NBA Coaches – Online program

Date: 19 August 2020

Gates, Pierce and Kokoškov Among Those to Feature in Jr. NBA Coaches – Online Program Hosted on Jr. NBA OWQLO App

The Jr. NBA Coaches – Online program, a virtual resource and content platform offering drills, instructional videos and clinics to basketball coaches.  The program is hosted on the OWQLO App, the official Jr. NBA League app.

Registrations are now being accepted to the Jr. NBA Coaches – Online program, aimed at educating and supporting basketball coaches.  The unique program, open to all registered users over 16 years old, will feature a variety of content offerings highlighted by live coaching clinics starting through August & September, hosted by current and former NBA coaches, including Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce, Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Bryan Gates and former Sacramento Kings assistant coach Igor Kokoškov.  The clinics will also include a Q&A section, allowing participants to interact with and learn directly from the guest coach.

Additionally available from Aug. 31, users will also have access to weekly Jr. NBA Top Tips, a host of training videos including all previous NBA global coaching clinic videos and a “Coaches Office” containing useful tools and resources.  In addition, fitness and performance coaches Natalie Higby and Cristian Plascencia of The Durable Athlete will instruct on multiple pillars promoting skill development and physical activity, including warm ups and cool downs, workouts and sleep optimization.

Since April 2020, the OWQLO App has hosted an interactive Jr. NBA at Home content series providing basketball workouts and drills that can be completed individually and in limited space to help young players around the world stay active and develop their game.

Building on our work together at YMCA175, the World YMCA is happy to offer this opportunity to all our young players and coaches.

Fans can find more information on and @NBAEurope on Instagram.  For general information on the Jr. NBA, fans can check out Jr. NBA social channels across FacebookTwitter and Instagram.