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ELITE TRAINING CAMP: Basketball Coaching & Career Development Event

Kevin Eastman

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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VIP Registration includes priority seating; VIPs-only dinner; special private Q&A with speakers; and free video of the event.
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Group of 3 - Regular Registration $750
Group of 3 ($250 each). Must register together by May 15, 2019 (save up to $75 per person).
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Group of 4 - Regular Registration $900
Group of 4 ($225 each). Must register together by May 15, 2019 (save up to $100 per person).
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Elite Training Camp: Coaching & Career Development Event

The event location is Midlothian, VA, just south of Richmond.

ELITE TRAINING CAMP  is a two-day educatonal event for any coach who wants to learn more about the Xs and Os of the most recent trends in basketball as well as how to prepare for the next step in their coaching career. Coach Eastman has developed the content and will share what he has learned in his 35+ years in coaching. The event will include discussions, Q&A, and networking opportunities.


Joining Coach Eastman will be Jon Oliver. Jon works with individuals and organizations as a consultant and leadership coach to facilitate preparation for coaching and leadership roles. He has interviewed hundreds of coaches and administrators as part of searches and professional development training. He will provide information on how to prepare for the interview, showing up as your best self during the process, and connecting with people in an authentic way. Jon has over 20 years experience in athletics administration, and was most recently Executive Associate Athletic Director at University of Virginia.  Mike Rhoades, Head Coach at VCU and Atlantic-10 Coach of the Year will join us for an in-depth X & O session.

EVENT HOURS:   June 1: Registration 11:30 to 12:15.  Program from 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm;  June 2: Program from 8am to noon. See schedule below. Sign up for emailed updates and discount info.


ARE YOU A YOUNG COACH (under 30 as of 6/1/19)? Email us for a discount code ($75 off). Please include your birthdate in the email.

COACHING DEVELOPMENT:  how to take NBA concepts to all levels; trends to master (P/R offense/defense, transition offense/defense, flow offense), how to create buy-in; how to be a better teacher on the floor; how to get more production out of your day...and more

CAREER DEVELOPMENT: How to prepare for the interview; preparing your system NOW; "must have" habits for success; how to get your foot in the door; myths of success; why the best are the "the best" at what they do...and more

FOOD & LODGING:  Indpendence Golf Club has a casual restaurant that will be open during ETC. There are other restaurants nearby. There are several hotels nearby offering a range of rates. 


Note: All sessions will be led by Coach Eastman unless otherwise noted. Also, the length of the days will stay the same but the time allotment for each session may vary slightly. 

June 1 (Saturday)


11:30 am to 12:15 pm

12:15 to 12:30



12:30 to 2:30 

Session 1 “In-Depth X & Os: a Look at The total VCU System and Culture” (Mike Rhoades, Head Coach, VCU)

2:30 to 2:45  BREAK

2:45 to 4:00

Session 2 “Why the Best are the Best: The Habits, Mindsets, and Strategies of the Best Coaches, Leaders, and Teams” (KE)

4:00 to 5:00

Session 3 “Ingredients and Characteristics of the Best Teams” and “Commonalities of the Best Coaches” (KE)

5:00 to 6:30 

DINNER - VIPs: private dinner in banquet room with Coach Eastman and college coaches for Q&A.  Others - dinner on your own (Note: there is a restaurant on site and others within a mile)

6:30 to 7:30 

Session 4 Ingredients of Championship Cultures” (KE) 

7:30 to 8:45

Session 5 “The Challenges of Coaching in Today’s Environment” (Interactive) (KE)

8:45 to 10:00 pm

Continuing the Conversation - Restaurant and bar open until 10:00pm (on site/on your own)

June 2 (Sunday)


8:00 to 9:00 am

Session 6 “NBA Terminology and Best Teaching Points to Take to Your Program” (KE)

9:00 to 11:00

Session 7 "Preparing for the Future: an in-depth look at what it takes to move up, from being great where you are, to positioning yourself, to getting and preparing for the interview, and more (Jon Oliver, consultant and leadership coach; 20+ years as senior athletics administrator)

11:00 to 11:15  BREAK


11:15 to noon


Session 8What I Learned this Year: Valuable Lessons from Reading, Conversations, Thoughts, and Experiences” (KE)


Consider staying at the Club for a round of golf, Par 3, or other activities. Please contact the Club directly to make arrangements.

Have questions about ELITE TRAINING CAMP: Basketball Coaching & Career Development Event? Contact Kevin Eastman

When & Where

Independence Golf Club
600 Founders Bridge Blvd.
Midlothian, Virginia 23113

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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