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USA Basketball Washington, D.C., Coach Academy

(Quick links to each section: Event Details / Facility Location / Academy Features / Guest Speakers / Academy Schedule)


Event Details

Saturday, August 11 – Sunday, August 12, 2018

  • Saturday, August 11
    • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - check-in
    • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - morning sessions
    • 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. - networking lunch
    • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - afternoon sessions
  • Sunday, August 12
    • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - catered breakfast
    • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - morning sessions

Facility Location

Sidwell Friends School

3825 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20016

Coach Academy Features

  • Guest speaker led sessions on coaching and leadership

  • On and off-court presentations

  • Catered meal

  • USA Basketball and Nike gift items

  • Networking opportunities with attendees and guest speakers

  • USA Basketball memorabilia display

Speakers and Presenters

Monique Boykins
Monique Boykins
Lower Merion High School Girls Basketball Head Coach
Raphael Chillious
Raphael Chillious
East Carolina University Men's Basketball Associate Head Coach

Kevin Eastman
Former NBA Assistant Coach and Director of Operations
Michael Hart
Michael Hart 
St. Andrew's School Boys Basketball Head Coach


Cathy Inglese

Fairleigh Dickinson University Women's Basketball Assistant Coach


Mike Jones 

DeMatha Catholic High School Boys Basketball Head Coach

Micha Kurtz
Micah Kurtz 

Director of Strength, Conditioning and Athletic Development


Greg Paulus

George Washington University Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach

    Anne Renninger
Anne Renninger

Sidwell Friends School Girls Basketball Head Coach
Don Showalter
Don Showalter

USA Basketball Coach Director, Youth Division and USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Head Coach

Mark Slessinger

The University of New Orleans Men’s Basketball Head Coach
  Kevin Suggon
Kevin Sutton

Collegiate Men's Basketball Coach


Academy Schedule

Click here for the full schedule.

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