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USCCE 2020 Virtual Summit for Coach Educators & Coach Developers

While we may not be able to gather for the Summit this summer, that doesn't mean we can't get together to discuss important issues in our field. 


Scroll down to learn more about the 2020 Virtual Summit on The Future of Coach Education and Coach Development. Event giveaways provided by KT Tape

And hopefully we will all be able to see everyone again in Birmingham, Alabama for the 2021 North American Coach Development Summit May 17-19.

The Future of Coach Education and Coach Development

The USCCE Virtual Summit

June 1, 2, & 3, 2020


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  • The Virtual Summit will include 3 hour interactive program each day from 11am to 3:15pm (ET) on Monday June 1st, Tuesday June 2nd and Wednesday June 3rd with three different virtual events each day.   

  • The 75 minute sessions will start at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm each day (see the full schedule below)

  • Program events will provide opportunities for participant engagement with speakers and other participants through Zoom chats and breakout rooms.

  • Register for the full 3 day event or for an individual day.

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  • Zoom meeting codes will be sent to registered participants prior to the Virtual Summit. Email with any questions.

  • There will be a free Membership Assembly for USCCE members and others interested in learning more about the organization on Tuesday June 2 from 3:30-4:30pm ET. 

        Register for the Member Assemby here.


                        Member Registration - $30 per day and $75 for the full event (discount code was sent by email)

                        Non-member Registration - $50  per day and $120 for the full event.

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2020 USCCE Virtual Summit Schedule

Virtual Schedule

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Monday June 1

11am to 12:15pm ET

A day in the life:

What is a CD and what do we do?

This session will introduce the continuum of the Coach Developer role across sport contexts and levels. Participant engagement in exploring job duties and experiences as coach developers will be encouraged through panel Q&A and discussion.

12:30-1:45pm ET

Curricular models as a foundation for coach development programs

This session will explore the structure and uses of curricular models in NGB and Higher Education programs. Presenter from each area will provide a  summary of their curricular model and discuss its development, followed by an opportunity for group discussion.  

2-3:15pm ET

Supporting coach well-being through coaching education and coach development

This session will identify and discuss strategies to help combat and support the challenges that coaches face to maintain their own physical and mental health, and well-being during a period of isolation from their players and coaches. Topics such as family conflict, poor nutrition, sleep deprivation, social alienation, issues utilizing technology, and other factors that can cause stress and anxiety with coaches will be discussed.

Tuesday June 2

11am to 12:15pm ET

Exploring the intersection between ADM and CE

This session will explore strategies and approaches for the alignment of long term athlete development models and coach education programs.

12:30-1:45pm ET

Evolving systems: Implementing change in complex environments

This session will be a panel Q&A with coach developers who have or are currently evolving their CD systems. Panel members will reflect on the use of evaluations and planning tools in this process.

2-3:15pm ET

How COVID might change coaching education and coach development

This session will begin with a panel to explore the experiences of Coach Developers through COVID and to discuss the adaptation and adjustments that may be necessary in coach education and development in the future. Group discussion will be encouraged to allow sports organizations and professionals to explore how best to navigate to the new normal of coach education and coach development.

Wednesday June 3

11am to 12:15pm ET

#BuildBackBetter: Essential initiatives and movement forward

This session will highlight the extraordinary opportunity we have to make a collective impact on the future of youth sports in America.  Essential initiatives and core documents such as Healthy People 2030, the National Youth Sport Strategy, and the Quality Coaching Framework provide a foundation for grounding a wide range of important youth sport programs and efforts.  Special emphasis will be paid to the role of coaching education and coach development to support how, together, we can Build Back Better.

12:30-1:45pm ET

Maximizing Partnerships for Quality Coach Education and Coach Development

This session sport organization leaders will their expertise and knowledge in creating, maintaining and maximizing partnerships to support and enhance coaching education and coach development.  Organizations will also discuss  their CE resources and ways they  partner with others groups.

2-3:15pm ET

Exploring blended learning in providing coach education and development

This session will focus on learning program design, and will explore different strategies, options, resources and tools that can be used to create a high quality blended learning program. 

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