Schedule

*The schedule is subject to change.*
*All times are in Central Time.*
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Wednesday, April 1

3–4:45 p.m. “So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with WeCOACH check-in (invitation only)

5­–6:45 p.m. “So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with WeCOACH welcome reception (invitation only)

Thursday, April 2      

7 a.m.–6:30 p.m. “So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with WeCOACH (invitation only)

7:30–11 a.m. WBCA Board of Directors meeting (board members only)

8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Event 1 merchandise booth

10 a.m.–noon Mentoring Madness Session 1 (pre-registration required)

10 a.m.–4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle – An informal area for coaches to relax and network with their colleagues.

11–11:45 a.m. Nominating Committee meeting (committee members only)

11:30– noon XCEL Head Coach Workshop presented by FastModel Sports check-in (invitation only)

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Women Coaches NEXT UP registration (invitation only)

Noon–6 p.m. XCEL Head Coach Workshop presented by FastModel Sports (invitation only)

Noon–1 p.m. Mentoring Meet-Up (WBCA Coach to Coach Mentoring Program and Beyond the Box participants only)

Noon–7 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration

12:30–5:30 p.m. Women Coaches NEXT UP (invitation only)

1–2:30 p.m. Diversity and inclusion program

1–3 p.m. Mentoring Madness Session 2 (pre-registration required) 

2–4:30 p.m. Thirty Under 30 presented by Marriot Bonvoy and Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment programming (honorees only) 

2–5 p.m. Complimentary headshots

3–4:30 p.m. Roundtables

3–4:30 p.m. So You Want To Be A Head Coach programming (invitation only)

5:30–6:30 p.m. Women Coaches NEXT UP reception (invitation only)

7–10 p.m. WBCA Welcome Party – The Fillmore

TBD WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America and Wade Trophy announcement (media, honorees and guests only)

Friday, April 3

7–7:45 a.m. Win the Day Workout

7 a.m.–5 p.m. “So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with WeCOACH (invitation only)

8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Event 1 merchandise booth

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration

9–10:15 a.m. Opening Keynote Session

9–4 p.m. WBCA 4Fans – We are bringing the trophies to you! Come take a picture holding the Champion statuette, learn the history of all three WBCA trophies — NCAA/WBCA Coaches' Trophy, the Champion and the Wade Trophy — and enjoy a few treats.

  • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. #OfficialLadderOf Cutting Down the Net Photo courtesy of Werner Ladder – Come take a photo of you cutting down the net and post on social media using the hashtag #OfficialLadderOf for your chance to win a Werner ladder!

10:30–11:15 a.m. On-Court Presentation

10:30–11:30 a.m. Coach and Be Coached: Mock Interviews Session 1

10:30–11:45 a.m. Roundtables

10 a.m.–4 p.m. WBCA Courtside Expo & Coaches Lounge

11 a.m.–4 p.m. adidas Coaches Timeout Hospitality Suite

11 a.m.–4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle – An informal area for coaches to relax and network with their colleagues.

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Learning Lab

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Learning Lab

12:15–1:30 p.m. WBCA Conference Captains meeting (captains only)

12:30–1:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

12:30–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

12:45–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

12:45–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

1–3 p.m. Complimentary headshots

1:30–2:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation presented by USA Women's Basketball National Team coaches

1:45–3 p.m. Assistant Coaches Roundtables

2:30–3:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

2:30–4 p.m. NCAA Division I Coaches Speed Scheduling: Basketball Travelers Inc. Speed (Game) Dating Session

2:30–5:30 p.m. Wow4Yow Party hosted by Kay Yow Cancer Fund

3:30-4:30 p.m. NAIA Caucus

6 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Semifinal Game 1 – Smoothie King Center

8:30 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Semifinal Game 2 – Smoothie King Center

TBD Tourney Town presented by Capital One

Saturday, April 4

7–7:45 a.m. Win the Day Workout

8:30–10 a.m. NCAA Division II Town Hall presented by adidas and Marriott Bonvoy

8:30–10 a.m. NCAA Division III Town Hall presented by adidas and Marriott Bonvoy

8:30–10 a.m. Two-Year College Town Hall presented by adidas and Marriott Bonvoy

8:30–10 a.m. NAIA Town Hall presented by adidas and Marriott Bonvoy

8:30–10 a.m. High School Town Hall presented by adidas

8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Event 1 merchandise booth

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration

9 a.m.–5 p.m. WBCA 4Fans – We are bringing the trophies to you! Come take a picture holding the Champion statuette, learn the history of all three WBCA trophies — NCAA/WBCA Coaches' Trophy, the Champion and the Wade Trophy — and enjoy a few treats.

10:00 a.m.–4 p.m. WBCA Courtside Expo & Coaches Lounge

10:15–10:30 a.m. Thirty Under 30 Marriot Bonvoy and Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment recognition

10:15-11:15 a.m. Coach and Be Coached: Mock Interviews Session 2

10:30–11:15 a.m. On-Court Presentation

10:30–11:45 a.m. Roundtables

11 a.m.–4 p.m. adidas Coaches Timeout Hospitality Suite

11 a.m.–4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle – An informal area for coaches to relax and network with their colleagues.

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board of Directors meeting (board members only)

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Learning Lab

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Learning Lab

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Assistant Coaches Learning Lab

12:30–1:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

12:30–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

12:30–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

12:30–1:30 p.m. Learning Lab

1:30–2:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

1:30–2:45 p.m. Assistant Coaches Roundtables

2:15–3:15 p.m. DOBO Forum

2:30–3:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation

2:45–3:15 p.m. Learning Lab

2:45–3:15 p.m. Learning Lab

3:30–5 p.m. Awards Reception (invitation only)

3:30–5 p.m. Special interest group meetings

TBD NCAA Men’s Final Four Semifinal Game 1 – Atlanta, Georgia

TBD NCAA Men’s Final Four Semifinal Game 2 – Atlanta, Georgia

TBD Tourney Town presented by Capital One

TBD NBA Next Generation Showcase– Tourney Town

Sunday, April 5

7:30–8:30 a.m. FCA non-denominational service

8:45–10 a.m. Kay Yow Heart of a Coach Breakfast hosted by Fellowship of Christian Athletes

9–11 a.m. NCAA Division I Town Hall presented by adidas

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Event 1 merchandise booth

10–11:30 a.m. Roundtables

11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Closing session

5 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Championship Game – Smoothie King Center

TBD Tourney Town presented by Capital One