- Tony Dungy and Jim Caldwell to be Amongst Featured Speakers at BCA's 25th Annual Event -
(BLACK PR WIRE) – INDIANAPOLIS – Black Coaches & Administrators (BCA) is holding its 25th Annual Convention and Expo May 23 through 26, 2012, at Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Among featured speakers scheduled for the 2012 event are Tony Dungy, NFL sportscaster and former head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Jim Caldwell, current Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks coach.
As in the past, the national convention will feature experts from all sports disciplines and levels providing attendees the chance to network with peers and other sports professionals from across the country, discuss current trends and issues with colleagues, receive updated NCAA Legislative information and strengthen professional development and career advancement opportunities. The convention will also include the annual BCA Coach & Administrator of the Year Awards Luncheon (May 25), as well as the BCA Exhibitors Showcase (May 24).
Sponsors of the 2012 convention include the United States Marines; Close the Gap; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and Brown University.
For more information on the convention, including the awards luncheon, exhibitors showcase and advertising opportunities, contact BCA toll free at 877-789-1222 or visit www.bcasports.org. Early Bird convention registration ends April 13.
About Black Coaches & Administrators (BCA)
Black Coaches & Administrators is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt, non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to foster the growth and development of ethnic minorities at all levels of sports both nationally and internationally. BCA is committed to creating a positive enlightened environment where issues can be examined closely, debated sincerely, and resolved honestly. BCA’s focus involves the concerns of its colleagues in professional sports, NCAA (Division I, II, and III), NAIA (Division I and II), junior college, and high school levels. Its mission is to address significant issues pertaining to the participation and employment of ethnic minorities in sport in general and intercollegiate athletics in particular; to assist ethnic minorities aspiring to have a career in athletics through educational and professional development programming and scholarships; and to provide youth and diverse communities the opportunity to interact positively with BCA as a corporate citizen and community builder through a variety of alliances.
About Rosen Centre
Rosen Centre has received Meetings & Conventions' prestigious Gold Platter Award, which is given to select properties throughout the nation that demonstrate creative and culinary excellence. Just minutes away from the Orlando International Airport and the area's most popular theme parks and attractions, Rosen Centre is located at 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. For more information, visit www.rosencentre.com or call (888) 683-4102.