2021 North American Coach Development Summit Highlights

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Sergio Lara-Bercial

Dr. Bettina Callary

The thrid Summit keynote is being selected by the Lakeshore Foundation and will be announced soon.

The Lakeshore Foundation is a national leader in sport and physical activity programming and research for individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions, as well as being the home training site for many Paralympians. 


Full Schedule to be posted in December 2020


The 2021 Summit begins on Monday May 17th at 8am.  The closing address is on Wednesday May 19th at 4pm.

After you register and before attending, download the WHOVA app to your smart phone or tablet to view the full Summit program at your finger tips.


The Summit will use the Whova to allow Summit attendees to view the full program, create a personalized itinerary, communication with others attending Summit, register for master classes, and more. The Whova app is a free download available for iOS and Android systems.  Upon registering, participants will be sent the Summit access code that will allow them to open up the full Summit program and gain full access to the Whova features.

Summit Registration Includes:

  • Opening Reception and Annual Coaching Education/Coach Development Legacy Award Ceremony on Monday evening May 17, 2021

  • Exciting keynote sessions by professional leaders in coaching educaiton and coach development

  • Discussion group opportunities to explore context specific application, ideas and implications of presented  keynote topics

  • Featured presentations from leadership organizations

  • An interactive poster / networking coffee break on Tuesday

  • Access to the full Summit program and live event updates through the WHOVA app

  • Panels, workshops, and presentations from top researchers and practitioners across all levels of sport

  • 'Action Tank' sessions designed to spark engagement, interaction and action items engagement around important topics in the field of coaching education and coach development

  • Opening USCCE President's Address

  • USCCE Business Meeting/ Delegate Assembly - open to everyone

  • Lunch during the Summit on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

  • Master Class sessions These are unique 75-90 minute interactive sessions that provide professionals with an  opportunity to take a deeper look at core issues with peers in a facilitated setting.  The opportunity to participate in master class sessions is included as a part of the Professional Summit registration fee only.  Space in these sessions is limited and sign up is required through the Whova Summit program. 

  • Questions about the upcoming North American Coach Development Summit?  Contact us at summit@USCoachExcellence.org

iCoachKids is coming to North America!


The USCCE is excited to partner with the Institute for the Study of Youth Sport to present the first North American iCoachKids event on May 16, 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama.  

The iCoachKids event will be a fun community event for youth sport coaches with speakers and on field activities. 

Registration for the iCoachKids event will be separate from the 2021 North American Coach Development Summit registration.

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