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2023 WBCA Convention | Dallas, Texas
Location: Sheraton Dallas Hotel | 400 Olive Street, Dallas, Texas, 75201

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On-Court Presentations
Learning Labs

Date and TimeSession TitleSpeaker(s)
Wednesday, March 29
4 p.m.WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” Check In (invite only)
5 p.m.WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” Welcome Reception (invite only)
Thursday, March 30
8 a.m.WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” (invite only)
Cherry Sports Gear Merchandise Stand
8:30 a.m.WBCA Info Desk & Volunteer Check In 
9 a.m.Next Generation Institute (invite only)
Event 1 Merchandise Booth
10 a.m.WBCA Registration
NoonRoundtables: Incorporating Game-Like Situations Into Player DevelopmentJohn McCray, College of the Holy Cross

Roundtables: Effective MentoringDarrick Matthews, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Roundtables: Our Title IX Stories … Connecting the Dots to a Generation of Multiple TrailblazersElizabeth Galloway McQuitter, Legends of the Ball, Inc.
Dallas Wings x WBCA donations for The Family Place
12:30 p.m.Learning Lab: Multi-Team Events: Basic ExpectationsDebbie Antonelli, ESPN; Jordan Confessore (moderator); Richard Ensor, Esq., Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference; Nels Hawkinson, Basketball Travelers Inc.

Learning Lab: NCAA Research Insight — Transfer Portal Trends and Coach Well-BeingLydia Bell, NCAA

1:30 p.m.Roundtables: The Playbook for Success: How to Develop the Confident Athlete and the Limitless ProgramAshley Davis-Carter, Northwest Magic
Roundtables: How to Build a Championship Culture On and Off the CourtChris Kielsmeier, Cleveland State University
Roundtables: Top 5 Tips On Working With Today’s College Students – No CapSusan Vollmerhausen, Southern Methodist University
2:15 p.m.Learning Lab: Perspective TakingCollin Williams, Ph.D., RISE
Learning Lab: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your AdministratorReggie Blackmon, Agnes Scott College; Tricia Cullop, Toledo University; Michelle Edwards, University of Central Florida (moderator); Chris Plonsky, University of Texas; Deandra Schirmer, Valdosta State University
3:30 p.m.Convention Tipoff: Dreaming a Dream That’s Bigger Than Me 
(Opening Session)
**Prizes given during session**
Erin Jones, Erin Jones, LLC.
5 p.m. Thirty Under 30 Programming (invite only) 
5:30 p.m.WBCA Board of Directors meeting
7 p.m.WBCA Welcome Party — South Side Music Hall at Gilley’s (entrance is off South Austin Street)
Friday, March 31
7 a.m.WBCA “So You Want To Be A Coach” (invite only)
WBCA Registration
7:30 a.m.WBCA Info Desk & Volunteer Check In 
8 a.m.Champions for Brain Health**Prizes given during session**Joanne P. McCallie, CoachP Stories Over Stigmas; Felisha Legette-Jack, Syracuse University (Q&A moderator)
Event 1 Merchandise Booth
Cherry Sports Gear Merchandise Stand
9 a.m.Next Generation Institute (invite only)
9:15 a.m.On-Court Presentation: Transitioning Into Transition OffenseAlex Simmons, Gardner-Webb University
Roundtables: Winning in the Video RoomSam Miller, University of North Carolina
Roundtables: Ask Away: Tips, Tricks and Cheat CodesSerena Lamar, University of Florida
Roundtables: Point Guard/Combo Guard Development DrillsShannon Bush, Fresno State University
Learning Lab: Developing Your Financial Game PlanJohn Ludwig, The Chapline Ludwig Group at Morgan Stanley; Madison Osias, The Chapline Ludwig Group at Morgan Stanley

Learning Lab: NCAA Division I Updates (NIL, CBA and Summer BB Initiative)Jenn Fraser, NCAA; Kelsi Mahoney, NCAA; Binh T. Nguyen, NCAA
10 a.m.On-Court Presentation: Secondary Break Into Quick HittersKam Gissendanner, La Roche University
10:45 a.m.On-Court Presentation: The Rise of a WNBA Player — A Conversation with Sophie Cunningham, Phoenix Mercury Starting GuardSophie Cunningham, Phoenix Mercury
Roundtables: Practice Design and Player Development That TransfersAaron Fernandez, Roanoke College
Roundtables: Mental Hacks to Enhance Teaching and Techniques for TimeoutsJonathon Goldberg, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Roundtables: Coaching Small College Basketball: Small School, Big RewardFletcher Brown, Chandler Gilbert College
Learning Lab: Athlete Retention and the Transfer PortalJessica Bogia, Jacksonville University; Jackie Carson, Furman University (moderator); Romeo Lagmay, Dawson Community College; Alex Richey, Oglethorpe University; Doshia Woods, University of Denver
Learning Lab: Leverage vs. Loyalty at the Division I LevelGarry Rosenfield, Coaches, Inc.
11:30 a.m.On-Court Presentation: Full Court Pressure Defense: Breakdown DrillsKim Stephens, Marshall University
NoonJewish Coaches Association Gathering — Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
12:30 p.m.On-Court Presentation: High Energy Drills We LoveBrenita Jackson,  Texas Wesleyan University

Roundtables: Navigate the NIL Win for Athlete, Program and InstitutionRon Hittner, Blanchet Catholic School
Roundtables: Winning with the Talent You Have, Not What You WantJacob Yorg, John Burroughs School/GameChanger Athletes
Roundtables: Immediate Impact: Quick Hitters for Building an Empowered and Accountable ProgramJohn Carroll, Net Work Consulting; Breanna Powers Kirk, Net Work Consulting
Learning Lab: International Recruiting, Part 2Blanche Alverson, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dan Burt, Duquesne University; Jose Fernandez, South Florida University (moderator); Jhasmin Player, Oklahoma State University
Learning Lab: Mental Health Days: The Future of CoachingJulie Fournier, Clemson University; Taylor Harris, Fort Lewis College
1:15 p.m.On-Court Presentation: Favorite Drills to Bring the JUICE to Start PracticeSam Purcell, Mississippi State University
2 p.m.On-Court Presentation: Competitive Practice DrillsCindy Griffin, Saint Joseph’s University
Roundtables: “Moving Over One Seat:” The Good, Bad and InterestingSanetra Jackson, Jarvis Christian University
Roundtables: You Asked, We Listened: How An Acquisition Repositioned Hudl’s Basketball ProductCharles Wesley, Hudl
Roundtables: Hotel Trends and Future Forecast — Open Discussion Team TravelMaureen Selke, Marriott Bonvoy
Learning Lab: How to Elevate Your Brand and Advance in CoachingPatti Phillips, Women Leaders in College Sports
Learning Lab: The DOBO: The Engineer and the Business Arm of the Women’s Basketball ProgramDanielle Donehew, WBCA
2:45 p.m.On-Court Presentation: The Buzz DefenseMatthew Bollant, Eastern Illinois University

3 p.m.Wow4Yow Party — Hero by HG
3:30 p.m.On-Court Presentation: TBDTodd Starkey, Kent State University
High School Roundtables: Assisting Your High School Student-Athlete With College RecruitingAndy Zihlman, Bishop Lynch High School
High School Roundtables: Meeting the Challenges for Today’s High School Coaches Kathy Maguire-Stoudt, Rising Sun High School
High School Roundtables: 20 Ways to Create an Electric Team Environment David Weinstein, Crystal High School
Learning Lab: Transformation Committee for Dummies Jenn Fraser, NCAA
Learning Lab: Creating Relationships with PlayersLin Dunn, Indiana Fever
4:15 p.m.On-Court Presentation: ‘Go-To’ Quick Hitters to Attack Zone DefenseMeg Barber, New York University
6 p.m.NCAA Division I Semifinals Game 1
8:30 p.m.NCAA Division I Semifinals Game 2
Saturday, April 1
7 a.m.WBCA Registration
WBCA Info Desk & Volunteer Check In 
8 a.m.Special Session (active members only)
Event 1 Merchandise Booth
Cherry Sports Gear Merchandise Stand
9:15 a.m.Mentoring Madness (pre-registration required)
Roundtables: Equality vs. EquityCollin Williams, Ph.D., RISE
Roundtables: Perspectives of Women’s Basketball: Long-Term Athletic Development and HealthZack Zillner, University of Texas
Roundtables: Selecting Team CaptainsAdrienne Shibles, Dartmouth College
Learning Lab: FUNDRAISING: The One Thing You Have To DoBrian Rosario, Pepperdine University
Learning Lab: Culture Matters: Tools for Shaping a Competitive, Resilient and Inclusive CultureMatt Davidson, Ph.D., Excellence with Integrity Institute; Ryan Harris, The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University; Scott Raecker, The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University
10:30 a.m.Special Interest Group: Nations of Coaches
Special Interest Group: Latino Association of Basketball Coaches
Special Interest Group: Equality Coaching Alliance, A Network of the Sports Equality Foundation
11 a.m.NCAA Division III Championship Game
2 p.m.Special Interest Group: Moms in Coaching
2:30 p.m.NCAA Division II Championship Game
5 p.m.NAIA Caucus
Men’s Semifinals Watch Party — Sheraton Lobby
Sunday, April 2
7 a.m.WBCA Info Desk & Volunteer Check In 
FCA Non-Denominational Service 
8 a.m.FCA/Kay Yow Breakfast
Event 1 Merchandise Booth
8:30 a.m.Microaggressions presented by RISECollin Williams, Ph.D., RISE 
Roundtables: Climbing the LadderBrooklyn Taylor, Presbyterian College
Roundtables: The Assistant Coach’s “Other Duties As Assigned” Survival KitMike Pittman, Northwestern State University
Roundtables: How to Become a College Assistant Coach and Eventually a College Head CoachAnthony Bozzella, Seton Hall University
Learning Lab: Social and Digital Media on a BudgetErik DeRoo, Texas Tech University
Next Generation Institute (invite only)
10:15 a.m.The POWER Panel**Prizes given during session**Kim Damron, LEARFIELD (moderator); Nikki Fargas, Las Vegas Aces; Cynthia Marshall, Dallas Mavericks; Jennifer Rizzotti, Connecticut Sun
Roundtables: Changing DefensesCherie Lea, Duquesne University
Roundtables: Balancing All PositionsEmily Hatfield, Iowa State University
Roundtables: Writing Insanely Effective Recruiting Letters in 15 Minutes or LessDan Tudor, Tudor Collegiate Strategies
11:15 a.m.Coaches+ Screening of DEAR COACH STRINGER
NoonNAIA Business Meeting
Division I Speed Scheduling Session
2 p.m.NCAA Division I Championship Game