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Sands Basketball 2nd Annual Fall Coaches Clinic
Sat, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
2nd Annual Fall Coaches Clinic
September 30th, 2017
Featuring Don Showalter, U17 National Team Coach and Director of Coaching Development - USA Basketball
9:30am - 10am Coach Sign-in
10am - 12pm Session #1: Developing Young Shooters, Practice Organization and Drills
12pm - 1pm Lunch
1pm - 3pm Session #2: Full Court Pressure Defense, Ball Screen Offense
Early Bird (Before August 1st) $65
Regular Registration (August 1st – September 29th) $75
Day Of Walk-up Registration $85
**Lunch is included for attendees who pre-register
Coach Don Showalter
A high school coach for 42 years and a seven-time USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award winner, Showalter owns a perfect 50-0 record at the helm of USA Basketball U16 and U17 teams with 8 Gold Medals. Further, Showalter was the U.S. Olympic Committee 2012 Volunteer Coach of the Year.
In addition to winning gold medals for the USA, Showalter has returned to Colorado Springs, Colorado, for eight fall training camps to help prepare the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team for future competitions.
Showalter compiled a 601-346 overall record (.635 winning percentage) during his 42 seasons as a high school head coach, including 16 district titles and six state tournament appearances.
In 2015-16, his fourth and final year at Iowa City High School, his team finished 13-10, was a co-champion of the Mississippi Division of the Mississippi Valley Conference, and Showalter was named the 2016 Mississippi Valley Division Coach of the Year in the MVC. While at Mid-Prairie High School (Iowa) from 1984-85 to 2011-12, Showalter tallied a 446-202 (.688) record, and in eight seasons (1976-84) as the head coach at Central Elkader High School (Iowa), he totaled a 108-63 (.632) record.
Showalter earned the 2004 National Association of Basketball Coaches Advocacy Award. In 2009, he was honored by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as the National Coach of the Year, and he was an Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year 10 times (1981, 1982, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2016).
In addition to his high school coaching duties, Showalter was selected to coach in the 1999 McDonald’s High School All-America Game and the 2005 and 2012 Jordan Brand Classic All-Star Games. He has been a coach at the Nike Skills Academy and LeBron Academy and has also spoken at basketball clinics around the world, including in Australia, Belgium, Dubai, Egypt, England, Italy, Russia, Scotland, Spain (Canary Islands) and Switzerland.