Yellow Pages |   News Updates |   Events Calendar |   Movie Times | Recycling  |   Document Shredding
Rocklin & Roseville Today Events
Travel, Business and Entertainment Marketing
HOME

Olympic Champion Summer Sanders to headline Girls in the Game




Summer-Sanders.jpg

Positive Coaching Alliance's Sacramento chapter is proud to announce two-time Olympic gold medal swimming champion, Summer Sanders, and Olympic silver medal winner in Water Polo, Heather Moody, will headline the first ever "Girls in the Game" seminar on March 2 at the Sacramento State Alumni Center.
 
"It is a passion of mine to ensure all young girls are given equal opportunity and provided the tools necessary to succeed in sports and into adulthood," Sanders said. "Events such as 'Girls in the Game' provide the outlet to ensure we are helping these young athletes become great leaders of tomorrow. I'm honored to be able to share the experiences and knowledge I have gained throughout my sports career."
 
Female athletes and their parents will learn the lifelong benefits of keeping young girls in sports through panel discussions, a Title IX seminar, a sports parenting workshop, and a presentation on improving ones mental side of their sport.
 
"As the first-of-it-kind event in Sacramento, 'Girls in the Game' aims to educate and empower young female athletes to be the voices and leaders of our future," said Zach Streight, Executive Director - Positive Coaching Alliance, Sacramento Chapter. "We are honored to have a group of women athletes who have achieved success at the highest level and who have done so in a way that their friends, family and community can be proud of."
 
Sanders, a Roseville native, starred at Oakmont High School before heading to Stanford University, where she won eight NCAA Championship titles. At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, Sanders won four Olympic medals. She won gold in the 200-meter butterfly, gold in the 400 medley relay, silver in the 200 individual medley, and a bronze in the 400 individual medley.
 
Moody, won a silver medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia with the U.S. water polo team and a bronze in Athens, Greece in 2004. She now lives in Sacramento and serves as the head coach of the highly-successful water polo team at St. Francis High School.
 
Positive Coaching Alliances' BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE mission is designed to help parents, coaches, officials and athletes learn lifelong leadership skills. The goal of "Girls in the Game" is to celebrate the growing opportunities and achievements in girls sports and work to further achieve equality.
 
Every $20 donated this month to Positive Coaching Alliance will send one female athlete from a disadvantaged neighborhood to the event. To donate, please contact Zach Streight at zach_streight@positivecoach.org
 
Event Details:
When: Thursday, March 2 /  5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Sacramento State Alumni Center
                6000 J Street, Sacramento
 
Tickets: http://www.positivecoach.org/events/girls-in-the-game/ 





Placer County News Headlines

Passport Weekend Spectacular Fun in Fair PlayFair Play, CA- California is always full of surprise. This weekend marked our return to El Dorado Wines Passport Weekend.

Growing Weed in Placer County? Rules and ComplianceAuburn, CA - With Placer County's cannabis ordinance now in effect for over a year, county staff will host three drop-in meetings in May to answer questions about rules for cannabis cultivation

2018 Volkswagen SportWagen provides versatilityRoseville, CA,- Versatility is the 2018 Volkswagen SportWagen's main calling card, yet it has other enviable qualities that make it a good choice for car buyers.

Fundraiser in honor of Roseville transplant patientApril is Donate Life Month, but for Roseville resident Jason Crutchley, it's another month spent hoping he will receive a second chance at life.

Construction and Trades Job Fair this SaturdaySacramento, CA- For the fourth year in a row, the North State Building Industry Foundation will hold its annual Skilled Trades Job Fair this Saturday, April 21.

(CIA) presents Conversations at Copia: TerroirNapa, CA,- The CIA at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America's newest venture in downtown Napa will present Conversations at Copia: Terroir on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Roseville Earth Day Festival at Royer ParkRoseville, CA- On Saturday, April 21 from 10am - 3pm, the Arts Council of Placer County will be hosting Earth Day 2018 at Royer Park (190 Park Drive, Roseville, CA 95678)

Kaiser Permanente in Roseville names Jordan Herget as Senior VPRoseville, CA,- Jordan Herget, a health-care executive with more than 13 years of senior leadership experience in multiple health systems, has been named senior vice president and area manager

Brennan named President of Landmark ConstructionLandmark Construction has named Kevin Brennan, Nevada City resident, as president of the $75 million privately owned, public works general contracting company

BottleRock Napa Valley Lineups for JaMPad Stage and VIP Village Acoustic StageNAPA, CA, -- BottleRock Napa Valley 2018, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced the lineups for the JamPad Stage and VIP Village Acoustic Stage powered by Cisco

Rick Hillman Named Folsom Police ChiefFolsom, CA - Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer recently announced that Folsom Police Department Commander Rick Hillman will be the next City of Folsom Chief of Police.

William Jessup Announces New Research InstituteROCKLIN, Calif. - William Jessup University recently announced the creation of a new research endeavor, the Institute for Biodiversity and the Environment (IBE).


NEWS: In Case You Missed It