Coach Burt to Attend WBCA's Center for Coaching Excellence
June 3, 2013
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITY - Duquesne women's basketball head coach Dan Burt has been selected as one of 30 coaches across the nation to participate in the Center For Coaching Excellence by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The exclusive invitational-only elite leadership program will be held from June 3-5 at Columbia University in New York City. Over 125 college women's basketball coaches have completed the two-and-a-half-day seminar since its inception in 2011, with two sessions taking place each summer.
Capitalizing on the resources of Columbia University, one of the world's leading research universities, and the WBCA, the CCE provides an unparalleled, exclusive learning experience. Utilizing collaborative and interactive learning sessions along with lectures and panel discussions featuring experts in college athletics and women's basketball, the CCE provides college women's basketball coaches valuable networking opportunities with their peers and top industry leaders.
Additionally, the CEC was established to safeguard the integrity of college women's basketball and dedicating coaches with the professional skills and personal ethics training necessary to be exceptional leaders in the sport.
Founded in 1981, the WBCA promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls.