It’s more than an event – it’s an experience! 

Official Sponsor

When: May 4th-6th, 2022
Where: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Resort (Kissimmee, FL)
Individual Registration Price: TBA
Staff Registration Price (Up to 5 Staff Members): TBA

A $25 administrative fee will be assessed on any refunds prior to May 1st & registration fees are non-refundable beginning May 1st

Registration will be limited to the first 100 registrants!

Registration includes:
Full access to all speaker and panel sessions, as well as Sponsor Showcase

Opening Night Networking Mixer

Program & other conference materials

Email list of all attendees, speakers, & sponsors

Official certificate

*For registrations prior to May 1st*

Opportunity to win one of numerous giveaways

Register Here!

Now in its sixth 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, 66 attendees have obtained a first-time or new collegiate Head Coach position!

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 focused on representing college basketball 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 * and more!

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