Speakers Announced for Oct. 30 USA Basketball Coach Academy in Washington, D.C.
Basketball coaches in the Washington, D.C., area will have the opportunity to sign up for a full day of professional development at the USA Basketball Coach Academy that will take place on Saturday, Oct. 30, at H.D. Woodson High School.
The 2021 USA Basketball D.C. 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 Oct. 30, 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 D.C. Coach Academy are:
- Kenny Blakeney, Howard University men’s basketball head coach
- Mo Boykins, Penn Wood High School girls basketball head coach
- Jamion Christian, George Washington University men’s basketball head coach
- Pat Clatchey, Mount St. Joseph High School boys basketball head coach
- Kevin Eastman, motivational speaker, author and former NBA coach
- Ed Hall, former boys basketball head coach
- Don Showalter, USA Basketball director of coach development and 10-time gold medalist USA U16/17 national team coach
- Stan Waterman, Delaware State University men’s basketball head coach and two-time USA U16/U17 national team gold-medal winning assistant coach
Additional guest speakers are expected to be added to the lineup. Each speaker 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 email@example.com.