Schedule '23

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 Time Session Title Speaker(s) Sponsor(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  
Noon Roundtables: Incorporating Game-Like Situations Into Player Development John McCray, College of the Holy Cross  
  Roundtables: Effective Mentoring Darrick Matthews, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma  
  Roundtables: Our Title IX Stories ... Connecting the Dots to a Generation of Multiple Trailblazers Elizabeth 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 Expectations Debbie 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-Being Lydia Bell, NCAA  
1:30 p.m. Roundtables: The Playbook for Success: How to Develop the Confident Athlete and the Limitless Program Ashley Davis-Carter, Northwest Magic  
  Roundtables: How to Build a Championship Culture On and Off the Court Chris Kielsmeier, Cleveland State University  
  Roundtables: Top 5 Tips On Working With Today’s College Students – No Cap Susan Vollmerhausen, Southern Methodist University  
2:15 p.m. Learning Lab: Perspective Taking Collin Williams, Ph.D., RISE  
  Learning Lab: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your Administrator Reggie 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 Offense Alex Simmons, Gardner-Webb University  
  Roundtables: Winning in the Video Room Sam Miller, University of North Carolina  
  Roundtables: Ask Away: Tips, Tricks and Cheat Codes Serena Lamar, University of Florida  
  Roundtables: Point Guard/Combo Guard Development Drills Shannon Bush, Fresno State University  
  Learning Lab: Developing Your Financial Game Plan John 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 Hitters Kam 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 Guard Sophie Cunningham, Phoenix Mercury
  Roundtables: Practice Design and Player Development That Transfers Aaron Fernandez, Roanoke College  
  Roundtables: Mental Hacks to Enhance Teaching and Techniques for Timeouts Jonathon Goldberg, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga  
  Roundtables: Coaching Small College Basketball: Small School, Big Reward Fletcher Brown, Chandler Gilbert College  
  Learning Lab: Athlete Retention and the Transfer Portal Jessica 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 Level Garry Rosenfield, Coaches, Inc.  
11:30 a.m. On-Court Presentation: Full Court Pressure Defense: Breakdown Drills Kim Stephens, Marshall University
Noon Jewish Coaches Association Gathering — Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum    
12:30 p.m. On-Court Presentation: High Energy Drills We Love Brenita Jackson,  Texas Wesleyan University  
  Roundtables: Navigate the NIL Win for Athlete, Program and Institution Ron Hittner, Blanchet Catholic School  
  Roundtables: Winning with the Talent You Have, Not What You Want Jacob Yorg, John Burroughs School/GameChanger Athletes  
  Roundtables: Immediate Impact: Quick Hitters for Building an Empowered and Accountable Program John Carroll, Net Work Consulting; Breanna Powers Kirk, Net Work Consulting  
  Learning Lab: International Recruiting, Part 2 Blanche 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 Coaching Julie Fournier, Clemson University; Taylor Harris, Fort Lewis College  
1:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation: Favorite Drills to Bring the JUICE to Start Practice Sam Purcell, Mississippi State University
2 p.m. On-Court Presentation: Competitive Practice Drills Cindy Griffin, Saint Joseph's University
  Roundtables: "Moving Over One Seat:" The Good, Bad and Interesting Sanetra Jackson, Jarvis Christian University  
  Roundtables: You Asked, We Listened: How An Acquisition Repositioned Hudl’s Basketball Product Charles Wesley, Hudl
  Roundtables: Hotel Trends and Future Forecast — Open Discussion Team Travel Maureen Selke, Marriott Bonvoy
  Learning Lab: How to Elevate Your Brand and Advance in Coaching Patti Phillips, Women Leaders in College Sports  
  Learning Lab: The DOBO: The Engineer and the Business Arm of the Women’s Basketball Program Danielle Donehew, WBCA  
2:45 p.m. On-Court Presentation: The Buzz Defense Matthew Bollant, Eastern Illinois University
3 p.m. Wow4Yow Party — Hero by HG  
3:30 p.m. On-Court Presentation: TBD Todd Starkey, Kent State University  
  High School Roundtables: Assisting Your High School Student-Athlete With College Recruiting Andy 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 Players Lin Dunn, Indiana Fever  
4:15 p.m. On-Court Presentation: 'Go-To' Quick Hitters to Attack Zone Defense

Meg 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. Equity Collin Williams, Ph.D., RISE  
  Roundtables: Perspectives of Women's Basketball: Long-Term Athletic Development and Health Zack Zillner, University of Texas  
  Roundtables: Selecting Team Captains Adrienne Shibles, Dartmouth College  
  Learning Lab: FUNDRAISING: The One Thing You Have To Do Brian Rosario, Pepperdine University  
  Learning Lab: Culture Matters: Tools for Shaping a Competitive, Resilient and Inclusive Culture Matt 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 RISE Collin Williams, Ph.D., RISE   
  Roundtables: Climbing the Ladder Brooklyn Taylor, Presbyterian College  
  Roundtables: The Assistant Coach's "Other Duties As Assigned" Survival Kit Mike Pittman, Northwestern State University  
  Roundtables: How to Become a College Assistant Coach and Eventually a College Head Coach Anthony Bozzella, Seton Hall University  
  Learning Lab: Social and Digital Media on a Budget Erik 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 Defenses Cherie Lea, Duquesne University  
  Roundtables: Balancing All Positions Emily Hatfield, Iowa State University  
  Roundtables: Writing Insanely Effective Recruiting Letters in 15 Minutes or Less Dan Tudor, Tudor Collegiate Strategies  
11:15 a.m. Coaches+ Screening of DEAR COACH STRINGER    
Noon NAIA Business Meeting    
  Division I Speed Scheduling Session    
2 p.m. NCAA Division I Championship Game