Take a look at the 2021 Digital Convention Schedule below! Reminder: All session recordings are included with registration, allowing attendees to watch sessions live or at their own convenience.

 

^ Session dates and times are subject to change. Please check back frequently as the Digital Conventions schedule will be updated often. 

*All times are represented in Central Standard Time.

Date

Time

Session

Presenter(s)

Monday, Jan. 11

10:00 AM

Preparation, Execution, Reflection in the Coaching Process

Ian Barker

Monday, Jan. 11

11:20 AM

Match Situation: 1v1 To Dominate and Destroy

Willie McNab

Monday, Jan. 11

11:20 AM

Developing a Principle of Play: Columbus Crew Methodology

Kelvin Jones

Monday, Jan. 11

11:20 AM

Team VW Ambassadors Panel, Presented by Volkswagen

Tyler Adams, Crystal Dunn, Jordan Morris, Kelley O’Hara, & Glenn Crooks (Moderator)

Monday, Jan. 11

11:20 AM

Solve the Leadership Void

Josh Walters, Michelle Lenard, Matt Cosinuke, & Donna Fishter (Moderator)

Monday, Jan. 11

3:00 PM

Dynamic Investment in Women's Football

Ashlee Fontes-Comber, Esmeralda Negron, Angela Hucles Mangano, Carmelina Moscato, & Skate Noftsinger

Monday, Jan. 11

3:00 PM

Building a Professional Goalkeeping Environment: Roles and Expectations of the Modern NWSL GK Coach

Nathan Thackeray

Monday, Jan. 11

3:00 PM

Cultivating Player Driven Culture

Keidane McAlpine

Monday, Jan. 11

3:00 PM

Accelerating the Individual Development of Top Talents, Presented by New York Red Bulls

Sean McCafferty & Sammy Castellanos

Monday, Jan. 11

4:30 PM

3 Steps to Success: Football Analysis Made Easy, Presented by Hudl

Brian Taylor

Monday, Jan. 11

4:30 PM

The Simple Individual Development Plan

David Copeland-Smith

Monday, Jan. 11

4:30 PM

The Future of Elite Player Identification (The How! What! Where!), Presented by US Youth Soccer

Steve Hoffman

Monday, Jan. 11

4:30 PM

Communication and Feedback

Becky Burleigh, Susan Barr, Theresa Hirschauer, Brandi Chastain, & Julie Foudy (Moderator)

Monday, Jan. 11

5:35 PM

Interview with Gregg Berhalter, Presented by Volkswagen

Gregg Berhalter & Glenn Crooks (Moderator)

Tuesday, Jan. 12

10:00 AM

The Pathway to Scoring Goals

Emma Hayes & Denise Reddy

Tuesday, Jan. 12

11:20 AM

Toronto FC Academy: An In-Depth Look at Set-Pieces

Anthony Capotosto

Tuesday, Jan. 12

11:20 AM

The Ajax DNA, Presented by adidas

Corné Groenendijk & John Heitinga

Tuesday, Jan. 12

11:20 AM

Rangers FC Academy Game Model Development

Graeme Murty

Tuesday, Jan. 12

11:20 AM

1 on 1 with Robin Fraser

Robin Fraser & Mabricio Wilson (Moderator)

Tuesday, Jan. 12

11:20 AM

Coaching Mentally Tough Athletes: Are They Born or Made?

Anson Dorrance & Dr. Colleen Hacker

Tuesday, Jan. 12

3:00 PM

Everyone Loves Feedback...Even You Coach

Carrie Taylor

Tuesday, Jan. 12

3:00 PM

Guidance, Support, and Examples on How to Safely Return to Play

George Chiampas, Aaron Baggish, Holly Benjamin, & Margot Putukian

Tuesday, Jan. 12

3:00 PM

Introduction to the BARÇA Playing Way and its Transmission Worldwide

Carles Martin & Isaac Guerrero

Tuesday, Jan. 12

3:00 PM

Leveraging Technology to Help Coaches in a Time of Uncertainty, Presented by SportsEngine

Jason Majeur, Anne Gloden, David Shapiro, & Charlie Wund

Tuesday, Jan. 12

4:15 PM

Coaching Education, Development and Mentorship for Female Coaches, Presented by Volkswagen

Jill Ellis, Karla Thompson, Emma Thomson, & Glenn Crooks (Moderator)

Wednesday, Jan. 13

10:00 AM

1 on 1 with Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho & Joe Cummings (Moderator)

Wednesday, Jan. 13

11:20 AM

Creating a Positive Team and Playing Culture

Lesle Gallimore, Bryan Turner, Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak, & Kelly Kratz (Moderator)

Wednesday, Jan. 13

11:20 AM

1 on 1 with Peter Vermes

Peter Vermes & Nate Bukaty (Moderator)

Wednesday, Jan. 13

11:20 AM

How To Be An Ally

Herculez Gomez, Oguchi Onyewu, Jessica McDonald, & Leslie Osborne (Moderator)

Wednesday, Jan. 13

11:20 AM

Developing Attacking Creativity, The Liverpool FC Academy Way

Steven Gillespie & Magnus Alford

Wednesday, Jan. 13

3:00 PM

FC Bayern Campus – Optimizing Youth Player Development

Jochen Sauer

Wednesday, Jan. 13

3:00 PM

Performance with Wellbeing in Mind: Developing a Healthy and Safe Coaching Environment

Dan Abrahams

Wednesday, Jan. 13

3:00 PM

The Role of the Modern Day Coach: Creating a Culture of Excellence

Hubert Busby Jr.

Wednesday, Jan. 13

3:00 PM

Diversity in Female Coaching in the U.S.

Tziarra King, Kia McNeill, Nicole Hercules, Nikki Washington, Nicole Idowu, & Karla Thompson (Moderator)

Thursday, Jan. 14

10:00 AM

Playing Through the Middle Third

Laura Harvey

Thursday, Jan. 14

11:20 AM

Navigating Return to Play Protocols Across State Lines and Political Subdivisions, Presented by CCL

John Barata, Matt Busch, German Peri, & Mayowa Owolabi

Thursday, Jan. 14

11:20 AM

Made In Benfica: Developing Individual Talent, From Key Habits to Team Play

Jorge Cordeiro

Thursday, Jan. 14

11:20 AM

FC Sky Blue Favorite Four Training Activities

Freya Coombe

Thursday, Jan. 14

11:20 AM

Coach and Captain Journey to a Championship

Ray Reid, Ben Speas, Carlos Somoano, Chris Gbandi, Bo Oshoniyi, & Charlie Inverso (Moderator)

Thursday, Jan. 14

3:00 PM

Feed the Machine: Nutritional Considerations for Optimal Performance in Soccer Players from Youth to Elite

Staci Wilson & Shawn Arent

Thursday, Jan. 14

3:00 PM

Performance Analysis in the Women’s National Team Environment

AJ Barnold

Thursday, Jan. 14

3:00 PM

Winter Training - "What Are You Doing With The Time That You Do Have?," Presented by Beyond Pulse

Tom Shields & Mark Wilson

Thursday, Jan. 14

3:00 PM

Embracing Challenges and Developing Resilience

Samantha Snow, Kia McNeill, Amy Griffin, & Kristine Lilly

Thursday, Jan. 14

4:15 PM

Creating Goal Scoring Opportunities

Amanda Cromwell

Thursday, Jan. 14

4:15 PM

World Religions and Soccer: Educating Coaches To Better Serve Their Players

Paul Gizzi, Yossi Raz, Salma Tarik, Abe Tizaf, & Mike Lynch (Moderator)

Thursday, Jan. 14

4:15 PM

1 on 1 with Hank Steinbrecher

Hank Steinbrecher & Dean Linke (Moderator)

Thursday, Jan. 14

4:15 PM

Nashville SC 2020: Laying Foundations in a High-Performance Environment, Presented by US Youth Soccer

Brett Jacobs & Jamie Smith

Friday, Jan. 15

10:00 AM

Leadership. My Way. An Interview with Red Bull Salzburg Head Coach Jesse Marsch, Sponsored by Beyond Pulse

Jesse Marsch

Friday, Jan. 15

11:20 AM

Understanding and Working with Multiple Goalkeeper Personalities, Presented by GK Nexus

Eric Steele

Friday, Jan. 15

11:20 AM

Building a Culture of Self Training

Yael Averbuch West

Friday, Jan. 15

11:20 AM

How Youth Coaches Can Assist Players Through The Recruiting Process

Lesle Gallimore, Bobby Puppione, David Robertson, & Marsha Harper

Friday, Jan. 15

11:20 AM

The Portland Timbers Way

Giovanni Savarese, Carlos Llamosa, & Guillermo "Memo" Valencia

Friday, Jan. 15

3:00 PM

To Be a Better Coach, Be a Better You: How Self Awareness Drives Coaching Excellence

John O' Sullivan

Friday, Jan. 15

3:00 PM

National Team Goalkeepers Qualities and Development

Tim Dittmer

Friday, Jan. 15

3:00 PM

How To Create Truly Inclusive Teams

Collin Martin, Shalom Kimble, Eva Havaris, & Kaig Lightner (Moderator)

Friday, Jan. 15

3:00 PM

The Role of the Sporting Director, Presented by New York Red Bulls

Kevin Thelwell

Friday, Jan. 15

4:30 PM

Transitions in the Modern Game, Presented by Kwik Goal

Jim Curtin

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