The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) in conjunction with WeCOACH will host a host a women coaches regional workshop from 8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. on the campus of Occidental College on Monday, Oct. 1.
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.
Registration for the event is $45 and all sports, and all levels are welcome.
Confirmed speakers include Pomona-Pitzer Director of Athletics Lesley Irvine, Pomona-Pitzer Senior Associate AD/SWA Angel Mason, and Pomona-Pitzer head softball coach Joanne Ferguson from the SCIAC. Other guest speakers include Bobbie Kelsey (Los Angeles Sparks), Kirk Walker (assistant softball coach at UCLA), and Evan Unrau (Partner Support Manager, PCA Los Angeles).
Some topics during the session will include building and sustaining synergies between administrators and coaches, and She Can Coach: Thriving & Surviving. Other points of conversation will include effectively managing your staff; work-life balance; inclusion and diversity; and supporting the student-athlete.