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CBPD 2022 tips-off National Coaches Week September 17

To tip-off National Coaches Week and say #ThanksCoach, Canada Basketball is hosting CBPD 2022, a one-day virtual professional development speaker series.

CBPD 2022 is a unique professional development opportunity that will recognize and highlight the integral role coaches play in helping to grow the game of basketball.  Attendees will earn valuable PD points towards maintenance of their coaching certification.

Interested in attending? Click here to register for CBPD 2022.

Join us September 17th to hear from basketball leaders from across Canada and around the world as they share first-hand their experience and expertise from coaching in some of the top domestic and international leagues, including:

Sefu Bernard - Washington Mystics

Damian Cotter - Chicago Bulls

Bryan Gates - Phoenix Suns

Sergio lara-Berical - Leeds Beckett University / Manchester Magic - "Model-Based Coaching: A Game-Based Approach to Planning and Developing High IQ players"

Cheryl Jean-Paul - Trinity Western University - "The Role of Mentorship in the Coaching Pathway"

Elyse Jobin - Pro Athlete - "Injury Prevention & Performance for the Basketball Athlete"

Erin McAleenan - University of British Columbia

Registration is just $15 with proceeds from the event supporting the development of coach education across Canada.

National Coaches Week (September 17-25) is a time to celebrate the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This annual campaign is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play, and to take time to say #ThanksCoach.

In addition, the Canadian Basketball Officials Commission (CBOC) is also hosting a dedicated session for referees, referee coaches and administrators.  CBPD 2022 for Officials will feature a full lineup of Canadian and international presenters, totalling five speaker sessions on a variety of topics.

To register for CBPD 2022 for Officials, click here.

Canada Basketball’s Super Clinic will return in Spring 2023 with in-person programming and events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.  Additional information will be announced in early 2023.