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USA Basketball Youth Coaching Academy - Schedule

USA Basketball Youth Coach Academy: Schedule

Wednesday, August 12

  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM
    • Evening reception at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
      • Includes food and beverage

Thursday, August 13

USA Basketball Youth Coach Academy at Doolittle Community Center
  • 7:30 – 8:30 AM
    • Registration and check-in
  • 8:30 – 8:40 AM
    • From Gold Medals to Grassroots: A Welcome to USA Basketball and the Youth Development Mission - Jay Demings
  • 8:40 – 9:20 AM
    • Coaching the Right Way: The USA Basketball Youth Development Course - Jay Demings
  • 9:30 – 10:15 AM
    • *Stars Session* Impact of Small-sided Contests on Player and Team Development - Joe Lewandowski
    • *Stripes Session* Attacking and Moving Without the Basketball - Don Showalter
    • *Off Court Session* Outside the Box Practice Organizaiton - Rich Czeslawski
  • 10:25 – 10:55 AM
    • What is Coaching? - John Lucas
  • 11:05 – 11:50 AM
    • *Stars Session* Teaching Man-to-Man Defensive Principles to Young Players - Brian Robinson
    • *Stripes Session* Position-less Basketball: The Future of Our Game - Rich Czeslawski
    • *Off Court Session* Understanding and Implementing the Player Development Model - Matt King
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM
    • Lunch
    • The Impact of Great Coaching Within a Community - George Raveling
  • 1:10 – 1:55 PM
    • How USA Basketball Executes the Principles of Zone Defense - Mike Hopkins
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    • How to Recognize, Reduce and Respond to Misconduct in Basketball: The USOC SafeSport Course - Jay Demings
  • 2:40 – 3:25 PM
    • *Stars Session* Finding the Right Coaching Fit - Alan Stein
    • *Stripes Session* Motivational Tactics to Keep Your Athletes Engaged - Jerome Williams
    • *Off Court Session* Developing and Maintaining Culture in USA Basketball National Teams - Carol Callan
  • 3:35 – 4:05 PM
    • Unifying Your Team: How to Develop Cohesion of Players - John Calipari
  • 4:15 – 5:00 PM
    • Basketball Panel Discussions – Stars and Stripes

*Coach Academy features:

  • Panel discussions

  • Guest speakers

  • On and off-court presentations

  • Lunch

  • Nike/USA Basketball gift items

  • Training to obtain your USA Basketball Coach License for the 2015-16 season

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