May 14-16, 2018
Orlando World Center Marriott (Orlando, FL)

Official Sponsor

“HCTC18 is an absolute must for anyone serious about being a leader. The passion and commitment shown by all of the speakers was inspiring.”

Matt Acton
Assistant Coach at Lincoln Memorial University

“The Head Coach Training Center is a one-of-a-kind event that combines intimate networking opportunities with tremendous insight, advice, and tips from successful Head Coaches and Administrators from around the country. The event continues to grow and evolve and allows us to form and cultivate genuine relationships with many rising stars in the basketball industry. We are proud to be a sponsor of HCTC since Year 1 and look forward to supporting the event for many more years to come.”

Nick Bartlett
Marketing Manager at Dr. Dish

“If you want REAL answers to what it takes to become a Head Coach, the HCTC18 is the place for you. I left HCTC18 with so much knowledge. I learned a lot about myself and where I truly am at this point in my coaching career.”

Erin Batth
Assistant Coach at Liberty University

“Where was this 20 years ago when I was starting out in the profession?!? The HCTC would have saved me so many sleepless nights, losses and mistakes made as a first time head coach. Brian did a great job of providing speakers with insights on various topics that all coaches NEED. This is a must-attend event for anyone wanting, not only to be a head coach, but a better coach in general.”

Jamy Bechler
Leadership Coach & Motivational Speaker at John Maxwell Team

“I believe this was a huge professional step to know and to have steps I can follow as far as becoming a Head Coach no matter what level I am at. We are all coaches, and everyone struggles or has a story as to how they got to where they are now. Having those coaches tell their stories and what worked for them was empowering.”

Lindsey Fearing
Head Coach at Central Wyoming College

“The HCTC provided a unique opportunity to personally connect, learn, and network from some of the top coaches and administrators in the country. Brian is a true professional and this conference clearly reflects his knowledge and passion for helping coaches succeed at every level.”

Brianna Finch
Assistant Coach at Barry University

“Head Coach Training Center is the flagship of coaching development. I have attended clinics all over, and Brian Stanchak and his team brings together a diverse mix of speakers and activities that just feel right. I was fortunate enough to receive a scholarship from Brian to attend the HCTC in May. This was a great help to me and I would encourage any student who is serious about coaching to apply and attend. As a Doctorate student, my research focus is on coaching efficiency and the HCTC opened the door to so many wonderful people.”

Richard Jowers
Graduate Student-Assistant at University of Alabama & 2018 HCTC Scholarship Recipient

“HCTC18 was informative, engaging, and grew me holistically as a women’s basketball coach. There was a great deal of diversity in not only topics, but in speakers as well. I walked away from the experience feeling excited, educated, and inspired.”

Heather Kearney
Associate Head Coach at High Point University

“The HCTC was extremely informative and enlightening! The mixture of speakers, AD/Coaches panels, and vendors complimented each other very well. The notes I took will become my outline for success. I definitely feel more prepared to lead at a high level when my Head Coach opportunity arrives.”

Kareem Kenney
Assistant Coach at Fort Valley State University

“The HCTC18 conference came highly recommended by other coaches and it did not disappoint! It provided a great opportunity to hear from several Head Coaches, ADs and SWAs on a variety of topics. It was also one of the best networking platforms to engage in meaningful ways with other coaches from around the country. Thanks to Brian and his staff for putting together such a valuable and jam-packed two days!”

Lenny Levine
Head Coach at Donna Klein High School

“HCTC18 was great. I would recommend it to everyone who wants to grow. HCTC is second to none!”

Marc Mitchell
Head Coach at Saint Peter’s University

“If you want to better measure your readiness for being a Head Coach, you should invest your time, money, and participate in HCTC. Personally, I love how speakers share their unique stories and give invaluable insights on variety of topics about the business. Huge thanks to Brian, who keeps his high standards by orchestrating this tremendous professional development opportunity filled with quality guest speakers and participants.”

Ela Mukosiej
Assistant Coach at University of Texas-San Antonio

“Attending HCTC is valuable on so many levels, as it provides an intimate setting in which all attendees have the opportunity to network and learn from some of the best in our profession. Brian Stanchak does a tremendous job bringing in coaches and administrators of all levels who truly have a passion for what they do. I find myself recharged and re-inspired each year, and I’m already looking forward to next year.”

Sahar Nusseibeh
Assistant Coach at Manhattan College

“I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to speak and help share my path and hopefully help others. Listening and learning from other coaches, administrators, and speakers is always important. I love to get better and hear other’s stories, but let’s face it, coaching has its trials and tribulations. I came back rejuvenated and ready to continue to grow as a Head Coach and better my program. It was fantastic seeing old friends and making new friendships. The HCTC18 was such a great conference that I highly recommend for all levels.”

Bethann Ord
Head Coach at Weber State University

“Thank you so much for organizing such a phenomenal event! I have been rejuvenated as I head into the summer to work and get better for my team next year.”

DèRontè Polite
Head Coach at IMG Academy

“HCTC18 helped me confirm that a lot of the things I am doing already are on the right track. It was great to find out where I am not doing things that could help me reach the goals I have for my career, while providing me the opportunity to connect and ask questions of the people who are doing the hiring.”

Shayne Ross
Head Coach at Oakland City University

“If your ambition is to to be a collegiate Head Coach, the HCTC is the place for you. Over three days, HCTC provided an experience filled with learning growing and connecting, including the applicable strategies and techniques to get and be successful in a Head Coaching role. Thanks to HCTC, I feel better prepared for the interview process and the key elements that will enable me to be effective in leading a collegiate program in the future.”

Chris Straker
Student-Assistant at San Diego State University

“Thank you Brian for a magnificent HCTC18. It was jam-packed with some of the best in the business on every level, and I was able to take away some great nuggets from every speaker.”

Desma Thomas Bateast
Assistant Coach at Florida Atlantic University

“The Head Coach Training Center is one of the best events in the country for a coach to develop themselves off the court. So much of what we do is handling the big picture of our programs, not just the basketball piece. I know that the HCTC has had a profound impact on my career and I look forward to attending in future years!”

Ben Thompson
Head MBB Coach at SUNY-Canton

“The wealth of knowledge provides from such an elite group of coaches was excellent. I definitely went home with even better understanding of the field and the guidance I needed to move forward in my career.”

Jeremy Thompson
Assistant Coach at Mitchell College

“I was so impressed with the amount of knowledge and insight that was provided in a two-day clinic. The speakers were very transparent and giving in their topics that lead to great thinking and development of all aspects of coaching. Very impressive clinic and more impressive leader. Brian Stanchak is in a class by himself!”

Kelly Wells
Head MBB Coach at University of Pikeville

“The Head Coaching Training Center was an amazing experience for me. The dialogue and advice given by the Athletic Directors, Administrators and Coaches was invaluable in getting a big picture of what goes into a hiring. All speakers had a different story that gave great insight in what to do and not to do during their trials and tribulations. I definitely recommend HCTC to anyone wanting to move up in the coaching profession.”

Rachel Wojdowski
Assistant Coach at Duquesne University