Coffee with the Coaches benefit, presented by Dunkin’ Donuts, features panel discussion with Boston coaching icons Rivers, Valentine and other industry experts
WHAT: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national nonprofit committed to providing all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience, will host the 1st Annual Sports Leadership Breakfast, sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts, on June 26th at Fenway Park.
The breakfast will feature a panel discussion with Celtics Coach Doc Rivers and Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine on the secrets of excellent coaching. They will be joined by distinguished fellow panelists Harvard Men’s Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker, Boston College Men’s Hockey Coach Jerry York and PCA Founder Jim Thompson. The panel will share personal experiences and explore the role of coaches as key educators capable of imparting critical life lessons and shaping young athletes’ futures.
Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers
Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine
Harvard Men’s Basketball Coach Tommy Amaker
Boston College Men’s Hockey Coach Jerry York
Positive Coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson
Moderators: Michael Holley and Glenn Ordway, hosts of “The Big Show” on WEEI 93.7 FM/850 AM
WHEN: 7:30 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 26th
WHERE:Fenway Park’s EMC Club 20 Yawkey Way Boston, Mass.
TICKETS: VIP tables for seven can be purchased for $10,000; Tables of eight are available for $5,000 and half tables of four for $2,500. VIP tables include the opportunity to sit with one of the panelists.
About the Positive Coaching Alliance
Founded as a non-profit within the Stanford University Athletic Department in 1998, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is committed to providing all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience. To that end, PCA has conducted more than 10,000 live group workshops nationwide for more than 675,000 youth and high school sports coaches, parents, student-athletes and school/organizational leaders. Through workshops and companion online courses, PCA has impacted more than 4.5 million youth.
PCA’s partnership network includes more than 1,700 youth sports organizations, cities and schools. In 2012, PCA will conduct roughly 1,200 live, group workshops across the U.S., while assisting tens of thousands of other individuals via online courses at www.PositiveCoach.org.
PCA workshops and courses strive to establish these prevailing models in youth and high school sports:
PCA has the support of elite coaches and athletes on a National Advisory Board, including National Spokesperson and 11-time NBA Champion Coach Phil Jackson.
For more information on the Positive Coaching Alliance, Boston Chapter please visithttp://www.boston.