LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2018 John Calipari Coaches’ Clinic has been set for Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joe Craft Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky. Tickets to the Blue-White Game, which will be later that night, will also be included in the package.
The day-long event, intended for male and female coaches, gives a unique look into the coaching philosophies and strategies that Calipari uses in guiding the eight-time national championship basketball program at Kentucky.
Attendees will be given exclusive access to watch Coach Calipari and his staff conduct practice with the 2018-19 Wildcats. There will be opportunities to ask Coach Calipari and his staff questions after practice.
The cost of the clinic is $110. Registration will close on Oct. 20, so participants are encouraged to secure their spot for this year’s clinic early through the online registration link or at ukathletics.com/camps. Past clinics have sold out.
In-person participants to this year’s clinic will also receive two tickets per person to the Blue-White Game, which will take place that night at 7 in Rupp Arena. They will also have an opportunity take a picture with Coach Calipari.
In-person check-in for the 2018 Coaches’ Clinic will be from 9-10 a.m. in the lobby of the Joe Craft Center.
Parking will be available only in the E lot located on the north side of the Joe Craft Center. Attendees must park in a legal parking spot in the E lots only (parking in R lots is not permitted).
Please note that participants of recruiting age (males or females currently in the 7th-12th grade, junior college or prep school) are not permitted to register for or attend the clinic.
Registration is available online and any clinic related questions can be called into the men’s basketball camp line at 859-257-9457 or 859-257-1916.
Cancellation policy: A $15 processing fee will be deducted from any cancellations that result in a refund.
9-10 a.m. – Check-in/registration (coffee and donuts will be provided)
10-11 a.m. – Pictures with Coach Cal/self-guided tour of facilities (including Calipiar’s office and new Marksbury Players First Suite)
11-11:45 a.m. – Warm-up and shooting drills along with Q and A with Coach Calipari
11:45-12:30 p.m. – Defensive drills along with Q and A with Coach Calipari
12:30-1:45 p.m. – Offensive drills along with Q and A with Coach Calipari
1:45-2:30 p.m. – Situational work along with Q and A with assistant coaches
2:30-3 p.m. – Closing remarks
*Clinic schedule/speakers subject to change