UK announces date for 2013 John Calipari Basketball Coaches Clinic

Times Staff Report

September 6, 2013

LEXINGTON - The University of Kentucky men’s basketball program has announced the date for the 2013 John Calipari Coaches’ Clinic.

This year’s Coaches Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm EST at the Joe Craft Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky. The day-long event, intended for male and female coaches, gives a unique look into the coaching philosophies and strategies that Coach Calipari uses in guiding the 8 time NCAA National Champion Kentucky Wildcats Men’s basketball program. Included in this unique clinic will be a chance to tour the Joe Craft Center and the New Wildcat Coal Lodge with staff members available to answer questions.

Attendees will be given exclusive access to watch Coach Cal conduct two practice sessions with the 2013-14 Wildcats and be given opportunities to ask questions of Coach Cal and his staff.

Check-in for the coaches’ clinic will be from 7:30 - 9:00am in the lobby of the Joe Craft Center on Oct. 26. Cost of the clinic is $75 for advance registration and $100 for walk-up registration.

Parking will be available only in the E lot located directly in front of the Joe Craft Center. Attendees MUST park in a legal parking spot in the E lots only (Parking in R lots is NOT permitted).

Recruitable age participants (males or females currently in the 7th-12th grade, junior college, or prep school) are not permitted to register for or attend the clinic.

Registration is available online and any clinic related questions can be called into the Men’s Basketball Camp line at 859-257-9457 or 859-257-1916.

John Calipari Coaches Clinic

Date: Saturday Oct. 26

Time: 9:00 am- 4:30 p.m. (Lunch Break on your own from Noon-1:30 p.m.)

Check-in: 7:30-9 a.m.

Location: Joe Craft Center

Cost: $75 and $100 for walk-ups

Clinic Schedule (Subject to Change)

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.


9-9:15 a.m.

Welcome/ Coach Calipari Introduction

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Pre-Practice Warm-up/Stretch

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

1st Practice

11:30 a.m.-Noon

Q&A with Coach Calipari and Staff

Noon- 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (On your own)/Wildcat Coal Lodge and Joe Craft Center will be open for tour

1:30 - 2 p.m.

Pre-Practice Warm-up/Stretch

2-4 p.m.

2nd Practice

4-4:30 p.m.

Q&A with Coach Calipari and Staff/ Closing