Veitenheimer selected to So You Want to Be a Coach

ATLANTA – Texas Tech senior Tatum Veitenheimer has been selected to participate in the 20th annual ‘So You Want to Be a Coach’ workshop hosted by the WBCA this March. 30-31 at the Final Four in Dallas.

Veitenheimer joins the list of over 60 current senior student-athletes that were selected and is one of the participants selected from the Big 12 Conference.

Participants in the two-day workshop will learn about the administrative side of coaching, recruiting, how to get hired, the importance of knowing the NCAA rules, skill development and the importance of work-life balance.

To be qualified, candidates must have exhausted their final year of basketball eligibility at a four-year institution or must have graduated within the past year. All candidates were nominated by their WBCA-member head coach and were selected by their academic achievements as well as their contributions to women’s basketball both on and off the court.

Candidates also need to submit a professional resume as well as a written recommendation from their head coach.

ABOUT THE ‘SO YOU WANT TO COACH’ PROGRAM:

The “So” program increases the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure coaching positions in women’s basketball, increases the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in coaching, introduces female basketball players to coaches and administrators, and raises awareness of the existing talent pool of female basketball players who have a passion and interest in coaching the game of women’s basketball.

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