CORAL Springs, Fla. – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that Jon Gordon will serve as a speaker at the upcoming WGCA and GCAA Member Conventions on Dec. 12-14 in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled that Jon is speaking at our convention,” said WGCA President Kristi Knight. “He will provide all of our coaches with valuable insight and information on creating and maintaining team environments for success.”
"Having Jon Gordon speak at our golf coaches convention is a wonderful opportunity,” stated GCAA President Andrew Sapp. “With his books and his work with both professional teams and Corporate America, he has a wealth of knowledge about team building that he can share with all of our coaches. Having read some of his books I am personally looking forward to hearing him speak."
Gordon is a best-selling author of numerous books including The Energy Bus, Soup, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and The Carpenter. His principles have been used by numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits, and he has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers.
With a client list that includes the Atlanta Falcons, LA Clippers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Campbell Soup, Wells Fargo, Northwestern Mutual, Publix, Southwest Airlines, Bayer and West Point Academy, Gordon is one of the most sought after speakers in the world today. He is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University.
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The Women’s Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents nearly 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.
Established in 1958, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) is the professional organization of golf coaches. The GCAA's mission is to support its member coaches by creating educational opportunities, providing resources, and promoting its members with the purpose of enhancing their overall performance as coaches, mentors, and teachers. The GCAA also recognizes the excellence and achievements of its members and their student-athletes in academic, athletic and civic endeavors.