Coaching Healthy Athletes

Positive Coaching Alliance - Los Angeles


The American Express
Stadium Club

StubHub Center

18400 S Avalon Blvd,
Carson, CA 90746


August 12, 2017

9-11 a.m.


Panel Discussion



PCA-Los Angeles
Chapter Executive Director
Alan Berkes





Join us for an important discussion with special guests from high levels of sports and health fields, tackling issues and providing guidance on coaching youth and high school athletes how to stay healthy on and off the field.

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Medical professional and athletes will come together to discuss and debate the challenges of keeping athletes healthy and on the field. An all-star panel, including former MLS Star Kevin Hartman, and others in the fields of sports and health will tackle the topics of mental preparedness, character development, proper nutrition, sports specialization and overuse injuries. Keeping athletes healthy and happy allows them to perform at their best. 

Featured Speaker

Kevin Hartman - LA Galaxy Legend

Director, LA Girl’s Academy. One of the most decorated MLS players of all-time. MLS record holder with 112 shutouts. Helped lead the Galaxy to two MLS Cup Trophies in 2002 and 2005.




Leslie Osborne - FOX Sports Analyst

Retired United States Woman’s National Team and member of the 2007 FIFA Woman’s World Cup team. 2006 finalist for U.S. Soccer Player of the Year. NSCAA First-Team All American for three years.





Becci Twombley – Director of Sports Nutrition, USC

Director of Sports Nutrition, USC. Leads a team of registered dietitians that coach nutrition to 650 athletes. Previously Director of Sports Nutrition at UCLA and Consultant to the Los Angeles Sparks.




Dr. Bianca Edison - Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic

Attending physician at Children’s Orthopaedic Center and assistant clinical professor at Keck School of medicine of the University of Southern California.




Dr. Kenneth Hartline - Neuropsychology

Children’s Orthopaedic Center and Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital-Los Angeles. Specializes in neuropsychological evaluation and performance anxiety and stress following medical trauma.




Dr. Curtis VandenBerg - Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic surgeon with advance specialty training in pediatric orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Former team physician for Division 1 sports teams.




Dr. Lee Hancock - Author, Coach

Tenured  professor, Sports Psychology Coach for Olympic, professional and youth athletes including the LA Galaxy and AVP. Develops coach and parent education programs for MLS and youth soccer clubs.




Carrie Taylor - Coach, Instructor

Head Coach and Program Director for Dana Hills High School. Instructor for Cal South and the National Youth Coaching Course for US Youth Soccer.




Chris Butler - Physical Therapist

Director of Sports Medicine at CATZ Physical Therapy Institute. Clinical Instructor to physical therapy students and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor - $10,000

Receives 20 tickets to event. Logo included as Presenting Sponsor in all marketing materials, at event and in social media. Inclusion on panel discussion.

MVP Sponsor - $5,000

Receives 12 tickets to event. Logo included as MVP Sponsor in all marketing materials, at event and in social media.

All-Star Sponsor - $2,500

Receives 8 tickets to event. Logo included as All-Star Sponsor in all marketing materials, at event and in social media.  

Team Sponsor - $1,000

Receives 4 tickets to event. Logo included as Team Sponsor in all marketing materials, at event and in social media. 

Single Ticket - $50

Admission to event and breakfast.

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