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Steve Bandura | Founder & Program Director, Anderson Monarchs

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Youth Travel Sports Done Right: How the Anderson Monarchs Use Sports as a Vehicle to Impact Lives

Since 1995 the Anderson Monarchs youth sports program has provided young people with athletic, educational, and enrichment opportunities. Founder Steve Bandura will discuss how the Monarchs have used travel as a tool to teach history, raise awareness of social issues, and create leaders, all while maintaining a standard of excellence on the field and in the classroom. 

 
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TJ Buchanan | Technical Director for Athlete Development, US Lacrosse

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Utilizing LTAD Theory in the Real World

Developing athletes is about much more than using your favorite drills. This session will discuss how coaches can reap the benefits of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and gain greater engagement from their athletes.

 
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Ahngelique A. Annule | Coach Developer, US Lacrosse

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Utilizing LTAD Theory in the Real World

Developing athletes is about much more than using your favorite drills. This session will discuss how coaches can reap the benefits of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and gain greater engagement from their athletes.

 
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Christopher Diaz | CEO, Serve1, LLC

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Using Performance Psychology Principles to Increase Fulfillment in the Lives of Coaches & Athletes

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Erin Garvey Giorgio | Head Girl's Basketball Coach/Instructor/Advisor, Science Leadership Academy

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Differentiating Your Practice: Accommodating Various Learning Styles to Maximize Success

What type of practice environment helps athletes to fully reach their potential? What steps can we make as coaches for providing a highly inclusive and supportive environment? Join us for a conversation that examines these questions (and more) through an instructional lens, with a focus on strategies for capitalizing on students’ learning preferences and needs in practice to maximize potential.

 
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Mitchell Greene | Owner, GreenePysch

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Teaching Players to Manage Mind Chatter

At some point in every season, players will doubt and second-guess themselves to the point where their game-day performances won’t meet expectations. In this workshop, coaches will learn practical techniques to help players manage their “mind chatter” so they can perform despite negative self-talk and sabotaging self-statements.

 
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Gabe Infante | Head Football Coach/Associate Athletic Director, St. Joseph's Prep

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2018 Coach's Call Back - Each year, the presenter receiving the most positive feedback will be invited to return the following year for a Coach's Call Back - a repeat of their session from the previous year.  Coach Infante will be repeating his 2017 Philadelphia Coaches Conference presentation for this year's attendees.  

The Art of Coaching

In this presentation, one will learn to find a voice and personal philosophy on coaching.  This will create a powerful and effective synergy between your individual beliefs and those that pertain to your coaching.  We will compare the Science of Coaching to the skills and attributes that can help transcend your skills and styles as a coach.

 
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Mehdi Rhazali | Head Coach, Men's & Women's Tennis, Drexel University

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Alumni as a Key Component of Your Program

This presentation will focus on the importance of alumni in an athletic program, specifically how to use alumni to support your players and the team as a whole. We will discuss how to build alumni involvement, how to keep alumni engaged, and how to build a community within your program using alumni. 

 
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Tom Sexton | Author, Creating a Team Like No Other

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Coaching: A Sacred Trust - Coaches As People Of Influence

The basic premise of  this session is that coaches influence their athletes to a far greater degree than often realized. Coach Sexton will offer testimony based on his own experience of over fifty years as the head cross country coach at Cheltenham High School combined with the results of a survey he conducted with current and former athletes. He will  explain some of the reasons why coaches make such a deep and lasting impression. He will discuss characteristics of impact coaches.

 
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Denise Sullivan | Senior Director of Development & Marketing, Flyers Charities

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Understanding Trends in Athletic Development – Supporting the Philanthropic Endeavors of Your Coaches and Athletes

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