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  1. DME Sports Academy Newsletter: Sep 18th

Coaching Development Program

General Info

  • Program: DME Coaching Development Program
  • Age / Gender: Men & Women, 18+
  • Session 1: September ​10 – December 1​0, 20​20
  • Session 2: January 5​ – ​March 5, 20​21​
  • Accommodation: Housing + Meals (3xDay) + Daily Transportation  (Pickup from the airport is not included)
  • Price:
    • $1,250 per month
    • $3,750 per semester (3 months)
    • $7,500 per 2 semesters (6 months)

  • Curriculum: 24 Classes Per Session.
  • Basketball Fundamentals
  • Game Strategies
  • College Recruiting / Placement
  • Physical Training
  • Team Organization
  • NCAA Eligibility Rules
  • Athletes’ Behavior (Motivation, Team Rules, Culture)
  • Analytics & Operation
  • Class with Certified Referee
  • Experience:
    • Full-time assistant coaching duties and activities
    • Season games & travel, team practices, skill development
    • Visiting NCAA, NAIA and JUCO universities games and practices
    • Meeting College Coaches
    • Participate in Coaching Clinic hosted by DME in September, 2019
  • Help build your resume:
    • Learn how to create athlete’s highlights
    • Learn how to create athlete’s recruiting profiles
    • Learn how to provide NCAA Recruiting Evaluation
  • Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Team Coaching
    • Skill Development
    • Pre | Post Game Reviews
    • Scouting
    • Player Recruiting
  • Opportunity For Top Client-Coaches:
    • International Trip (DME Showcase Coaching)
    • Full-Time Position at DME Academy
    • Recommendation for High School or University staff position in USA
    • Recommendation for Summer Camps or other Events position
  • Learn From:
    • Dan Panaggio – Former NBA & NCAA Coach and 2 Times NBA Champion with Lakers (2009, 2010)
    • Mike Panaggio – Successful entrepreneur and the co–founder of DME Sports Academy
    • Momir Gajic – Former NBA Scout and NCAA Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves and University of Rhode Island)
    • Wesam Al Sous – Former FIBA World Championship national team athlete (Turkey, 2010)
    • Jacob Culberhouse – MS CSCS


Mike Panaggio

Co-Owner & President of DME Sports

Dan Panaggio

Co-owner and Founder

Momir Gajic


Jacob Cluberhouse


Wesam Al Sous

Director of Basketball
Post Grad Head Coach

This is the chance if you really want to learn from some of the best individuals in the game of basketball.

Dan Panaggio

Co-owner and Director of Basketball Operations for DME Academy


Where Are They Now?

Ivan Madunic
Southern Utah University (DI)

Tobias Howard
Western Kentucky University (DI)

Isaiah Reese
Canisius College (DI)

Ted Kapita
NC State (DI)

Connor Ferrell
Wagner University (DI)

Aaron Washington
The Citadel (DI)

LB Jones
South Carolina State (DI)

Louisburg College (JUCO)

Osi Nwachukwu
Antelope Valley (NAIA)

Kevon Harris
Stephen F. Austin (DI)

DeQuan Abrom
Urbana University (NAIA)

Sidney Alcena
North Country Community College (JUCO)

John Batts
Labette Community College (JUCO)

Ahmad Clark
St. Petersburg College (JUCO)

Jackson Lenyear
Albany State (DII)

Matt Hallam
Iowa Central Junior College

Marlo Brown
Northern Illinois University

Kérian Uhlen
Averett University