2020 U.S.V.I. COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS:
4th Coaching Seminar To be Determined

Registration coming soon!

MILT NEWTON
Camp Director

Proud native of St. Thomas, Assistant General Manager (GM) of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, former GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Co-Founder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 4th U.S.V.I. Annual Youth Basketball Camps, and 3rd Coaching Seminar at no cost. At the Coaching Seminar, Guest Speaker Vin Baker will share his experience as a former NBA player, and knowledge of the basketball industry.

OUR PAST COACHING SEMINAR GUEST SPEAKERS

2015:  LARRY BROWN
Coaching Seminar Guest Speaker
Larry Brown

2002 Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee Coach Larry Brown, the only coach to win both an NCAA Title and a NBA Championship, having coached Kansas to the 1988 NCAA Title and the Detroit Pistons in 2004 to the NBA Championship. The seventh winningest coach in NBA history with 1,098 victories, Larry has led his teams to 18 playoff appearances, eight 50 win seasons, seven division titles, three conference championships and one NBA Championship.

We had the honor of Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown as our keynote speaker of our 2015 Inaugural Annual Coaching Seminar. He shared his experiences as a winning basketball coach, his tried and true practice drills, as well as, X and O strategies to improve your coaching knowledge and game management to 30 local coaches.

2015:  ED TAPSCOTT
Coaching Seminar Guest Speaker
Ed Tapscott

A great basketball mind and diverse speaker, has held many positions in the business of basketball.  Collegiately, he was the Head Coach at American University from 1982-90.  As a NBA Executive, he was Vice President of Player Personnel and Basketball Operations and Interim President and General Manager of the New York Knicks in the 1990’s, the first hire of the Charlotte Bobcats as President in 2004, Head Coach of the Washington Wizards in 2008, and many post jobs such as scout and sports agent.  At the Coaching Seminar, Ed will shared his vast basketball experiences and insight to player development and effective management.