RICHMOND, Va. – VCU Women's Basketball head coach Beth O'Boyle has been selected to present at a USA Basketball Coach Academy on Sept. 28-29 at Luke C. Moore High School in Washington, D.C.
O'Boyle, the reigning Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Coach of the Year, will present on motion offense as part of the USA Basketball curriculum for coaches to teach the game of basketball to all ages and ability levels.
Other presenters in addition to O'Boyle include former NBA head coach and current TV analyst Stan Van Gundy as well Washington Wizards assistant coach David Adkins and NBA G-League head coach Ryan Richman.
"It's an exciting opportunity to be able to be a part of the USA Basketball Coach Academy and help grow the game of basketball. I'm thrilled to present alongside an amazing group of talented coaches and guest speakers that want to advance the game at all levels," O'Boyle said.
Launched in 2015, USA Basketball Coach Academies provide valuable insight and education to basketball coaches and administrators. Academy sessions impart the USA Basketball curriculum for a proper skill development path to teach the game to children of all ages and ability levels. Guest speakers focus on areas of expertise to present on basketball and leadership topics applied both on and off the court.
Sessions at a USA Basketball Coach Academy feature a variety of styles of teaching, including player demonstrations, lectures, panel discussions, on-court basketball instruction, off-court coaching techniques and life skills training.