June 12, 2012


OXFORD, Ohio--As Miami University Alumni gather in Oxford June 15-17 for Alumni Weekend, class will be in session with new Head Men's Basketball Coach John Cooper on Saturday morning. During the Classes Without Quizzes portion of the weekend, Coach Cooper will lead a session titled "Chalk Talk: Team-Building with New Head Basketball Coach John Cooper" from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16 in Room 221 of McGuffey Hall.

Classes Without Quizzes is part of Alumni College, which puts alumni back in the classroom. This is an opportunity to engage some of Miami's most distinguished faculty on a variety of timely subjects. All Backstage Passes & Tours and Classes Without Quizzes are free and open to all Alumni Weekend attendees, with no advance registration required.

Coach Cooper's session is free and open to the public. Additionally, Miami Athletics will not be holding a reception this year.

Course Description:
Chalk Talk: Team-Building with New Head Basketball Coach John Cooper
9:30-10:30 a.m.
McGuffey Hall, Room 221
Coach John Cooper

"Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the ME for the WE," Phil Jackson. Head Basketball Coach John Cooper will teach "Basketball 101: Building a Team." The team concept is vital to any business goal, vision or culture. Coach Cooper will discuss the essential fundamentals to a cohesive team that endures.

Alumni Weekend Schedule