HCTC is more than an event – it’s an experience! 

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When: May 8-10, 2024
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando (Orlando, FL)
Registration Price: $295.00

HCTC registration will be limited to 100 registrants!

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Registration includes:
Ticket to Teamworks Opening Night Networking Mixer

All-access to all speaker and panel sessions, as well as Sponsor Showcase

Full access to Whova event app (sponsored by Teamworks) prior to, during, and post-HCTC24

Thursday & Friday Coffee & Tea Bar (sponsored by Dr. Dish)

Event tote

Event materials

*T-shirt size only guaranteed for registrations made prior to April 15th*

Official certificate

Opportunity to win one of numerous giveaways

Now in its eighth year, Head Coach Training Center® is the premier annual event for current and aspiring college basketball head coaches. HCTC focuses exclusively on off-the-court professional development and networking opportunities for coaches who desire to learn successful strategies for pursuing and excelling in a highly coveted Head Coach position.

Current head coaches will share stories about their distinct career paths and unique approaches as a Head Coach. HCTC also features collegiate athletic directors, athletic administrators, search firm executives, conference commissioners, media personnel, industry leaders, leadership experts, and agents who will share their individual perspectives on how coaches can thrive during the search process and succeed as a Head Coach.

Since 2016, over 130 attendees have obtained a first-time or new collegiate Head Coach position, including 44 at the Division I level!

Who Should Attend:
HCTC’s exclusive focus on off-the-court professional development provides a unique and valuable learning opportunity for both current head coaches and assistant coaches who aspire to one day obtain a Head Coach position. Numerous head coaches from all collegiate levels have attended HCTC to learn proven strategies to be the most successful in their current role as a Head Coach.

HCTC24 Will Introduce an Assistant Coach Training Center Track!
For the first time, HCTC24 will offer an Assistant Coach Training Center Track. During HCTC, the ACTC Track will feature breakout sessions where assistant coaches will learn proven strategies to improve and flourish in their current and future roles. Assistant coaches will also have the opportunity to network with current and future head coaches.

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 * NIL * Navigating the transfer portal and more!

Behind the Scenes:
HCTC is coordinated by With The Assist, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, and led by Brian D. Stanchak. Brian is also the President of The BDS Agency, a nationally respected sports agency specializing in the representation of college basketball coaches.

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