USTFCCCA Female Coaching Mentorship Program Virtual Workshop Set For April 25

NEW ORLEANS – The USTFCCCA’s Female Coaching Mentorship Program (FCMP) Committee is organizing an online workshop for female coaches on April 25 at 8:15 pm ET.

This hourlong workshop, presented by MONDO, is entitled “Battling Burnout: How to avoid it & how to rebound once you’re in it” and will be accessible via Zoom.


Female coaches in attendance will hear from a panel of strong, dynamic women from diverse backgrounds and receive guidance on how to avoid burnout, advice for when they are in the midst of it or around others going through it, as well as tips for rebounding from burnout.

Here is a full list of panelists for the workshop on April 25:

  • Katie Wagner, UW-La Crosse assistant track & field coach
  • Carissa Eichmeyer, Thiel College head cross country coach and assistant track & field coach
  • Katy Luetke, CAL FIRE Wellness Analyst | Former coach at Shasta College
  • Katie Leary Steele: Thrive Mental Health therapist/counselor
  • Janis Christopher, MSU Denver head track & field and cross country coach

Remember that only female coaches can attend this workshop put on by the USTFCCCA FCMP Committee.


Started in 2018 by a trio of accomplished female coaches – Rhonda RileyAngelina Ramos and Janine Kuestner – the program is designed to increase the representation, depth of knowledge and advancement of female coaches in the field of cross country and track & field coaching at every level, as well as create accessibility within the industry.

The program aims to support climate change as well as depth of female coaching experience through pairing individuals up with 1:1 year-round mentorship with a senior coach and adhering to set guidelines for successful consultations with esteemed leaders of the sport from a variety of backgrounds.