Basketball Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Division I men’s basketball
champion coach Jim Calhoun is set to serve as the featured clinician for the Harvard Basketball
Coaches Clinic, with the annual event scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
p.m. at Lavietes Pavilion.
Registration is now open, and coaches who register before Oct. 22 will receive the early-bird
rate of $75 per coach. Registration from Oct. 23-30, including walk-ups, will cost $100 per
A 2005 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Calhoun served as the head coach at the
University of Connecticut from 1986-2012, winning three national championships (1999, 2004,
2011) and leading the Huskies to four appearances in the Final Four (1999, 2004, 2009, 2011).
Over the course of his coaching career, Calhoun totaled over 900 NCAA victories (917-397), won
seven Big East Tournament titles, and captured 10 Big East regular season championships. He
gained Big East Coach of the Year accolades four times and won the John R. Wooden Legends of
Coaching Award in 2005.
Calhoun holds deep ties to the New England region beginning with his playing days at Braintree
High School in Braintree, Massachusetts and at American International College. After beginning
his coaching career at Lyme-Old Lyme High School in Connecticut and Dedham High School in
Massachusetts, Calhoun served as the head coach at Northeastern from 1972-86 before taking
over at UConn. Calhoun closed his coaching career at the University of Saint Joseph from 2018-
Coaches who attend the clinic will be able to observe a Harvard men’s basketball practice with
commentary and analysis from Tommy Amaker, The Thomas G. Stemberg ’71 Family Endowed
Coach for Harvard Men’s Basketball. Following lunch, attendees will end with a lecture and
question-and-answer session with Calhoun.
The exclusive and influential group of past clinicians and guest speakers includes Brett Brown,
Geno Auriemma, Stan Van Gundy, Lionel Hollins, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Fran Fraschilla, Mike
D’Antoni, Brad Stevens, Doug Collins, Jeff Van Gundy, and Doc Rivers.