Chicago Regional Workshop


The Alliance of Women Coaches provides one-day regional training programs for women coaches, administrators and interested students across the country. These seminars focus on relevant issues and common challenges and offer practical ideas that can be implemented immediately.

Women Coaches Regional Workshop

Tuesday, September 12
Chicago, IL

hosted in partnership with

1-Day Women Coaches Workshop

Big Ten Conference Office
9:30am – 3:30pm CST
Registration Fee $70*

Space is limited
All sports, all levels welcome, including pro, college, high school, and club/youth

Registration begins at 9am
*Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch


Happy Hour, Co-hosted by the Alliance &
Women Leaders in College Sports

All attendees are invited
Fogo de Chao, Rosemont (walking distance)
4:00-5:30pm CT


Jim Delany – Big Ten Conference, Commissioner
Tom Douple – Summit League, Commissioner
Julie Roe Lach – Horizon League, Deputy Commissioner
Amy Wilson – NCAA, Director of Inclusion
Charmelle Green – Penn State, Sr Associate AD
Tonya McGowan – UIC, Sr Associate AD
Maria Sanchez – Northwestern, Assistant AD
Kyle Rechlicz – Milwaukee, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Stephanie Wheeler – Illinois, Head Wheelchair WBB Coach
Barbara Burke – Iowa, Sr. Associate AD
Terry Gawlik – Wisconsin, Sr. Associate AD
Kelley Hartley Hutton – Fort Wayne, Athletic Director
Eric Lueshen – LGBT SportSafe, Co-Founder
Mattie White – Indiana, Sr. Associate AD
Janna Blais – Northwestern, Deputy Director of Athletics
Yvette Healy – Wisconsin, Head Softball Coach
Nancy Cross – Purdue, Sr. Associate AD
Angie Torain, Notre Dame, Associate AD
More speakers to be announced!


Aloft Rosemont
A room block has been reserved at the rate of $149/night + tax
Rates available until 5:00pm CT on August 28, 2017 or until soldout


Big Ten Conference Office
5440 Park Place, Rosemont, IL 60018
Registration (9:00 – 9:30a) – 2nd Floor foyer
Workshop (9:30a – 3:30p) – 202-205
Parking is available in the MB Financial Park parking garage. We encourage you to consider car-pooling.
Get parking ticket validated at the Big Ten Security Desk upon arrival.
Cost: $7.50 per car to be paid at pay station inside garage before returning to car.


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Upcoming 2017 Regional Workshops

Portland, September 18, 2017, hosted in partnership with the West Coast Conference
Tampa, more details to be announced, hosted in partnership with Tampa Bay Sports Commission

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellations subject to a 15% non-refundable administration fee. Cancellation requests received up to fourteen (14) days prior to the event are eligible for a full refund less administration fee. Cancellation requests made within fourteen (14) days prior to the event are non-refundable and may not be applied to future event registrations, no exceptions, including no-shows. At any point before the event you may request to send an alternate without additional charge. All requests must be made in writing. Please email with your request.