OVERVIEW
SCHEDULE
SPEAKERS
HOTEL/TRAVEL
AREA ACTIVITIES
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CONTACT NFCA
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Tuesday December 3
9 a.m. Wilson Golf Scramble Registration - Quarry Golf Club
10 a.m. Wilson Golf Scramble Start - Quarry Golf Club
12-4 p.m. NFCA Convention Registration - MRC Second Floor
Wednesday December 4
7 a.m.-7 p.m. NFCA Convention Registration - MRC Second Floor
   
8:30-9:45 a.m.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS (8:30-9:45 a.m.)

Hall of Fame Committee - MRC Conference Room 8

Coaching Education Committee - MRC Conference Room 10

All-American Regional Chairs - MRC Salons C & D

Diversity Committee - MRC Conference Room 6

Tournament & Camp Committee - MRC Conference Room 11

Awards Committee - MRC Conference Room 9

   
9:30-11 a.m. Right View Pro Training - MRC Conference Rooms 17-18
   
10-11:15 a.m.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS (10-11:15 a.m.)

Rules & Officials Committee - MRC Conference Room 9

Internet Committee - MRC Conference Room 6

Education & Publications Committee - MRC Conference Rooms 13 & 14

Nominating Committee - MRC Conference Room 16

Recruiting Committee - MRC Salons C & D

Ethics Committee - MRC Conference Room 8

   
12-4 p.m. Pre-Convention Seminar - "Patters in Extraordinary Coaching, Team Building & Leadership" - Terry Pettit, Founder, Terry Pettit Coaching Enhancement- MRC Salon E
2-7 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up - Exhibit Hall A CC
3-4 p.m. New Convention Attendee Orientation - MRC Conference Room 7
4:30-6:30 p.m. General Session - Keynote Speaker - Terry Pettit - MRC Salons G-M (Enter thru Salon I)
6:30-8:30 p.m. Louisville Slugger Reception - MRC Salons A-F
7-9 p.m. Division II HCC Meeting - MRC Conference Rooms 1/2
7:30-9 p.m. Division I HCC Meeting - MRC Conference Rooms 13/14
8-10 p.m. FCA Coaches Fellowship - MRC Conference Room 8
Thursday December 5
7 a.m.-7 p.m. NFCA Convention Registration - MRC Second Floor
7-9 a.m. USSSA Continental Breakfast - MRC Salon E
7-8:30 a.m. Hall of Fame Committee - MRC Conference Room 10
   
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Caucus/Business Meetings by Group (8:30-11:30 a.m.)

Division I - MRC Salons G-M

Division II - MRC Salons A-B

Division III - MRC Salons C-D

NAIA - MRC Conference Rooms 3/4

NJCAA - MRC Conference Rooms 13/14

Travel Ball - MRC Conference Room 12

Emeriti Group - MRC Conference Room 11

   
11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open - CC Exhibit Hall A
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Easton Victory Club Luncheon - CC Ballroom A
1:30-2:30 p.m. Visit the Exhibitors! Exhibit Hall Drawings & Silent Auction - CC Exhibit Hall A
1:30 p.m. Conference Meeting for MAC - MRC Conference Room 6
3-3:50 p.m. "Tradition, Hard Work & Success: Developing a Winning Program for the Long Term" - Carol Hutchins, Head Coach, University of Michigan - CC Ballroom A
4-4:50 p.m. "Choosing Your Optimum Team Defense" - Hofstra University Staff - CC Ballroom A
5-6:30 p.m. Mizuno Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall - CC Exhibit Hall A
5-6 p.m. The Alliance of Women Coaches and HUMANeX Present "The Science Behind Team Culture!" - MRC Conference Rooms 17/18
5:30-7 p.m.

Conference Meeting for Big Ten - MRC Conference Rooms 3/4

   
6-7 p.m.

Conference Meeting for Missouri Valley Conference (6-7 p.m.) - MRC Conference Room 11

Conference Meeting for Big Sky Conference (6-7 p.m.) - MRC Conference Room 10

Conference Meeting for Mountain West Conference (6-7 p.m.) - MRC Conference Room 8

   
6-9 p.m.

Conference Meeting for Big 12 Conference (6-9 p.m.) - MRC Conference Rooms 1/2

Conference Meeting for Ohio Valley Conference (6-9 p.m.) - MRC Conference Room 7

   
7-10 p.m. Mentoring Workshop - Powered by NCSA - MRC Salons E-F
9 p.m.-12 a.m. Diamond Sports "PARTY ZONE" Hospitality - MRC Salons G-M
9 p.m.-12 a.m. Diamond Sports "SOCIAL LOUNGE" Hospitality - MRC Salons C-D
9-11 p.m. FCA Three-Dimensional Coaching Session - Salons A-B
Friday December 6
7-9 a.m. Schutt Sports Continental Breakfast - MRC Salon E
7-8 a.m. FCA Breakfast - MRC Salons A-B
7:30-9 a.m. Cal JC Caucus/Business Meeting - MRC Conference Rooms 13/14
   
8 a.m.

Continuation of Business Meetings (8 a.m.)

High School Caucus - MRC Conference Rooms 3/4

Division I Continuation - MRC Salons G-M

Division II Continuation - MRC Conference Rooms 1/2

Division III Continuation - MRC Salons C-D

   
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open - CC Exhibit Hall A
9 a.m. "Defense: Playing Catch at a High Level" - Marla Townsend, Head Coach, University of Alabama, Birmingham - CC Ballroom A
10 a.m. "The Working Relationship Between Coaches & Hitters" - Tim Walton, Head Coach, University of Florida - CC Ballroom A
11 a.m. "The Yips: When Mind Matters" - Eileen Canney Linnehan, Assistant Coach, University of Illinois, Chicago - CC Ballroom A
12-1:30 p.m. Visit the Exhibit Hall - CC Exhibit Hall A
1:30-3:30 p.m. Softball Summit - Discuss current issues in the world of softball - CC Ballroom A
3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closes/Teardown Begins
   
3:30-4:20 p.m. 

"Planning for Three Phases of Practice: Individuals, Preseason & Competition" (3:30-4:20 p.m.) - Texas A&M University Coaching Staff - CC Ballroom A

"Really? That's a Rule?" (3:30-4:20 p.m.) - Dee Abrahamson, NCAA Secretary Rules Editor - MRW Salon C

   
4:30-5:20 p.m. 

"Taking Over a Program: A New 'State' of Mind" (4:30-5:20 p.m.) - Shawn Rychcik, Head Coach, North Carolina State University - MRW Salon C

"Agressive Baserunning: Your Key to Scoring More Runs" (4:30-5:20 p.m.) - Eric Oakley, Head Coach, University of North Dakota - CC Ballroom A

   
6-6:30 p.m. NFCA Hall of Fame Reception - MRC Salons G-M
6:30-10 p.m. NFCA Hall of Fame Banquet - MRC Salons G-M
Saturday December 7
8 a.m. Texas Woman's University - Master's Info Session - MRC Conference Room 11
8-9 a.m. "Details and Distinctions for Confidently Training Mental Skills" - Aaron Weintraub, Mental Training Expert - MRC Conference Rooms 17/18
9-10:30 a.m. NFCA Coaching Staff of the Year Brunch - MRC Salons G-M
   
10:30/11:30 a.m.

Choose Two of the Following Roundtable Topics for 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sessions

Roundtable Topics - "Secret Life of a Staff" - Amanda Lehotak, Head Coach, Penn State University - MRW Salon D

Roundtable Topics - "Building a Successful Softball Business" - Sara Hayes, Founder & Owner, Powerline Consulting - MRW Salons A-B

Roundtable Topics - "Teach, Inspire and Connect to Your Players Through Books & Articles" - Yvette Healy, Head Coach, University of Wisconsin - MRW Salon C

Roundtable Topics - "Maximizing Success With Equity, Diversity & Inclusion" - Kirk Walker, Assistant Coach, UCLA & Sue Rankin, Senior Research Associate, Rankin & Associates Consulting and former Penn State head coach - MRW Salon E/F

   
12:30 p.m. "Drills, Drills, Drills" - Cheryl Milligan, Head Coach, Tufts University; Diane Miller, Assistant Coach, University of Nebraska; Rachel Hanson, Head Coach, Dartmouth College; Kevin Shelton, Head Coach, Texas Glory - MRC Salons G-M
2-2:50 p.m. "Empowering Culture-Defining Leaders in an Age of Entitlement" - Aaron Weintraub, Mental Training Expert - MRC Salons G-M
3-3:50 p.m. "Creating Your Offense Through Mechanics, Mentality & Philosophy" - Corrie Hill, Assistant Coach, University of Texas - MRC Salons G-M
4-4:50 p.m. "Training Today's Pitchers" - Lance Glasoe, Assistant Coach, University of Washington - MRC Salons G-M
 
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