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Rex Walters Announces ADDITIONS to 2009 USF Basketball Coaching Clinic, September 25th & 26th at the Olympic Club.

Clinic Features North Carolina's Roy Williams, Legendary Coach Jerry Tarkanian, Oregon Associate Head Coach Mike Dunlap, Boston Celtics Assistant Coach Kevin Eastman, Weber State University Head Coach Randy Rahe and a Winning High School Coaches Panel.

August 20, 2009

(San Francisco) - Legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian, Weber State University head coach Randy Rahe and a select High School Coaches Panel will now join Naismith Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams at second annual USF Basketball Coaching Clinic September 25-26 at The Olympic Club as announced by head coach Rex Walters. Current college assistant coach Mike Dunlap (Oregon) and NBA assistant coach Kevin Eastman (Boston) will also conduct clinic sessions.

The two day event will be held downtown at The Olympic Club located at 524 Post Street, beginning Friday, September 25 at 6:00 PM. In the inaugural event, the USF Coaching Clinic was headlined by another Naismith Hall-of-Famer, the late Chuck Daly.

Coach Walters, who played for four Naismith Hall of Fame coaches during his collegiate and NBA career (Roy Williams, Daly, Larry Brown and Pat Riley), is excited to host (with the Olympic Club) an event attracting coaches with outstanding credentials.

Roy Williams - North Carolina Head Coach
Coach Roy Williams coached Walters for two seasons at Kansas. During Coach Walters two season at KU, Coach Williams was 56-12 overall in 1991-92 and 1992-93, winning back-to-back Big Eight titles, capped by a trip to the 1993 Final Four. After accumulating a wining percentage greater than .800 in 15 seasons at Kansas, he became the eighteenth head coach at North Carolina. Williams' winning percentage is third all-time in NCAA history. He has taken his teams to seven Final Fours (fourth all-time), has also won at least one game in the NCAA Tournament for 20 consecutive years (all time record) and has led his teams at Kansas and North Carolina to 20 consecutive NCAA Tournaments (second all-time). He holds the active record for consecutive NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament appearances and is the winningest active coach among coaches with at least 10 years experience. Williams was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

Jerry Tarkanian
Coach Jerry Tarkanian spent 43 years as a head basketball coach. He won more collegiate games than any other coach (990), and finished his career with the sixth most career wins and the sixth highest winning percentage (79.6%) in NCAA Division I history. He averaged 25 wins a season as a Division I head basketball coach. Tarkanian took 17 teams to the NCAA tournament. His teams made it to the "Sweet 16" thirteen times, to the "Final Eight" seven times and made four Final Four appearances. His 1990 UNLV team won the National Championship by the largest margin in NCAA history (30 points). Tarkanian coached UNLV for 19 years, winning 82.9% of his games. His last ten teams at UNLV averaged 31 wins per season. He left UNLV in 1992 with the highest Division I winning of all time.

Coach Mike Dunlap - Associate Head Coach, Oregon (Development of Bigs & Zone Attack)
Recently hired from the University of Arizona by Ernie Kent at the University of Oregon as their Associate Head Coach, Dunlap entered the NCAA Division I ranks after spending two seasons as an assistant coach with the Denver Nuggets. Prior to joining the Nuggets, Dunlap, a two-time National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Coach of the Year won two Division II national championships (2000, 2002) in nine seasons as the head coach at Metropolitan State College. Dunlap built the Roadrunners into a nationally prominent program and quickly became Metro State's all-time winningest basketball coach. Prior to his tenure at Metro State, Dunlap served three seasons as the head coach of the Adelaide 36ers, a professional team in Australia, directing the club to a 59-33 (.641) record and two National Basketball League Final Fours (1995, 1996). Dunlap also served as an assistant coach at USC under George Raveling with other assistant stops at Iowa and Loyola Marymount.

Kevin Eastman - Assistant Coach, Boston Celtics (DNA of a Champion & Player Development)
Coach Kevin Eastman is set for his fifth season as an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics. A coaching veteran at all levels, Eastman served 22 years as an assistant or head college basketball coach. He is the former Nike Basketball National Director of Player Development for the nation's elite College and High School Players. Eastman currently directs the prestigious Nike Basketball Academies, working side-by-side with Paul Pierce (Boston Celtics), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns), Vince Carter (Orlando Magic), and Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers). He has given clinics across the United States and internationally, including in Belgium, Germany, China and Argentina. Eastman has been elected to both his college (University of Richmond) and high school (Haddonfield Memorial HS, NJ) Halls of Fame.

Randy Rahe ? Weber State University Head Coach (Defensive Shell Drill)
Coach Randy Rahe is the head men's basketball coach at Weber State University. Rahe has spent 3 seasons at Weber State. Rahe came to WSU from the University of Utah where he was an assistant under former coach Ray Giacoletti. Rahe was also an assistant under Stew Morrill for 13 seasons, first at Colorado State University and then at Utah State University. Rahe posted a record of 54-17 as a high school coach in Colorado from 1985-88. He has also been an assistant coach at Denver, Colorado, & Colorado College. Rahe was named the 2006-07 Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year and the District VIII Coach of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association after leading the Wildcats to a 20-11 record and a tie for the Big Sky Conference regular season title. The Wildcats then won the postseason conference tournament and earned a berth in the NCAA Division I menís basketball tournament.


Potential Clinic Schedule:
Friday, September 25th
5:00pm - Check in for coaches at Olympic Club
6:00pm - Clinic Welcome
6:15pm - Coach Randy Rahe (Defensive Shell Drill)
7:15pm - Coach Roy Williams & Jerry Tarkanian - Q & A
8:00pm - Clinic Conclusion
8:30pm - Clinic Social @ TBA

Saturday, September 26th
9:00am - Coaches Social at Olympic Club
9:30am ? HS Coaches Panel
- Westchester HS, Ed Azzam
- Salesian HS - Bill Mellis
- SHCP, Darrell Barbour
10:30am - Coach Mike Dunlap (Development of Bigs & Zone Attack)
11:30am - Coach Kevin Eastman (DNA of a Champion)
12:30pm ? Break
12:45pm ? Coach Kevin Eastman (Player Development)
1:45pm - Clinic Conclusion

Registration: Clinic registration is available online at the following address (click and paste):
http://www.collegesportscamp.com/details.cfm?Camp=397&School=USF&Sport=Men%27s%20Basketball

Cost: $100 (on or before September 11, 2009), $125 (after September 11, 2009)
- Olympic Club Members ONLY $70 (on or before September 11, 2009), $85 (after September 11, 2009)
- Features include post clinic social and a free clinic social.
- USF welcomes coaching staffs and will provide a discount. Please call Justin Bauman at 415.422.2938 or email jmabuman@usfca.edu for additional details.



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