Head Men's Basketball Coach Brian Baptiste Set for Clinic

Oct. 2, 2009

CRANSTON, RI- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's basketball Head Coach Brian Baptiste will participate in a youth clinic Saturday.

Baptiste will be one of the clinicians for the Elmwood Sports Center Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic, at Cranston West High School in Cranston, RI. The clinic will benefit Crossroads Rhode Island, which assists homeless people in Rhode Island.

One of six coaches who were invited to be a clinician, Baptiste's presentation will highlight footwork and ball handling drills.

"I am more than happy to go down and help," said Baptiste. "The Crossroads Shelter is the largest homeless shelter in Rhode Island, and it's a very worthy cause."