What is BreakThrough Summit?

Dec. 16, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT
Streamed from Hudl HQ
Free and Open to All

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

Presented by:

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You'll Hear From

Former Head Coach, USWNT

Two-Time FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion

ESPN Basketball Analyst

Head Coach, Baylor University Acrobatics & Tumbling

Five-Time National Champion

Head Coach, UCLA Softball

2019 Women's College World Series Champion

Former University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach

Connecticut Sun
WNBA All-Star, Pac-12 Analyst

The Coaches' Coach & Communication Specialist

Senior Associate Athletic Director
Penn State University


Tucker Center for Research on Women & Girls in Sport

First Female NFL Assistant Coach

Co-Owner, WNBA Seattle Storm


10:00 a.m.
LaChina Robinson, ESPN Basketball Analyst
10:05 a.m.
One-on-One Interview with Jill Ellis
USWNT Former Head Coach, Two-Time World Cup Champion
10:50 a.m.
Leading Greatness Panel
Dr. Jen Welter, First Female NFL Assistant Coach
Charmelle Green, Penn State Sr. Associate AD and WeCOACH Board of Directors
Ginny Gilder, Seattle Storm Co-owner
Moderated by LaChina Robinson
11:45 a.m.
11:50 a.m.
Talent and Strategy Are Nothing Without Culture
Felecia Mulkey, Baylor University Head Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach
12:20 p.m.
WeCOACH Lifetime Achievement Award: Jill Ellis
Presented by Jostens
12:30 p.m.
Live Q&A, virtual yoga and giveaways
1:15 p.m.
The Power of Showing Up
Layshia Clarendon, WNBA All-Star, Pac-12 Network Analyst and Advocate
1:45 p.m.
Championship Communication
Betsy Butterick, The Coaches’ Coach & Communication Specialist
2:15 p.m.
The BruWin Way: Developing & Managing a Championship Staff
Kelly Inouye-Perez, UCLA Head Softball Coach
2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Letting Data Tell the Story on Women Coaches
Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Director of Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
3:30 p.m.
One-on-One Interview with Holly Warlick
Former Women’s Basketball Coach
4:00 p.m.
Closing Comments
LaChina Robinson

Why Watch Live?

Live Q&A

BreakThrough is a chance to learn from and talk peer-to-peer with your fellow coaches.
Attendees will have access to a private chatroom to share ideas, discuss the sessions and share knowledge with colleagues nationwide. We'll also have live giveaways and Q&As with our speakers.

Why BreakThrough?

Women in sport face
unique pressures.


Lack of



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

But progress is about moving forward. We broke through the glass ceiling—now we’re setting the pace.

BreakThrough Summit is a chance for every coach to learn how she can raise the bar.

Sign up for the first-ever BreakThrough Summit.