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2019 Las Vegas Coach Academy
USA Basketball Coach Academy

Event Details
Thursday, August 8 – Friday, August 9

  • Thursday, August 8
    • 8:30am – 9:00am – Academy check-in
    • 9:00am – 12:30pm – Academy morning sessions
    • 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Catered lunch
    • 1:30pm – 4:00pm – Academy afternoon sessions
    • 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Social reception and networking function @ Top Golf Las Vegas
  • Friday, August 9
    • 9:00am – 12:30pm – Academy morning sessions
    • 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Catered lunch
    • 1:30pm – 4:00pm – Academy afternoon sessions


Standard Registration

Available until capacity is met


Coach Academy Special Offers!

Gold licensed coach registration

Offer available to any USA Basketball Gold Licensed Coach. Log into your coach license profile to find your special offer in the Resources folder

25% off registration

Group registration

Group discounts are available!
Email  for details

Offers must be applied at checkout and cannot be combined.  Registration will close once capacity is met.  Registration is not refundable. 

USA Basketball

Academy Speakers & Presenters

Jenni Baranczyk
Jennie Baranczyk
Drake University Women’s Basketball Head Coach
Mike Dunlap
Mike Dunlap
Loyola Marymount University
Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Kevin Eastman
Kevin Eastman
Motivational Speaker and Former NBA Coach
USA Basketball 
Dave Schlabaugh
Cornell College
Men’s Basketball Head Coach

 Don Showalter
Don Showalter
USA Basketball Youth & Sport Development
Coach Director
 Brendan Suhr
Brendan Suhr
Former NBA Coach
USA BAsektball
Sharman White
Pace Academy
Boys Basketball Head Coach


Stay tuned to see our complete lineup for this academy! Check out past coach academy speakers in our 2018 recap!

Facility Location
Durango High School
7100 W. Dewey Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Coach Academy Features

  • Guest speakers
  • On and off-court presentations
  • Evening social reception with food and beverage
  • Catered meals
  • Nike/USA Basketball gift items
  • Networking opportunities with attendees and speakers
  • Top Golf Las Vegas social reception
    • 627 Koval Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89109
    • Food, beverage, golfing and networking function for attendees
    • Located directly behind the academy preferred hotel The Signature at MGM Grand

Academy Schedule
The academy schedule will be posted closer to the event date.

Preferred Hotel
The Signature at MGM Grand
145 E Harmon Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Signature at MGM Grand Hotel is conveniently located alongside the Vegas strip, near all major attractions, and directly across from Topgolf Las Vegas, the host location for the Las Vegas Coach Academy Reception!

Coach Academy attendee rate:
Luxury Signature Deluxe Suite

  • $115/night Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 8
  • $175/night Friday, August 9

*Please note there will be an additional $37 daily resort fee plus applicable Clark County room tax applied at the time of stay.

Booking instructions
Room rate is guaranteed for reservations booked by July 15, 2019 and while space permits each night. To book, CLICK HERE.

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