Regional Workshops


WeCOACH provides one-day regional training programs for women coaches, administrators and interested students across the country. These seminars focus on relevant issues and common challenges and offer practical ideas that can be implemented immediately.

Upcoming Regional Workshops:

**Registration Closed**

August 4, 2022
In partnership with the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
La Roche University
Pittsburgh, PA
8:30am ET – 4:00pm ET

Registration fee: $70

Join us in Pittsburgh on August 4 for our Regional Workshop for current or aspiring women coaches, graduate assistants, directors of operations and strength and conditioning coaches!

This one-day workshop is specifically designed to elevate your professional growth through networking opportunities and discussions on critical issues impacting the coaching profession. Communication best practices, LGBTQ+ inclusion, mental health, landing your next job, Title IX, and more will be covered by nationally renowned experts and breakout sessions featuring coach-to-coach peer learning.

Space is limited. Registration required.

Coaches and staff from Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference schools will receive priority registration through May 6.

Administrators, allies and industry professionals (men or women) are welcome to register and will be accepted if space is available. WeCOACH membership is not required for registration, but we welcome you to join our Community!


Speakers include:

  • Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Director, the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
  • Dr. Amy Wilson, Managing Director, NCAA
  • Betsy Butterick, The Coaches’ Coach & Communications Specialist
  • Donna Ledwin, AMCC Commissioner
  • Wendy Meyers, Executive Associate AD/SWA, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kristen Mackel, Director of Mental Health and Clinical Services for Student-Athletes, University of Pittsburgh
  • Lisa Goddard McGuirk, Director of Athletics, Gannon University
  • Danielle O’Leary, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach/SWA, Mount Aloysius College
  • Kamela Gissendanner, Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Student-Athlete Success Coordinator, La Roche University
  • Tina Phillips, Assistant AD/Compliance, Head Softball Coach/SWA, Pitt-Bradford
  • Kara Rehbaum, Assistant AD/SID/SWA, Hilbert College
  • Jennifer Enke, Associate AD/Compliance Director/SWA, Alfred State College
  • Katherine Golebie, Associate Athletic Director/SWA, La Roche University
  • Jessica Welsh, Head Athletic Trainer/SWA, Penn State Altoona



Regional Workshop Participants
Izzy  Alexander Oberlin College
Nicole  Bajuszik La Roche University
Brianna  Baker Mount Aloysius College
Leanne  Bastos Allegheny College
Julie  Bruening Chatham University
Nicole  Bullock Hilbert College
Taylor  Button Alfred State College
Christine  Chiodo La Roche University
Heather  Clark Penn State Behrend Softball
Kristin  Consuegra Presidents’ Athletic Conference
Tracy  Coyne St. Francis University
Allison  Danielak Alfred State College
Kate  Deakins Penn State University
Stephanie  DeRue Alfred State College
Brandy  Duren Gannon University
Jennifer  Enke Alfred State College
Jacqueline  Eshleman Gannon University
Lisa  Evans La Roche University
Kelsey  Franks La Salle University
Kamela  Gissendanner La Roche University
Katherine  Golebie La Roche University
Melissa  Graham Pitt-Bradford
Karina  Graziani Carlow University
Ashley  Gruber Penn State Behrend
Tessa  Gunby Mount Aloysius College
Casey Hickman Gannon University
Anne  Holmok Alfred State College
Taylor  Houck Oberlin College
Diane  Jones LaRoche University
Darien  Lantz Pitt-Greensburg
Emily  Maerz Mount Aloysius College
Meghan Malloy La Salle University
Lisa  McGuirk Gannon University
Jacqueline  Michalski Gannon University
Lydia  Mitchell Oberlin College
Adrianna Napoletano Pennsylvania State University
Breonnah  Neal Gannon University
Danielle  O’Leary Mount Aloysius College
Kaserra Owens University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Ashlee  Parrish Mount Aloysius College
Jennifer  Pawlowski Gannon University
Tina Phillips Pitt-Bradford
Miriam  Powell Penn State
Jan  Reddinger Westminster College
Kara  Rehbaum Hilbert College
Elizabeth  Rhodes Penn State Altoona
Katie Rufo Carnegie Mellon University
Chelsea  Schwab Pitt Bradford
Brooke Scianna Alfred State College
Rosanne Scott Westminster College
Megan  Sefcik Westminster College
Bethany  Snider Westminster College
Nelle Stahura Robert Morris University
Dana Stewart La Roche University
Tammy  Swearingen Westminster College
Erika  Tracy Alfred State College
Jess  Vormelker Allegheny College
Jessica  Welsh Penn State Altoona
Kelly  Wilson Penn State Behrend
Adrienne  Wydra Lycoming College
Jill  Yamma Penn State Behrend

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellations subject to a 15% non-refundable administration fee. Cancellation requests received up to fourteen (14) days prior to the event are eligible for a full refund less administration fee. Cancellation requests made within fourteen (14) days prior to the event are non-refundable and may not be applied to future event registrations, no exceptions, including no-shows. At any point before the event you may request to send an alternate without additional charge. All requests must be made in writing. Please email with your request.