Each year during the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Convention The Trust hosts a professional development workshop exclusively for former NFL players who are currently coaching OR interested in coaching.
The Coaching for Success Workshop is an opportunity for you to explore the many factors that go into navigating coaching as a career and enhancing your brand within the landscape.
Use the links below to access the recordings of the sessions that took place during the 2020 Coaching for Success Workshop.
Coaching for Success Recorded Sessions
- Welcome: Don Davis
Don Davis welcomes players to the 2020 Coaching for Success Workshop and shares his own story.
- Defining Your Dream Team: Candice Lee
Learn the ins and outs of creating a staff, navigating administration and the importance of establishing short and long term goals to meet your team’s maximum potential.
- Filling The Gap: Corey Holliday
A discussion encompassing personal questions around the coaching lifestyle, career progression, and other general topics related to the coaching industry.
- For the Love of the Game: Alternative Careers in Sports Panel
What else is there? Discover career options other than coaching that allow you to stay connected to football.
Moderator: Carrie Leger White
Panelists: Jon Harris, Kirk Morrison, Stephaie Patton, Gene Smith
- Coaches’ Huddle Building Your Playbook
Coaches will have the opportunity to engage one another around offensive and defensive schemes, and signature plays.
- Make Your Network Work: Tracy Moss and Valerie Ayer
Ever wonder if you are getting the most out of your network? In the coaching world, we know that it’s not who you know but who knows you. This session will help you identify, analyze, empower and engage your coaching network.
- Maximizing Wellness: Dr. Kensa Gunter
Attendees will learn about the common signs of stress and learn strategies for maintaining overall wellness, on and off the field, as they become immersed in the daily life of being a coach.
- What’s Your Coaching Persona: Brooke Brzozowske
Understand how your values shape your vision, personal communication styles and executive presence.