REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED: Coach Check-In Friday & Sat Morning from 8:00 - 8:45 am at 2014 Super Coaches Clinic on Oct 24-25 at University of Winnipeg: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that basketball coaches Brian McCormick of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Mike MacKay of Canada Basketball have been confirmed as the headliners for the 2014 Basketball Manitoba Super Coaches Clinic.

Joining Brian and Mike will be local university coaches Kirby Schepp, Mike Raimbault and Michele Hynes along with Basketball Manitoba's Dan Becker and Randy Kusano, MABO's Martha Bradbury and product demonstrations from Krossover Video and EAT Battle Pads.

Brian McCormick founded and wrote the Level 1 certification curriculum for the Youth Basketball Coaching Association to assist non-profit organizations with the development of their volunteer coaches and to disseminate information for coaches.

Canada Basketball's Mike MacKay returns to the SCC after 3 years away and will bring his wide expertise on all levels of the game with a heavy focus on Long Term Athlete Development.   MacKay is primarily responsible for the continued development of the women’s program’s high performance athlete profile and the identification of standards against which Canada’s female athletes at the senior, development and youth levels can be measured. Through his deep knowledge base and familiarity with Canada’s player pool, MacKay provides technical leadership to the women’s Targeted Athlete Strategy (TAS) program. The native of Truro, N.S. involved with the continued work of Canada Basketball’s development and age-group women’s national team coaches.

McCormick has developed the Playmakers Basketball Development League and wrote Playmakers: the Player’s Guide to Developing Basketball Intelligence to provide an age-appropriate league alternative focused on fun, learning and development for younger players.  He also created the 180 Shooter Practice and Shot Tracker programs to enable more deliberate practice and coach/player communication.  McCormick has published 13 books, including Cross Over: The New Model of Youth Basketball Development; Developing Basketball Intelligence; Hard2Guard: Skill Development for Perimeter Players; Blitz Basketball; 180 Shooter; Brian McCormick’s Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters Vol. 1-4 and more.  McCormick has conducted clinics throughout the United States and in Canada, China, Greece, Macedonia, Morocco, South Africa, and Trinidad & Tobago. He also has worked individually and in groups with dozens of players from beginners to high school and college All-Americans to professional and National Team players.

MacKay continues to work with Canada Basketball at a time where the women’s high performance program has seen some of its strongest successes in recent years as it prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and beyond.  He was the primary author behind the Canada Basketball Athlete Development Model.

The 2014 Super Coaches Clinic will occur at the University of Winnipeg on October 24-25, 2014.  You can watch every past presentation from the past 4 years at the SCC online or on your mobile device at...




McCormick’s coaching career includes stops at the youth, high school, college and professional levels:
  • Head Coach, Men’s Basketball: UCD Marian; Dublin, Ireland
  • Head Coach, Women’s Basketball: Visby Ladies; Visby, Sweden
  • Head Coach, Girls’ Varsity Basketball: San Diego Jewish Academy
  • Head Coach, Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball: University High School
  • Head Coach, Boys’ u9 AAU Basketball: HoopMasters Los Angeles
  • Head Coach, Girls’ Middle School Basketball: Notre Dame Academy
  • Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball: U.C. Santa Cruz
  • Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball: Santa Monica College
  • Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball: Mt. Hood Community College
  • Assistant Coach, Boys’ Varsity Basketball: Brentwood School
  • Assistant Coach, Girls’ u10 AAU Basketball: Santa Monica Surf
  • Assistant Coach, Girls’ u14 AAU Basketball: Norcal Sparx
  • Assistant Coach, Girls’ u-10-12 AAU Basketball: HoopMasters
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