COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – North Carolina Central University men’s basketball head coach LeVelle Moton has been selected as a court coach for the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp, USA Basketball announced Wednesday.
Moton is one of three to be selected as court coaches by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Syracuse Hall of Fame head coach Jim Boeheim.
The three court coaches (Moton, Donnie Bostwick of Southwestern Assemblies of God University and Kerry Keating from Santa Clara University) will assist the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team coaching staff during training camp, which will take place June 13-19 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
“It means the world to me to be selected to USA Basketball,” Moton said. “I am humbled and honored to have an opportunity to represent my country and impact young lives while doing so. As a kid, we all dream of USA Basketball opportunities, and I thank God that mine has come true.”
The 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, will be played June 27-July 5 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, where the USA will be led by the University of Arizona’s Sean Miller and assistant coaches Ed Cooley of Providence College and Archie Miller of the University of Dayton.
Moton enters his first USA Basketball coaching assignment after becoming the first men’s basketball coach in NCCU history to repeat as Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season champions with a 16-0 record in 2014-15.