Bruno Heads USA Basketball Coaches Event
March 21, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – DePaul Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno headlines a lineup of speakers for the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy presented by Nike announced Wednesday.
The May 19-20 event at Lane Tech College Prep will feature high school coaches and administrators along with NCAA coaches and gold-medal winning USA Basketball coaches.
Registration for the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy is available online.
In his 32nd season at DePaul, Bruno guided his team to its fifth consecutive BIG EAST regular-season title and third BIG EAST Tournament championship in the last five years. His Blue Demons are one of six elite programs to compete in the last 16 NCAA Tournaments along with Connecticut, Notre Dame, Stanford, Tennessee and Oklahoma.
The 2017-18 team leads the nation in three-pointers and is third in assists. DePaul went 27-8 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
In his iconic career, this former Blue Demon who played under legendary coach Ray Meyer has amassed an overall record of 708-364, a winning percentage of .660. During his tenure in Lincoln Park, Bruno is 668-334 (.667).
Also expected to make presentations at the USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy are:
USA Basketball coach academies provide valuable insight and education to basketball coaches and administrators.
Academy sessions impart to coaches of all levels the USA Basketball curriculum for a proper skill-development path to teach basketball to children of all ages and ability levels. Guest speakers deliver on-and-off-court sessions on basketball and leadership topics.
Registration for this two-day coaches academy is $185 and includes on-and-off-court presentations, Nike/USA Basketball gift items, catered meals, a USA Basketball memorabilia viewing, networking time and training for a USA Basketball 2017-18 coach license. Additional speakers are expected to be added to the schedule.
USA Basketball gold-licensed coaches are eligible for discounted registration, and offers are available for groups of 10 or more. Additionally, the first 50 registrants will receive an advanced registration discount of 25 percent off.
More information including all 2018 locations, FAQs and links to registration is available online.
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