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ASU Coach John Brady Highlights NW AR Basketball School Coaching Clinic
March 8, 2012By VYPE Arkansas of VYPE MAGAZINE - Arkansas
For the second straight year the Sprindgale Har-Ber basketball coaches are playing host to the NW AR Basketball School Coaching Clinic.
The clinic is slated for Saturday Aug. 25 and is $50 per coach. The instruction takes place in the Har-Ber gym. The fee includes a notebook, a catered meal, chances at door prizes and six hours of instruction.
This year’s featured speaker is Arkansas State men’s head coach John Brady. Brady, who orchestarted the Wolves’ recent upset of No. 1 seed Middle Tennessee State in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, came to Jonesboro from LSU.
Under Brady the Tigers recorded six consecutive winning seasons from 2001-02 to 2006-07 while making three trips to the NCAA Tournament and two more to the NIT. The 2005-06 campaign saw LSUâ€ˆpost a 27-9 record and advance to the Final Four for the first time in 20 years.
Also appearing at the clinic is former Pepperdine head caoch and UMass assitant, Vance Wahlberg, who invented the Dribble-Drive Motion Offense. DeMatha High School strength and conditioning coach Alan Stein and Watson Chapel girls coach Leslie Byrd round out the slate. Byrd is the longtime coach at WC and led the Lady Wildcats to back-to-back state championships in 2009-10 and 2010-11.
Last year the clinic fetured UALR women’s coach Joe Foley, Missouri State men’s coach Paul Lusk, Arkansas men’s baksetball strength and conditioning coach David Deets, Valley Springs girls coach Kimberly Jenkins, Highland boys coach Johnny Taylor and shooting instructor John Carter.
For more information and to register call Har-Ber boys coach Adam Simmons at (479) 750 - 8777 ext. 2043.