2018 Convention Schedule

2018 WBCA Convention | Columbus, Ohio

*The schedule is subject to change.*
*All times are in Eastern time.*

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Wednesday, March 28

6-8:30 p.m. NCAA Salute

“So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches Registration (closed session; participants only)

“So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches Welcome Reception (closed session; participants only)

Thursday, March 29

"So You Want To Be A Coach" in partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches (closed session; participants only)

9 a.m.-7 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration presented by NIKE

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tourney Town™ Presented by Capital One®

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

11 a.m.-4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle

11 a.m.-noon Coach and Be Coached: Mock Interviews (pre-registration required)

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. WBCA Playing Rules and Officiating Working Group meeting (committee members and invited guests only)

Noon-2 p.m. NCAA Beyond the Baseline

12:30-6:45 p.m. “So What’s Next” (invite only)

2-5 p.m. WBCA Board of Directors meeting (committee members only)

2-4 p.m. Mentoring Madness (pre-registration required)

2-3:30 p.m. Moderated Roundtables Presented by the WBCA Diversity and Inclusion Committee

2-3 p.m. Coach and Be Coached: Mock Interviews (pre-registration required)

3-4 p.m. Coach and Be Coached: Mock Interviews (pre-registration required)

4-4:30 p.m. Thirty Under 30 presented by Marriott Rewards programming (honorees only)

4-4:30 p.m. “So You Want To Be A Head Coach” programming (registered participants only)

5:30-6 p.m. WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America team announcement

7-11 p.m. WBCA Welcome Party

Friday, March 30

6:45-7:45 a.m. Workout (TBD)

“So You Want To Be A Coach” in partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches (closed session; participants only)

8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration presented by NIKE

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. High School Coaches Day (additional charge)

9-11 a.m. Focus Mind with featured speaker: Kate Fagan, ESPN, author of What Made Maddy Run

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tourney Town™ Presented by Capital One®

11 a.m.-4 p.m. WBCA Courtside Expo

11 a.m.-4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle

11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Learning Lab Presentations

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. On-Court Presentations

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Director of Basketball Operations Learning Lab

12:30-2 p.m. Roundtables

1-3 p.m. WBCA Conference Captains meeting (DI, DII, DIII captains only)

3:30-4 p.m. On-Court Presentation presented by Muffet McGraw, University of Notre Dame

4-7 p.m. Wow4Yow Celebration

4-5:30 p.m. Division I Coaches Speed Scheduling: Basketball Travelers Speed (Game) Dating Session

7 p.m. NCAA® Women’s Final Four® Semifinal Game 1

9:30 p.m. NCAA® Women’s Final Four® Semifinal Game 2

Saturday, March 31

6:30-7:15 a.m. Workout (TBD)

8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Tourney Town™ Presented by Capital One®

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. WBCA Convention Registration presented by NIKE

8:30 a.m.-noon 2018 POWERADE NCAA Youth Clinics

9-11a.m. Focus Inclusion with featured speaker: Derek Greenfield, Ph.D. The Power of Inclusive Excellence: Strategies for Practicing Transformational Leadership and Building Better Teams

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Kay Yow Cancer Fund Board Meeting (board members only)

11 a.m.-4 p.m. WBCA Courtside Expo

11 a.m.-4 p.m. WBCA Coaches Huddle

11 a.m.-1 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four BOUNCE fueled by POWERADE Registration

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. On-Court Presentations

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learning Lab Presentations

Noon-1:30 p.m. Roundtables 

1:30 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four BOUNCE fueled by POWERADE

3-4:30 p.m. Assistant Coaches Roundtables presented by NIKE

3:30-4 p.m. On-Court Presentation presented by Kim Barnes Arico, University of Michigan

6 p.m. NCAA Men’s Final Four® National Semifinal Game 1 (San Antonio, Texas)

7-11 p.m. NCAA Midnight Super Saturday Night

8:30 p.m. NCAA Men’s Final Four® National Semifinal Game 2 (San Antonio, Texas)

Sunday, April 1

7:30-8:30 a.m. FCA Non-Denominational Service

8 a.m.-4 p.m. CCE one-on-ones (invite only)

8:30-10 a.m. WBCA Convention Registration presented by NIKE

9-10 a.m. WBCA Easter Egg Hunt

9-10 a.m. FCA/Kay Yow Heart of a Coach Breakfast

10:30 a.m.-noon Focus Forward with featured speaker

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tourney Town™ Presented by Capital One®

Noon-2 p.m. Assistant Coaches Roundtables presented by NIKE

2:30-4 p.m. NCAA Division I Business Meeting presented by adidas

2:30-4 p.m. NCAA Division II Business Meeting presented by adidas and Marriott Rewards

2:30-4 p.m. NCAA Division III Business Meeting presented by adidas and Marriott Rewards

2:30-4 p.m. Two-Year Colleges Business Meeting presented by adidas and Marriott Rewards

2:30-4 p.m. NAIA Business Meeting presented by adidas and Marriott Rewards

6 p.m. NCAA Women’s Final Four Championship Game