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Remember, its daylight savings on Sunday 2 am

Saturday, November 5
4:00 pm UVM women vs St. Michaels / 7:00 UVM men vs St. Michaels
9:00 pm Social at Windjammer conference room.
Speaker, Steve Hale, North Carolina Basketball 1982-1986 coached by Dean Smith, played with Michael Jordan, averaged double figures as a Junior and Senior

Best Western/Windjammer has special room rate of $79.99 for clinic attendees.
Call 1-800-371-1125 before October 5.

Tickets to the UVM/St. Michaels games will be free to coaches who
pre-register before Oct. 22nd.

Sunday, November 6
7:30-8:30 registration and free breakfast

8:30-9:45 Dan Engelstad, Head Men’s Coach, Southern Vermont College
“PRESSURE DEFENSE” - Winooski team demonstrating

10:00-11:15 Bob Kurtzner, Trainer. Will speak on topics you want.
Please list suggestions on registration form (U32 Boys’ Team Demo)

11:30-l2:00 Dan Sheppardson RULES AND POINTS OF EMPHASIS

12:00-1:15 Lunch and VBCA business meeting

1:30-2:45 David McLaughlin, Men’s Coach, Dartmouth College TOPIC TBA
Registration Form - pdf


STEVE HALE—Played in North Carolina 1982-1986, played for Coach Dean Smith, and played with Michael Jordan. 111 wins and 26 losses, reached NCAA Regional Final Four all 4 years, averaged double figures his junior and senior year. Steve is a doctor in Burlington.
DAN ENGELSTAD —Head coach Southern Vermont College men’s team. Will be entering his 4th season at SVC (65-18 78.3%). Last year SVC reached new heights as it captured is first ever NE Collegiate Conference Championship and earned a berth to the Division III NCAA tournament. Dan was selected once again as league coach of the year with his second straight 16-0 league record. He is the all-time winningest coach at SVC. Prior to SVC, Dan was the assistant for 3 years at Holy Cross and started his career at Mount St. Mary’s university as an assistant coach from 2007-2010. He is a 2007 graduate of St. Mary’s College (Maryland), was the team captain and graduated as the school’s all-time career assist leader.

BOB KURTZNER—Trainer at Southern Vermont College and Mt. Anthony Union High School. Long time indoor track and track and field coach at Mt. Anthony. Also a physical education instructor. 1975 graduate of Cortland with a Master’s Degree from Cortland in 1988. Worked as a trainer in Albany for professional and college athletes. Came to MAU in 1997. Bob helps athletes get the most out of their ability.

DAN SHEPPARDSON—Dan is a highly respected basketball official and rules interpreter.
Dan is always informative and well received clinic speaker.

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN—Head men’s coach of Dartmouth. Becomes the 28th head coach of the Big Green. Previously was associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at Northeastern University. Was head coach at Division II Stonehill College going 189-99 in his 9 seasons there. Six times Stonehill won at least 20 games, qualified for the NCAA Tournament 5 times, twice winning the East Regional Championship and advancing to the Division II Final Four twice and was in the top 10 national rankings for 4 years. Stonehill was 11-45 in the two years before he took over. McLaughlin was a 4-year letter winner at Colby graduating in 1997.


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In the past:
Ute Otley CVU girls coach
Kyle Cieplicki, UVM Men’s Associate Head Coach.
Josh Meyer, St. Michael’s Mens coach DEFENSE AND COMMUNICATION
Scott Allen —Paul IV Virginia Girls’ Coach
“Things that Work” (CVU girls to demonstrate)10:30-11:50 a.m.
Paul Culpo —Castleton State College Men’s Coach
Chris Leazier —Vermont Tech Men’s Coach Vermont Tech Basketball: Offensive Philosophy and System
Tim Barrett, Castleton Women’s Coach - Secondary break to continuity offense—with Castleton Women's Team
Jeff Brown, Middlebury Men’s Coach - Zone Offense with Mt. Mansfield boys demonstrating
Matt O’Brien, UVM Men’s Asst Coach - Player development. UVM players demonstrate.
2012 - Michael Osborne - Johnson State College Men's Coach - Building Man to Man Defense
Dave Fredrickson - Thoughts on building a successful high school basketball program.
Keith Boucher - Keene State College Women's Coach - Random Digressions
MATT O’BRIEN—Player development.
2011 - Mike Tully - 7 secrets of World Class Practice
Cob Carlson - Automatic Free Throws
Paul Cormier - Dartmouth Men's Coach -
Transition into a Continuity Offense
John Becker - UVM - Zone Defense 2-3, 1-3-1, and Zone Press
2010 - Michael Harding - St. Michaels Men's Coach
- Defending Ball Screens and Defense
Paul Culpo - Castelton Men's Coach - Zone Offense
Corey Rusin - Wesleyan Women's Asst -
Role of the Asst. Coach and How to Utilize your Assistants
Lori McBride - UVM Women's Coach - Rebounding
2009 - Topics - Building Mental Skills in Practice, Improving Shooting, Dribble Drive Offense, Big Man Drills
2008 - Topics - Skill Development, Installing Your Defense, Pressure Defense
2007 - Topics - UVM offense with Mike Lonergan, 3/4 and full court traps, Practice Planning and Organization
Other Presenters have included: Jen Neibling, Dave Kinsman, John Carter (Director of the Noah Shooting Systems from Athens, AL
Bill Robinson (Former Middlebury Coach), Keith Cieplicki, Jeff Brown, Paul Rabidoux, Pete Gaudet (Ohio State University),
Dan Shepardson—Vermont Rules Interpreter A highly rated official and big part of our annual clinic.


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