One-on-one with Kelvin Sampson: Improving as a coach

What have you improved on in the offseason?

What if you could talk one-on-one with Kelvin Sampson for over an hour? What would you ask him? About how his bigs will match up with the Big 12 elites? Or about Jamal Shead gaining size or LJ Cryer’s shooting? About his succession plans?

the daily #92 | 10/31/2023 | Archives had an exclusive sitdown with Kelvin Sampson in his office on Monday. For well over an hour, we discussed far-ranging topics that span his lifetime. And, except for a tiny part of the video below, my goal was not to touch on the 2023-24 season.

Because we cover Kelvin Sampson and Houston Cougar Basketball daily, we’ll have plenty of time to talk about the upcoming season. So, I asked questions that I was curious about. In this multi-part interview, my goal was to learn about the situations and people that shape his life, how he continues to get better as a coach, and the real-world struggles he deals with.

In part one below, I ask Kelvin Sampson how he’s improved in the offseason. Subscribe to GoCoogs on YouTube to see more from Kelvin Sampson and the rest of the Houston Cougar Basketball team.

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