WBCA, Br{ache the Silence, McClure Images premiere "The Time is Now"

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WBCA, Br{ache the Silence, McClure Images

premiere ‘The Time is Now’ inclusion video


May 20, 2015 | Volume 1, Issue 16

Association Updates

WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls presented by AT&T. Nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. ET June 24.

Elections. Elections for select positions on the Board of Directors will take place May 26 through June 10. Visit to vote.

Bylaws. A proposed comprehensive revision to the WBCA Bylaws and an explanation of the changes are posted on until the end of the month. The membership will vote on the proposed bylaw revision from June 1-10.

Coaches Inc. New affinity partnership with Coaches Inc. provides members with access to free legal advice.

Career Center. Visit the WBCA Career Center to find open coaching positions.

Member information. Please remember to inform the WBCA if you transition to a different institution so your information can be updated in our system.

Games Needed. NCAA DII & DIII, NAIA and junior/community college programs in need of games for the 2015-16 season can send the information to for posting on Please contact Libby when games have been filled so that she can remove them from the listing.



Online Library. Members have access to recordings of 2015 WBCA Convention sessions, including all 10 on-court presentations, via Create an account on the PROLibraries platform to view content. If you attended the convention in Tampa, use the WBCA15 code to redeem your free access to the 2015 content.



Rules Proposals. The NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee has adopted its recommended rules changes. The Playing Rules Oversight Panel must approve the changes in order for them to go into effect.

DI-DII Recruiting Calendar. The NCAA has released the recruiting calendar for Division I and Division II.


WBHOF Induction Ceremony

Tickets. The 2015 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony weekend is June 12-13 in Knoxville, Tennessee. A variety of ticket packages are available. Click here for more information or call 865-633-9000 to purchase your tickets today!

South Rotunda. On June 12, 2015, the South Rotunda of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will be named in honor of Pat Summitt.


Kay Yow Cancer Fund

2015 4Kay Golf Classic. Join the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in Pinehurst, N.C. at one of golf’s greatest venues, Pinehurst No. 4, on Sept. 7 & 8 for the 7th annual 4Kay Golf Classic! Contact the Kay Yow Cancer Fund with questions at 919-659-3301.


Industry News

8 Gold Medalists Highlight 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Championship Team

Roster Named For U.S. Pan American Games Women’s Basketball Team

USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team Roster Features 5 USA Basketball Gold Medalists

Lynette Woodard selected recipient of 2015 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball Award

Auriemma honored by New York Athletic Club with prestigious Winged Foot Award


Did you know?

Most 20-Win Seasons for NCAA Division III. Phillip Kahler (St. John Fisher) and Michael Strong (Scranton) coached the most 20-win seasons in Division III history with 26 heading into the 2014-15 season.


Dates to Remember

May 25
Memorial Day