Speakers Announced for USA Basketball Boston Coach Academy
Basketball coaches in the Boston area will have the opportunity to sign up for a full day of professional development at the first USA Basketball Coach Academy of 2021, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts.
The 2021 USA Basketball Coach Boston Coach Academy will be a one-day session and will cost $25. Registration is available online and includes a USA Basketball t-shirt, coaching notebook and a boxed lunch. Check-in will be 8:30-9 a.m. EDT on Sept. 11, with sessions concluding at 5 p.m. that day.
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.
Set to speak at the USA Basketball Boston Coach Academy are:
- Joanna Bernabei-McNamee, Boston College, women’s basketball head coach
- Raphael Chillious, South Kent School, boys basketball head coach
- Jay Demings, USA Basketball, Youth & Sport Development director
- Alex Gallagher, Noble and Greenough School, girls basketball head coach
- Michael Hart, St. Andrew’s School, boys basketball head coach
- Joe Jones, Boston University, men’s basketball head coach
- Mike Roux, Harvard University, women’s basketball associate head coach
- Marlon Sears, Amherst College, men’s basketball head coach
- Andrea Travelstead, USA Basketball,Youth & Sport Development assistant director
Guest speakers will focus on their areas of expertise to present on basketball and leadership topics that apply on and off the court. Attendees will have networking opportunities to meet with one another, as well as with speakers. Participants will be required to wear masks and will be physically distanced.
Sessions at USA Basketball Coach Academies feature a variety of teaching styles, including player demonstrations, lectures, panel discussions, on court basketball instruction, off court coaching techniques and life skills training.
Attendees must be at least 18 years old to register.
For questions about USA Basketball Coach Academies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.