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HALL OF FAME SHOW

A STEP UP LIVE

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HEAD COACHES ACADEMY

 

BY THE NUMBERS

4

A STEP UP LIVE

"Basketball After Dark"

Basketball Clinics

Sessions

- X's & O's

- Game Management

- Evaluating

80

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

SLOTS

ARE AVAILABLE

for SPEED INTERVIEWS with Executive Search Firms & College Administrators

20

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

Live Mock Interview Slots Available with Executive Search Firm or Athletic Director 

100

HEAD COACHES ACADEMY

First 100 Coaches to Register will receive a FREE Executive Leadership Coaching Session

EDUCATE

CONNECT

EQUIP

INSPIRE

 

The aim of the Symposiums is to help coaches understand what it takes to build a championship program and enhance their contributions to their team, community, and the profession. Coaches are also given the opportunity to network with Athletic Administrators, Executive Search Firms, Leadership Thought Leaders, and some of the best coaches in the business from across the nation.​

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

JOHNNY ALLEN (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR) 

FELICIA HALL ALLEN (CO-FOUNDER)

 
 
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HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

 Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic the induction will take place ‘virtually’ on May 2, 2021

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Virtual

Hall of Fame Induction

PRESENTED BY WORTH ADVISORS

MAY 2, 2021

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame Selection Committee consists of various Board Members as well a respected coach representing each NCAA Division I, II, and III. Selection criteria included: respect among colleagues for high moral character and integrity made significant contributions to the game and/or teams coached, must be a current College Basketball Assistant Coach or Retired as a College Basketball Assistant Coach who has been a part of winning Championship caliber programs.

HALL OF FAME

INDUCTEES

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Bill Brock

Baylor University 

JOLETTE LAW

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

AL GREEN

DUKE UNIVERSITY

(RETIRED)

BILL GUTHRiDGE

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

HONORING POSTHUMOUSLY

KARL HOBBS

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

TOMMY LLOYD

GONZAGA

KENNY PAYNE

NEW YORK KNICKS

BOB STARKEY

TEXAS A&M

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A STEP UP LIVE VIRTUAL

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A STEP UP

VIRTUAL

MAY 3-4, 2021

For College Assistant Coaches at ‘all’ levels of their career that considers themselves Life-Long Learners’ who want to learn from the Profession’s Best and for those considering College Coaching. Become an asset to your head coach, pick up new drills, learn how to strengthen relationships across campus, become more relatable to recruits and gain new insight on how to motivate your most valuable assets on your team - your current student-athletes.

WHO IS IT FOR? 

Assistant Coaches at ‘all levels’ who want

to learn from the Best In the Business
+ Aspiring College Assistant Coaches are

also welcome to attend.

a step up replays

A STEP UP Replays Only

$75.00

VIDEO 

PACKAGE

DEAL

GET BOTH

A STEP UP  & NEXT LEVEL Replays

$150.00

a step up 2021 - speakers

JOHNNY ALLEN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

A STEP UP, INC.

jolette law

assistant coach

south carolina

NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION

kevin eastman
Corporate & Sports

Team Speaker

nba world champion

AUTHOR

mike boynton

Oklahoma state

head coach

KENNY PAYNE

nba - NEW YORK KNICKS

steve shenbaum

game on nation

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kevin sutton

assistant coach

rhode island

BOB STARKEY

assistant coach

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

c.y. young

florida state

assistant coach

TOMMY LLOYD

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

HEAD COACH

KARL HOBBS

RUTGERS

ASSISTANT COACH

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Bill Brock

Baylor University

NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION 

al brown

assistant

coaching legend

NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION

DR. DEBORAH STROMAN

UNC CHAPEL HILL

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darryl jacobs

rising coaches

SOCIAL JUSTICE PANEL

carmen maciariello

coaches 4 change

SOCIAL JUSTICE PANEL 

gary charles

ceo - abis

advancement of 

blacks in sports

social justice panel 

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DR. Leonard Moore

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

social justice panel

aisha foy

AUTHOR

kentucky

student - athlete

development panel

Jonathan jones

AUTHOR AND

TEDX SPEAKER

student - athlete

development panel

EDWARD JONES

BAYLOR STUDENT - ATHLETE

DEVELOPMENT

student - athlete

development panel

FELICIA HALL ALLEN

CO-FOUNDER

A STEP UP, INC.

GLEN WRIGHT

CEO, WORTH ADVISORS

MODERATOR

MODERATOR

MODERATOR

MODERATOR

MODERATOR

CAROL OWENS

NOTRE DAME

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH

DR. DEBORAH STROMAN

UNC -CHAPEL HILL

Shamaree Brown
ACC Director of

Student-Athlete

Development & Compliance

Dr. Tomika Ferguson

Interim Asst

Dean/Asst

Professor

ROB LANIER

GEORGIA STATE

HEAD COACH

VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

MONDAY, MAY 3 2021          TUESDAY, MAY 4 2021

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Kevin Eastman

NBA Champion, Legendary Coach

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Student-Athlete Development

Aisha Foy, Kentucky

Jonothan Jones, Ted Talk Speaker

Edward Jones, Baylor

3:00 pm – 4:15  pm

Hall of Famers

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Virtual Networking Reception

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Tim Alexander, Motivational Speaker

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Meet-Up

 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Basketball After Dark

C.Y. Young, Florida St.

Tia Jackson, Duke

Kevin Sutton, Rhode Island

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mike Boynton, Oklahoma St.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Brooke Wyckoff, Florida St.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Glen Wright, Worth Advisors

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Johnny & Felicia Hall Allen

A Step Up, Inc. Founders

3:30 pm  - 4:30 pm

Steve Shenbaum, Game On Nation

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Social Justice In Sports Panel

Gary Charles, ABIS

Deborah Stroman, UNC-Chapel Hill

Darryl Jacobs, Rising Coaches

Carmen Maciariello, Coaches 4 Change

 

NEXT LEVEL LIVE VIRTUAL

NEXT LEVEL

VIRTUAL

MAY 6-7, 2021

Receive personalized coaching from college administrators focused on helping you become more effective in the interview process and in your new role as a head coach.

Gain insight about how to create and/or tweak your action plan and portfolio by observing the successful habits and missteps that relatively new head coaches have experienced on their journey to becoming a college head coach.  Examine your coaching philosophies and unchallenged assumptions about leadership and how to build a successful program.

WHO IS IT FOR? 

Assistant Coaches with seven (7) years or more coaching experience looking to take the next step in your career

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NEXT LEVEL REPLAYS

NEXT LEVEL Replays Only

$95.00

VIDEO

PACKAGE

DEAL

GET BOTH

A STEP UP  & NEXT LEVEL Replays

$150.00

25

More than

25 College Administrators

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

10

EXECUTIVE

SEARCH FIRMS

WILL BE

PRESENT

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

20

SLOTS AVAILABLE

FOR LIVE MOCK

INTERVIEWS

MUST REGISTER BY April 1st to be Eligible for Opportunity

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

80

SLOTS AVAILABLE FOR

SPEED INTERVIEWS WITH EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMS AND COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS

NEXT LEVEL LIVE

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NEXT LEVEL 2021

eXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMS & ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS 

Kevin Anderson

CarrSports Consulting

Search Firm

Mike Thompson

CarrSports Consulting

Search Firm

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Chad Chatlos
Turnkey Sports

Search Firm 

Katy Young Staudt

Turnkey Sports

Search  Firm

Grant Higginson

Parker Executive Search

Search Firm 

Jeff Hathaway

CarrSports Consulting

Search Firm

DeLaina Jordan

Parker Executive Search

Search  Firm

Terry Tumey

Fresno State

Athletic Director 

Kurt Patberg

Athletic Staffing & Consultants

Search Firm 

Kevin Goll

Eastman Beaudine

Search Firm 

Adam Gordon

Rising Coaches

Search Firm

Glenn Sugiyama

DHR Intertntational

Search Firm

Keith Tribble

Brentwood Partners

Search Firm

Jeff  Schemmel

College Sports Solutions

Search Firm 

Dell Robinson

Spelman Johnson Intercollegiate 

Search Firm

Herb Courtney

Renaissance Search & Consulting

Search Firm 

Nona Richardson

Utah

SWA

Chrissi  Rawak

Delaware 

Athletic Director

Robert C. Vowels, Jr.

Detroit Mercy

Athletic Director 

Marie Tuite

San Jose State

Athletic Director 

Kyle Bowlsby

Bowlbsy Sports Advisors

Drew Turner

Collegiate Sports Associates

Thorr Bjorn

Rhode Island

Athletic Director

Chrissi Rawak

Delaware

Athletic Director

Jason Donnelly

Furman

Athletic Director  

Lee Reed

Georgetown

Athletic Director 

Tanya Vogel

George Washington

Athletic Director 

Marcus Blossom

Holy Cross

Athletic Director 

Jill Shields

Kansas State

Athletic Director  

Sherryta Freeman

Lafayette

Athletic Director 

Dr. Edward Scott

Morgan State

Athletics Director

Ken Halpin

Winthrop

Athletic Director 

Amy Folan

Central Michigan

Athletic Director 

Scott Garrett

Cleveland State

Athletic Director

Jill Bodensteiner

St. Joseph's

Athletic Director 

Lisa Campos

UT San Antonio

Athletic Director

Daniel Feig

USC Upstate

Athletic Director

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SPEAKER

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MODERATOR

MODERATOR

MODERATOR

Lericia Harris

Host & Sideline Reporter

Leslie Satchell

Senior Consultant for the NFL

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Scott Garrett

Cleveland State

Athletic Director

Lin Dunn

Hall of Famer

Consultant

Adia Barnes

Arizona

Head Coach 

Led Arizona to

2021 Final Four & 

National Title Game

Dennis Gates

Cleveland State

Head Coach

2 x Horizon League COY

Pat Kelsey

College of Charleston MBB

Head Coach

Pokey Chatman

Former WNBA General Manager

& Head Coach

VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
Dennis Gates, Cleveland St. Head Coach - MBB

Scott Garrett, Cleveland St. Athletic Director

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Adia Barnes, Arizona Head Coach - WBB

Lin Dunn, Hall of Famer

 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm EST
Live Mock Interviews

( 5 ) Search Firms

( 5 ) Athletic Directors 

 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm EST
Interviews

 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST

Break Out Room Discussion

11:15 am – 12:30 pm EST
Pokey Chatman

Former WNBA General Manager, Head Coach

Pat Kelsey, College of Charleston, Head Coach 

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
Search Firms

Kyle Bowlsby, Bowlsby Sports Advisors

Drew Turner, Collegiate Sports Associates

                         

 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST
Speed Interview with Search Firms and

Athletic Administrators 

Invitation only for 80 Aspiring Head Coaches

 

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST

Networking Reception
Open to all NEXT LEVEL Participants

THURSDAY, MAY 6 2021                    FRIDAY, MAY 7 2021

 

HCELA LIVE VIRTUAL

HEAD COACHES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

HCELA

VIRTUAL

MAY 17 - 18

2021

Our Head Coaches Leadership Academy offers the rare opportunity for Head Coaches to step back from your daily responsibilities, reevaluate your leadership and management style, and continue in the direction you are moving your program or hit the reset button. 

The TWO - DAY VIRTUAL Leadership Academy will focus on leadership strategies, coaching philosophies, and insights as well as critical issues and trends that are shaping the game and team cultures.

WHO IS IT FOR? 

College Head Coaches (Current & Former) +

ALL Sports, ALL Levels

HEAD COACHES EXECUTIVE

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 

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HCELA LIVE+ REPLAYS

HCELA Live + Replays

$95.00

FREE

SESSION

First 100 Coaches to Register before

April 1st will receive a FREE Coaching

Session with a Professional EXECUTIVE +

LIFE COACH following the HCELA

100

First 100 Coaches

to Register before

April 1st will receive a FREE Coaching

Session with a 

Professional EXECUTIVE + LIFE COACH

HCELA 2021 - SPEAKERS

coach bev kearney

7 x NCAA National CHAMPION

TRACK & FIELD

USA T&F HALL OF FAME

AUTHOR

Kevin DeShazo

author &

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER &

KEEP CHOPPING WOOD

kevin eastman
COACHING LEGEND

nba world champion

AUTHOR

KELVIN SAMPSON

HOUSTON BASKETBALL

HEAD COACH

2021 FINAL FOUR

FELICIA HALL ALLEN

FELICIA HALL ALLEN &

ASSOCIATES

steve shenbaum

game on nation

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MAREN WALSETH

Elevating Leaders

EXECUTIVE AND 

BUSINESS COACH

TERI MCKEEVER

4 X NCAA

NATIONAL CHAMPION

CAL BERKLEY

SWIMMING & DIVING

carlette Patterson

patterson

sports ventures

timothy alexander

author &

motivational speaker

just do it

MIKE HOLLOWAY

9 X NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION

TRACK & FIELD 

FLORIDA

JOHNNY ALLEN

A STEP UP, INC.

FOUNDER

Dr. Julie Rousseau

University of

Southern Cal -

Black Lives Matter Chair 

Dr. Jeni Shannon

UNC Chapel Hill

Sports Medicine

Dr. Tracy Shaw

Loyola Marymount University, Assistant Director, Student Psychological Services and Coordinator for Training

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Jesse Washington

ESPN’S

The Undefeated

author

Dr. Stephany Coakley, Temple University, Senior Associate AD, Mental Health

Dr. Leonard MooRE University of Texas Professor

GLEN WRIGHT

CEO, WORTH ADVISROS

First 100 Coaches

to Register before

April 1st will receive a FREE Coaching

Session with a 

Professional EXECUTIVE + LIFE COACH

following the HCELA

VIRTUAL SCHEDULE

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kevin Eastman, NBA Champion & Coaching Legend

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kelvin Sampson, University of Houston, Head Coach MBB

 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Glen Wright, Worth Advisors 

 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Teri McKeever, CAL Berkely Women's Swimming & Diving Coach

 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Managing Sports Performance & Crisis

Dr. Julie Rousseau, University of Southern Cal

Black Lives Matter Chair 

Dr. Tracy Shaw, Loyola Marymount University, Assistant Director, Student Psychological Services and Coordinator for Training

Dr. Jeni Shannon, UNC-Chapel Hill, Sports Management

 

Dr. Stephany Coakley, Temple University,

Senior Associate AD, Mental Health

8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Conversation After Dark

Dr. Leonard Moore, Texas Professor

Jesse Washington, ESPN's The UNDEFEATED

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Kevin DeShazo, Motivational Speaker & Author

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
In Pursuit of Records & Champions 

Bev Kearney, 7 x National Champion, Author

Carlette Patterson, Patterson Sports Venture

Maren Walseth, Elevating Leaders 

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Glen Wright, Worth Advisors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Steve Shenbaum, Game on Nation

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Team Building

Johnny & Felicia Hall Allen

A Step Up, Inc. Founders  

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Timothy Alexander, Motivational Speaker

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Roundtable Breakout Session

monday, MAY 17 2021          Tuesday, MAY 18 2021

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