GWG Basketball Coaching Clinic

September 23, 2021

GWG Basketball Coaching Clinic | 21 NOVEMBER 2021

Game Within the Game (GWG) and Antwerp International School (AIS) are proud to host an amazing 1 day clinic for basketball coaches. A great mix of X’s and O’s, practical sessions (bring your sneakers) and foundational thought-provoking concepts for you and your team(s). Get a new awareness of the modern game! Accredited by the VBL.


Tom Newell
  • Former NBA coach (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Coached the Japanese National team
  • World renowned for his basketball mind
  • FIBA Level1/Level 2 accredited instructor
  • Currently represents FIBA as an Expert Instructor in their Olympic Development Program for Third World countries
  • Has seen every kind of player after whilst practising his craft in 40 countries (and counting)
  • 6 NBA Teams as an Administrator
  • College Prospect and International Scout
  • NBA Observation Scout of In-Season Game Officials
  • WNBA Assistant Coach
  • Tom will inspire you to coach (and teach) better within minutes of hearing him speak.
  • Member of Canada’s National team
  • Professional player & coach in Europe
  • Former OKC Thunder scouting consultant and summer-league coach
  • Coached at all levels and can teach for understanding to any level of coach
  • Considered one of, if not the best, player development coach in Belgium
  • Orlando Magic Summer League Coach.
  • Contributor to Coach Newell’s soon to be published: “Gems from the Gym”, Coach Newell’s Travels and shared experiences with Coach Johnson.
  • Professional Trainer for Élite Basketball Players
  • Co-Director: All Pro Skills Camp with Coach Newell at Seattle University
  • Podcast Contributor to multiple Basketball Information and Technical Programs in Belgium and North America
  • Co-Director Europe: “Caretakers of the Game International”, Coach Newell’s Non-Profit Organization developed exclusively for Educating Coaches in small Villages, Cities and Countries where Grass Roots basketball needs assistance…


  • All sessions will be filmed and made available later to attendees (courtesy Griffins TV)
  • Coach Johnson’s 18 drills for everyday use
  • Session handouts
  • Sample practice plan


  • Cost €60 for a full day or €15 per session
  • To register:
  • Lunch provided to full day participants
  • 9:30 start; 16:00 finish
  • Address for your GPS: Moerenhoutlaan 46, 2180 Ekeren


09:30Arrival, Registration, Coffee
10:00Session 1Drillz for Skillz
Player development and "Oiler Drills"
10:55Session 2Defensive Principles and Concepts vs most common offensive Actions
11:50Session 3Student Athlete Concepts
Talent Identification and Criteria for evaluating Intrinsic Motivation in Student Athlete.
How to the best Support Model for our students, son’s and daughter’s. “Expectations and Revelations”
13:00Session 4Footwork and essential components of specific basketball strength and conditioning.
13:55Session 5Game like Shooting Drills and Competition
14:50Session 6Attacking half court zone defense


Novotel Antwerpen Hotel
Luithagen Haven 6
Tel: +3235420320
Fax: (+32)3/5417093
Contact email : H0465@ACCOR.COM

Note: We have not made any pre-bookings. This hotel is just the closest to our school.