5TH ANNUAL SANDS BASKETBALL COACHES CLINIC (ONLINE)
About this Event
Join us for a great day of hoops at our annual Coaches Clinic. This year’s clinic will be hosted virtually, and features 5X World Champion Don Showalter (USA Basketball) who will help you and your team prepare for a successful season.
All FIVE sessions for the 2020 event will be hosted online.
OCTOBER 23RD, 2020
9AM-10AM GOLD STANDARDS
10:15AM-11:15AM TEACHING BASKETBALL WITH 3×3
11:15-12PM LUNCH BREAK
12PM-1PM PRESS DEFENSE
1:15PM-2:15PM DRILLS FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT
2:30PM-3:30PM BALL SCREEN OFFENSE
COACH DON SHOWALTER
Don Showalter for a 11th time will serve as head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp. He also is a 10-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach while serving as head coach of USA men’s U16 and U17 national teams from 2009-2018. In May 2016, he was hired as a coach director, USA Basketball youth and sport development division. Most recently, Showalter led the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U17 National Team to a 7-0 record and gold medal at the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup. In recognition of his leadership, he was named as a co-recipient of the 2018 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award, an honor he shared with USA U17 women’s head coach Carla Berube.
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 10 GoldMedals. Further, Showalter was the U.S. Olympic Committee 2012Volunteer 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.Coach 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 MississippiDivision 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 to2011-12, Showalter tallied a 446-202 (.688) record, and in eight seasons (1976-84) as the head coach at Central Elkader HighSchool (Iowa), he totalled a 108-63 (.632) record.
Showalter earned the 2004 National Association of BasketballCoaches Advocacy Award. In 2009, he was honored by theNational High School Athletic Coaches Association as theNational Coach of the Year, and he was an Iowa BasketballCoaches 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-AmericaGame 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.