The Women Coaches Academy (WCA), hosted in partnership between WeCOACH and the NCAA since 2003, is a 4-day educational training open to NCAA coaches of all experience levels that offers non-sport-specific program management strategies, with a special focus on philosophy development and building your skills and knowledge about planning, communication, legal issues, ethics, hiring, supervising staff, conflict resolution, learning styles and achieving success. The next-level NCAA Academy 2.0 now falls within the NCAA partnership as of 2019.
Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities. WeCOACH and the Tucker Center partner on several initiatives and research opportunities which powerfully narrate the story for and about women coaches.
WiSP Sports tells the stories of sportswomen across the world, promoting gender equality, diversity, fairness and access. WiSP Sports co-produces the WeCOACH Podcast on its global network of 3M listeners.
Hudl is a leading performance analysis company revolutionizing the way coaches and athletes prepare for and stay ahead of the competition. Founded in 2006, Hudl offers a complete suite of products that empower more than 160,000 global sports teams at every level—from grassroots to professional organizations—to gather insights with video and data. Hudl’s products and services include online tools, mobile and desktop apps, smart cameras, analytics, professional consultation and more.
Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)
The WBCA is the professional association for coaches’ of women’s and girls’ basketball at all levels of the sport. The WBCA is committed to serving its members and helping to grow women’s basketball by providing educational programming, networking opportunities, information and news, legislative and rules updates, and acting as the collective voice of the membership to the NCAA and other governing bodies in the sport.
Groople is a full-service travel logistics company that specializes in providing personalized group booking services to organizations globally. The company understands the complexities and stress that can go along with booking groups; and provides a one stop shop solution for all group booking needs (group airfare, hotels, charter buses and car rentals). Groople (GROups+peOPLE) blends today high-tech technology with the high touch that is required in the group booking business to exceed customers’ expectations daily and globally. Visit the WeCOACH customized travel page.
The LGBT SportSafe Inclusion Program was developed to create an infrastructure for athletic administrators, coaches, sports leaders and leagues to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer inclusion. LGBT SportSafe practices are incorporated into WeCOACH’s in-person and digital programming.
Positive Coaching Alliance
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops better athletes, better people through resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes.
Women Leaders in College Sports
Women Leaders in College Sports is the premier leadership organization that develops, connects, and advances women working in college sports and beyond. Women Leaders takes a pro-active role in advancing women into positions of influence and powerfully shapes the landscape of women leaders. WeCOACH and Women Leaders collaborate on various programs and initiatives throughout the year.
Women’s Sports Foundation
Founded in 1974 by tennis legend, Billie Jean King, the Women’s Sports Foundation is dedicated to creating leaders by ensuring all girls access to sports.
The LA84 Foundation provides an opportunity for youth to have fun while learning valuable life skills through structured sports programs.
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