SPORTS ACCESS TRACK SCHEDULE 2021
**Speakers and times subject to change
MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021
Session #1--11:00 am Central Time (Chicago)
DEVELOPING BETTER COACHES
Coaches are one of the primary contact points for athletes. The coach has enormous power to influence the physical, mental and emotional health of the athlete. How do we develop coaches to be more effective in their roles? What training can bolster their performance? Where do we draw the line between hard coaching and abusive coaching?
Session #2--12:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
Athletes need sports equipment to participate in their sport. Yet in many communities, residents are not able to afford safe and proper equipment. Take a look at some great initiatives that are harnessing resources to provide this equipment to underserved communities and countries across the world.
Session #4--05:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
TICKETS FOR SPORTING EVENTS
Most of us remember the first time that we attended a sporting event. It is a transformational experience that few of us forget. How can we use tickets not only to give great experiences, but as a tool for providing sustainable fundraising opportunities for many nonprofit organizations?
TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2021
Session #5--11:00 am Central Time (Chicago)
SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT
Sports is one of the most powerful ways for individuals to grow. The communication and team work skills that are developed through sports impact individuals throughout their lives. How do we use sports effectively to develop youth? What are the best training systems? Which skills are most important to develop?
Session #8--05:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
DEVELOPING NEXT GEN LEADERS
Who is going to lead our next generation of sports philanthropy? How do we develop a philanthropic mindset in today's youth? Learn from those training our young leaders and from some of those special youth that are leading the charge!
SPORTS ACCESS TRACK SCHEDULE 2020
MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020
Session 1--11:00 am Central Time (Chicago)
PARTICIPATION FEES--Many children are not able to afford the costs of playing sports. How can we help them pay for the increasing costs and provide them with the important outlets that sports give them for the social and emotional learning?
Hockey 4 Youth Foundation
Every Kid Sports
Lindy Infante Foundation
Session 2--12:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
SPORTS EQUIPMENT--Every kids needs sports equipment and many organizations need to provide increased amounts of sports equipment to meet the requirements of COVID-19. What are some strategies and ideas for organizations to obtain sports equipment and how can we give the equipment longer life and allow it to be passed along to eager recipients instead of languishing in garages.
Sports Bra Project
Game Time Foundation
Session 3--4:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
ACCESS TO FACILITIES, TRAINING AND TRANSPORTATION--So many young athletes struggle to access to the facilities and training that they need. Many others are offered the chance to play and train but lack the transportation needed to take advantage of these opportunities. How has COVID complicated the delivery of training and other services even further? How can we overcome these barriers for what appears to be a long term change in our world?
URJ Six Points Sports Academy
Girls on the Run Chicago
Ramah Sports Academy
Session 4--5:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
OPEN FOR OVERFLOW EVENT
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020
Session 5--11:00 am Central Time (Chicago)
SPORT AND DEVELOPMENT--Join some of the top voices internationally as they look at how sport is being used for development and peace.
Sport and Dev
Director of Operations
Journal of Sport for Development
Session 6--12:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
DEVELOPING BETTER COACHES--Coaches have an enormous impact on the development of young athletes, teach them to love the sport and guide them to become better people. How can we improve the training for coaches and help them influence the next generation of athletes.
30 Days with America’s High School Coaches
Susan Crown Exchange
Sr. Communications Associate
Session 7--4:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
MILITARY AND VETERANS--These individuals have provided service to our country. Too many have paid the ultimate sacrifice or suffered permanent disabilities as a result of their service. How does sports help repay veterans and their families?
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Vice President-Sports and Entertainment
Sustainability and Outreach Coordinator
Session 8--5:00 pm Central Time (Chicago)
YOUTH VOICE--Too frequently we see adults dictate the way sports are played. Kids are not given enough input into the planning, execution and playing of sports. What steps can we take to empower the kids to share more about the way they want to experience sports.
Hockey 4 Youth Foundation
National Council Youth Sports