A peek at the gears behind Townsville's offe…

Ten minutes into my first practice with the Townsville Crocodiles, I turned to one of the assistant coaches and asked, “How much money do you think you could raise, if there was a swear jar in here?” Townsville's head coach, Shawn Dennis is a hard taskmaster. He coaches his guys hard, holds them accountable, and doesn’t mind sprinkling in colorful language to add emphasis. But to think it’s all he is as a coach would be far from the truth, particularly on the offensive end of the floor. One of the first topics we discussed was Dennis’ belief in the use of “game sense” coaching techniques, to improve his players' decision-making skill.

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