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Coaches School Information

July 25-27, 2019
Yakima Convention Center
CONTACT:  Jennetta Blake
Thursday, July 25

9:00am - 1:00pmFirst Aid/CPR Certification ($50)
1:00pm - 2:00pmLunch Break
2:00pm - 3:00pmHands-on Taping, Lung Function Testing (NO COST)
3:00pm - 4:00pmEarly Check-in/Registration
4:00pm - 7:00pmSport-Specific Certification:  Cheerleading, Dance/Drill, Pole Vault
Friday, July 26

8:00am - 8:45amRegistration/Continental Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00amWelcome/Introductions
9:00am - 9:50am
Bruce Brown
ProActive Coaching
"The Impact of Trust"

The three things that allow coaches to build a culture of trust with their athletes.

10:00am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:50am

Joel Buffum, MS, ATC, ATL and Chelsea Buffum, MS, LMHC"Hidden In Plain Sight: Eating Disorders in Sport"

Eating disorders affect not only athlete mental and emotional health, but also their physical health and athletic performance. Unfortunately, they can be extremely difficult to detect. We will cover warning signs of eating disorders in your athletes, coaching considerations when one of your athletes has an eating disorder, and medical concerns that can impact your athlete's performance and long term health.
Jennifer Peterson, CSCS, BNCT
Seattle University
"Athletic Performance & Injury Prevention through Effective Dynamic Warm-Ups for Multi-Sport Athletes"

Created for youth to college level athletes, this dynamic warm-up is effective for any sport and athletes with varying motor, developmental, skill and performance levels.This injury prevention tool enhances performance by incorporating movement and speed/agility training with mobility exercises. Developed in collaboration with coaches, athletic trainers and athletes with the intention of creating a time efficient warm-up routine that is easy to implement, applicable for a variety of sports and simultaneously improves performance while reducing the risk for common sport-specific injuries. 
Knox Burnett, MA, LMHC, CPT"The Art of Pushing an Athlete to Their Psychological Edge"
One of the greatest challenges in coaching is learning how to unlock each individuals potential on the field/court. In this seminar we are going to look into the neuroscience of how our brains respond to stress, pressure, and intense competition so that coaches can understand a players "Optimal performance Zone". Participants will practice using these insights so they can get a feel for locating a Psychological Edge and utilizing it for growth.
Jasmine Kalili, LAT, ATC
Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman HS, Adjunct Faculty, Kinisiology, WSU
Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Concussion Training
Gerald Martens, MBA, ARM-P, ARM-E, AINS, Director of Risk Management
Washington Schools Risk Management Pool
"Athletic Liability: What Every Coach Needs to Know"

This presentation will provide coaches best practices to mitigate athletic liability on and off the playing field. Attendees will be provided real life scenarios for open discussion to identify and mitigate potential liability.
Brett McDaniel, Athletic Director/Head Girls Basketball Coach, High Performance Coach
Sumner HS, University of Puget Sound
"Team Building Activities to Bring Your Team Together"
Get your season off to a great start by implementing some sure fire activities and practices which will bring your team closer together and bring to life your teams core values. Whether you plan a retreat with your team or simply allocate time getting to know your players these activities will challenge your players and bring them closer together towards the good of the TEAM.
Mike Morgan
ProActive Coaching
"Playing with Confidence"

Understand what true confidence looks and feels like. What are you worried about? Discover the competitor’s mindset. Earn the right to be confident. Be at your best when your best is needed. Without the guts to take a chance, you can’t play. Learn to fight another round. Take action and develop a plan of attack. If you hang with dogs, you end up with fleas. Be an active participant in your own rescue. Release to your best self.
Sam Reed & Andy Knapp
Kennedy Catholic HS | WIAA
"Mastering Social Media in Your Athletic Department"

Gone are Saturday morning box scores that ran in the paper. Today, one of the best ways to promote all of your student-athletes and teams successes  is through social media. Learn from two of the best, as the WIAA's Andy Knapp and Kennedy Catholic's Sam Reed share tips and tricks that have helped them navigate the tricky world online.  
12:00pm - 12:50pmLunch
Bruskland Award
Smart Choices Scholarship Presentation
1:00pm - 1:50pm
2:00pm - 2:50pm

Jennifer Peterson, CSCS, BNCT
Seattle University
"A Model for Leadership Development & Organizational Culture for Effective Team Dynamics"

This session is designed to provide coaches with resources and offer a model for developing leadership and team culture/dynamics for effective team function. Originally designed for team development and a collaborative leadership program with other coaches/teams while coaching at the University of Puget Sound. This model was used and evolved for overall program development and departmental transformation while serving as the Athletic Director & Department Chair (PE/Health) at Franklin High School. Now, applying these concepts and continuing to evolve this model while studying educational leadership & sport/business organizational culture at Seattle University.
Dr. Sara Lopez
University of Washington
"Allowing Space for Creativity & Student Leadership...Without Losing Control!"

We can develop leadership skills and provide opportunity for athlete creativity - powerful outcomes for our athlete's sport experience. Hear strategies to incorporate this strategy and enrich the athletes' engagement, without losing control of your program.
Dan Taylor, Head Girls Basketball Coach, President
King's HS, Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches' Association
"Culturally Responsive Coaching"

This workshop is dedicated to guiding coaches on implementing best practices in their efforts to lead student-athletes of all backgrounds. This generation needs us to examine our "old school" ways of coaching and use strategies that work well for athletes and coaches to succeed in an encouraging cooperative relationship.
Brett McDaniel, Athletic Director/Head Girls Basketball Coach, High Performance Coach
Sumner HS, University of Puget Sound
"Character Strong' Athletics"

Learn about a whole new way to look at winning and peak performance through a model that creates a positive, caring culture and an environment to improve self-confidence, performance, and cultivate a joy for the game.
Jasmine Kalili, LAT, ATC
Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman HS, Adjunct Faculty, Kinisiology, WSU
"Athletic Training Tips for Coaches to Keep Athletes Safe"

Ever questioned if you should put a player back in the game after an injury, or what to do if an athlete gets hurt during practice but there is no athletic trainer present? These questions and many more will be answered so that you feel comfortable making the right decisions to keep your players safe.
Dr. Phillip Morgan
Washington State University
"Basic Coaching Principles for the Beginning Team Sport Coach"

This presentation will offer some tips and pointers for the beginning team sport coach. Areas covered will be basic management and organizational principles for practices and contests, dealing with sport officials, and parental-coach relationships. University level students are encouraged to attend if they are just beginning their coaching careers, as well s either first or second year coaches. Beginning coaches of individual sports can also benefit.
Sam Reed
Kennedy Catholic HS
"Building Student-Athlete Leadership Off the Field"

In a ten to twelve week season, there's only so much time that can be dedicated to leadership development. That's why a stand-alone program
such as "Captains Council" can be a strong tool to building a strong athletic department. Kennedy Catholic's Sam Reed shares the framework of his program and gives examples of different ways it can be initiated in your school.
Matt Crevin
Talk Shop
"The 'Must Have' 21st Century Skill"
Face-to-Face Conversations are so pivotal yet lacking in today's youth (and society as a whole). Talk Shop is a live workshop geared to develop this critical life skill.
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Mike Morgan
ProActive Coaching
 "There Was This Coach..."

Six motivational concepts for great coaches.
4:30pm - 6:00pmCoaches Social - Red Lion Hotel Pool
Saturday, July 27

8:00am - 8:50amContinental Breakfast/Updates
9:00am - 10:50amSport-Specific Certification:  Football
9:30am - 11:30amSport-Specific Certification:  Swimming & Diving (Lion's Park Indoor Pool)
9:00am - 9:50am
10:00am - 10:50am

Morgan Larche, Director of UNIFIED Schools
Special Olympics of Washington
"Coaching Interscholastic UNIFIED Sports"

Interscholastic Unified Sports... what is it? A school based team that has students with and without intellectual disabilities who train and compete together. It's based off a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. This presentation is designed for current Unified Sport coaches and those who are interested in getting Unified Sports started at their school. The course will help educate coaches and school staff on how to create and manage inclusive teams in their school, look at best practices for training, teammate recruitment,season structure, and financial sustainability. Each attendee will leave this course with the resources and understanding on how to implement Special Olympics Interscholastic Unified Sports in your school.
Dr. Sara Lopez
University of Washington
"A Training Plan for Your Coaching Team: Developing Yourself and Your Assistant Coaches"Avoiding clash, crash and burnout on your coaching team - learn communication techniques to increase effective and efficient functioning while maximizing the strengths and capacity of your coaching team.
Steve Bridge
Clear Risk Solutions
"Hot Topic Issues for Coaches"
Presentation is designed to provide coaches with solutions to a few recent legal issues.
Justine McClure
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
"Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention"
A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent suicide.
Star Murray
Tacoma Migrant Justice
"Building Relationships for Social Justice and Equity"
In this workshop, participants will build practical knowledge for integrating perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organization and build relationships. 
Marty Fortin
Association of Washington School Principals 
"Team Building"
Join us for time trusted activities that help build a successful team. You can play or you can watch as we demonstrate activities for small and large groups of participants.
Jeff Blount
Mount Rainier HS
"Keys to Staying Motivated and Motivating Others"

Self motivation inspires longevity in coaching and helps determine who stays with your program. Habits and routines are the cornerstone of this motivation. We will look at ways to promote habits of motivation.
Collin Henderson
Founder, Master Your Mindset
"Tools to Win the Inner-Game"

Our biggest competition isn't others, it is our own mindset. In this workshop, former two-sport, D-1 athlete and mental conditioning consultant, Collin Henderson, teaches the mental skills of champions and top performers. These tools will improve confidence, lower stress and provide systems for resilience and mental toughness.
11:00am - 11:50am 

WIAA Staff Presentations
11:50am - 12:10pmLunch
12:10pm - 1:00pm
Kami Ethridge
WSU Women's Basketball Head Coach
 "Culture Building"

Strategies to create buy-in while building a program; Ideas to create a player led team or program; Teaching leadership skills by growing positive behaviors.

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