Armor to Hold Second Annual Coaches Clinic
Springfield, Mass.---The Springfield Armor, NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, are holding their second annual Armor Basketball Coaches Clinic on Thursday, November 15th at the YMCA of Greater Springfield (275 Chestnut St.). The clinic will begin at 6 PM.
Coaches of all age groups and skill levels will be welcomed for an evening of basketball and coaching development led by head coach Bob MacKinnon and Armor assistant coach Chris Carrawell. The evening’s program includes an Armor practice, followed by a private ‘chalk talk’ and question and answer session. Complimentary refreshments will be available.
Bob MacKinnon has 30 years of coaching experience and is a renowned teacher of the game. MacKinnon has previously been charged with running camps and clinics for the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as leading camps and training sessions for the NBA and NBA D-League. MacKinnon has also run youth camps with NBA All-Stars Jason Kidd and Steve Nash.
A father of four boys ages 7-19, MacKinnon is a strong believer in developing the fundamentals of basketball at an early age, while emphasizing hard work and fun. MacKinnon’s experience ranges from coaching boys and girls at the youth level to training top collegiate players and NBA players.
To RSVP to the Armor’s second annual Basketball Coaches Clinic, contact Kyle Knickerbocker by phone (413-746-3263) or send an email to email@example.com. Coaches are encouraged to bring their coaching staffs and any other coaches from the local community.
We hope you join the Armor organization and the Greater Springfield basketball community for a terrific night on Thursday, November 15th!
The Bob MacKinnon File
• Armor’s head coach and a member of the Brooklyn Nets coaching staff
• Former assistant coach at Notre Dame and North Carolina
• Second winningest active coach in the NBA D-League
• Has coached 7 players to NBA Call-Ups
• Led the Armor to the greatest single-season turnaround in NBA D-League history last season, guiding the franchise to its first-ever playoff berth in the process
• Served as an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets summer league team in Orlando where he coached four former NBA first round draft picks.