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USA Basketball Coach Academy Set for Washington, D.C.

  • Date:
    Sep 9, 2019

A USA Basketball Coach Academy – presented by Nike – will take place on Sept. 28-29 at Luke C. Moore High School in Washington, D.C. 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:

  • David Adkins, Washington Wizards assistant coach
  • Jim Boone, University of Arkansas Fort Smith men’s basketball head coach
  • Jamion Christian, George Washington University men’s basketball head coach
  • Jay Demings, USA Basketball Youth & Sport Development director
  • Kevin Eastman, motivational speaker and former NBA coach
  • Glenn Farello, St. Paul VI Catholic High School boys basketball head coach
  • Mike Jones, DeMatha Catholic High School boys basketball head coach and gold medal winning USA Basketball coach
  • Beth O’Boyle, Virginia Commonwealth University women’s basketball head coach
  • Ryan Richman, NBA G League Capital City Go-Go head coach
  • Don Showalter, USA Basketball Youth & Sport Development coach director and gold medal winning USA Basketball coach
  • Alan Stein, speaker and performance coach
  • Lisa Stone, Saint Louis University women’s basketball head coach
  • David Torrence, Westminster Academy head strength and conditioning coach
  • Stan Van Gundy, NBA analyst

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 Washington, D.C. will run from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. EDT on Sept. 28 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT on Sept. 29.

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.

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