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About Coach Galo

Roger Galo is One of the Most Accomplished College Basketball Players to Ever Step on the Court.

Coach Galo was a superstar player when he was in college: he boasted a stellar shooting percentage both from the field and at the free throw line.

After his own playing days were over, Coach Galo realized there is a way – a simple, non-complicated method – to dramatically improve a player’s shooting accuracy. And this method is teachable.

Coach Galo did the research and paid attention to the background of the shot – the science and mechanics of an accurate shot.  Based on what Coach Galo has done, he developed and now teaches The Galo System to all age groups of basketball players and coaches.

Career Highlights:

Four-year starter at Juniata College from 1975-79

  • First Team All-MAC and All-District his senior season
  • Second Team All-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) his freshman and sophomore seasons
  • Juniata MVP as a freshman

Stats

  • 3rd leading scorer in the country (NCAA Division III)
  • Juniata leading scorer each season
  • Second in Juniata history in career points (1,692)
  • Eleventh in Juanita history in career assists

Juniata Records
Senior year: set school records for points (582) and scoring average (27.7 per game, 3rd in nation)

Holds three of top eight single-game point totals in school history, including:

  • Juniata record 50 points vs. King’s College on February 3, 1979
  •  A 47 point game, two weeks prior to his 50 point game

Holds records for:

  • free throws in a game (20)
  • free throw percentage in a game (.909), season (.865) and career (.779)

Post College

  • Identified as an NBA prospect by Marty Blake, NBA scout
  • Contacted by NBA’s Seattle Supersonics
  • Shooting instructor at Five Star Basketball Specialty Shooting camps

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