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


Please join us for the 2019 WIAA Coaches School, July 25-27 at the Yakima Convention Center. This annual two-day event FULFILLS WIAA COACHES STANDARDS REQUIREMENTS FOR THREE YEARS and also offers sport-specific certification for Cheer, Dance/Drill, Football, Swim/Dive and Pole Vault AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.

Registration closes July 23, 2019. Walkup registration prices are:
Walk-Up Coaches School - $150
Walk-Up CPR/First Aid - $60
Walk-Up Coaches School + CPR/First Aid - $210
Walk-Up Sport Specific ONLY (Swim, Pole Vault or Football) - $40
Walk-Up Sport Specific ONLY (Cheer or Dance) - $65

Coaches School Registration Includes:
  • Breakfast & Lunch Both Friday and Saturday
  • Door Prize Raffle Items
  • Conference T-Shirt
  • Friday Evening Coaches Social

Coaches School features guest speakers and breakout sessions and is an excellent opportunity for coaches, advisors and administrators of all sports and activities to interact, to learn, and to share experiences that contribute to the professionalism of interscholastic coaching.

Enjoy a power-packed conference that will inspire, motivate, and prepare you for the 2019-20 school year!


Thursday, July 25th

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
3:00pm - 4:00pm Early Check-in/Registration
4:00pm - 7:00pm Sport-Specific Certification:  Cheerleading, Dance/Drill, Pole Vault
Friday, July 26th

8:00am - 8:45am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00am Welcome/Introductions
9:00am - 9:50am General Session #1
10:00am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:50am
Breakout Session #1*
Breakout Session #2*
*Sudden Cardiac Arrest/Concussion Training will be offered during both Breakout Sessions #1 & #2 at no additional cost.
12:00pm - 12:50pm Lunch
Bruskland Award
Smart Choices Scholarship Presentation
1:00pm - 1:50pm
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Breakout Session #3
Breakout Session #4
3:00pm - 3:50pm General Session #2
4:30pm - 6:00pm Coaches Social
Saturday, July 27th

8:00am - 8:50am Continental Breakfast/Updates
9:00am - 9:50am
10:00am - 10:50am
11:00am - 11:40am
Breakout Session #5 9:00am - 10:50am Sport-Specific Cert.:  Football
Breakout Session #6 9:30am - 11:30am Sport-Specific Cert.:
Swimming & Diving
(Lion’s Park Indoor Pool)
Breakout Session #7: 
WIAA Staff Presentations
11:50am - 12:10pm Lunch
12:10pm - 1:00pm General Session #3
*Minimum of six (6) registrants needed to conduct this certification.

 Kamie Ethridge
 WSU Women's Basketball
 Head Coach

 •  All-American point guard at the
    University of Texas
 •  1988 Summer Olympics Gold
    medal winner

 •  2002 Women's Basketball Hall
    of Fame inductee
 •  WSU Women's Basketball Head
    Coach (2018-Present)
 Bruce Brown
 Proactive Coaching
 •  35 years as a teacher, coach,
    athletic administrator at the junior 
    high, high school, junior college 
    and collegiate level
 •  Coached football, basketball, 
    baseball, and volleyball
 •  Former National presenter for the 
    NAIA’s Champions of Character   
 •  Director of Proactive Coaching

 Mike Morgan
 Proactive Coaching

 •  Over 27 years in education
 •  Experience as a coach, music 
    teacher, athletic director and 
    principal in the Colfax School

Host Hotel:

Red Lion Hotel-Yakima Center 
607-E. Yakima Avenue 
Yakima, WA 98901 
(509) 248-5900

Make housing reservations directly with the hotel (509-248-5900). Identify yourself as being with the 2018 WIAA Coaches School to get the group rate.
Other Hotel Options:

Holiday Inn

Best Western Ahtanum Inn

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel

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