BreakThrough Summit

Online Digital Leadership Summit for Women in Sports

Replay Recording Now Available

WeCOACH and Hudl are thrilled to bring back BreakThrough Summit for 2020! And we’re going ๐˜ฝ๐™ž๐™œ๐™œ๐™š๐™ง, ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ก๐™™๐™š๐™ง with a two-day online event, December 14-15, featuring more speakers, sports, topics and action-oriented dialogue!

This year’s event features two-time national champion and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Muffet McGraw and returning as emcee, ESPN basketball analyst LaChina Robinson.


    • Muffet McGraw, Retired Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Notre Dame – One on One Interview with LaChina Robinson – Presented by Morgan Stanley
    • Dawn Staley, Head Coach, South Carolina Women’s Basketball and Head Coach, USA Women’s Basketball National Team – Presented by TeamAltemus
    • Sue Enquist, Retired UCLA Softball Coach & Founder of ONE Softball
    • Betsy Butterick, The Coachesโ€™ Coach & Communications Specialist
    • Becky Burleigh, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Florida

Breaking Through

    • Edniesha Curry, Assistant Coach, Maine Men’s Basketball
    • Mickey Grace, LA Rams Scouting Apprentice & HS Football Coach
    • Lindsey Harding, Assistant Coach, NBA Sacramento Kings
    • Kelly Lindsey, Director of Womenโ€™s Football, Federation Royale Marocaine de Football
    • Moderator: LaChina Robinson

Supporting Women in Coaching

    • Beth Launiere, Head Coach, Utah Volleyball
    • Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner, America East Conference
    • Kevin Blue, Director of Athletics, UC-Davis
    • Lindsay Artkin, President, NHL Coaches’ Association
    • Jen Brooks, Athletic Director, Ursuline Academy (HS)
    • Moderator: Teresa Gould, Sr. Associate Commissioner, Pac-12

Using Your Platform to Drive Social Change

    • Nevin Caple, Founder, Return On Inclusion
    • Shimmy Gray-Miller, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, Clemson University
    • Kirk Walker, Assistant Softball Coach, UCLA
    • Ginny Gilder, Co-Owner, Seattle Storm
    • Moderator: Dr. Amy Wilson, Managing Director of Inclusion, NCAA

How Current Social Movements and COVID 19 Have Affected Student-Athlete Mental Health

    • Abigail Eiler, LMSW, Assistant Director of Athletic Counseling, University of Michigan
    • Nohelani Lawrence, PsyD, Director of Wellness and Clinical Services, NY Giants
    • Amanda Alexander, PhD, Stretch Performance Psychology
    • Lindsey Wilson, Co-Founder, Positive Performance Training
    • Moderator: Danielle Slaton, Director of External Relations for the School of Education and Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University

Check out the schedule!


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Did you miss our live BreakThrough Summit?ย  Did you want to watch again?

On December 16 we hosted the first-ever BreakThrough Summit for women in sports. Weโ€™ve partnered with Hudl to bring the top women in the industry to youโ€”wherever you areโ€”live.

This FREE, online-only Summit is designed to support, develop and celebrate women in sports. Open to anyone at any level. Speakers included:

Jill Ellis
Former Head Coach, USWNT
Two-Time FIFA World Cup Champion

Dr. Jen Welter
First Female NFL Assistant Coach

LaChina Robinson
ESPN Basketball Analyst

Kelly Inouye-Perez
Head Coach, UCLA Softball
2019 Womenโ€™s College World Series Champion

Betsy Butterick
The Coaches’ Coach & Communications Specialist

Ginny Gilder
Co-owner, WNBA Seattle Storm

Holly Warlick
Former University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach

Felecia Mulkey
Head Coach, Baylor University Acrobatics & Tumbling
Five-Time National Champion

Layshia Clarendon
Connecticut Sun
WNBA All-Star, Pac-12 Analyst

Dr. Nicole LaVoi
Tucker Center for Research on Women & Girls in Sport

Charmelle Green
Senior Associate Athletic Director
Penn State University

WeCOACH Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by Jostens
Inaugural Recipient: Jill Ellis
Miss the event? View the presentation