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Coaching Development Program

General Info

  • Program: DME Coaching Development Program
  • Age / Gender: Men & Women, 18+
  • Session 1: September 15th, 2018 – December 15th, 2018
  • Session 2: January 15th, 2019 – April 15th, 2019
  • Duration: 3 Months Per Session 
  • Accommodation: Housing + Meals (3xDay) + Daily Transportation (Pickup from the airport is not included) 

  • Curriculum: 24 Classes Per Session. Each Class is 45 min long
    • Basketball Fundamentals
    • Game Strategies
    • College Recruiting / Placement
    • Physical Training
    • Team Organization 
    • NCAA Eligibility Rules
    • Athletes’ Behavior (Motivation, Team Rules, Culture) 
  •  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
    • Visiting Orlando Magic Game
  • Exposure:
    • Home games are live-streamed
    • 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 | After Game Reviews
    • 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)
    • Lance Blanks – Former NBA Executive (Suns, Cavs and Spurs)
    • Mike Panaggio – Successful entrepreneur and the co – owner of DME 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)
    • Sean Henry – DME General Manager
    • Jim Tribbett – USA College and High School Veteran Coach
    • Daniel Mondragon – Former University Team Captain and DME National High School Coach
    • Rashad Roberts – Former NFL Trainer and NCAA Football Star
  • Pricing:
    • Pre Session Price: $5,999 (Per Month: $1,999)
    • Session 1 & 2 Price: $8,999 (Per Month: $1,499)
    • Deposit: $999 (Non – Refundable)
    • Total Tuition Has to be Paid Prior to Client’s Arrival.
    • Partial Scholarships are Available
    • Monthly Payment Plan Prior to Arrival is Available


Dan Panaggio

Co-owner and Director of Basketball Operations for DME Academy

Mike Panaggio

Co-Owner & President of DME Sports

Lance Blanks

CEO & Managing Partner

Momir Gajic

Director of Global Marketing & Sales for DME Academy

Wesam Al Sous

Director of DME Post Grad

Jim Tribbett

USA College and High School Veteran Coach

Daniel Mondragon

Head Basketball High School Coach & Director of Player Development

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