2017 A Step Up – Next Level

Designed for assistant coaches with seven (7) years or more ‘college’ basketball assistant coaching experience who are preparing for the NEXT STEP in their coaching careers – the role of Head Coach.

On Tuesday of the Symposium, participants in the NEXT LEVEL learning track will have the opportunity to hear from and interact with current head coaches and senior athletic administrators. NEXT LEVEL participants will also have the benefit of attending day one (Monday) and day three (Wednesday) of the Assistant Coaches Symposium.

Who Should Attend?

  • Assistant Coaches with more than seven years or more coaching experience who aspire to become a Head Coach

Why Should You Attend?

  • Learn how to get on the radar of college administrators as a viable candidate for head coaching openings
  • Gain insight from current head coaches (lessons learned about what they knew and didn’t know and how they’ve applied those new learnings)
  • Be aware of the most effective ways to sell yourself on paper, over the phone and in person during the interview process
  • Interact with College Administrators and Search Firm Representatives
  • Enlarge your networking circle
  • Discover what should be included in your portfolio

REGISTRATION: $250 Early Bird; $275 After April 1
(Cost Includes: Registration, On Court Skills
Development Clinic, Participant Notebook,
Reception and Legend’s Breakfast)

Take A STEP UP – Learn from the Best

Registration Scholarships available through March 24, 2017

Next Level Symposium Schedule
Monday, May 8, 2017
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm On Court – Skills Development Clinic
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Opening Keynote Presenter
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome/Networking Reception
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Classroom Sessions
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm Classroom Sessions
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm Round Table Discussion
6:30 pm – 6:45 pm Check Out
Wednesday, May 10 2017
8:30 am – 1:00 pm Classroom Sessions


Jill Bodensteiner
Notre Dame
Senior Associate AD
NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics (2011-15)
Anucha Browne
Vice President
Women’s Basketball
Julie Cromer Peoples
Associate Vice Chancellor
for Athletics
Senior Associate AD/SWA
Vanessa Fuchs
Florida State
Senior Associate AD/SWA
Terry Gawlik
Senior Associate AD/SWA
Chair of the 2017
Women’s Basketball Committee
Monique Holland
Executive Sr. Associate AD for Administration/SWA
Candice Lee
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy AD/SWA
Maggie McKinley
Executive Senior Associate AD/SWA
Kelcey Roegiers
Georgia State
Associate AD/SWA
Jennifer Strawley
Deputy AD/SWA


Michelle Clark-Heard
Western Kentucky
Head Coach
Damon Haley
Strategic & Creative
Thought Partner
Teri Moren
Head Coach
Vic Schaefer
Mississippi State
Head Coach
C. Vivian Stringer
Head Coach
Kevin Goll
Eastman Beaudine
Search Firm
Eddie Fogler
Search Firm
Dr. Belen T. Gutter
Licensed Psychologist
Veronica Mullen
St. John’s
Director of Basketball Ops
Official Host Hotel
165 Cortland St. NE
Phone: (404) 659-6500
Room Rate: $169 per night (plus state & local taxes)
Rate good through April 24, 2017
Self Parking: $20 per night
CLICK HERE To Make Reservation
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