Mar 31, 2019
Celia Slater brings nearly 30 years of
unmatched experience in college athletics as both an organizational
head and a collegiate basketball coach, most recently serving as
co-founder and executive director of both the NCAA Women Coaches
Academy (WCA) and The Alliance of Women Coaches (The Alliance). The
WCA started as a professional development program and, due largely
to Celia’s efforts, soon exploded into a network of women coaches
with an ever-growing grant to aid in expansion.
On the court, Celia most recently served at Lynn University in
Boca Raton, Florida, as head women’s basketball coach and member of
the First Year Experience Task Force. In her early days, Celia was
a four-year scholarship athlete and named Most Valuable Player of
the women’s basketball team during her senior year at Florida State
University. Rounding out her academic experience, she earned her
master’s degree in sports administration from the University of
Dr. Jerry Lynch has
been recognized as one of the top five in his profession
nationwide. He has worked with men's and women's basketball,
lacrosse, soccer, tennis, golf and other sports at the universities
of North Carolina, Duke, Maryland, California, Syracuse, Stanford,
Harvard and Middlebury and continues to work with several teams and
parent groups nationally. Several of his clients have
participated in various summer and winter Olympic Games. Most
recently, he has established a consultancy with Steve Kerr, head
coach of the World Champion Golden State Warriors. In the past 30
years alone, he has been part of 54 Final Four and 36 National
Championship at the collegiate and professional levels.
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Highlights from the podcast with Celia Slater and
- Min 11: How do most coaches get trained in sport?
- Min 17: Should sport coaches hire a coach to help them grow,
- Min 23: Women in collegiate sports
- Min 29 Embracing masculine and feminine qualities
- Min 36: Why do female coaches
reach out for help more than male coaches?
- Min 41: Looking at coach as
- Min 45: Creating a unified
board of American sport coaches
- Min 51: Why are there less female coaches now than before
- Min 56: Camp
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