ATLANTA – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced the class for its 14th annual “So You Want To Be A Coach” program, and senior Ashley Southern was one of 75 players from across the country chosen to attend.
The members will participate in a three-day workshop held on April 1-3 during the WBCA convention in Indianapolis.
The objectives of the “So” program are to increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure coaching positions in women’s basketball, increase the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in coaching, introduce female basketball players to coaches and administrators, and raise awareness of the existing talent pool of female basketball players who have a passion and interest in coaching the game of women’s basketball.
Along with Jacksonville’s Briona Brown, Southern is one of two student-athletes representing the Atlantic Sun in the program.
Southern is on track to graduate in May with a Masters of Education in Technology Integration. After graduation, Southern plans to play overseas, and then pursue a coaching career