2019-2020 Schedule and Topics
Headways for Athletic Directors: Developing Girl-Centered Athletic Programs will be facilitated by Catherine Chubb, Athletic Director of Hutchison School. Dates and times for the five discussions will be announced in mid-August.
Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning for the Female Athlete
Topics to consider: sports medicine, athletic trainers, equipment, training practices, injury prevention, levels of staffing for injury prevention, requirements, and classes
College Admissions for Athletes
Topics to consider: role of the athletic department, parental expectations and student-athlete expectations, perceptions about recruiting and “athletics aiding the admissions process”
Coaching and Teaching Generation Z
Topics to consider: parental involvement, player recognition-awards/letters, social media, commitment level, club team conflicts of interest, private training/lessons
Transgender and Gender Identity: What are implications for athletic programs at all-girls schools?
Topics to consider: roster policies, league rules, uniforms, locker room accommodations, overnight trips, coach sensitivity and professional development
Developing Coaching Excellence
Topics to consider: best hiring, retaining, supporting practices for coaches, evaluations and assessment, mentoring, other expectations, duties and responsibilities, and professional development