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Coaches Clinic

Mpls Lakers Coaches Clinic

The best way to invest in our kids is to invest in our coaches. Our coaches provide much more to our players than just basketball mentorship so it's important to us that each year we give them the latest tools, insights and sharing opportunities. Our clinic is a great way for all of our coaches to hear from speakers, discuss relevant topics, ask questions and get set up with everything they need for a successful season.

This Event Has Ended. Saturday, October 6, 2018
Southwest High School Gym  Map
Brian T. McCormick
National Speaker, Author & College Coach



8:30am: Check in

Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Donuts

9:00am: Welcome message & introduction of the Lakers Board (tournaments, facilities, coaching directors)

Review the day’s agenda

9:15am: Guest Speaker - Becoming A Better Teacher Of The Game
              Brian McCormick, PhD

11:45pm: Lunch

12:00pm: Coaches Panel

Introduction of panel: Local high school basketball coaches

Discussion topics:
            • Age appropriate player development
            • What they expect HS players to know and do
            • Resources for coaches
            • Their view on the role of AAU vs travel basketball

12:30pm: Lakers Coaches Break Out

Distribute Coaches Manual
Reinforce expectations for conduct
Review resources available to assist

1:00pm: Close & Surveys

1:15pm: END


Coaches Clinic Guest Speaker Brian T. McCormick

Guest Speaker: Brian T. McCormick

Brian T. McCormick, PhD is a professional basketball coach, consultant, and clinician. McCormick has coached professionally in Denmark, Ireland, and Sweden, taking a team to the finals in Denmark's 1st Division and being selected to coach in Sweden's Damligan All-Star Game. He has coached CYO, AAU, high school, junior college, and college basketball in the western United States, and worked as a strength and conditioning coach for two junior-college basketball programs. McCormick has directed clinics in Canada, China, Greece, Ghana, India, Kenya, Macedonia, Trinidad & Tobago, and throughout the United States, and spoken at coaching, strength & conditioning, and sports psychology conferences in the United States and Canada. McCormick completed his PhD in Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Utah, and has had peer-reviewed papers published in the International Journal of Exercise Science, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, and Strength & Conditioning Journal.


Brian's Latest Book:

The 21st Century Basketball Practice: Modernizing the basketball practice to develop the global player

Lunch provided by Red Cow

Mpls Lakers Youth Traveling Basketball Program Inc

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