Schedule, Guests Set for Second Annual Coaches Clinic

Clinic Brochure (PDF)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan men's basketball head coach John Beilein announced the schedule and guest speakers for the second annual Michigan Basketball Coaches Clinic, which will be held at Crisler Arena on Saturday, Nov. 1. Highlighting this year's clinic will be legendary basketball coach Dick Bennett, as well as newly hired U-M strength and conditioning coach Mike Curtis.

The clinic registration will be held in the Junge Family Champions Center, and Beilein will begin with opening remarks in Crisler Arena. Bennett will open with a discussion on "Player Maker" Drills & Skill Development," followed by Curtis' lecture on "Performance Improvement through Strength and Conditioning Training." Bennett will lecture on "Developing an M-T-M Defensive System" before the clinic breaks for the adidas lunch.

Following the luncheon and social break, Bennett will give his final talk on the "Best Concepts I Have Used in Coaching." Beilein and the Wolverines will wrap up the clinic with an open practice and final question period.

Coaches can pre-register for the clinic at a cost of $50 if received by Friday, Oct. 24. Registrations received after Oct. 24 will be $60. There will be a special staff rate for two or more coaches attending from the same school.

For further information on the special rate or the clinic information contact clinic coordinator Jeff Meyer at (734) 647-1214. Due to NCAA rules, the clinic is for coaches over 18 years of age only. Players may not participate.

2008 Michigan Basketball Clinic Schedule

Friday, Oct. 31
4:30 p.m. Michigan Basketball Practice
7:00 p.m. Interact with U-M Coaching Staff

Saturday, Nov. 1
7:30 a.m. Clinic Registration
8:15 a.m. Opening Remarks, John Beilein
8:30 a.m. "Player Maker" Drills & Skill Development, Dick Bennett
9:30 a.m. Performance Improvement through Strength and
Conditioning Training, Mike Curtis
10:20 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Developing a M-T-M Defensive System, Dick Bennett
11:30 a.m. adidas Luncheon/Coaches Social
12:45 p.m. Best Concepts I Have Used in Coaching, Dick Bennett
1:30 p.m. Team Introduction and Practice Preview, John Beilein
1:40 p.m. Michigan Basketball Practice
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Contact: Men's Basketball Office (734) 763-5504

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