* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- Cowboy basketball assistant coach Pat Monaghan participated in the prestigious 2024 TopConnect Basketball Symposium taking place at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Monday.

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The event is presented by Teamworks and VanWagner. TopConnect, developed by ETSU Athletic Director Dr. Richard Sander, identifies the top assistant basketball coaches in the country and connects them with mid-major Athletic Directors providing tremendous networking and leadership development opportunities for both parties.

In its seventh year, TopConnect develops educational programming that allows these top assistant coaches to hear from a variety of successful leaders and speakers. The 2024 symposium is headlined by Kristi Dosh of College Sports Solutions and Dan Poneman of Poneman & Naiditch Representation.

Panel discussions included:

First- and Second-Year Head Coaches
Looking Back: If I Knew Then What I Know Now
New Realities of College Athletics: NIL
Athletic Directors: Who, why, how, and what
Search Firms
Breakout Session Topics:

Managing up
NIL & Collectives
Creating and Maintaining Culture
Roster management / staff management

The three-word mantra of “Connect. Prepare. Lead.” identifies the purpose of TopConnect.

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