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Speaker Lineup Announced for USA Basketball Atlanta Coach Academy

  • Date:
    May 15, 2018

The lineup of speakers for the USA Basketball Atlanta Coach Academy – presented by Nike – today was announced and the Sept. 15-16 event at Pace Academy in Atlanta, will feature college head and assistant coaches, development professionals and medal winning USA Basketball coaches. 

Registration for the USA Basketball Atlanta Coach Academy is available online.

USA Basketball coach academies provide valuable insight and education to coaches and administrators of basketball. Expected to present at the academy are:

  • Alan Lambert, BeLikeCoach core development team
  • Heather Macy, East Carolina University women’s basketball coach
  • Danny Manning, Wake Forest University men’s basketball head coach, a 1988 Olympic bronze medalist and a 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U18 assistant coach
  • Joe Mantegna, Blair Academy boys basketball head coach
  • Anne Renninger, Sidwell Friends School girls basketball head coach
  • Dr. Matthew Robinson, University of Delaware professor and director of international coaching apprenticeship
  • Don Showalter, coach director, youth division at USA Basketball and a nine-time gold medalist USA Basketball head coach at the helm of the USA U16 and U17 national teams since 2009
  • Sharman White, Georgia State University men’s basketball coach and a gold-medal winning 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U16 assistant coach
  • Dr. Hal Wilson, Georgia Southern University assistant professor of coaching education
  • Brendan Winters, Pro Skills Basketball co-founder

Academy sessions impart to coaches of all levels the USA Basketball curriculum for a proper skill development path to teach basketball to children of all ages and ability levels. Guest speakers deliver on- and off-court sessions on basketball and leadership topics. More speakers are expected to be added to the schedule.

Registration is $185 and includes on- and off-court presentations, Nike/USA Basketball gift items, catered meals, a USA Basketball memorabilia viewing and networking time.

USA Basketball gold-licensed coaches are eligible for discounted registration, and offers are available for groups of 10 or more. Additionally, the first 50 registrants will receive an advanced registration discount of 25 percent off.

More information, including all 2018 locations, frequently asked questions and links to registration, is available online.

A preferred rate currently is available at Courtyard Atlanta Midtown/Georgia Tech. Individual attendee reservations may be made online through the USA Basketball Courtyard Atlanta Midtown Room Block Website. All reservations must be made by Aug. 23, 2018 or while availability remains to guarantee preferred rate.


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