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2018 USA Basketball Coach Academies at a Glance

USA Basketball hosted eight Coach Academies throughout the country in 2018, scroll below to see a gallery of images from the year, as well as a list of all the 2018  speakers!

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Doug Bruno, an assistant coach for two U.S. Olympic and two USA World Cup gold medal winning teams, took time to interact with attendees after his speaking session at the Chicago Coach Academy.

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Monique Boykins of Lower Merion High School (PA) spoke in both Philadelphia and Washington, D.C in 2018 on her session titled “Winning On and Off the Court.”

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Panel discussions are one component of coach academies, allowing attendees the chance to bring their questions forward in Q&A sessions with guest speakers.

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2018 WNBA Coach of the Year Nicki Collen brings energy to the Atlanta Coach Academy with her session on building a team defense.

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The University of Georgia’s Tom Crean shares ideas with an attendee at the Atlanta Coach Academy.

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USA Basketball Junior National Team head coach Don Showalter and Houston Rockets special assistant John Lucas catch up at the Houston Coach Academy. 

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Kevin Sutton of the University of Rhode Island coaches a group of local players to help demonstrate his session in Philadelphia.

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ESPN personality and head coach of the USA Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team, Jeff Van Gundy gives his insights at the Houston Coach Academy.

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UC Santa Barbara’s Heidi VanDerveer joined in on the offensive skill development drills during her session in Las Vegas.

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The Las Vegas Coach Academy includes a special social reception exclusively for attendees. Register for one of our 2019 academies today! 



2018 Coach Academy Speakers

Trey Austin – Bellaire High School (TX)
Jennie Baranczyk – Drake University
Dave Bollwinkel – Chicago Bulls
Monique Boykins – Lower Merion High School (PA)
Rob Brost – Bolingbrook High School (IL)
Larry Brown – former collegiate coach
Doug Bruno – DePaul University
Raphael Chillious – East Carolina University
Bob Cimmino – Mount Vernon High School (NY)
Nicki Collen – Atlanta Dream
Chris Collins – Northwestern University
Tom Crean – University of Georgia
Jeff Culver – University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Steve Donahue – University of Pennsylvania
Kevin Eastman – former NBA assistant coach
Eric Flannery – St. Edward High School (OH)
Robyn Fralick – Bowling Green State University
Dr. Hal Wilson – Georgia Southern University
George Halcovage – Villanova University
Herman Harried – Lake Clifton Reach High School (MD)
Michael Hart – St. Andrew’s School (RI)
Barry Hecker – former NBA coach
Bonnie Henrickson – UC Santa Barbara
Greg Herenda – Fairleigh Dickinson University

Chris Holtmann – Ohio State University
Lindsay Huddleston – Sport Psychology Solutions
Bob Hurley – Naismith Hall of Fame coach
Heather Macy – East Carolina University
Cathy Inglese – Fairleigh Dickinson University
Mike Jones – DeMatha Catholic High School (MD)
Clark Kellogg - CBS
Matt King – Arizona Basketball Coaches Association
Patrick Klein – The Ohio State University
Kyle Koncz – Lake Forest Academy
Micah Kurtz – athlete development coach
Alan Lambert - BeLikeCoach
Billy Lange – Philadelphia 76ers
Terry Layton – Basketball Connections
Tates Locke – former collegiate coach
Nick LoGalbo – Lane Tech High School (IL)
John Lucas – Houston Rockets
Danny Manning – Wake Forest University
Joe Mantegna – Blair Academy
Frank Martin – University of South Carolina
Dr. Matthew Robinson – University of Delaware
DeLisha Milton-Jones – Pepperdine University
Vanessa Nygaard – Windward School (CA)
Anthony Pappas – Waterloo West High School (IA)
Greg Paulus – George Washington University

Norm Persin – Oak Hill High School (OH)
Steve Prohm – Iowa State University
Anne Renninger – Sidwell Friends School (DC)
Brian Robinson – Bishop McGuinness High School (NC)
Dave Schlabaugh – Cornell College
Rob Senderoff – Kent State University
Dave Severns – Los Angeles Clippers
Miles Simon – Los Angeles Lakers
Mark Slessinger – University of New Orleans
Joe Stasyszyn – Unleashed Potential
Heather Stewart – Gavilan Community College (CA)
Lisa Stone – Saint Louis University
Pat Sullivan – motivational speaker
Kevin Sutton – University of Rhode Island
Scott Thompson – Legend Leadership Group
Jeff Van Gundy – USA Basketball and ESPN
Ras Vanderloo – Sioux City East High School (IA)
Heidi VanDerveer – UC San Diego
Pete Van Mullem – Lewis-Clark State College (ID)
Danielle Viglione – Sacramento Skills Academy
Greg White – Bentonville West High School (AR)
Sharman White – Pace Academy (GA)
Carley Whitney – St. Vincent-St. Mary High School (OH)
Brendan Winters – Pro Skills Basketball
Jay Wright – Villanova University

NOTE: All affiliations are as of each person’s 2018 USA Basketball Coach Academy appearance.

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