Expert Insight for Impact Driven Coaches

There are few opportunities for coaches to grow their skill sets beyond the X’s and O’s of their sport. Until now.

7 . 11 . 2018|8:30a – 3:30p|Music City Center

2018 Speakers

Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon

Best Selling Author

Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. He is the author of 5 best-sellers, including The Energy Bus.

RA Dickey

RA Dickey

Major League Baseball Player

R.A. is a NL Cy-Young Award Winner (2012) and pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. He is the author of the New York Times Best Seller Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity, and the Perfect Knuckleball.

Janine Tucker

Janine Tucker

Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Coach

In her 24 seasons as head women’s lacrosse coach, Janine is the all-time winningest coach at Johns Hopkins. She is a five-time IWLCA Regional Coach of the Year and author of six books.

Cuonzo Martin

Cuonzo Martin

University of Missouri Men’s Basketball Coach

Cuonzo is currently in his first season as head men’s basketball coach at Missouri. He coached previously at The University of Tennessee and Cal. Prior to coaching, he played collegiate basketball for Purdue and four years professionally.

Inky Johnson

Inky Johnson

Inspirationalist 

A nationally recognized speaker, Inky inspires audiences to embrace life’s challenges. He played football for the University of Tennessee before his career was cut short by paralysis in his arm.

Greg Sankey

Greg Sankey

SEC Commissioner

Greg has been the Commissioner of The Southeastern Conference since 2015. Prior, he was the Commissioner of the Southland Conference and golf coach at Northwestern State University.

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What to expect

There are few opportunities for coaches to grow their skill sets beyond the X’s and O’s of their sport.

Until now.

The Coach Forum offers high school and college coaches an opportunity to learn from highly respected coaches, former athletes, doctors, and sports professionals from around the country that are innovatively leading their athletes, improving their communities, and building thriving programs.

Networking


Get to know other like-minded coaches.

Expert Insight


Hear dynamic presenters share their tools and experiences.

Breakouts


Interact with speakers and other attendees in smaller sessions.

Ticketing

Ticket includes admission, parking, light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

Early Bird Ticket

$69

  • Early Bird discount!
  • Limited Availability
  • Available through May 14th!

Conference Ticket

$99

  • Regular Ticket
  • General Admission
  • Open Registration

Bring the Team!

$60/per ticket

  • Purchase 6 tickets or more at the same time to save!
  • Price will increase to $90 per ticket on May 15th, so act now!

Interested in a scholarship for a discounted ticket? Contact krissie@nashvillecoachingcoalition.com

Some of Our Past Attendees

What the coaches are saying

It is a real asset to my staff to have such quality speakers in one location addressing topics that we all deal with as coaches, but often don’t discuss.

Bill Whittemore

Head Football Coach

Franklin Road Academy

The Coach Forum is an invaluable resource for going beyond the X’s and O’s to learn how to nurture young people on our teams to grow into their best selves.

Geoff McDonald

Women’s Tennis Head Coach

Vanderbilt University

Our entire coaching staff attended The Coach Forum. I can’t put into words what a valuable resource this was for our staff. The Coach Forum is a can’t miss!

Kim Rosamond

Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Tennessee Tech University

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2017 Speakers

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy

Head Softball Coach, University of Alabama

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw

Former Tennessee Titan, Author

Heath Eslinger

Heath Eslinger

Head Wrestling Coach, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Will Healy

Will Healy

Head Football Coach, Austin Peay State University

Dana Ford

Dana Ford

Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Tennessee State University

Shanterra McBride

Shanterra McBride

Author and Founder, Marvelous University

Dr. Burton Elrod

Dr. Burton Elrod

NFL and NCAA orthopedic Surgeon

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Vice President of Youth Development at STARS Nashville

Dr. Chris Carr

Dr. Chris Carr

Performance Psychologist for the Indiana Pacers

Steve Herndon

Steve Herndon

Former Atlanta Falcon, Founder SafetyNet Recovery Center

Hayley McCall

Hayley McCall

Former Midfielder for Sky Blue FC, Leadership Consultant at Tribus Allen

Stephanie White

Stephanie White

Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Vanderbilt University

2016 Speakers

Joe Ehrmann

Joe Ehrmann

Former NFL player, Author

Darren Ambrose

Darren Ambrose

Head Women's Soccer Coach, Vanderbilt University

Ingle Martin

Ingle Martin

Head Football Coach, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Celia Slater

Celia Slater

Former Executive Director, NCAA Women's Coaches Academy, Founder of True North Sports

Will Heininger

Will Heininger

Former University of Michigan Football Player

Dotsie Basuch

Dotsie Basuch

Olympic Silver Medalist Cyclist, Motivational Speaker

Stephen James

Stephen James

Executive Director of Sage Hill Counseling

Geoff McDonald

Geoff McDonald

Head Men's Tennis Coach, Vanderbilt University

Shan Foster

Shan Foster

Senior Director of External Affairs, AMEND Together

Wendy Borlabi

Wendy Borlabi

Performance Psychologist for the Chicago Bulls

Dr. Allen Sills

Dr. Allen Sills

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University

Josh Davis

Josh Davis

Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer

Valorie Kondos Field

Valorie Kondos Field

Head Gymnastics Coach, UCLA