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Programs > Women in Sport Summit

CONTACTS:  BJ Kuntz |  bkuntz@wiaa.com  Sam Brown | sbrown@wiaa.com


UPDATED 6/2/2020
Due to COVID-19 developments, the Women in Sport Summit has been postponed.  While unfortunate, please stay tuned for an announcement as WIAA staff works to develop alternative options.

Registration will remain open for those interested in being contacted with information and communication pertinent to Women in Sport and similar topics as alternative options are explored.

If you have already registered, WIAA will contact you via the email provided when a final decision has been made about this event.


Please join us for the WIAA's inaugural Women in Sport Summit.  This one-day event was created to inspire, connect and guide women in the pursuit of coaching and athletic leadership.

The conference is geared toward female collegiate and high school Athletic Directors, Administrators, Coaches, Aspiring Leaders and Champions of Women in Sport. Throughout the day, attendees will:

  • Hear from keynote speaker Lesle Gallimore, former UW Women's Head Soccer Coach
  • Listen to two moderated panels made up of collegiate athletic personnel as well as high school athletic personnel
  • Attend their choice of breakout sessions covering topics related to: strength/physical training specific to female athletes, nutrition and body image, mindfulness and resilience, designing equitable/inclusive programming, leadership for the female athlete and advocacy, mentorship and advancement within the workplace
  • Take part in networking with fellow attendees
  • Walk away with new connections, tools and support

Scholarship opportunities are available, please inquire with BJ Kuntz or Sam Brown.

9:00am - 9:30am Registration / Mix & Mingle / Coffee & Snacks
9:30am - 9:45am Welcome / Introductions
9:45am - 10:00m Opening Speaker
10:00am - 11:00am Collegiate Panel
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout Session 1 - (3 sessions to choose from)
12:00pm - 1:00pm    Lunch / Keynote Speaker, Lesle Gallimore
1:00pm - 1:15pm    BREAK
1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout Session 2 - (3 sessions to choose from)
2:30pm - 3:30pm High School Panel
3:30pm - 4:00pm End of Day / Networking Activity, Dr. Hannah Olson, UW

 Lesle Gallimore
 Presented by WeCOACH
 University of Washington
Former Women's Head Soccer
 Erin O'Connell
 University of Washington
 Senior Associate AD
 Lynn Hickey
 Eastern Washington University
 Associate Vice President/Director of

 Kim Chandler
 Whitman College
 Athletic Director/Chair of Sports
 Studies, Recreation and Athletics


Diane Flick-Williams
 Western Washington University
 Head Volleyball Coach

Sarah Martinez, M.Ed
Yale University
Head Women's Soccer Coach

Jen Peterson, C.S.C.S
Seattle University
Strength, Speed and Conditioning Coach
Hannah Olson, Ph.D
UW Center for Leadership in Athletics
Assistant Director & Teaching Associate

Julie McCleery, Ph.D
UW Center for Leadership in Athletics
Director of Research-Practice Partnerships

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