NCAA Women Coaches Academy 2015



The NCAA Women Coaches Academy has its third program for the year in Denver this December and Liz Masen will be one of the staff again.

“Being part of the WCA is an absolute highlight of my year and each Academy brings together an exceptional group of coaches. We use the CoachDISC Profile in a number of sessions and also do a unique segment on their personal values. As a facilitator, it’s both exciting and rewarding to work with such a passionate and committed group of women and I find that I leave each Academy having learnt just as much from the coaches as I have shared.”  

-Liz Masen

Liz will be presenting three sessions on DISC, Knowing Your Values, and Communication Strategies.

Liz Masen Presenting at the WCA in Atlanta in 2015

Roselee Jencke 

Roselee Jencke

Mission QLD Firebirds Head Coach Roselee Jencke will also be travelling from Australia to attend with Liz. This will cap off a stellar 2015 season for Coach Jencke, after being named the ANZ Championship Coach of the Year, and with the Firebirds becoming the 2015 ANZ Champions.

About the NCAA Women Coaches Academy

The NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA) is a 4-day educational training open to coaches of all experience levels that offers non-sport-specific program management strategies, with a special focus on philosophy development and building your skills and knowledge about planning, communication, legal issues, ethics, hiring, supervising staff, conflict resolution, learning styles and achieving success.

The academy is for women coaches from NCAA-sponsored sports at NCAA Division I, II, or III member institutions. Since the first WCA session in 2003, more than 36 academies have taken place, producing more than 1,400 graduates.

Athlete Assessments have been involved with the Women Coaches Academy since 2009.

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Bo Hanson

Senior Consultant & Director

Bo Hanson’s career within the sport and the business sector spans over 25 years, delivering leadership, management, and coach development. In addition to his own athletic career comprising of four Olympic appearances and including three Olympic medals, Bo has worked for many years with coaches and athletes from over 40 different sports across the globe. Bo was also the winner of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) 2023 Award for L&D Professional of the Year, for his dedication to L&D and transformational work across various industries.

After a successful career in sport including four Olympics and three Olympic Medals, Bo co-founded and developed Athlete Assessments in 2007. Bo now focuses on working with clients to achieve their own success on and off ‘the field’, and has attained an unmatched track-record in doing exactly this.

BoRowing-Atlanta Olympics

Now, watch us interrupt him for a round of quick fire questions.