Youth & High School Women Coaches Academy

Our Youth & High School Women Coaches Academy is a virtual program modeled after our longstanding premier NCAA  Women Coaches Academy that is open to Youth, Club, Middle School & High School Women Coaches across all sports.  This two-day program aims to provide leadership development programming that elevates your holistic coaching  effectiveness by learning advanced leadership skills and strategies that directly affect personal and team success. Within our community of coaches at the youth & high school level, we recognize the challenges you face to stay and advance in the profession. Register today for our Youth & High School Women Coaches Academy and together, we will learn best practices for navigating those challenges. 

     July 31-August 1, 2023

Youth & High School Women Coaches Academy Class #3

All participants must be a WeCOACH member (membership required to register for the Academy). Not a member? Sign up here! or use the non-members registration to become a member and register at the same time! 
Registration closed July 14
Cost & Scholarships

$75 Early Bird registration fee (through June 30)

$120 – Regular registration (beginning July 1)

All registrants must be a WeCOACH member (active membership required to register for the Academy). Not a member? Sign up here!

Limited scholarships available, see below.

Our partner Hudl, has generously provided full tuition scholarships for 10 women coaches to participate in the 2023 Youth & High School Women Coaches AcademyA minimum of five (5) scholarships will be awarded to women coaches of color.

Scholarship applications are due Friday, June 16.  Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need and compelling Academy scholarship application responses.  Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 23.

If you are not selected to receive a scholarship, you may still register for the Academy by June 30 to receive the $75 early bird rate.

Registration Requirements
  • All participants must be a WeCOACH member (membership required to register for the Academy).Not a member? Sign up here or use the “Non-Members Registration” to purchase your membership and register for the Academy all in one step!
  • Registration priority will be given to current or aspiring Youth, Club, Middle School & High School Women Coaches (head, assistant, associate or volunteer), strength & conditioning coaches and/or athletic trainers.
  • Allies may register and will be selected to attend if space is available.

*If you attended the 2021 or 2022 High School Women Coaches Leadership Academy you are welcome to participate again, but please understand some sessions will be similar.

Schedule
  • Each day will start at 2:00pm ET and run until approximately 7:00pm ET.
  • The full schedule will be provided to registered participants at a later date.
  • All sessions are mandatory.
  • To protect the integrity of the authentic conversations that transpire, sessions will not be recorded.

*Please note the above times are subject to change until schedule is finalized.

Academy Session Topics

Session Topics May Include:

  • Effectively Coaching Gen Z; Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being; Timely Issues Impacting Youth & High School Athletics; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Title IX; Understanding the College Recruiting Landscape; Leadership Best Practices

*Please note the above topics are tentative and may change once the schedule is finalized. 

Application Timeline

Applications Accepted: May 1 – July 14

Scholarship Applications Due: June 16

Scholarship Recipients Notified: June 23

2023 Class #3 Email (schedule, etc.): Week of July 17-21

Press Release issued announcing 2023 Class #3: July 24

2023 Youth & High School Women Coaches Academy Begins: July 31 at 2pm ET

Cancellation Policy
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

All cancellations subject to a 15% non-refundable administration fee.  Cancellation requests received more than sixty (60) days prior to the event are eligible for a full refund less administration fee.  Cancellation requests received thirty (30) to sixty (60) days prior to the event are eligible for a 50% refund less administration fee. Cancellation requests made within thirty (30) days prior to the event are non-refundable and may not be applied to future event registrations, no exceptions.  Cancellation requests must be made in writing. Please contact us with your request.

Partners

Thank you to our partners!

 

 

2023 High School Women Coaches Leadership Academy #3 Participants

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