Where you’ll find Athlete Assessments

By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

December – January sees Athlete Assessments wrap up 2018 presenting at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Annual Conference and ushering in 2019 in Georgia presenting at the National Kinesiology Annual Conference – a busy time! A few details about the jam-packed conference schedule ahead for December 2018 and January 2019 …


46th NCAA Women Coaches Academy and Academy 2.0
Held by WeCoach (previously the Alliance of Women Coaches)
November 28 – December 1 2018 in Denver, Colorado 

The Academy is an integral part of the organization’s strategy to ensure women coaches are empowered with high quality information and opportunities to share their knowledge and experiences with other coaches working in the field across all sports. WeCoach (previously the Alliance of Women Coaches – the name change happened this week!) aims to improve the recruitment, advancement and retention of women coaches. The Women Coaches Academies are an opportunity for all coaches to up skill, network and submerge themselves in the very latest ideas, techniques and methods. Athlete Assessments’ Client Director, Liz Hanson, has been invited to present at each of the three Academies every year since 2010. This year she will again present at the WCA and the Academy 2.0, an extension program available only to graduates of the WCA. Her workshops on CoachDISC give coaches a better understanding of their own coaching style and how that style affects the way they approach their coaching, communication and athletes.


2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Annual Conference
December 5 – 8 2018 in Chicago, Illinois

Share the excitement, the speakers, and the learning with us at the Annual Fastpitch Coaching conference. Reflect on your results and prepare for the year ahead. Bo Hanson, Senior Consultant at Athlete Assessments, 4 x Olympian and 3 x Olympic medalist is presenting a half-day pre-convention workshop on ‘Team Culture Toolkit’ and a workshop during the convention on ‘How to be Athlete Tough’ – both must-see presentations. Athlete Assessments will again be in the Market Place, catching up with clients and talking programs and products including the popular Team Programs.


2018 American Volleyball Coaches Association Conference
December 12 – 16 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Ensure to get to one of the two workshops presented by Bo Hanson at this year’s AVCA Conference. His first workshop is on “Master Your Coaching and Career: Coach to Your Strengths and Build a Winning Team” and will be packed full of invaluable information which will immediately impact coaches’ win/loss records and enjoyment of their coaching. Over the course of the four days, Bo Hanson will present with Heather Mazeitis-Fontenot from the University of Louisiana to talk about team culture in the presentation titled, “Real Life Insights on Driving a Winning Team Culture”. This session provides an insider’s perspective on lessons learned and key success factors in driving your team to new levels of success. When they’re not presenting, catch us in the exhibition hall at the Athlete Assessments booth. Both Bo and Liz Hanson will be keen to hear about your season, your team and what your plans are ahead.


2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Annual Conference
December 14 – 17 2018 in Naples, Florida

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s members number some 1,200 male and female Head Coaches who represent over 20,000 Division I, II and III student-athletes at colleges around the country. The ITA administer a year-round calendar which includes over 80 events at the national and regional level and the Association is charged with educating its members while enhancing and maintaining the standard of the game. The Annual Conference presents an excellent opportunity for Head Coaches of the enormously popular tennis programs to share their learnings, their wins, their losses and their strategies for driving standards. Bo Hanson will present a workshop on team culture at the conference, followed by facilitating a coaches panel discussion to extend on the topic with real-life experiences. You will also find Bo and Liz at Athlete Assessments’ exhibit on the last day of the conference.


2019 The National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education National Conference
January 9 – 12 2019 in Savannah, Georgia 

Bo and Liz Hanson are both heading to the Annual Conference for The National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education in Georgia. This year the conference is themed: “Best Practices in Kinesiology: Showcasing our Successes” featuring workshops for both students and faculty with a special focus on entrepreneurialism and innovation. There will be an examination of trends in social media, open access journals and interdisciplinary collaborations. Come to see some outstanding presentations and visit Athlete Assessments’ exhibit at this event.


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