Bob McKillop Coaching Clinic in Dublin this weekend
May 20, 2019
This Saturday, May 25th, marks the beginning of the first event of Basketball Ireland’s new CPD scheme for basketball coaches in Ireland.
To mark this occasion, Bob McKillop Head Coach of NCAA Division One Davidson College will be conducting a Coaches Clinic, from 7:30pm to 9pm in Colaiste Bríd, Clondalkin.
This clinic will help BI registered coaches to collect 20 CPD points.
The clinic itself promises to be an interesting and extremely insightful event, as Coach McKillop will speak about “Building and Offence and Special Situations”.
Coach McKillop has just completed his 30th season and a trip to the NIT as the Wildcats Head Coach and his impressive coaching journey is listed below in his bio
This is a must-attend event for all coaches.
Admission on the evening is:
Under 18: €5
If you wish to attend please complete the online application here.
*Please note that you will need a valid BIPIN
COACH MCKILLOP BIO:
Coach Bob McKillop just completed his 30th season as the Davidson Wildcat Head Coach. During this time, Coach McKillop has Coached Davidson in both the Southern Conference where he led the Wildcats to 13 Regular Season Titles and 6 Conference Tournament Titles and the Atlantic-10 Conference winning the Regular Season Once and Conference Tournament Once in the Davidson’s first four years in the Conference. This has culminated in Davidson Wildcats attending 17 Post Season Tournaments including 1 CBI, 7 NIT and 9 NCAA appearances in his 30-year tenure including an elite appearance with the recognizable Steph Curry.
Coach McKillop is one of the most respected names in NCAA, American and Global Basketball. This has led to Coach McKillop earning some incredible accolades including 2008 NABC Coach of the Year, 2008 Coach Clair Bee Award, 10 Conference Coach of the year awards, 2007 & 2008 Hugh Durham Award Finalist, and 2017 Joe Lapchick Character Award.
During his 30 years, 55 of his players have gone onto play professional basketball, none more famous than Steph Curry who has claimed Back-To-Back NBA MVP Titles in 2015.
Coach McKillop was inducted into the Hofstra and New York Basketball of Fame and also was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers before being let go, and embarked on an amazing Coaching Journey.