USA Basketball Coach Academy - Los Angeles

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Event Details

Saturday, April 22 - Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • Saturday, April 22
    • 8:30am – 9:00am - Academy check-in
    • 9:00am – 1:00pm - Academy morning sessions
    • 1:00pm – 2:00pm - Networking lunch
    • 2:00pm – 5:00pm - Academy afternoon sessions
  • Sunday, April 23
    • 8:30am – 9:00am - Sidelines breakfast session
    • 9:00am – 12:15pm - Academy morning sessions

*Approximate times listed. Schedule subject to change.


Early bird price until March 31, 2017 $150
Standard price $185

The cost of the Los Angeles Coach Academy is $185. Early bird pricing is now available through March 31, 2017.

Registration will close once capacity is met.

USA Basketball

Group discounts available for organizations sending multiple coaches to the academy. Please email for more details!

Facility Location

California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90032

Coach Academy Features

  • Guest speakers

  • On and off-court presentations

  • Catered meal

  • Nike / USA Basketball gift items

  • Live training for the USA Basketball Coach License

  • Networking opportunity with attendees and speakers

Academy Schedule

Click here to download and view a PDF schedule of events!

*Schedule subject to change up to date of event.

Speakers and Presenters

Russell Turner

Russell Turner: University of California, Irvine – Head Coach Men’s Basketball

Sue Phillips

Sue Phillips: Archbishop Mitty High School – Head Coach Girl's Basketball & San Jose Cagers – Program Director & Head Coach

Dave Severns

Dave Severns: Los Angeles Clippers – Pro Personnel Scout

Miles Simon

Miles Simon: ESPN – Analyst & Player Development Specialist

Don Showalter

Don Showalter: USA Basketball – Coach Development Director & Men’s Junior National Team Head Coach

Mike Dunlap

Mike Dunlap: Loyola Marymount University – Head Coach Men’s Basketball

Harvey Kitani

Harvey Kitani: Rolling Hills Preparatory School – Head Coach Boy’s Basketball

Vanessa Nygaard: The Windward School – Senior Associate Athletic Director & Girl’s Basketball Program Lead

Matt King head shot

Matt King: O’Connor High School – Head Coach Boy’s Basketball & CCV STARS – Director of Basketball

Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson: Legend Leadership Group – Leadership Coach & Consultant

Dave Bollwinkel

Dave Bollwinkel: Chicago Bulls – Scout

Preferred Hotel

Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Address: 901 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015

  • $249.00/night studio king room

  • Breakfast included in rate

Booking Instructions:

Individual attendee reservations can be made online by clicking HERE.  To make reservations by phone, call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 331-3131 or (231) 443-9200 and identifying yourself as a part of the “USA Basketball Room Block” staying at the Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. Reservations must be made by 4/3/2017 or while availability remains to guarantee preferred rate.

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