2017 Conference Schedule

PDF of Conference Schedule: Palo Alto 2017- Coming Soon

Schedule is tentative

Friday
7:00 PM BBQ Dinner & Coaches Social at Rinconada Park
(777 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303)
Saturday
8:00 – 8:30 AM Clinic Registration & check-in, light breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome from the 2017 Women in Coaching Clinic Planning Committee
9:00 – 10:00 AM Dana Kirk: Welcome and Clinic Vision, Goals, and process. Encouraging group discussion, building bridges and creating connections to move forward.
10:00 – 10:45 AM Coaches Breakout Session #1: Mentorship & Relationship Building
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Water Session #1
(A) 10 & under coach-lead session
(B) 13-14 coach-lead session
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:00 PM Marisa Watts Cozort
2:00 – 3:00 PM Water Session #2
(A) 11-12 coach-lead session
(B) 15 & over coach-lead session
3:15 – 4:15 PM Lisa White- Brain Hacks of Group Dynamics
4:15 – 5:15 PM Panel Discussion: Best Practice/Meet/Coaching Hacks
5:15 – 5:45 PM Coaches Breakout Session #2: Skills and Drills Sharing
6:00 PM Dinner: Location TBA
Sunday
8:30 – 9:00 AM Check-In, light breakfast
9:00 – 11:00 AM Aedra Ho: The benefits of yoga and how to integrate it into your age group programs. Many teams reserve Yoga and specialized Dryland for their older swimmers, but Aedra will talk about how to engage younger athletes as well as lead our coaches through a typical practice aimed at addressing and improving those areas that typically affect our swimmers.
11:00 – 11:15 AM Snack /Break Out Group Discussions
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Carlene Takaki: One of the WICC organizers, Carlene has been a trailblazer in the use of technology in our sport. From her use of appropriate social media, to entries, swimconnection, and using technology in race and practice analysis. She will share her secrets to making technology work for you.
12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunch (provided)
1:15 – 2:30 PM Laura Mitchell: Group led discussion and crafting of a Document to be presented to ASCA and USA Swimming regarding the State of Women In Coaching in 2017.
2:30 – 3:30 PM Water Session #3
Share your ideas that work!
4:00 – 4:45 PM Athlete Speaker: TBA
4:15 – 5:30 PM Clinic Wrap-Up: Debrief & discussion lead by WICC 2017 Planning Committee

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