6 episodes

The WBCA Podcast: Growing Our Game is where we sit down with coaches and industry leaders to dive into a variety of topics regarding women’s basketball. Join host Shanteona Keys, manager of education, and the association as we work to build excellent people, not just excellent players, and improve lives, not just records.

WBCA Podcast: Growing Our Game Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)

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The WBCA Podcast: Growing Our Game is where we sit down with coaches and industry leaders to dive into a variety of topics regarding women’s basketball. Join host Shanteona Keys, manager of education, and the association as we work to build excellent people, not just excellent players, and improve lives, not just records.

    Episode 26: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Lauren Flaum and Ashlee Villarreal)

    Episode 26: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Lauren Flaum and Ashlee Villarreal)

    Flaum (Tulane) and Villarreal (Georgia Tech) offer their insights on building relationships, managing and maneuvering COVID-19 and what’s it’s like to wear many hats for a women’s basketball program.

    • 27 min
    Episode 25: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. AnnMarie Gilbert and Molly Miller)

    Episode 25: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. AnnMarie Gilbert and Molly Miller)

    We continue our “Coaches on Coaches” series with head coaches AnnMarie Gilbert of Detroit Mercy and Molly Miller of Grand Canyon. Both coaches are entering their first season at the NCAA Division I level after successful stints at NCAA Division II programs. In this episode Gilbert and Miller offer insights into their transitions from DII to leading a DI program.

    • 24 min
    Episode 24: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Tasha Brown and Danielle O'Banion)

    Episode 24: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Tasha Brown and Danielle O'Banion)

    We continue our “Coaches on Coaches” series with assistant coaches Tasha Brown of UCLA and Danielle O’Banion of Minnesota. Brown and O’Banion discuss coaching over the past eight months including empowering student-athletes through civic engagement and how their programs have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 25 min
    Episode 23: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Harry Perretta and Barbara Stevens)

    Episode 23: Coaches on Coaches (Feat. Harry Perretta and Barbara Stevens)

    Retired head coaches Harry Perretta of Villanova and former WBCA president Barbara Stevens of Bentley combine for total of 1,822 wins and today they are going to offer their insight on what they’ve learned through their 40+ years of coaching experience.

    • 47 min
    Episode 22: Managing Anxiety and Performance (Feat. Amanda Alexander)

    Episode 22: Managing Anxiety and Performance (Feat. Amanda Alexander)

    Shanteona Keys, WBCA manager of education, sits down to talk with Amanda Alexander, licensed psychologist at Stretch Performance Psychology. Alexander is a former Division I athlete and earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Her primary areas of expertise and interest are peak performance, stress management/reduction, burnout and more. Today she will talk about performance anxiety in student-athletes and how coaches can best support them.

    • 26 min
    Episode 21: Positive Performance Training and Student-Athletes (Feat. Lindsey Wilson)

    Episode 21: Positive Performance Training and Student-Athletes (Feat. Lindsey Wilson)

    Shanteona Keys, WBCA manager of education, sits down with Lindsey Wilson, founder of Positive Performance Training. Wilson will discuss why coaches are the perfect people to deliver mindset training, even during a global pandemic, and why it is important to prioritize your mindset and self-care first, as a leader of your team.

    • 25 min

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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