2019 WCS Keynote Speaker Announced

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 3:15pm

Reeve & WhalenPlanning is underway for the 6th annual Women Coaches Symposium! Friday, April 19, 2019

We are excited to announce that Cheryl Reeve, Head Coach for the Minnesota Lynx, will be the 2019 Jean K. Freeman Keynote Speaker! 

Cheryl Reeve is head coach and general manager for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA. She has coached the Lynx to four league championships in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, has the highest winning percentage in the WNBA, won the most games of any WNBA female coach, and has won the most WNBA postseason games of any coach. Reeve was named the WNBA Coach of the Year in 2011 and 2016. She returns to USA Basketball as a 2018 USA National Team assistant coach and previously served as an assistant coach for the 2014-16 USA National Team that claimed gold medals at the 2014 FIBA World Cup Team and 2016 Olympic Games.

The Jean K. Freeman keynote honors Jean’s legacy as a pioneer in coaching and women’s sport and her commitment to giving back, hard work, honesty, team, caring for the whole person and excellence in every way. We invite a high profile, successful female coach to keynote the WCS each year to reflect Jean’s values. 

Registration for the 2019 WCS will open on December 17! Stay tuned for more program announcements and plan to join us.