2016 Mideast/Midwest Race Director and Coaches Symposium
Spend a weekend in Chicago, Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, with your multisport business peers. Join us for our 6th Annual Symposium at the Hilton Garden Inn – Magnificent Mile with a new session format that will cater to both Race Directors and Coaches seeking new ideas, networking, and knowledge pertinent to the multisport industry. Participants will have the option to choose breakout presentations focused specifically on the race directing or coaching business. The Key Note speaker is Jamie Turner, coach of the Olympic Champion Gwen Jorgensen. Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s) will be offered. Details and registration available HERE.
Hotel Parking: $46/day self park, $64/day valet
Hotel Room Block: $159/night. Limited availability and offered until November 2nd. BOOK HOTEL ROOM
Agenda – Subject to Change
|Saturday December 3, 2016||NOTES|
|7:00 AM||Fun Run||Mike Leads|
|8:00 AM||Continental Breakfast/Check-in|
|Move to respective area/room||Move to respective area/room|
|9:15 – 10:00||Christine Palmquist – youth coaching||Steve Tomboni – operations/planning||Breakout Rooms|
|10:15 – 11:00||Justin Trolle – TP performance mgmt||Ann Vidro – customer service||Breakout Rooms|
|11:15 – 12:00||Carrie Tysdahl – coaching women||Brett Stewart – what’s new||Breakout Rooms|
|12:00 – 1:45||Lunch/networking||Common Room|
|2:00 – 3:00||Kris Swarthout – Video Analysis||RD Group work/breakout – part 1||Breakout Rooms|
|3:00 – 4:00||RD Group work/breakout – part 2||Breakout Rooms|
|4:00 – 5:00||Time to network more, refreshments, time to decompress before final push|
|5:00 – 6:00||KEY NOTE SPEAKER – Jamie Turner, Coach of Olympic Champion Gwen Jorgensen||Common Room|
|7:00 – ???||Dinner (paying dutch)|
CHECK OUT THIS OPPORTUNITY FOR RACE DIRECTORS
-Find Volunteers: Are you interested in passionate triathletes and community oriented volunteers at your races and expos? Team Red, White & Blue is eager to connect with you and your race, as their local Chapters & Communities develop Triathlon specific programming and increased volunteer opportunities for their Veterans and Community Members.
CONTACT: Zack Armstrong, Team Red, White & Blue, Midwest Regional Director, Zack.Armstrong@teamrwb.org
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Check out these videos describing what Team RWB is all about and the impact of this organization.
Real Stories: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Team RWB: Our Impact http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Viewpoint – Article by Council member, Maggi Wettstein, discussing the challenges of race directing