LEXINGTON, KY. – Registration for the inaugural UK Hoops Coaching Clinic, featuring the 2012 SEC Coach of the Year Matthew Mitchell and the Wildcats basketball team is now available for any interested coach. Coaches from all levels, including high school, middle school, AAU and junior college are encouraged to attend. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and no child of any age or person entering 9th -12th grade, junior college, or prep school will be allowed to register or attend.
The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 and will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET with several sessions going on throughout the day. Participants will have an opportunity to gain an inside perspective of the UK Hoops program, interact with Coach Mitchell and staff, observe the UK team practice and listen to four-time WNBA champion coach Van Chancellor speak.
Last-minute registration will run from 8 to 8:30 a.m. ET the day of, before drills and instructions get underway from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. ET. Chancellor will speak to the attendees from 11 to 11:45 a.m. ET before the group takes a break for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. ET. The event will resume with participants getting a first-hand view of a UK hoops practice from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. The afternoon will conclude with a question and answer session with Mitchell and his staff from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. ET.