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

Official Sponsor

When: May 8-10, 2023
Where: Margaritaville Resort Orlando (Kissimmee, FL)
Registration Price: $295.00
*Price will increase to $325.00 on April 17, 2023 through HCTC23

Registration will be limited to 100 registrants!

Register Here

Registration includes:
Ticket to Teamworks Opening Night Networking Mixer

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

Tuesday and Wednesday’s Coffee & Tea Bar (sponsored by Dr. Dish)

Full access to Whova event app (sponsored by INFLCR) prior to, during, and post-HCTC23

Just Play Sports Solutions event bag

Event materials

*T-shirt size only guaranteed for registrations made prior to April 17th*

Official certificate

Opportunity to win one of numerous giveaways

Now in its seventh 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 proven strategies for pursuing and succeeding in a highly coveted Head Coach position.

Current head coaches will share stories about their distinct career paths and unique approaches to thriving as a Head Coach. HCTC also features collegiate AD’s, athletic administrators, conference commissioners, search firm executives, industry leaders, and leadership experts who will share their individual perspectives on how coaches can thrive during the search process and excel in a Head Coach position.

Since 2016, 92 attendees have obtained a first-time or new collegiate Head Coach position, including 25 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.

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!

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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