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NBA Coaching Legend Del Harris, Kansas Jayhawks' Bill Self and Texas A&M's Mike Turgeon to Lead Premier Basketball Coaches Clinic in Dallas

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2009-08-18 06:12:33     
Elevate Your Game, Inc.

Today, Dallas-based Elevate Your Game, Inc. (EYG) announced Wednesday, September 16th as the date for its annual national coaches clinic. This year's event will again draw the top names in basketball, including Bill Self, Head Coach of the 2008 National Champion Kansas Jayhawks, Mark Turgeon, Head Coach of the Texas A&M Aggies and renowned NBA Coach, Del Harris, as instructors. Harris will also be honored as the first recipient of the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award.

"The feedback we received from last year's camp was tremendous. The opportunity to honor and celebrate the career achievements of Del makes this year even more special," said Charles H. Williams, President and Founder, Elevate Your Game, Inc. "This clinic is a total basketball immersion with coaches on the highest level providing hands-on instruction."

The 2009 coaches clinic is specifically crafted to help high school, AAU and college coaches improve players on and off the court. The three-hour clinic will break down offensive and defensive strategies, game preparation, team fundamentals, player skill development and intricacies of the game.

As the inaugural recipient of the Elevate Your Game's Lifetime Achievement Award, Harris' illustrious career spans more than 50 years. His notable achievements include leading the Houston Rockets to the 1981 NBA Finals and Coach of the Year honors with the Lakers in 1994-1995. Recently, Harris spent the last few seasons as an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks and retired from coaching after spending the 2008 season with the Chicago Bulls.

The 2009 Elevate Your Game, Inc. Coaches Clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 6pm - 9pm at the Prestonwood Christian Academy Field House, 6801 Plano, TX 75093. Space is limited. Early registration is $60 or $75 at the door. To register, call 214.834.4394. School districts may offer attending coaches the opportunity to receive in-service or continuing education credit. For hotel accommodations, contact the EYG preferred partner Sheraton Dallas North at 972.661.3600.

About Elevate Your Game Inc.

Charles H. Williams, a former Oklahoma State University basketball standout, founded Elevate Your Game Inc. (EYG) in 2000 after a 15 year professional basketball career. Williams' career took him to several stops around the globe, including Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, Greece, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. Through his travels, Williams discovered that many kids around the world want and need direction, so he created EYG. A non-profit, faith-based organization, EYG's primary focus is youth development through sports outreach.

EYG is committed to helping all youth excel, with additional emphasis on helping at-risk youth. With a passion for teaching, Williams has hosted clinics internationally, as well as all across the United States, positively impacting thousands of young lives each year.

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