ABOUT CAPTAINS’ PRACTICE

captains' practice

LLB hosts an annual leadership conference on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day for current and future female high school athletic leaders. The inaugural conference was held in January 2016 at The William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia and brought together over 150 girls from 50 diverse high schools in the Philadelphia/New Jersey area.

The event combines hands-on team building and leadership training with inspiring talks from female leaders in athletics and business.

Past speakers include:

Leaders in Business

Shira Goodman, Executive Director, CeaseFirePA

Katlyn Grasso, CEO, GenHERation

Julia Haller, MD, Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Wills Eye Hospital

Jane Golden, Executive Director, Mural Arts Philadelphia

Grace Calhoun, Director of Athletics and Recreation, UPenn

Leaders in Sports

Jen Adams, Head Coach, Loyola Women’s Lacrosse

Chris Sailer, Head Coach, Princeton Women’s Lacrosse

Nicole Van Dyke, Head Coach, UPenn Women’s Soccer

Karin Corbett, Head Coach, UPenn Women’s Lacrosse

Courtney Banghart, Head Coach, UNC Women’s Basketball