KRAIG KANN ANNOUNCED AS SPEAKER AT WGCA AND GCAA MEMBER CONVENTIONS
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida (September 14, 2018) – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that Kraig Kann will serve as a speaker at the upcoming WGCA and GCAA Member Conventions on Monday morning, Dec. 3, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“I’m honored to have the chance to share with the women’s and men’s golf coaches at the annual conference,” said Kann. “This will be a highlight of my year as these are the folks that help deliver the next level of great champions in our sport. My passion for college athletics – combined with golf – will surely come out and my goal is an inspirational message with plenty of tools and takeaways that elevate them on a personal and professional level.”
Kann founded Kann Advisory Group in 2016 and serves as Managing Director of the organization that provides strategic communications, marketing, branding and media consulting to leaders of all organizations. He spent 25 years in television, including 17 at the Golf Channel/NBC where he was an original on-air member and ultimately the lead studio host, and was the Chief Communications Officer for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) from 2011-16. Additionally, Kann was a member of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Communication Committee and hosted press conferences on site.
Kann’s experience as a network television personality, sports executive and business entrepreneur has earned recognition from Sports Business Journal, PR News, Sports PR Summit, and Forbes. In addition, he is a weekly host on SiriusXM PGATOUR Radio.
About the Women’s Golf Coaches Association
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 over 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.
About the Golf Coaches Association of America
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.