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Kara Lawson Leadership Summit
Kara Lawson Leadership Summit

Sun, Oct 31


Sandburg Middle School

Kara Lawson Leadership Summit

Open to youth and HS coaches and staff members of all sports.

Registration is Closed
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Time & Location

Oct 31, 2021, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

Sandburg Middle School, 8428 Fort Hunt Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308, USA

About the Event

The inaugural Kara Lawson Leadership Summit will give attendees an opportunity to hear from Kara Lawson as she shares lessons in leadership that transcend sports, while engaging in on-court demonstrations, video breakdowns and a Q&A session over the course of the day. 

The day will consist of:

• Leadership Discussion

• On-Court Instruction

• Video Breakdown

• Sports Performance Panel

• Q&A Session

Lunch is included. We invite youth, HS and AAU coaches and staff members of all sports to join us for a day filled with inspiration and insight that will benefit everyone. Per our COVID-19 policy, masks or approved face coverings are required at the event. For questions or concerns, reach out to

We look forward to seeing you at the Kara Lawson Leadership Summit!

Kara Lawson has become synonymous with leadership thanks in part to a stellar resume that includes:

• Three trips to the NCAA Final Four under legendary Coach Pat Summitt

• Two Olympic Gold Medals; 2008 Beijing (player), 2020 Tokyo (coach)

• 13-year WNBA Career; WNBA Champion; WNBA All-Star

• Coaching stint with NBA's Boston Celtics under Brad Stevens

• 17-year career in broadcasting including ESPN and NBC Olympics

On July 11, 2020, Kara was named the head coach of Duke Women's Basketball. Since then, fans and followers alike have viewed videos of Lawson's leadership speeches over five million times. The videos, shared via the team's official social channels, have connected people all over the world with Kara's uplifting and inspiring messages.

Join us at the inaugural Kara Lawson Leadership Summit to get an up-close and personal leadership experience with Kara and her coaching staff.

*NOTE: The objective of this event is to help coaches and staff members learn and grow in their leadership skills and basketball IQ. The target audience is youth & HS coaches and staff members. The event schedule consists of on-court instruction, a leadership panel, lunch and a Q&A session. Ticket price includes cost of registration, lunch, a notebook and a photo-op. Tickets are fully refundable 48 hours prior to the event. There will be no alcohol sales at the event, and no alcohol is included with registration fees.


  • Single Admission

    Registration includes lunch and notebook.

    +$2.50 service fee
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  • Staff Admission

    Up to 4 coaches/staff members. Registration includes lunch and notebook.

    +$5.00 service fee
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