DURHAM – Duke women’s basketball graduate student Mia Heide was named as one of 62 individuals selected to the 20th ‘So You Want To Be A Coach’ class, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, in partnership with WeCOACH, announced on Tuesday.
Each student-athlete will participate in the two-day workshop on March 30-31 during the 2023 WBCA Convention in Dallas.
Heide, a graduate student from Austin, Texas has seen action in all 19 games and is a key member of the Blue Devils’ rotation off the bench. Heide is averaging 3.1 points and 2.5 rebounds in 12.3 minutes per game.
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. The program also 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. “So” participants will learn about the administrative side of coaching, recruiting, how to get hired, skill development, the importance of knowing the rules, and how to balance work and life.
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