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  About Rick Penny

Rick Penny is known as one of the purest shooters, with the quickest release, to ever play the game. His shooting technique is timeless; it worked when Rick was younger (see Playing Days below) and it works today. At age 50, Rick made:

  • 490 free throws in a row

  • 97/100 3pt. shots (top of the circle)
    56 in a row

  • 1774/2000 (88%) 3pt. shots (top of the

  • 77/100 NBA 3pt. shots

Rick knows shooting! He has a unique ability to work with players of all ages, improve their shooting mechanics and get results.

Coach Rick Penny is now retired from active coaching to pursue his passion - teaching shooting!

As Rick puts it:

After retiring from coaching, I went to the gym and shot quite a bit just to pass the time and because it was fun. At some point I realized that basketball was still important, and it struck me that I could teach shooting and be in touch with the sport and kids. I decided to teach others to shoot the way I did. So I analyzed my shooting mechanics and the One Motion Technique was born!


Rick's Playing Days:

  • Richardson High School - class of '71

  • McMurry University - class of '75. Rick played under Hershel Kimbrell. He was an NAIA All-American and the leading scorer in school history with 2,296 points. In his senior year, his field goal percentage was 60.9 percent (led the nation for guards), and he averaged 24.4 points per game.

  • Rick was invited to try out with the San Antonio Spurs.

Rick's Coaching Days:

Coach Penny served as an assistant coach at:

  • Klein Forest High School in Houston, Texas. Here he served under David Middleton, the 1979 THSCA South All-Star Coach.

Coach Penny served as the head boys basketball coach at:

  • Stamford High School in Stamford, Texas

  • Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas (Rick was Klein Oak's first head coach, leading the Panthers to district titles in the first three years that they had seniors)

  • Waco Midway High School in Waco, Texas

  • Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas

  • Brady High School in Brady, Texas.

Coach Penny and his wife, Jane, live in Brady (the world headquarters of One Motion!).