Coach Forum 2016by Krissie Self
The Coaching Forum 2016 Conference in Nashville, TN brings you sports insights from the top coaches in their respective sports. Learn how to become a better coach from the best in this compilation of speakers.
Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist and former USA Swimming team captain. Josh is now a highly sought after swim coach and speaker. He has recently been named the head swim coach at Oklahoma Christian University.
Geoff McDonald has spent 22 seasons as Head Vanderbilt Women’s Tennis Coach where he has been the SEC Coach of the Year 3-times, and won the 2015 National Championship.
Joe Ehrmann is a former NFL All-Pro and high school football coach who now speaks, writes, trains coaches and athletic directors to be transformational leaders.
Shan Foster is a former Vanderbilt University basketball star and 2nd round draft pick of the Dallas Mavericks. Shan is currently the Executive Director of MEND, an initiative of the YWCA that seeks to end violence against women and girls by engaging and educating men.
Valorie Kondos Field is the head gymnastics coach at UCLA where she has one 6 national titles and been named National Coach of the Year 4 times.
Dr. Wendy Borlabi is currently a performance psychologist for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. She has also worked for the United States Olympic Committee and is the founder of Borlabi Consulting.
Darren Ambrose is the head women's soccer coach at Vanderbilt University. Dotsie Bausch is an Olympic silver medal winning cyclist, a color analyst for NBC Sports, an ambassador for the National Eating Disorder Association, an accomplished activist, coach, and business leader.
Dr. Allen Sills is a Professor of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a team consultant for Vanderbilt Athletics, the Nashville Predators, the Tennessee Titans, and the US Equestrian Foundation Ingle Martin is the Head Football Coach at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, TN.
Stephen James is a psychologist and founder of Sage Hill Counseling in Nashville, TN.
Will Heininger is a former defensive lineman for the University of Michigan who now works with U of M's Athletes Connect program which assists college athletes who are struggling with depression and other mental health issues.
Celia Slater is a nationally recognized leader in coaching development. She currently runs Truth North Sports (truenorthsports.net), an organization that provides educational programs that build people and leadership skills in coaches that are looking for success and significance in their role within the team experience.