Overall Rating 4.51 of 5 – 119 Survey Reviews
Time well spent = EXCELLENT!!!!
The atmosphere created for the participants gave down to earth feel.
- Randy G.
I have never been to something like this.
Learned that a coach needs to balance their life to have success.
- Dave W.
The interview format allows for open and honest dialogue.
- Kaitlin S.
The focus was on everything I believe.
- Lauren C.
Direct and critical content presented in a casual conversation.
- Mark R.
Elite line up, relevant topics, not frilly just good stuff.
- Caroline P.
All speakers were great.
Really engaging, normally only 50% of a conference is actually useful.
- Michael W.
Many different philosophies and blueprints
Fantastic group of speakers with unrivaled success and experience.
- Brandon S.
Culture matters and you can create it.
At this conference, you get an honest look into how coaches at the highest level have been or continue to excel.
- Chris M.
Gave me a better perspective
Constant learning and speakers. I liked that everything tied in together.
- Andrew F.
It is non technical, and it is focused primarily on coach health which I think we all neglect.
- Aaron M.
This conference sheds light on what is really important in athletics. I want every single high school coach in America to attend this conference.
- Anna B.
The conference focuses on us as coaches and our mental health rather than the x's and o's.
- Ashley T.
This was enlightening
The experience has made me re-evaluate my priorities and look at restructuring my practice plans.
- Charles S.
I have a new perspective
The production was great! Very prepared. It was more than an open panel of coaches.
- Brittany D.
Everything was focused more on the coach as opposed to the athletes.
- Susan B.
I feel encouraged
I appreciate the authenticity of the speakers and the topics they discuss.
- Brooke S.
All about the relationships
This conference truly focuses on the role of the coach in shaping the character of the players he/she influences.
- Mark P.
I felt like I was watching a conversation, not attending a clinic and taking notes.
- Cole H.
Very well executed
I had take aways that resonated with me from every presenter.
- Carissa S.
Was on the edge of my seat
I felt the information, presentation and delivery left me totally engaged.
- Dave B.
I enjoyed hearing how the coaches' focus on winning hindered their perspective on what they value as human beings.
- Amanda D.
It was real
Content delivery is refreshingly honest.
- David E.
Appreciate the emphasis on developing people
Other clinics I attend have a heavy emphasis on X's and O's. This clinic brings in terrific coaches to talk about things other than x's and o's.
- Eric D.
More focused on truly helping each player.
- Erin D.
The lineup was fantastic. The day wasn't too long or overwhelming.
- Georgia H.
An event that challenges the norm
The quadrant was great. Internalizing how we do things, what is right, etc.
- Geron S.
Engaging and the time passed by
It's not about x' s and o's, yet still informational and beneficial to grow personally and professionally.
- Niki S.
WDW instantly made me a better coach, which doesn't happen at most conferences.
- John H.
I've learned so much through this experience
I like the interview type talk. It keeps the conversation clear and educational.
- Jamie S.
This is the first conference I have been too that has talked about the self-care needed to be healthy in coaching.
- Julie D.
It never gets boring
It's so unique in that it just has coaches sitting down being interviewed - I just love it.
- Kasey C.
There are multiple ways to skin a cat
I have never attended anything like this event.
- Kaylee K.
The willingness of the coaches to share things that they have struggled with and moments that caused them to gain perspective and grow from those experiences.
- Karen P.
Nothing to do with X and O's
It was very informative while the platform was pretty relaxed.
- Kurt W.
Kept it real
The conference focused on who we are and the important values of why we do what we do.
- Kurt B.
I liked the moderator type set-up
I haven't been to a conference like that before. It was nice to see more of a conversation than a "speech."
- Lynn H.
More about the big picture
Gave perspective around balancing between striving to compete and helping our players grow as people.
- Matt N.
This was great
The conference focus of culture building is much different than most sport conferences out there.
- Michael K.
Conversation format with videos and well prepared moderators and interviews.
- Maya O.
Perspective is a key to winning
Talked about things deeper than the x's and o's
- Nicholas L.
It got inside the minds of some great coaches and their perspective about winning after getting to the top.
- Nicksen S.
It seems more organic than scripted
- Penny F.
The material allows you to start formulating your own coaching philosophies to live/coach by.
- Peter J.
Illustrated the importance of staying true to your values even while living in a society that has expectations in sports.
- Philip R.
Coaching is all about people
This is why I believe the WDW initiative is so outstanding. WDW helps coaches understand why they coach and the power that sport has on preparing athletes for success in life.
- Linda P.
Know the individual
More aligned with coaching the person instead of coaching specifics
- Scott S.
This event looks at the whole picture
I found value in EVERYTHING that was presented. Can't wait to rewatch the videos.
- Abbey S.
Lots of high profile coaches in one setting
Brett is an excellent interviewer and gets the coaches to be authentic.
- Tom B.
Had some good topics to discuss
Nice to know I am not the only one who needs perspective.
- Tracey F.
This helped with life management
With the coaches, content, and delivery, this event covered what is needed.
- Mark C.
Efficiently got the message across
I was amazed how underwhelming it was for a lot of the coaches after they achieved so much. There is no amount of winning that's enough.
- Timothy T.
Great for self-reflection
I gained a new perspective hearing how the challenges faced lead to opportunities being seized.
- Troy T.
Big name speakers and good info. Reinforced my belief in quality time not just putting time in!!
- Wayne M.