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WBCA announces participants in the 15th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program

Published on January 30, 2017

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The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the class for the 15th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program.  The event is a three-day workshop held March 29-31 in conjunction with the WBCA Convention in Dallas during Final Four weekend.

According to the WBCA, the objectives of the program are to:

  • Increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure coaching positions in women’s basketball.
  • Increase the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in coaching.
  • Introduce female basketball players to coaches and administrators, and raise awareness of the existing talent pool of female basketball players who have a passion and interest in coaching the game of women’s basketball.

“We continue to invest in young, aspiring coaches through our ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ program,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew in a release. “Each year, the WBCA family reinforces our support for this important entry-level program. We have high expectations for these graduating student-athletes and the future contributions they will make to the game of women’s basketball.”

Members of the 2017 “So You Want To Be A Coach” class

NameInstitutionDivision
Shelbi AimonettiLoyola MarymountNCAA DI
Abigail BartoszewiczMount UnionNCAA DIII
Essence BaucomElonNCAA DI
Brittany BigottSt. ThomasNAIA
Ciaira BrisenoSt. Mary's, TXNCAA DII
Devon BrookshireSt. Mary’s, CANCAA DI
Brittany BrownFlorida StateNCAA DI
Jill BrunoriWake ForestNCAA DI
Olivia CallanShenandoahNCAA DIII
Noelle CobbLa VerneNCAA DIII
Morgan CooperLenoir-RhyneNCAA DII
Alexandria CoyneWest FloridaNCAA DII
Bria EmanuelCampbellNCAA DI
Peyton FerrisMontana StateNCAA DI
BreAnna FraserEastern NazareneNCAA DIII
Julie Gonzalez-RodriguezMount OliveNCAA DII
Megan GreenMary WashingtonNCAA DIII
La'Trice HallHartfordNCAA DI
Mickey HanscheCoeNCAA DIII
Nola HenryCo. of CharlestonNCAA DI
Erica HolmesDenisonNCAA DIII
Sarah HopeBoston U.NCAA DI
Erin HorneConverseNCAA DII
Caitlin IngleDrakeNCAA DI
Kai JamesFlorida StateNCAA DI
Joi JonesAppalachian StateNCAA DI
Mercedes JorgeEmbry RiddleNCAA DII
Megan KuetherOhio WesleyanNCAA DIII
Kylie LibbyBinghamtonNCAA DI
Hayley LisCal State-MaritimeNAIA
Katelyn LoeckerOklahoma StateNCAA DI
Deanna MayzaHartfordNCAA DI
Mikala McGheeFlorida Gulf CoastNCAA DI
Savannah MorganEmoryNCAA DIII
Bailey NorthWisconsin-ParksideNCAA DII
Chantel OsahorWashingtonNCAA DI
Maggie ProffittCentral ArkansasNCAA DI
Kaylie RaderRegisNCAA DII
Amber ReevesUNC WilmingtonNCAA DI
Hannah RehbaumBrockportNCAA DIII
Kiera RobinsonVCUNCAA DI
Veronica RyanGeorgia CollegeNCAA DII
Kayla SeymourDavidsonNCAA DI
Miah ShephardKeiserNAIA
Allison SilfenBowdoinNCAA DIII
Minta SpearsVanderbiltNCAA DI
Brianna SpectorSUNY OneontaNCAA DIII
Miah SpencerNC StateNCAA DI
Jacklyn StewartGrove CityNCAA DIII
Taylor StewartIllinois StateNCAA DI
Victoria StewartAmherstNCAA DIII
Jayne StuartOlivet NazareneNAIA
Cha'Ron SweeneyGeorgia TechNCAA DI
Siera ThompsonMichiganNCAA DI
Alexandra TomlinsonWingateNCAA DII
Korbyn UkasickColorado CollegeNCAA DIII
Leslie VorpahlTulaneNCAA DI
Katarina VuckovicGeorgia TechNCAA DI
Tiffany WebsterQuinnipiacNCAA DI
Ashley WilliamsNorth Carolina StateNCAA DI
Danielle WilliamsMichiganNCAA DI

Qualified candidates must have exhausted their final year of basketball eligibility at a four-year institution or have graduated within the past year. In addition, the candidate’s head coach has to nominate them and must be an active WBCA member. Each participant is selected based on her academics, contributions to women’s basketball on and off the court, professional resume and a written recommendation from their head coach.

This post is part of the thread: 2016-17 College Season – an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline for more context on this post.


 

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