International Coaches Academy

interntational coaches academy


The International Coaches Academy is an invite only two-week journey blending coaching instruction, leadership development and cultural experience. Coaches from around the world, converge at the AIA’s World Training and Resource Center in Xenia, Ohio, to add to their coaching pedigree. The Academy includes…

  • Visits to secondary, collegiate and/or professional-level practices and games
  • Observing many different coaches and coaching styles
  • Learning from successful teachers of basketball
  • Interacting with coaches from around the world
  • Participating in cultural events
  • Daily ‘team times’ focused on leadership and personal growth training

They depart as coaches with a focused mission – to lead and guide their athletes not only on the court, but in their homes and communities, too.

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Typical daily schedule

NOTE: Due to Covid-19, there will be no in-person academy in 2020. Stay tuned for a digital Coaches Training in the upcoming winter months.



Thought for the Day

Team Time

Leadership Development



Basketball Instruction Times

Travel time for longer trips

Occasional Free Time



Practice/Game Visits

Debrief of the Day

Occasional Free Time

“The camp was mind-blowing…visiting the country’s top collegiate and high school basketball programs -both the facilities and the programs and seeing how practices are excellently run."

High School Coach from the Phillipines

"It was amazing. We had a great chance to talk with many coaches and see many different styles of coaching. We met with successful people and attended their lectures." 

National level coach from Eastern Europe