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COURSE 401:
FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: UNLOCK YOUR COACHING POTENTIAL

Course Info:


Date: December 3-4, 2019

Location:

Harrah's Resort Atlantic City
777 Harrah's Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: 609-441-5000
Hotel Rate is $114+ tax. When making reservations, please ask for “NFCA” room block. For online booking click HERE.

COURSE COST:

On or before December 2, 2019: $199
On-Site December 3-4, 2019: $219

Any questions? Email joanna@nfca.org

COURSE 401: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: UNLOCK YOUR COACHING POTENTIAL

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Instructors:

  • Cindy Bristow
    Founder of Softball Excellence

    • Enters second season as Highlanders’ pitching coach
    • 30-plus years as an author, clinician, speaker, coach and television analyst
    • Held national & international leadership positions with NFCA, USA Softball, ASA & ISF
  • Rhonda Revelle
    Head Coach, Nebraska

    • NFCA Hall of Famer is Nebraska’s all-time wins leader in any sport.
    • Coached 21 NFCA All-Americans & 14 Academic All-Americans.
    • One of eight current coaches to make 20 NCAA appearances.

Guest instructors include:

Pat Conlan
(Georgetown)
Samantha Ekstrand
(NFCA Legal Counsel)
Gretta Melsted
(Augustana)
Karen Weekly
(Tennessee)

Course Overview:

    In the current climate of athletes, coaches are dealing with more off-the-field issues than ever before. Come learn effective coaching strategies to navigate today’s athletic departments, parents, and student athletes. You will:

  • Discover how your coaching style can have maximum impact on your athletes;
  • Gain a better understanding of your players -- why they act the way they do and how to predict their responses;
  • Improve your effectiveness in dealing with recurring issues like playing time, teamwork, discipline, confidence, slumps and change;
  • Learn specific tips for coaching hitters and pitchers;
  • Learn to better manage team meetings, conflict and negativity;
  • Develop effective protocol for pre-game, pitching changes, substitutions, practice, travel, games and team membership;
  • Discuss the art of scheduling and game planning;
  • Learn strategies for goal setting, listening, communicating and delegating;
  • Identify fatal coaching flaws and discuss how to fix them.

Course Schedule
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. : Registration
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. : Clasroom
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. : Classroom