Congress: Great sessions, speakers and networking opportunities on tap

Congress: Great sessions, speakers and networking opportunities on tap

6/20/2017

A fascinating line-up of sessions is once again on tap for this year’s Youth Sports Congress, the signature event of the National Alliance for Youth Sports. The 16th annual Congress will take place in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 8-11, and registration is underway.

The Congress is a four-day comprehensive educational experience designed specifically for youth sports administrators. This training allows attendees to participate in the Congress, the Athletic Business Show, and maintain or earn their Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential.

The Congress kicks off Wed., Nov. 8, with a motivational keynote focused on professionalism for youth sports administrators. Plus, the winners of the Excellence in Youth Sports Award as well as the NAYS Volunteer Coach of the Year and the NAYS Youth Sports Parent of the Year will be recognized.

Other sessions include: Building Your Shield Part 1: Screening and Protecting from Adults Who Bully; Building Your Shield Part 2: Emergency, Crisis and Conflict Readiness; Developing Character via Youth Sports; Coaching the Coaches on Mental Toughness; A Roundtable Discussion of Current Youth Sports Issues; A Moral Compass Guiding Youth Sports Programs; Embracing Youth Sport: Attack the Issues; Positioning Yourself as the Leader in Youth Sports - Creating Partnerships that Work!

Congress attendees also have access to Athletic Business’ keynote address, Expo and welcome reception.

Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business,” will deliver the keynote address. Duhigg, a Pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter for the business section of The New York Times, will delve into the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies.

The Expo features more than 250 exhibitors, where you'll meet product experts displaying every component for any of your needs. NAYS sponsors have their own pavilion where you can meet great supporters of NAYS programs.

The always fun Athletic Business welcome reception will take place at Lafayette’s Restaurant and Bar. Known for great live music and tasty Southern-inspired dishes, Lafayette’s is the perfect place to connect with AB Show conference attendees, exhibitors and speakers, as well as those attending the Youth Sports Congress.

Reserve your spot now to be a part of this incredible event! Questions? Email yscongress@nays.org or visit Youth Sports Congress.

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