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On today’s show we will be talking to Rob McClanaghan, the NBA’s most sought-after trainer. He shares a behind-the-scenes look at how superstars like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, and Kevin Love work to excel at their game.
Rob has worked with everyone from Steph, KD, John Wall, and Westbrook to little-known journeymen who never made it to the NBA. His book, Net Work paints the story of a college walk-on who became one of the most instrumental behind-the-scenes figures in basketball.
During this episode you’ll hear:
- What he did mentally and physically to make himself ready for a second attempt at making a basketball squad
- How he became a sought-after skills trainer in the NBA
- His experience playing under legendary coach at Syracuse, Jim Boeheim
- How he was able to attract the type of college talent to move his career forward
- The characteristics of “The Grind” means and how he credits it for getting him into the college game and how he believes that without it, most talented players could come up short
- Where the title of his book, Net Work, came from and what the name implies
- How what he teaches as a coach to NBA players translates to us in business and at home
Jonathan Krueger is an Investment Advisor Representative with Lion Street Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor. Opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect those of Lion Street Advisors, LLC or LionsGate Advisors. The topics discussed, and opinions given are not intended to address the specific needs of any listener. Neither Lion Street Advisors, LLC nor LionsGate Advisors offer legal or tax advice; listeners are encouraged to discuss their financial needs with the appropriate professional regarding your individual circumstance.
Rob Mac is regarded as THE Premier NBA skills development trainer in the game today. With over fifteen years of experience helping elite athletes hone their skills and realize their full potential, Rob has cultivated his brand as a trusted NBA ‘insider’ creating customized, comprehensive training programs for serious, results-driven players of all levels. His clientele ranges from elite high school and college athletes to some of the best known NBA players in the world.
Rob played college basketball at Syracuse University where he was a three-year basketball letterman. After playing in 3 NCAA Tournaments, and winning a Big East Championship, he moved on to coach basketball at the University of South Florida before exclusively preparing players for the NBA Draft and regular season.
Rob currently trains some of the top players in the NBA, including MVPs Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Russell Westbrook. Rob has also worked with Kevin Love, Al Horford, John Wall and Candace Parker and dozens of other notable players.
Rob has built his unique personal brand by leveraging three main principles that resonate not only in the sports arena but the boardroom as well. These three pillars of success run as parallel traits seen in any successful business leader…understanding and leveraging the power of NETWORKING, RELATIONSHIPS and PROFESSIONALISM. A bi coastal resident, Rob calls Rhode Island his home and spends the summer months (the NBA off season) primarily in Los Angeles to train his high profile NBA clientele.