Nick Bacon, Executive Director, Asotin County Public Facilities District, Clarkston, WA
Nick has over 14 years of aquatic management experience. In addition, he is a lifeguard instructor - trainer for the American Red Cross and holds 7 certifications related to aquatic safety.
Ken Briggs, Ed.D., Chair/Professor, Physical Education School and Public Health, Central Washington State University
A popular Keynote speaker and workshop presenter throughout the northwest on topics related to health, teaching, and coaching, Dr. Briggs was named most inspirational faculty member at CWU in 2006 and received the most inspirational educator award in 2003.
Currently a National Clinician and Director of Proactive Coaching, Bruce has over 35 years as a teacher, coach, athletic administrator at the junior high, high school, junior college and collegiate level.
Chris Croft, Ed.D.Director of Men's Basketball Operations, University of Southern Mississippi(Skype Presentation)
Coach Croft has a wealth of coaching and administative experience, serving as a head coach at the NAIA level while also serving as an assistant coach at the Division I level for nine seasons, including schools in the Big 12 and Pacific-12 Conferences.
Dwight has served the City of Moscow as Director of Parks and Recreation since 2003. During his tenure the City of Moscow has constructed the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center, developed various extensions of the Paradise Pathway System, acquired several new park properties, collaborated on a joint construction effort with the Moscow School District for a 5-field ball field complex to be completed fall 2014, and installed 12 new playgrounds.
Entering his 20th year as the commissioner of the Big Sky Conference, Fullerton has served in a variety of professional leadership roles within collegiate athletics. In 2007, Fullerton was named to the executive board of NCAA football. He was selected by his fellow commissioners to serve as President of the Collegiate Commissioners Association (CCA) in 2003-04. In 2009, he was appointed to the NCAA Men's Basketball Selection Committee, a position he held through 2014.
Bobbi Hazeltine, Head Women's Basketball Coach, Walla Walla Community College (WA)
Entering her 16th season at WWCC, Coach Hazeltine has a career record of 326-119 (.773). Previously she lead the Troy High School (ID) Girls Basketball and Volleyball teams to a combined nine state championships in 13 years. Coach Hazeltine was Inducted into the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.
Dr. Hildenbrand directs the Athletic Training Program and teaches Emergency Response, Upper Extremity Evaluation course and Organization and Administration of Athletic Training. Kasee's area of research is primarily focused on concussions, specifically:(a) to gain a better understanding of how head injuries (traumatic brain injury) affect the patient and develop a research based tool for the medical community to utilize for evaluating patients post traumatic injury, (b) evaluate the role neck strength plays in the incidence of concussion, (c) the biomechanical impacts that occur in youth sports, and (d) the effectiveness of current education in concussion awareness.
Jerry Krause, Ph.D., Director of Men's Basketball Operations, Gonzaga University
Coach Krause has authored more than 30 books on coaching basketball and serves as a consultant to many athletic organizations. He is the most widely published coach in basketball history. In addition, Coach Krause was a long-standing member of the NCAA Rules Committee, served on the Selection Committee of the National Basketball Hall of Fame, and is a member of the NAIA Basketball Coaches and National Association for Sports and Physical Education Halls of Fame.
Mike Marlow, Deputy Director of Athletics, Washington State University
As deputy director of athletics, Marlow oversees the department's external operations, including the Cougar Athletic Fund, marketing, ticket operations and communication efforts, as well as serving as the department’s liaison to IMG College and the Pac-12 Networks. Additionally, he serves as the athletic director’s day-to-day administrator for the WSU football program.
Brian Orr, Head Women's Basketball Coach, Lewis-Clark State College (ID)
Entering his 14th season, Coach Orr is the all-time winningest coach in Lewis-Clark State College women's basketball history, and one of the preeminent coaches in the NAIA. Coach Orr has won three Frontier Conference regular season titles, five consecutive Frontier Conference tournament titles from 2008-09 to 2011-12 and has made 11 trips to nationals.
Named 2012 National Teacher of the Year for Middle School Physical Education by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).
Al Williams, Director of Athletics, North Idaho College
A 20-year veteran in corporate America, including executive-level management positions in healthcare, internal audit, international mining, and nonprofit corporate sectors, Al Williams was appointed athletic director at NIC in 2003 after serving as assistant basketball coach at the University of Denver. During his tenure at NIC, the Cardinals are consistently a naitonal contender with four teams ranked #1 naitonally from 2011-13.
John Wong, Ph.D,Associate Professor, Sport Management, Washington State University
Dr. Wong's research focuses on hockey, history of business of sport, sport business decision-making process and power relationships.
The 2014 Dr. Bob Frederick Sport Leadership Lecture Series will take place on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College in October. A final schedule of presentations will be available the second week of Septemeber.