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September 2, 2015 | Volume 2, Issue 1

Association Updates

Committee Elections. Voting will open for select award committees and for Assistant Coaches Committee positions on Friday, Sept. 4, and continue until 5 p.m. ET Friday, Sept. 11.

WBCA Bylaws. Proposed revisions to two WBCA Bylaws are posted on wbca.org until mid September. The membership will vote on the proposed revisions from Sept. 14-18.

Betty F. Jaynes Internship Program.The WBCA is now accepting applications for the Betty F. Jaynes Internship Program’s Class of 2016. Visit wbca.org to view the application process.

Membership Renewal. Coaches we hope you will remain a part of our team by renewing your membership online for the upcoming year. Contact the WBCA office at 770-279-8027 (press 2 for membership) or by if you need assistance.

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Education

Whiteboard. You can host a Whiteboard session to provide colleagues with an opportunity for professional education and personal growth beyond X’s and O’s. Click here for more information.

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Kay Yow Cancer Fund

2016 Play 4Kay. The Kay Yow Cancer Fund needs your help in making the 2016 Play 4Kay initiative the strongest yet. As you are looking over your schedule and preparing for the 2016 season, please designate a date, spread the word and Play 4Kay. For more information, visit Play4Kay.org or contact Sarah Womack at 919-659-3302.

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NCAA

Marketing and public relations webinar. Did you miss last month’s NCAA® marketing and public relations webinar? No worries! Check out strategies for increasing awareness for your regular season games. Click Here

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Women's Sports Foundation 

National Coaches of Collegiate Sports Survey. The Women's Sports Foundation is seeking information regarding workplace environment from current and former coaches of women’s college sports teams. Please complete the survey by Sept. 7.

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Industry News

Czech Republic crowned champs for first time

Hungary crowned FIBA 3x3 U18 European champions

USA women win gold at the 2015 Parapan American Games

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Did you know?

FIBA World Championship for Women. Brazil has hosted four FIBA World Championship for Women, which is the most for any country for women’s basketball. Sao Paolo hosted in 1971 and 2006, while co-hosting in 1983 with Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre. Rio de Janeiro hosted in 1957

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Dates to Remember

September 4
WBCA Fall Election Nominations Begin

September 7
Labor Day

September 11
WBCA Fall Election Voting End

September 14
Division I Conference Captains Call – Noon – 1 p.m. ET