USA Basketball Coach Academy Coming to Dallas in August
A USA Basketball Coach Academy – presented by Nike – will take place on Aug. 3-4- at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas. Registration and more information are available online.
Launched in 2015, USA Basketball Coach Academies provide valuable insight and education to basketball coaches and administrators. Academy sessions impart the USA Basketball curriculum for a proper skill development path to teach the game to children of all ages and ability levels. Guest speakers focus on areas of expertise to present on basketball and leadership topics applied both on and off the court.
Expected to present at the event are:
- Tommy Brakel, North Crowley High School (Texas) boys basketball head coach
- Kevin Eastman, motivational speaker and former NBA coach
- Kenny Hoffpauir, West Hardin High School (Texas) athletic director and head boys basketball coach
- Mike Jones, DeMatha Catholic High School (Md.) boys basketball head coach and USA Basketball gold medal winning coach
- Alan Lambert, BeLikeCoach coach and leadership trainer
- Grant McCasland, University of North Texas men’s basketball head coach
- Jalie Mitchell, University of North Texas women’s basketball head coach
- Mike Neighbors, University of Arkansas women’s basketball head coach
- Brian Robinson, Bishop McGuiness High School (N.C.) girls basketball head coach and USA Basketball gold medal winning assistant coach
- Don Showalter, USA Basketball Youth & Sport Development coach director and 10-time gold medalist USA Basketball head coach
- Danielle Viglione, Sacramento Skills Academy co-owner
USA Basketball Coach Academies feature a multi–day format with presentations catered to coaches of all experience levels working with players of any skill set.
The USA Basketball Coach Academy in Dallas will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 3 (all times listed are CDT) and from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Registration for the event is $185. USA Basketball gold licensed coaches are eligible for a 25% discount.
Attendees will have networking opportunities to meet and socialize with one another, as well as with speakers. In addition, USA Basketball and Nike gift items will be provided to all registered attendees.
Sessions at a USA Basketball Coach Academy feature a variety of styles of teaching, including: player demonstrations, lectures, panel discussions, on court basketball instruction and off court coaching techniques and life skills training.
Attendees must be at least 18 years old to register.