top scorer in Malvern history. This was unattainable. Her freshman year she was low man, averaged 8 points. Many games she didn’t take the most shots. Hudl has everything you need. This will be my last reply. You are committed to being misinformed. You are bitter about something and I shall waste no more energy on it.
 
I don't totally agree... could have been the case where they interviewed the candidates and were not sold on any of them so they went searching outside of the applicant pool. I think I would rather my athletic department exhaust all options than settle for someone they may not be totally sold on just because they applied. I'm not familiar with their past hiring practices but just a thought..
I believe that if I was a coach, and If I was to interview for a position, then find out I didn’t get it because they gave it to an individual that never applied for the position, I just don’t think that’s fair to the people that interviewed.
 
I believe that if I was a coach, and If I was to interview for a position, then find out I didn’t get it because they gave it to an individual that never applied for the position, I just don’t think that’s fair to the people that interviewed.

So just because you interviewed 5 people means you have to give it to one of those 5? We all can make resume's and applications look pretty to get the interview. I think it would be a disservice to the team and program if the athletic department didn't take the "no stone left unturned" approach, if they truly did not believe anyone that interviewed was a good fit. The department's first responsibility is to the kids, not to make sure that interviewees think their decision is "fair" or not.
 
So just because you interviewed 5 people means you have to give it to one of those 5? We all can make resume's and applications look pretty to get the interview. I think it would be a disservice to the team and program if the athletic department didn't take the "no stone left unturned" approach, if they truly did not believe anyone that interviewed was a good fit. The department's first responsibility is to the kids, not to make sure that interviewees think their decision is "fair" or not.
It wasn't like they didn't have qualified candidates. I know 2 of the people interviewed and they both have very impressive resumes. The new coach definitely had someone on the inside pulling strings to bypass those that actually applied. Either way, Malvern got who they wanted so good luck to the new coach!
 
It wasn't like they didn't have qualified candidates. I know 2 of the people interviewed and they both have very impressive resumes. The new coach definitely had someone on the inside pulling strings to bypass those that actually applied. Either way, Malvern got who they wanted so good luck to the new coach!
Qualified and the right fit are not the same thing in my opinion. I have no knowledge of the situation, was speaking generally about hiring practices.
 
Qualified and the right fit are not the same thing in my opinion. I have no knowledge of the situation, was speaking generally about hiring practices.
From what I’ve heard there were coaches with previous head coaching experience, and others who had varying amounts of experience, many more than the coach hired…The difference they were all male. Maybe that’s what you mean by right fit. Why put a deadline to receive resumes if you are going to go out and do whatever afterwards. I agree that the AD’s job is what’s best for the athletes, but for the people that apply and are lucky enough to get an interview this is not the right way to treat them IMP Also, the new head coach has nothing to do with this so wish her best of luck.
 
From what I’ve heard there were coaches with previous head coaching experience, and others who had varying amounts of experience, many more than the coach hired…The difference they were all male. Maybe that’s what you mean by right fit. Why put a deadline to receive resumes if you are going to go out and do whatever afterwards. I agree that the AD’s job is what’s best for the athletes, but for the people that apply and are lucky enough to get an interview this is not the right way to treat them IMP Also, the new head coach has nothing to do with this so wish her best of luck.
Many different things go into right fit, not just male/female. But you make a very important point here. The head coach is the head coach now and hopefully everyone throws their support behind her regardless of their feelings on the process!
 
God bless Coach Sarbaugh in her start with the Malvern program with this level of unnecessary negativity before she even coaches a minute. Also, for those complaining about feeding the ball to one kid, that isn't that uncommon in really small school ball programs where there are usually only 1-2 truly top notch players. I haven't seen enough games to speak on the offense but I've seen enough of Powers to know I'd get her the ball as much as possible too.
 
It wasnt about feeding the best player the ball to win games, it was feeding the ball to my daughter so she can break the scoring record. Sadly it hurt the development and growth of the program. There are some very capable players on the team. there is a common saying most teams utilize these days.. WE not ME.. WE over ME... you get my point... sadly it was Daughter over Program. Hopefully Coach Sarbaugh can bring back up the moral of the program in her 2 years. Was pulling for her to get the Hoover job
 
Wanted to get your opinion on the start of the season 3-2 in league 4-6 overall.. heard two girls left to go to Alliance and one key player did not come back.. picture online looks like they’re down to 10 players
 
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