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Skagit Valley College hosts fourth annual Basketball Coaches Clinic featuring UW basketball coach Larry Brown

Aug 8, 2023

​Skagit Valley College will host its fourth annual Basketball Coaches Clinic on Sat., Oct. 28 from 1-7 p.m. at the Angel of the Winds Casino in Arlington.

Registration for the clinic is now open, with a cost of $100 per person. Interested individuals are encouraged to secure their spot early due to limited availability.

Larry Brown, current University of Washington assistant basketball coach, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the upcoming event. Brown boasts an unparalleled basketball achievement, clinching both an NCAA championship (1988 with Kansas Jayhawks) and an NBA title (2004 with Detroit Pistons). Furthermore, he is an inductee of the Basketball Hall of Fame and the College Basketball Hall of Fame, amassing an outstanding 1,593 victories during his tenure as a head coach.

Other accomplished speakers at this event include:

  • University of Washington Head Coach Mike Hopkins, a two-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year and leader of the 2019 Pac-12 champions.
  • Eastern Washington University Head Coach David Riley, named the 2023 Big Sky Coach of the Year.
  • Keffrey Fazio, Head Coach at Seattle Pacific University and two-time Metro Coach of the Year at West Seattle High.
  • Tim Ravet, a coach from Ellensburg High School, with an impressive record of leading the 2023 State 2A Champion and three-time Boys B State Champions at Kittitas.
  • Carl Howell, Skagit Valley College’s Head Coach and two-time NWAC champion with a career record of 436-133.

“We are honored to have Basketball Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown join a great lineup of successful coaches this year,” said Howell. “We feel like this is a great opportunity for coaches at all levels to come and learn from the some of the best.”

In keeping with Skagit Valley College’s commitment to provide exceptional educational opportunities, the Basketball Coaches Clinic is a learning experience for coaches at all levels.

Attendees can expect engaging sessions, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities to enhance their coaching skills and gain valuable insights from some of the most accomplished coaches in the field.

For more information and to register, please visit the official Skagit Valley College Athletics website at athletics.skagit.edu or contact Howell at [email protected].

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