12th Annual Rising Coaches Conference East

July 6-7th. 

Atlanta, GA. Parc Stadium (Georgia State)

Member Rate - $99

Non Member Rate - $199

Book your Hotel Room at the group rate for Rising Coaches East Conference




July 6th


Rob Lanier
Georgia St
Coach Lanier led the Panthers to the Sun-Belt East division title and were the conference tournament runner-up. Lanier was a finalist for the Ben Jobe award in 2021
Octavia Blue and Tamica Smith Jones
Kennesaw St
Hiring a Head Coach. Octavia Blue was named the head women's basketball coach of Kennesaw St on April 29th. Blue and KSU Chief Operating Officer Tamica Smith Jones break down the hiring process
Speed Dating
Meet other coaches and attendees
DeLaina Jordan
Parker Exec Search
DeLaina Jordan discusses the search process, how it works, what she looks for in a candidate and how to get on the radar of search firms and administrators.
Happy Hour at The Beverly
Location TBD

July 7th

Tim MacAllister
Georgia Southern
Lessons Learned - Tim joined Georgia Southern after spending time on staff at Texas Tech where they won a Big 12 Championship and advanced to the National Championship game. Prior to Texas Tech, MacAllister was a part of the staff at Creighton.
Therian Williams
College Park SkyHawks
Player Development - Therian spent the 20-21 season with the SkyHawks after spending the previous three seasons as the video coordinator for the Atlanta Hawks. Prior to his time in the NBA, Williams was on staff at St. Mary's
Noel Gillespie
College Park SkyHawks
Early Offense - Prior to the SkyHawks, Noel Gillespie served as the head coach of the Greensboro Swarm and spent time on staff with the Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns.
Hero's Donuts and Burgers
Mike Young
Virginia Tech
Coach Young just completed his second season at Virginia Tech where he led the Hokies to the NCAA tournament. Prior to Virginia Tech, Young built Wofford College into a mid-major power racking up five SoCon championships and NCAA tournament appearances.
Assistant Coaches Panel
Jay Duncan of SMU, Adam Hood of UTSA and Chris Krieder of Georgia State
Richie Riley
South Alabama
Richie Riley has turned South Alabama into one of the premier programs in the Sun Belt Conference including a 20 win season in 2020. Prior to South Alabama Coach Riley led Nicholls State to a Conference Championship and earned Southland Coach of the Year honors.
Nate Oats
Nate Oats led Alabama to an SEC championship and a sweet 16 appearance this season. His teams have advanced to the NCAA tournament 4 times in his 6 seasons at Alabama and Buffalo respectively.
Social Justice Panel
1 Year Later
Darryl Jacobs and Jim Tirey host a panel with Clark Atlanta President Dr. George T. French Jr., Georgia State Sr. Assoc AD Kelcey Roegiers, NC A&T head coach Will Jones, Siena head coach Carmen Marciello, and Vorhees College head coach Cabral Huff
Join us for food and drinks in the Trophy Room

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