Now is the time to register for the 15th Annual WIAA Coaches School. The WIAA Coaches School is an excellent opportunity for coaches, advisors and administrators for all activities and athletics to interact, to learn, and to share experiences that contribute to the professionalism of interscholastic coaching. Enjoy a power-packed conference that will inspire, motivate, and prepare you for the upcoming school year!
Remember, attendance at the entire WIAA Coaches School meets the WIAA coaching requirements for the Beginning Level and the Continuous Training Level, as well as providing up to 22 clock hours at no additional charge. Sign up early as registration tends to fill up fast!
The registration fee of $100 ($120 after July 15th) includes:
- BBQ lunch-Friday, Saturday Luncheon
- Light Continental Breakfast both days
- Conference Notebook
- Clock Hours
- Coaches School T-Shirt
- Friday Evening Social
In an effort to continue to better serve coaches and administrators statewide, the 2011 Coaches School will again feature a weekend format (Conference Schedule below).
Pre-conference Sports Medicine First Aid and CPR Training have a separate pre-registration fee of $35 if paid by July 15, and a $45 late registration fee after July 15.
Coaches School Website
2011 Conference Schedule
Thursday, July 28
Pre-Conference Activities (up to 7 clock hours available)
- First Aid and CPR training 12 noon to 5pm
(Additional fee required)
- Hands on Athletic Taping: 6 to 8 pm:
Beginning and Advanced
Lung Function Testing
Friday, July 29
Opening day of the Conference (up to 8 clock hours available)
- OPENING GENERAL SESSION: KRISTINA RIPATTI-PEARCE - “Getting Back in the Game”
- Continental Breakfast
- 19 breakout sessions
- The WIAA “Get Acquainted Barbecue Luncheon”
- Chee Chee and Curt Bruskland Award Presentation at lunch
- GENERAL SESSION TWO: BRUCE BROWN - “Reflections”
- Sport Specific Teaching Technique sessions
- Expanded vendor participation
- Coaches Social, Pool Side at the Red Lion Hotel
Saturday, July 30
Final day of the Conference (up to 7 clock hours available)
- GENERAL SESSION THREE: DENNIS FRANZEN: “Team Building Through Restorative Discipline: Turning Behavior Problems into Opportunities”
- Continental Breakfast
- 18 breakout sessions
- WIAA Q & A Session
- Lunch and Raffle prize drawing
- New Concussion Legislation update for coaches and athletes
- GENERAL SESSION FOUR: SVEN NATER - “The Ten Principles of Leadership I Learned from Coach Wooden”
WIAA Assistant Executive Director
|2011 General Session Speakers|
Former LAPD Officer, Kristina Ripatti-Pearce, who was shot in the line of duty and subsequently paralyzed, will share her story of hope and recovery.
“Train for life," Ripatti-Pearce's motto and mission, encourages people to prepare today for the challenges that they will face tomorrow, to take advantage of opportunities given, and to live life to its fullest.
Former professional basketball player, and the only player in history to lead both the ABA and the NBA in rebounding. Co-author of You Haven't Taught Until They Have Learned: John Wooden's Teaching Principles and Practices.
Head Volleyball Coach at Fresno Pacific University. 16 Golden State Athletic Conference championships, 12 NAIA District/Region titles, 12 national "Final Four" finishes, two national runner-up finishes and six NAIA national championships.
Positive coaching: Bruce presents yearly at the WIAA coaches school focusing on character based athletics.
The WIAA Coaches School has become a great conference and an invaluable resource to help each participant to be the “best coach possible.” So mark your calendar now to be in Yakima for the 15th Annual WIAA Coaches School. We look forward to seeing you at the 2011 WIAA Coaches School!