The 2020 Coach Forum has been postponed to 2021. Please visit our main site nashvillecoachingcoalition.com and our social media pages for more updates.

2020 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Tim Elmore

Dr. Tim Elmore

CEO and Founder of Growing Leaders

Dr. Tim Elmore is CEO and Founder of Growing Leaders, creator of Habitudes, and is a best-selling author and international speaker. A world-renowned expert on Generation Y and Generation Z, Dr. Elmore uses his knowledge to equip educators, coaches, leaders, parents, and other adults to impart practical life and leadership skills to young adults that will help them navigate through life.

Tim Corbin

Tim Corbin

Vanderbilt Baseball Head Coach

Tim Corbin is in his 18th season as Vanderbilt baseball head coach. During his tenure, the Commodores have advanced to 15 NCAA Tournaments and captured two national championships. Corbin has guided the Commodores to a program record 740 victories while tutoring 24 future Major Leaguers and developing 48 All-Americans.

More speakers to be announced soon.

2020 Workshop Leaders

Workshop leaders will be announced in early 2020. To apply to be a workshop leader, please email dana@nashvillecoachingcoalition.com

What to expect

There are few opportunities for coaches to grow their skill sets beyond the X’s and O’s of their sport.

Until now.

The Coach Forum offers high school and college coaches an opportunity to learn from highly respected coaches, former athletes, doctors and sports professionals from around the country that are innovatively leading their athletes, improving their communities and building thriving programs.

Networking


Get to know other like-minded coaches.

Expert Insight


Hear dynamic presenters share their tools and experiences.

Workshops


Interact with speakers and other attendees in smaller sessions.

Click here to watch some inspiring and insightful content from previous years.

Ticketing

Ticket includes admission, parking, light breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Registration for 2020 is now open.

Early Bird (Individual)

$89

Register before May 31st, 2020
for 30% off.

Regular Price

$129

General admission ticket available
June 1st – July 15th

Bring the team

$79

Bring a team of 8 or more to receive further group discount

Interested in a scholarship for a discounted ticket? Contact 

dana@nashvillecoachingcoalition.com

Some of Our Past Attendees

Sponsors

Want to be a sponsor of The Coach Forum and/or be a vendor at the event? Contact 

dana@nashvillecoachingcoalition.com

Gold Sponsors

Past Speakers and Workshop Leaders

Timothy Alexander

Timothy Alexander

Director of Character Development, University of Alabama-Birmingham Athletics

Heath Eslinger

Heath Eslinger

Former D1 wrestling coach, Speaker, Co-Founder of A Better Way Athletics

Craig Haworth

Craig Haworth

High school lacrosse coach at Independence, Founder of winningyouthcoaching.com

Jeremy Boone

Jeremy Boone

Host of Coach Your Best podcast, Founder of LeaderKit

Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan

Best Selling Author and Former ESPN Journalist

Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf

Former NFL player, Current ESPN football anchor

Devin DeLaughter

Devin DeLaughter

Former high school Athletic Director and current Principal at New Hope Academy in Nashville, TN

Jon Gordon with special guest Mike Smith

Jon Gordon with special guest Mike Smith

Best Selling Author

Inky Johnson

Inky Johnson

Inspirationalist

Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden

Best Selling Author

RA Dickey

RA Dickey

Major League Baseball Player

Greg Sankey

Greg Sankey

SEC Commissioner

Janine Tucker

Janine Tucker

John Hopkins Lacrosse Coach

Cuonzo Martin

Cuonzo Martin

University of Missouri Men’s Basketball Coach

Blair Rummel

Blair Rummel

High School Soccer and Track Coach

Emily Klueh

Emily Klueh

Athletic Counselor, University of Michigan

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy

Head Softball Coach, University of Alabama

Valorie Kondos Field

Valorie Kondos Field

Head Gymnastics Coach, UCLA

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw

Former Tennessee Titan, Author

Will Healy

Will Healy

Head Football Coach, Austin Peay State University

Geoff McDonald

Geoff McDonald

Head Men's Tennis Coach, Vanderbilt University

Joe Ehrmann

Joe Ehrmann

Former NFL player, Author

Dana Ford

Dana Ford

Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Tennessee State University

Shanterra McBride

Shanterra McBride

Author and Founder, Marvelous University

Dr. Burton Elrod

Dr. Burton Elrod

NFL and NCAA orthopedic Surgeon

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Vice President of Youth Development at STARS Nashville

Dr. Chris Carr

Dr. Chris Carr

Performance Psychologist for the Indiana Pacers

Steve Herndon

Steve Herndon

Former Atlanta Falcon, Founder SafetyNet Recovery Center

Hayley McCall

Hayley McCall

Former Midfielder for Sky Blue FC, Leadership Consultant at Tribus Allen

Stephanie White

Stephanie White

Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Vanderbilt University

Darren Ambrose

Darren Ambrose

Head Women's Soccer Coach, Vanderbilt University

Ingle Martin

Ingle Martin

Head Football Coach, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Celia Slater

Celia Slater

Former Executive Director, NCAA Women's Coaches Academy, Founder of True North Sports

Will Heininger

Will Heininger

Former University of Michigan Football Player

Dotsie Basuch

Dotsie Basuch

Olympic Silver Medalist Cyclist, Motivational Speaker

Stephen James

Stephen James

Executive Director of Sage Hill Counseling

Shan Foster

Shan Foster

Senior Director of External Affairs, AMEND Together

Wendy Borlabi

Wendy Borlabi

Performance Psychologist for the Chicago Bulls

Dr. Allen Sills

Dr. Allen Sills

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University

Josh Davis

Josh Davis

Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer