A native of New York, Steve Dagostino went from and undersized, underrecruited high school basketball player to a 2x All-American and 6 Year European Pro. Through Hard Worked honed from working as a laborer at the family's 95 Year Old concrete product business, Steve has built 'Dags Basketball' in to one of the Top Player Development Companies on the East Coast. Dags currently trains Players from NBA to Youth and over 20 HS teams per year. He is also a Court Coach for USA Basketball's Junior National Team. He has a reputation for Identifying Players needs, Executing the vision in Training, and Shaping Players Mindset. This process has led many of his players to exceed 'experts' expectations!
Dags has served as a Lecturer / Speaker at Coaches Clinics, HS Graduations, Leadership Award Programs, Basketball Camps.
PROFESSIONAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
Steve Dagostino has trained several players that have gone on to Overachieve in their basketball careers. He is grateful to be a small part of their development process!!
Through Film Study and On Court Training, Dags has helped his clients Understand their shot and become more effective shooters without a complete overhaul of their mechanics. His Simplified Shooting System incorporates Mechanics, Movements, Situations, and Mental Techniques that push players to be more confident shooters!
In todays game, if you don't understand how to play, it will be tough for you to achieve your maximum success. Dags simplifies the game for his clients and works with them on how to be effective and efficient in the situations that they will be put in the most! Skill is useless unless it can be used effectively within your offensive system!
INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL CLINICS
Steve Dagostino has hosted Clinics in Spain, New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida. Each clinic focuses on two components.
1. SKILL DEVELOPMENT
Ball Handling against Pressure
Finishing through Contact
Shooting Mechanics and Movements
Game Situation Shooting
1 on 1, 2 on 2, 3 on 3 Situational Competitions
2. CORE CHARACTERISTICS
Fighting through Adversity
These clinics are a great way for players to truly experience what it takes to be successful at their current level and give them an opportunity to play at the NEXT LEVEL!
TEAM / PLAYER CONSULTATION
Steve Dagostino offers Consultation Services for Teams and Players.
Identify areas of focus to maximize your in game success.
Detailed Film Breakdown of these areas
Progressive Development Plan (In Game Development and
Out of Game Development)
Team Consultation services are tailored to a teams specific
need. Whether it is Team Concepts, or Individual
Development for players within your system, Steve can
provide Film Breakdown and a Development Plan to
increase your teams productivity.
*Not All Film Breakdowns below are Dags Clients. Some are breakdowns for Personal Research.