Virtual Learning

2023 Coaching for Success

Coaching For Success is an opportunity to learn more about the coaching industry and help advance your career in the field. Whether you are just entering the field or moving through the ranks, there are sessions available to help get you to the next level. Hear from industry professionals and expand your professional network with new connections.

Use the links below to access the recordings of the sessions that took place during the Coaching for Success Workshop 2023.

Coaching for Success Recorded Sessions:

Hear from a panel who will share their insights on the current coaching climate. Get a better understanding of the hiring trends, skills and backgrounds that schools and teams are looking for, along with the challenges faced by coaches in their current positions and when seeking new opportunities.

Panelists: Aaron Kelton (Head Football Coach, Savannah State University), Roman Oben (Vice President of Football Development, NFL), Randale Richmond (Director of Athletics, Kent State University)

Moderator: Kelly Mehrtens, Executive Director of The Trust (Powered by the NFLPA)

As societal norms rapidly change, so do your student athletes. In this session, we will take a deep dive into how to build a program of excellence that embodies values, fair play and respect while also connecting with your ever-evolving student athletes and inspiring them all to work towards a common goal.

Panelists: Nick Eason (Assistant Coach, Defensive Run Game Coordinator, Defensive Tackles, Clemson University), Haven Fields (Deputy Athletics Director, Ball State University), Van Malone (Assistant Head Coach, Kansas State University)

Moderator: Curtis Hollomon (CEO, M&H Development Lab)

Join us for this opportunity to hear how a sitting Athletic Director, Sean T. Frazier of Northern Illinois University, moved throughout his career in the sports industry and how he ended up in his current position. He will also share thoughts on the coaches he interacted with at multiple institutions and the attributes of coaches that have stood out to him.

Speaker: Sean T. Frazier, Vice President/Director of Athletics and Recreation, Northern Illinois University

Want to get ahead of the competition? Join this session to hear about a software platform’s technology and how it can help you to support the progressive development of student athletes.

Speaker: Craig Davis, Vice President of Team Solutions, DVSport Software

Join this open discussion with NCAA staff regarding the legislative items that will impact you as coaches. Topics to include NIL, Campus Trends and Enforcement Updates.

Speaker: Chris Howard, Director of Enforcement, NCAA

As a coach, you wear many hats and are responsible for the well-being of many people. How do you navigate this coaching profession without getting overwhelmed yourself? Join us for this interactive discussion where you will be provided with wellness strategies to help you care for you, your players and your family.

Speaker: Dr. LaKeitha Poole, Founder & CEO of Small Talk Counseling and Consulting

Are you getting the most out of your network? In the coaching world, we know that it’s not who you know but who knows you. During this session, you will be equipped with tools to empower your network to identify coaching opportunities and strategies to master that interview.

Speakers: Tracy Bareither & Connor Golden-Sims (Advisors, AthLife)