Coaches vs. Cancer Clinic

St. Louis hoops clinic features several former and current Illini

St. Louis is an important area for Illini nation when it comes to recruiting in both basketball and football. It is also a city that hosts many alumni and Illini fans. The 1st Annual Coaches vs Cancer Coaches Clinic is coming up in St. Louis and will feature several Illini greats including Jerry Hester, Steve Lanter, current Illinois Women’s Associate Head Coach Mike Divilbiss, and the head coach of the 2005 Men’s Final Four squad Bruce Weber.

This will be two awesome days of basketball featuring a celebrity line up of college basketball coaches as the presenters. More importantly the money and awareness raised will help put cancer on the sidelines. Clinic is open to coaches of all levels – youth, travel, and high school from both boys and girls programs. Below is all the information you need if you would like to sign up.

Don't miss the 1st Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Coaches Clinic presented by Edward Jones - St. Louis, MO on August 5th & 6th at the Missouri Athletic Club. The clinic features Bruce Weber (K-State/2005 Illini Head Coach), Jim Crews (Saint Louis University), Kareem Richardson (UMKC) among others. Participate in a panel discussion led by KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman and including Mizzou and Illini greats. In addition to the clinic, the St. Louis Cardinals have invited the first 150 coaches that register to watch the Cards as they take on the Boston Red Sox in a World Series Rematch. Coaches will receive a ticket as well as ‘Cards Cash’ to use on food/drinks at the stadium.

All inclusive registration prices: $75 for 1 coach / $200 for 3 coaches

Call 314.286.8157 or 618.779.9597 to register. The complete schedule of events is listed below

Date: Tuesday, August 5th

9 am – 4 pm: Coaches Expo

9 am: Registration Opens

10:30 am: Opening Coaching Session: Bruce Weber, K-State

11:30 am: Opening Networking Luncheon

12:30 pm: Coaching Session #2: Bruce Weber, K-State

1:45 pm: Coaching Session #3: Kevin Carroll, Maryville University

3:00 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Coaching Session #4: Kareem Richardson, UMKC

4:30 pm: Closing Remarks

5:30 pm: STL Cardinals Game Networking Reception Starts (7:15 game time)

Complimentary ticket for the first 150 coaches that register*

Date: Wednesday, August 6th

8 am – 12 noon: Coaches Expo

8:00 am: Breakfast

8:45 am: Panel Discussion moderated by KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman and including - former collegiate greats Steve Stipanovich (Mizzou) and Jerry Hester (Illinois), Mizzou assistant coach Brad Loos, Steve Lanter, Illini point guard from Lou Henson's team that defeated the "Magic" Johnson led #1 ranked Michigan State Spartans.

10:00 am: Coaching Session #5: Mike Divilbiss, University of Illinois

11:15 am: Break

11:30 am: Coaching Session #6: Jim Crews, Saint Louis University

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