Session Summary

Creating a Culture
Dawn Crow, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point & Stefanie Golan, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Minnesota, share experiences and keys to success of creating a culture where female players go all in.

Sport Science Panel
Mick Collins, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, DPT, Dr. Kevin Walter, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, MD, FAAP, Annie Weiss, Registered Dietician and Ultra Runner, describe before, during and after effects of trending topics in sports medicine and nutrition for female athletes.

Sports Psychology
Dr. Kris Eiring, Private Practice and Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for Student Athletes, University of Wisconsin – Madison, focuses attention on the most powerful muscle of an athlete--the brain. Dr. Eiring highlights the power of communication to learn what goes on between the ears of your female athletes

Professional Panel
The panel includes Brittany Nikolic, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of Wisconsin – Parkside, Nancy Ziaja, Manager of Membership Services, Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club, Margaret Domka, Retired FIFA Referee, Peggy Seegers-Braun, Athletic Director, DSHA, & Molly Duffy, Director of Coaching, Middleton United. Interact and experience the power of story-telling as our professional panel shares perspectives on the peaks and valleys of various careers and how to find a grounded voice and balance in your daily grind and career goals.

Keynote Speaker
Anson Dorrance, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina and one of the most successful coaches in the history of American Sports will discuss the Differences Between Leading Men and Women. Equality among genders doesn't necessarily mean they are led the same way. Anson will share from his own experiences and talk about leadership styles and the varied needs of the male versus female athlete.