HCTC21 Virtual Experience Event!

Official Sponsor

When: May 6th – 7th, 2021
Where: Virtual
Individual Registration Price: $90 per registrant
Staff Registration Price (Up to 5 Staff Members): $375 (20% bundled discount – $75 per ticket)

Registration fees are non-refundable & may be transferred once

Virtual Experience FAQ’s

Registration will be limited to the first 100 registrants!

Registration includes:
Full access to virtual event platform, including all speaker and panel sessions, and Sponsor Showcase

Program & other conference materials

Email list of all attendees, speakers, & sponsors

Official certificate


Opportunity to win one of numerous giveaways

5% discount off HCTC22 registration (in-person only)

Register Here!

Virtual Event Experiences:
Attend the event from any location; accessible through your PC or any mobile device via the Whova Mobile app

Access the event platform weeks prior to and post-HCTC21 to view information and for enhanced networking opportunities well-beyond the two-day event

Obtain real-time push notifications to let you know important updates 

Access all HCTC21 documents

SmartProfiles, which is auto-populated prior to HCTC21 and enables you to add or edit information, allows you to learn about other attendees, directly communicate with other attendees via in-app messaging, and exchange contact information with other attendees via E-Business cards

Maximize your virtual event networking opportunities through Attendee Matchmaking, where Whova recommends others with commonalities including professional and educational background, location, and interests

Access the Community Board to start discussions, share thoughts, ask questions, and “Suggest a Meet” to engage with other attendees outside of the Community Board

Interact with speakers by “liking” their session and leaving comments

Use the Twitter tool to share your thoughts with those outside the event, with the #HCTC21 hashtag automatically added to your tweets 

Access virtual booths via the Sponsor Showcase, which allows you to view sponsor videos, photos, marketing materials, giveaways, special offers, and chat with sponsors

Now in its fifth year, Head Coach Training Center® is the premier annual event for college basketball coaches. HCTC focuses exclusively on off-the-court professional development strategies and networking opportunities for coaches looking to obtain a highly coveted first time or new Head Coach position, as well as how to be successful in that role.

Current head coaches will share stories about their distinct individual career paths and unique strategies for becoming and succeeding as a Head Coach. HCTC also features collegiate AD’s, athletic administrators, search firm executives, industry leaders, and leadership experts who will share their perspective of the search process and how coaches can thrive in pursuing and excelling in a Head Coach position.

Since 2016, 54 attendees have obtained a first-time or new collegiate Head Coach position!

Examples of Topics Covered:
Preparing to be a Head Coach as an Assistant Coach * Preparing to become a Head Coach at a higher level * Networking * Resume materials * Pursuing positions * Creating an interview portfolio * Interview * Contract * Benefits of an agent * Leadership skills * First 30 days * Hiring and managing staff * Making the transition from Assistant Coach to Head Coach * Making the transition as a Head Coach from one NCAA level to another * Lessons learned after year one as a Head Coach * and more!

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