First and foremost, let me say thanks to all of those that have inquired and already registered for our coaches academy -- it's extremely exciting to see this kind of support.
Here is the updated information for discounted lodging at the Hawthorne Suites:
Hawthorn Suites – College Station is providing a discount to any coaches attending the Gary Blair Aggie Coaching Academy. Simply call and tell them that you are with the “Aggie Coaching Academy” and they will be good to go.
You will need to provide the reservation attendant with the group rate code which is below. Also below is the phone number that each person needs to call for their reservation.
GROUP CODE: TCC
Reservation Phone # 979-695-9500
Hawthorn Suites-College Station
We are very excited to announce today the dates of the inaugural Gary Blair Texas A&M Aggie Coaching Academy. The dates for the Academy will be August 11-12. This will be a unique experience because our Aggie basketball team will be available for demonstration purposes as we prepare for our summer tour in Italy.
Here is a look at the two-day schedule of the Academy:
Saturday - August 11, 2012
1:30 Practice Philosophy (Coach Blair)
2:00 Perimeter Workout (Coach Bond)
3:30 Post Workout (Coach Starkey)
6:00 Aggie Team Practice
8:30 Coaches' Social
Sunday - August 12, 2012
9:00 Shooting Workout (Coach Wright)
9:30 Aggie Program Stations
Motivating Today's Student-Athletes
Creating Recruitable Student-Athletes
The Art of Scouting
Strength & Conditioning
11:30 Facilities Tour
1:00 Defensive Conditioning (Coach Starkey)
2:00 Aggie Team Offense (Coach Blair)
3:00 Q&A with the Aggie Staff
Cost for the Academy is only $50 and includes all three meals listed as well Coaches' Social. Also included will be an Academy Notebook that will include sections on philosophy, motivation, scouting, conditioning, recruiting, playbook and practice planing. There will also be a DVD provided later with footage of the various sessions.
More on the clinic from our website including links to register online: http://bit.ly/Lnei7p
We are also working on discounted hotel rates and will be announcing that soon as well.
You can also get updates by "likiing" our Gary Blair Coaching Academy Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/LMufUi