Saturday, August 4, 2018


We wanted to take this opportunity to invite you to Gary Blair's 6th Annual Texas A&M Coaching Academy will be held at Texas A&M on October 13-14 and will include the following:

     4 Complete Clinic Sessions featuring the entire Aggie Basketball staff and team.
     ◄Two sessions with Hall of Famer Gary Blair
     Guest speakers Brendan Suhr and Jim Boone
     Breakfast and Lunch (Dinner will be on your own)
     Jump Drive that will include:
             •Segments from the Academy
             •Aggie Defensive Drill Notebook
             •Aggie Offensive Playbook
             •Clinic Notes & Book Notes
             •And much more!

Hotel options are at the bottom of the post.

Each year we work hard to bring in the best of the best as guest speakers and this year is no different.  In Brendan Suhr and Jim Boone, we have not only brought in a wealth of knowledge but some of the most experiences clinicians in the nation.

Bendan Suhr’s career includes NBA stops with the Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic. Working with Chuck Daly, Suhr helped the Pistons to two World Championships. Surh was also the chief scout for the “Dream Team” in 1992 in Barcelona.  College stints have included Fairfield, UCF and LSU.  He is also the founder of Coaching U, one of the most dynamic clinics in the nation.

One of the most sought out clinicians in the nation, Jim Boone has had a remarkable career which includes over 500 career wins which ranks 12th among active Division II Coaches and is in the top 50 all-time among Division II Coaches.  He has also captured 7 Conference Championships, 4 Tournament Titles while making 11 Post-season appearances which includes two Final Fours.

The cost for the Gary Blair Academy is only $50!

In weeks to come we will also release a list of hotels offering special rates for those attending.

We are attaching a flier with detailed information and a form should you want to pay by check.  For those coaches wanting to pay by credit card, simply click on this link: 

Below are some hotel options:

Hampton Inn by Hilton
$99.00 + tax
320 Texas Ave S
College Station, TX 77840
Reservation Group Code is: BCC
Reserve by: Friday, September 28, 2018

Hyatt Place College Station
$99.00 + tax
1100 University Dr. East
College Station, TX 77840
When call for reservations the hotel knows they are with the “Aggie Coaching Academy”
Reserve by: Monday, October 1, 2018

Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center
$107.00 + Tax
177 Joe Routt Blvd
College Station, TX 77843
Parking is an additional charge

Cancellations must do it more than 48 hours out.