Sports Management Worldwide works with some of the best in the business to help its athletes make the transition to the professional game or continue to improve their game once they get there. SMWW works with the United States Basketball Academy (USBA) and its array of high profile and renowned basketball teachers.
The USBA's elite coaching staff includes Bob Hill (Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs), Jack Schalow (Portland Trail Blazers), Jim Harrick, Dale Brown, Bill Cartwright (Chicago Bulls), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bob Gaillard and many others.
Through intensive training sessions held at the USBA, President Bruce O'Neil and coaches have assisted Chinese coaches in developing international stars Yao Ming (Houston Rockets) and Wang Zhi Zhi (Los Angeles Clippers) and Mengke Bateer (San Antonio Spurs).
The USBA works the National teams from countries around the world including: the Philippines, China, Lebanon, Venezuela, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. They also train various Chinese & Korean professional teams and CBA (Continental Basketball Association) teams.
With over 20 baskets, the USBA facility is considered one of the best in the world. Amenities at the facility include:
- NBA glass and snap-back rims.
- Weight and training rooms
- Swimming pool
- Professional hybrid equipment
- Challenge courses
- Executive lodges and multiple dorms
For more information, visit the USBA website: www.usba-inc.com