Uncasville, CT (November 4, 2021) – The Connecticut Sun are hosting the Connecticut Sun Basketball Coaches Clinic and the Connecticut Sun Basketball Skills Clinic presented by Post University.
The Connecticut Sun Basketball Coaches Clinic presented by Post University will be held at the Floyd Little Athletic Center (480 Sherman Pkwy, New Haven, CT 06511) on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 5-8 P.M. The clinic is open to all basketball coaches and will feature Connecticut Sun Head Coach, Curt Miller; UConn Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Geno Auriemma; Quinnipiac University Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Tricia Fabbri; and Yale University’s Joel E. Smilow Class of 1954 Head Coach, Allison Guth. The entrance fee for the event is $30. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/3DUhFR1.
The following day, on November 11, 2021 from 4-6 P.M., the Connecticut Sun are hosting the Connecticut Sun Basketball Skills Clinic presented by Post University at the Floyd Little Athletic Center. The clinic—which will be led by Connecticut Sun assistant coach, Chris Koclanes—is open to middle and high school basketball players that will be playing on their middle or high school girls’ basketball teams. The entrance fee is $25. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/2X7SESG.
Post University, located in Waterbury, Connecticut, provides in-person, online and hybrid secondary education courses. The institution is partnering with the Connecticut Sun to ensure young athletes that attend Sun clinics are setting academic goals, alongside their athletic dreams.
“Strengthening ties with all organizations, and companies, across the region is one of the utmost priorities for our institution. We are motivated to better our community in a variety of ways,” said Post University CEO & President John L. Hopkins. “We are excited for this partnership with the Connecticut Sun. Whether we are providing educational opportunities for young women in high school or instruction to improve their basketball skills, we want to see them advance, both on and off the court.”
Post University in sponsoring this event, designed 10 scholarships for young women without the means to attend the Connecticut Sun Basketball Skills Clinic. The participants, selected by the Connecticut Sun, will receive free premium coaching.
“The Connecticut Sun is investing in our communities by bringing high-level coaching to empower our high schoolers and young athletes to set big goals and pursue their dreams. We celebrate access and inclusion every day in our work and are always looking for ways to provide affordable experiences to our youth. And with Post University’s help, we can encourage our youth to dream beyond the court.” – Jen Rizzotti, President of the Connecticut Sun
ABOUT POST UNIVERSITY:
Based in Waterbury, Connecticut, since 1890, Post University is known for its focus on providing online and on-campus students an extraordinary educational experience with a level of personalized support that addresses their needs. Among the first in the nation and the first in the state of Connecticut to offer full degrees online, Post works with students to assist them with meeting their personal aspirations and career goals. Post University accomplishes this by providing students with their own academic counselors who assist them during their time of enrollment and provide information on the variety of support services available to students and programming options in a variety of career areas. Many programs have minors and areas of concentration that allow students to focus on career areas that are of specific interest to them.
In the spring of 2021, Post established two schools at its campus — American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences and the School of Continuing Education. These schools proudly join with Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, School of Arts & Sciences, and John P. Burke School of Public Services and Education in continuing Post University’s tradition serving the community by providing quality educational services.
Post University takes pride in its students and has a comprehensive Honors Program in place to recognize their academic achievements and scholastic accomplishments. Post University is proud of its NCAA Division II athletics program and its pioneering role in online education for more than twenty years. Post University is licensed by the state of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is institutionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and has been continuously accredited since 1972.
Post is ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report and recognized as a Top Workplace USA 2021.