Instructions for Program Submissions

Thanks for your interest in submitting a poster at the 2023 North American Coach Development Summit to be held in person June 12-14 in Birmingham, Alabama.
The North American Coach Development Summit has opened a second call for posters for the June 12-14, 2023 event.  Poster presentations at the summit are an opportunity for students and professionals to share completed projects, project proposals, or industry challenges that individuals want to workshop with peers in sport coaching education and coach development. Poster abstracts will be accepted until April 28th.

The Summit audience includes members of the national and global coach education and coach development communities. They come from a variety of settings such as academic programs, multi-sport organizations, national governing bodies, and private industry and include students, academics, organizational leaders, consultants, and independent contractors.

The goal of the Summit is to highlight EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICAL information that coach educators and coach developers can use in practice immediately, that can inform further research to application work, and to provide an opportunity for coach educators and coach developers to network with their professional peers. 

This submission is for 2nd Call for categories:
1. Posters (student & professionals)

All submissions should include and will be assessed based on the following items: 
  1. The target audience(s) (e.g., coaches, coach developers/educators, academics),
  2. Any targeted sport organization(s) such as multi-sport organization, youth club, national governing body or academic setting,
  3. Note relevant research,
  4. The objective(s) of the presentation,
  5. Practical application(s).
Presenting authors of accepted posters are required to register for the Summit. No remuneration is offered for submitted abstract presentations.

Do not include any information in your abstract which might identify the submitting presenter in the submission description. 

NOTE: Submissions targeted towards product sales and/or product demonstration will not be considered in this process. Inquiries about obtaining a program slot for product sales or demonstration should be sent to

All submissions are due before 11:59pm ET on April 28th, 2023. If the poster has been accepted we will reach out to you to discuss next steps. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the submission guidelines or process, please contact us at
Thank you

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