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International Private Master's Degree in Basketball Coaching and Management Madrid

A unique master in the world. Learn hand by hand with the best Spanish coaches, managers and basketball professionals.

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Msc Basketball

The International Private Master´s Degree in Basketball Coaching & Management is one of the most complete studies for professionals of the basketball sector. You will acquire an specialized knowledge of basketball training methods and assessment necessary to develop the different skills related to player performance and club management.

In addition, due to the enormous evolution of knowledge in basketball data management and analysis, this field has been deepened through the introduction of various modules on new technologies, data processing and the creation of academies. You will be able to learn and act firsthand on the new methods of training, management, and data processing to attract players and make high performance clubs profitable.

The methodology will have an international approach, where the theoretical part, together with the practical part and the attendance to national and international reference clubs, all included in the program will give a unique touch to the program.

At the end of the master, you will have the necessary skills to become a complete professional around basketball training and management. The modules of assistance to management environments and high performance in basketball will provide the perfect complement to complete your theoretical training and provide you with the greatest possible employability.

Another important part of these studies are the visits top youth development academies of Spanish professional clubs. The most successful companies with the last technologies inside the basketball sector will visit us.

Villaviciosa de Odón 60 ECTS
Start: 11 nov. 2024 Title issued by Universidad Europea de Madrid
10 months School of Sports Sciences
Private degree Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea

Why study the Master' in Basketball Coaching and Management?

Spanish methodology

Students will have the opportunity to know key points of Spanish methodology and will be able to compare it with other international methodologies thanks to the international experience they would have the chance to live and a faculty composed by professionals working for internationally renowned.

Best professionals

Your professors wil be are technical and sports directors, club presidents, etc., Professionals who make decisions in high performance sports, will be able to opt for it, so that

Theoretical and practical lessons

During the master, students will combine theoretical and practical lessons: students will have the chance to know the latest theories and practice in modern trainings sessions with latest technology tools.

Cutting edge facilities

Learn and train at cutting edge facilities in Universidad Europea de Madrid at its Villaviciosa de Odón Campus and Real Madrid Florentino Pérez City at Valdebebas, Wizink Center, L'Alquería, Vitoria, Belgrade or Kaunas.

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Study plan

  • Technical-tactical fundamentals. New times, new players.
  • Complex collective technical-tactical means.
  • Controlling and evaluating training process.
  • High performance planning and periodization.
  • Process training. A methodological review.
  • The role of head coach and staff technical.
  • Conditioning area: physical conditions optimization.
  • Quantification and assessment of training loads.
  • Health area: preventing and recovering injuries processes.
  • Psychology area: practical strategies to increase performance.
  • Analyzing the role of performance analyst.
  • Game analysis.
  • Scouting modern.
  • Advanced statistics.
  • New tools in high performance contexts.
  • Big data & artificial intelligence.
  • Interpretation of data.
  • Planning: successful business models and strategic objectives.
  • Organizing: academy structure, key departments & career profiles.
  • Leading: directors and team leadership.
  • Controlling: supervision, assessment and KPIs.
  • Programming and planning basketball training.
  • Case study: best academies in Spanish professional basketball.
  • Talent development. Becoming professional player.
  • Analysis of different talent development models in the world (NBA, NCAA, Spain, Serbia, Slovenia,...).
  • Professional basketball club structure. Case studies.
  • General management: the basketball manager.
  • The role of the technical director in basketball.
  • Institutional relations between professional basketball entities.
  • Main revenue streams: broadcasting, match day & commercial.
  • The marketing plan: sponsorship & branding strategy.
  • Communication department, press conference, social media & community manager.
  • Case study: international projects of spanish professional clubs.
  • High performance centres.
  • Events, clinics & campus.
  • International tournaments.
  • National and international rules for players transfers
  • Contract models and commercial relationships
  • Players transfers: players rights

Guided tour with classes in Valencia, 5 days. Included in the master for your students.

  • Club management and operation.
  • Methodology and training

Guided tour with classes in Valdebebas, 5 days. Included in the Master for your students.

  • Club management and operation.
  • Methodology and training.

Visit to Belgrade, 5 days. Included in the master for your students.

  • Top international methodology at European level.
  • International club management.

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Program director
  • Dr. D. Rafael Manuel Navarro Barragán
    Associate Professor. ANECA Accreditation. Expert in High-Performance Sports and Group Management, European University of Madrid. Professional Coach.
  • Dr. D. Jorge Lorenzo Calvo
    Associate Professor. ANECA Accreditation. Expert in High-Performance Sports and Group Management, Polytechnic University of Madrid. Professional Coach.
  • Dr. D. Sergio Jiménez Sáiz
    Associate Professor. ANECA Accreditation. Expert in High-Performance Sports and Group Management, European University of Madrid. Professional Coach.
  • Dr. Alberto Lorenzo Calvo
    Associate Professor. High-Level Basketball Coach. International reference and expert in the development and management of sports talents. Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • Dr. Miguel A. Gómez Ruano
    Associate Professor. Expert in Sports Methodology and Research. Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • Mr. Luis Guil Torres
    Assistant Coach, Spanish Senior Basketball Team.
  • Mr. Jorge Lorenzo
    Assistant Coach, Spanish Senior Basketball Team.
  • Mr. Borja Castejón Contreras
    Technical Director, Madrid Basketball Federation.
  • Mr. Manuel Laborda
    Director of the Coaches' School, Spanish Basketball Federation.
  • Mr. Alejandro Martínez Roig
    Former Director of Sports at Movistar+/Canal+, Former El País.
  • Mr. Luis Arbalejo
    Sports Director, Valencia Basket.
  • Mr. Hernán Encinas
    Expert in FIBA Statistics.
  • Mr. Nick Lagios
    General Manager of Capitanes de Ciudad de México.
  • Mireia Capdevila Choy
    Superior basketball coach and teacher. Assistant coach of the Spanish women's national team U16 and U17. Chemical engineer by the Polytechnic University of Catalunya.
  • Juan Pedro Rodríguez Hernanz
    International Scout.
  • Yago Casal Mera
    Degree in Law. Master's Degree in Sports Law. Master's Degree in Integrated Project Management. Leisure and Sport. Former professional basketball coach. Legal advisor to the Basketball Coaches Union SINEB and the Spanish Association of Physical Trainers ASEPREB.

Academic quality

As part of its strategy, the University has an internal quality plan whose objective is to promote a culture of quality and continuous improvement, and which allows it to face future challenges with the maximum guarantee of success. In this way, it is committed to promoting the achievement of external recognitions and accreditations, both nationally and internationally; the measurement and analysis of results; simplification in management; and the relationship with the external regulator.