Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Hobart College basketball coaching staff will host a basketball coaching clinic on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the newly renovated Bristol Gym. The clinic is free and open to boys' and girls' coaches and players from youth to high school levels.
Topics include "Designing an offense to fit personnel" and "Defending the pick and roll." Attendees will also have the opportunity to observe a Hobart practice.
Open to both coaches and players alike. Players will be given a tour of campus and have the chance to learn about the recruiting process.
The Hobart basketball program is directed by 2011-12 D3hoops.com East Region Coach of the Year Mike Neer. In 35 seasons as a collegiate coach, he has compiled a 586-332 record, led 13 teams to the NCAA tournament, culminating in four semifinal appearances, three title game appearances and the 1990 national championship.
Last season, Neer's first at Hobart, he guided the Statesmen to a program record 23-6 record, the Liberty League regular season championship and an NCAA tournament berth.
Attendees are asked to contact Hobart Assistant Coach Russ Phillips, (315) 781-3547 or by email, to reserve a spot in the clinic by Friday, Oct. 19.