BreakThrough Summit 2020: Digital Leadership Summiit for Women in Sports

December 14–15
12:00–4:30 CT
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What is BreakThrough Summit?

BreakThrough Summit is a free, digital leadership summit designed to develop and celebrate women in sports. Tune in to hear from the top industry leaders in sports and network virtually with your peers.

DECEMBER 14-15

12:00—4:30 P.M. CT

DIGITAL and free

You'll Hear From

Retired Head Coach,
University of Notre Dame
Women's Basketball

ESPN Basketball Analyst

Retired Head Coach, University of Notre Dame Women's Basketball

ESPN Basketball Analyst

Retired UCLA Softball Coach, Founder of ONE Softball

The Coaches’ Coach & Communications Specialist

Assistant Coach, Maine Men’s Basketball

LA Ram Scouting Apprentice & HS Football Coach

Assistant Coach, NBA Sacramento Kings

Director of Athletics, UC Davis

Commissioner, America East Conference

Head Coach, Utah Volleyball

Athletic Director, Ursuline Academy

President, NHL Coaches’ Association

Sr. Associate Commissioner, Pacific 12 Conference

Managing Director of Inclusion, NCAA

University of Florida Head Women’s Soccer Coach

LMSW, Assistant Director of Athletic Counseling, University of Michigan

PsyD, Director of Wellness and Clinical Services, NY Giants

PhD , Stretch Performance Psychology

Co-Founder, Positive Performance Training

Founder, Return on Inclusion

Assistant Coach, UCLA Softball

Co-Owner, WNBA Seattle Storm

Assistant Coach, Clemson Women's Basketball

Director of Women's Football, Federation Royale Marocaine de Football

You'll Hear From

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Muffet McGraw HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Muffet McGraw

Retired Head Coach, University of Notre Dame Women's Basketball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Dawn Staley HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsey Wilson

Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of South Carolina and Head Coach, USA Women's National Team

BreakThrough Summit Speaker LaChina Robinson HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Lachina Robinson

ESPN Basketball Analyst

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Sue Enquist HeadshotSue Enquist

Retired UCLA Softball Coach, Founder of ONE Softball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Betsy Butterick HeadshotBetsy Butterick

The Coaches’ Coach & Communications Specialist

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Becky Burleigh HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Becky Burleigh

Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Florida

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsey Harding HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsey Harding

Assistant Coach,
NBA Sacramento Kings

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Edniesha Curry HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Edniesha Curry

Assistant Coach,
Maine Men’s Basketball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Mickey Grace HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Mickey Grace

Scouting Apprentice, LA Ram Scouting and HS Football Coach

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Kelly Lindsey HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Kelly Lindsey

Director of Women's Football, Federation Royale Marocaine de Football

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Amy Huchthausen HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner,
America East Conference

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Beth Launiere HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Beth Launiere

Head Coach,
Utah Volleyball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Kevin Blue HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Kevin Blue

Director of Athletics,
UC Davis

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsay Artkin HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsay Artkin

President,
NHL Coaches’ Association

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Jen Brooks HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Jen Brooks

Athletic Director,
Ursuline HS Academy

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Teresa Gould HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Teresa Gould

Sr. Associate Commissioner,
Pac-12 Conference

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Nevin Caple HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Nevin Caple

Founder,
Return on Inclusion

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Shimmy Gray-MillerBreakThrough Summit Speaker Shimmy Gray-Miller

Assistant Coach,
Clemson Women's Basketball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Ginny Gilder HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Ginny Gilder

Co-Owner,
WNBA Seattle Storm

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Kirk Walker HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Kirk Walker

Assistant Coach,
UCLA Softball

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Amy Wilson HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Amy Wilson

Managing Director of Inclusion,
NCAA

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LMSW, Assistant Director of Athletic Counseling, University of Michigan

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Nohelani Lawrence HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Nohelani Lawrence

PsyD, Director of Wellness and Clinical Services, NY Giants

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Amanda Alexander HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Amanda Alexander

PhD, Stretch Performance Psychology

BreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsey Wilson HeadshotBreakThrough Summit Speaker Lindsey Wilson

Co-Founder,
Positive Performance Training

Register for Free
12:00–12:05 p.m.

Welcome

  • LaChina Robinson, ESPN Basketball Analyst
  • Megan Kahn, CEO, WeCOACH
12:05–12:55 p.m.

Muffet McGraw One-on-One Interview with LaChina Robinson

Muffet McGraw, Retired Head Coach, University of Notre Dame Women's Basketball

1:00–1:55 p.m.

Breaking Through Panel

  • Edniesha Curry, Assistant Coach, Maine Men’s Basketball
  • Mickey Grace, Scouting Apprentice, LA Rams and HS Football Coach
  • Lindsey Harding, Assistant Coach, NBA Sacramento Kings
  • Kelly Lindsey, Director of Women's Football, Federation Royale Marocaine de Football
  • Moderator: LaChina Robinson
2:00–2:35 p.m.

Navigating Difficult Conversations

Betsy Butterick, The Coaches' Coach & Communications Specialist

2:40–3:35 p.m.

Supporting Women in Coaching Panel

  • Kevin Blue, Director of Athletics, UC Davis
  • Jen Brooks, Athletic Director, Ursuline Academy
  • Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner, America East Conference
  • Beth Launiere, Head Coach, Utah Volleyball
  • Lindsay Artkin, President, NHL Coaches’ Association
  • Moderator: Teresa Gould, Sr. Associate Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference
3:40–4:25 p.m.

Excellence Waits for No One

Sue Enquist, Retired UCLA Softball Coach, Founder of ONE Softball

4:25–4:30 p.m.

Day One Wrap Up

LaChina Robinson

12:00–12:05 p.m.

Welcome

LaChina Robinson, ESPN Basketball Analyst

12:05–1:05 p.m.

Using Your Platform to Drive Social Change

  • Nevin Caple, Founder, Return on Inclusion
  • Kirk Walker, Assistant Coach, UCLA Softball
  • Shimmy Gray-Miller, Assistant Coach, Clemson Women's Basketball
  • Ginny Gilder, Co-Owner WNBA Seattle Storm
  • Moderator: Amy Wilson, Managing Director of Inclusion, NCAA
1:10–1:55 p.m.

Coaching the Person > Player

Becky Burleigh, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Florida

2:00–3:00 p.m.

How Current Social Movements and COVID-19 Have Affected Student-Athlete Mental Health Panel

  • Abigail Eiler, LMSW, Assistant Director of Athletic Counseling, University of Michigan
  • Nohelani Lawrence, PsyD, Director of Wellness and Clinical Services, NY Giants
  • Amanda Alexander, PhD, Stretch Performance Psychology
  • Lindsey Wilson, Co-Founder Positive Performance Training
  • Moderator: LaChina Robinson
3:05–3:10 p.m.

WeCOACH Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

Presented by Jostens

3:10–3:15 p.m.

A Message from WeCOACH and Hudl

3:15–4:05 p.m.

Speaker Announcement Coming Soon

4:05–4:15 p.m.

Closing Comments

With LaChina Robinson and Joy Shadley, Hudl

All times listed are CT.

Schedule

Stay tuned—the schedule will be announced soon.

Connect and Network

BreakThrough Summit is a chance to connect with your fellow coaches, administrators, athletic staff members and allies. Attendees will have access to a private chatroom to share ideas, discuss the sessions and share knowledge with colleagues nationwide.

CHATROOMS

Q&A SESSIONS

GIVEAWAYS

Sports may be taking a timeout—women aren't.

Gender
Stereotyping

Lack of
Representation

Pay
Inequality


Objectification

Women in sports face unique pressures: pay inequality, gender stereotyping, objectification and lack of representation.

Only 41% of women’s collegiate teams are coached by women, and only 28% of youth sports coaches are women. 

The BreakThrough Summit is back! Join us for year two.