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Coaches School Information

July 25-27, 2019
Yakima Convention Center
CONTACT:  Jennetta Blake
Thursday, July 25

9:00am - 1:00pm First Aid/CPR Certification ($50)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm - 3:00pm Hands-on Taping, Lung Function Testing (NO COST)
3:00pm - 4:00pm Early Check-in/Registration
4:00pm - 7:00pm Sport-Specific Certification:  Cheerleading, Dance/Drill, Pole Vault
Friday, July 26

8:00am - 8:45am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00am Welcome/Introductions
9:00am - 9:50am
Bruce Brown
ProActive Coaching
"The Impact of Trust"

The three things that allow coaches to build a culture of trust with their athletes.

10:00am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:50am

Joel Buffum, MS, ATC, ATL and Chelsea Buffum, MS, LMHC Details TBD
Jennifer Peterson, CSCS, BNCT
Seattle University
Details TBD
Knox Burnett, MA, LMHC, CPT "The Art of Pushing an Athlete to Their Psychological Edge"
One of the greatest challenges in coaching is learning how to unlock each individuals potential on the field/court. In this seminar we are going to look into the neuroscience of how our brains respond to stress, pressure, and intense competition so that coaches can understand a players "Optimal performance Zone". Participants will practice using these insights so they can get a feel for locating a Psychological Edge and utilizing it for growth.
Jasmine Kalili, LAT, ATC
Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman HS, Adjunct Faculty, Kinisiology, WSU
Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Concussion Training
Gerald Martens, MBA, ARM-P, ARM-E, AINS, Director of Risk Management
Washington Schools Risk Management Pool
Details TBD
Brett McDaniel, Athletic Director/Head Girls Basketball Coach, High Performance Coach
Sumner HS, University of Puget Sound
"Team Building Activities to Bring Your Team Together"
Get your season off to a great start by implementing some sure fire activities and practices which will bring your team closer together and bring to life your teams core values. Whether you plan a retreat with your team or simply allocate time getting to know your players these activities will challenge your players and bring them closer together towards the good of the TEAM.
Matt Crevin
Talk Shop
"The 'Must Have' 21st Century Skill"
Face-to-Face Conversations are so pivotal yet lacking in today's youth (and society as a whole). Talk Shop is a live workshop geared to develop this critical life skill.
Mike Morgan
ProActive Coaching
"Playing with Confidence"

Understand what true confidence looks and feels like. What are you worried about? Discover the competitor’s mindset. Earn the right to be confident. Be at your best when your best is needed. Without the guts to take a chance, you can’t play. Learn to fight another round. Take action and develop a plan of attack. If you hang with dogs, you end up with fleas. Be an active participant in your own rescue. Release to your best self.
12:00pm - 12:50pm Lunch
Bruskland Award
Smart Choices Scholarship Presentation
1:00pm - 1:50pm
2:00pm - 2:50pm

Jennifer Peterson, CSCS, BNCT
Seattle University
Details TBD
Dr. Sara Lopez
University of Washington
Details TBD
Dan Taylor, Head Girls Basketball Coach, President
King's HS, Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches' Association
Details TBD
Brett McDaniel, Athletic Director/Head Girls Basketball Coach, High Performance Coach
Sumner HS, University of Puget Sound
"'Character Strong' Athletics"

Learn about a whole new way to look at winning and peak performance through a model that creates a positive, caring culture and an environment to improve self-confidence, performance, and cultivate a joy for the game.
Jasmine Kalili, LAT, ATC
Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman HS, Adjunct Faculty, Kinisiology, WSU
"Athletic Training Tips for Coaches to Keep Athletes Safe"

Ever questioned if you should put a player back in the game after an injury, or what to do if an athlete gets hurt during practice but there is no athletic trainer present? These questions and many more will be answered so that you feel comfortable making the right decisions to keep your players safe.
Dr. Phillip Morgan
Washington State University
"Basic Coaching Principles for the Beginning Team Sport Coach"

This presentation will offer some tips and pointers for the beginning team sport coach. Areas covered will be basic management and organizational principles for practices and contests, dealing with sport officials, and parental-coach relationships. University level students are encouraged to attend if they are just beginning their coaching careers, as well s either first or second year coaches. Beginning coaches of individual sports can also benefit.
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Mike Morgan
ProActive Coaching
4:30pm - 6:00pm Coaches Social - Red Lion Hotel Pool
Saturday, July 27

8:00am - 8:50am Continental Breakfast/Updates
9:00am - 10:50am Sport-Specific Certification:  Football
9:30am - 11:30am Sport-Specific Certification:  Swimming & Diving (Lion's Park Indoor Pool)
9:00am - 9:50am
10:00am - 10:50am

Morgan Larche, Director of UNIFIED Schools
Special Olympics of Washington
"Coaching Interscholastic UNIFIED Sports"

Interscholastic Unified Sports... what is it? A school based team that has students with and without intellectual disabilities who train and compete together. It's based off a simple principal: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. This presentation is designed for current Unified Sport coaches and those who are interested in getting Unified Sports started at their school. The course will help educate coaches and school staff on how to create and manage inclusive teams in their school, look at best practices for training, teammate recruitment,season structure, and financial sustainability. Each attendee will leave this course will gain the resources and understanding on how to implement Special Olympics Interscholastic Unified Sports in your school.
Dr. Sara Lopez
University of Washington
 Details TBD
Steve Bridge
Clear Risk Solutions
"Hot Topic Issues for Coaches"
Presentation is designed to provide coaches with solutions to a few recent legal issues.
Justine McClure
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
"Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention"
A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent suicide.
Star Murray
Tacoma Migrant Justice
"Building Relationships for Social Justice and Equity"
In this workshop, participants will build practical knowledge for integrating perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organization and build relationships. 
Marty Fortin
Association of Washington School Principals 
"Team Building"
Join us for time trusted activities that help build a successful team. You can play or you can watch as we demonstrate activities for small and large groups of participants.
Jeff Blount
Mount Rainier HS
Details TBD
11:00am - 11:50am  

WIAA Staff Presentations
11:50am - 12:10pm Lunch
12:10pm - 1:00pm
Kami Ethridge
WSU Women's Basketball Head Coach
 Details TBA

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