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2018 North American Coach Development Summit Keynotes & Highlights

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Global Leadership & Innovations in Coach Development: An International Keynote Panel

Monday June 18, 2018

The North American Coach Development Summit will begin with an exciting international showcase panel with leaders in coach development from around the world.  Our panelists will share innovations, ideas and research that is shaping coaching education and coach development in their countries and organizations. 

John Bales
President, International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE)
Masamitsu Ito, Ph.D.
Nippon Sport Science University, Tokyo, Japan
Deputy Director, NSSU Coach Developer Academy
Glenn Cundari
Technical Director, Professional Golf Association (PGA) Canada
Andrew Abraham, Ph.D.
Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
FA Coach Development
David Piggott, Ph.D.
Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
FA Coach Development

Developing 'Right Age, Right Stage' Coaching Education

Tuesday June 19, 2018

An expert in curriculum design and development, U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Coach Development Manager, Christopher Packert will explore educational theories that can help frame the foundation of curriculum development.  He will introduce educational models that provide the structure for developing sound curriculum, and he will showcase elements of U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s new Level 100 Coach Certification course as an example of a curriculum that was built upon this framework

Leveraging Social Learning: Communities of Practice & Coach Development

Wednesday June 20, 2018

A top researcher and coach developer with experience working in Olympic sport, Dr. Diane Culver’s will explore social learning theory and communities of practice for supporting individual and organizational learning value and capability. Based on the needs of coaches in specific contexts, examples and strategies will be provided to showcase how coach developers and other stakeholders can support coach learning by adopting this approach.

Additional Program Highlights

Un-conference sessions designed to spark engagement and interaction around important topics in the field of coaching education and coach development.

  • Post keynote discussion groups to explore context specific application, ideas and implications of presented  topics

  • NGB Coaching Education Leadership & Update panel

  • Master Class sessions

  • Youth sport organization diversity panel

  • Featured presentations by United States Center for SafeSport , USADA/True Sport  & Re>Act

  • USCCE President's Address

  • Organizational membership delegate meeting

  • Annual Coaching Education Legacy Award

  • Opening Reception hosted by the US Tennis Association

  • Check back for updates and additions!

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