NCAA and NFL Summit keeps athlete well-being at the forefront

The focus on athlete well-being is more prominent now than ever before, which makes a partnership between the NCAA and NFL that began nearly five years ago increasingly valuable today.

College players celebrate National Student-Athlete Day, donate food to Indy community

NCAA student-athletes representing Indiana colleges and universities participated in a community outreach initiative and celebrated their peers who have excelled academically, athletically and in their communities.

NCAA emerging leaders learn, connect and dream big

The stage and podium in Christine Grant Ballroom in the NCAA national office wouldn’t suffice for Meg Stevens. She was to deliver the keynote for the 2015 NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar and wanted to be at eye level with the some 220 aspiring athletics administrators. She chose to stay off the stage, and hit the floor.

Twelve rising athletics administrators complete NCAA Pathway Program

Twelve college athletics administrators traveled to the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., in mid-January. A historic NCAA Convention – one that would signal a shift in the Division I college sports landscape – was still one day away, yet the lights of recognition first were to shine on the industry’s next leaders.

Future Football Coaches Academy Develops and Connects Aspiring Coaches

As a 13-year-old, Siriki Diabate came from the Ivory Coast in West Africa to New York City and developed a passion for football – the American kind.

NCAA and Women Leaders in College Sports Women’s Leadership Symposium

The NCAA and Women Leaders in College Sports Women's Leadership Symposium (WLS) is developed for women aspiring to, or just beginning a career, in college athletics.

Student-Athlete Leadership Forum FAQs

Key dates Jan. 14, 2019: Registration opens (8:00 a.m. Eastern Time) Feb. 20, 2019: Registration closes (Noon Eastern Time) April 11-14, 2019: Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Orlando, FL When and where is the 2018-19 NCAA Student-...

Student-Athlete Leadership Forum Eligible Institutions

Key dates Jan. 14, 2019: Registration opens Feb. 20, 2019: Registration closes April 11-14, 2019 : NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum in Orlando, FL The 2018-19 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum will take place from April 11-14,...

Leadership Development Staff

To reach a member of the NCAA leadership development staff, send an email to . DeeDee Merritt Acting Director DeeDee Merritt came to the NCAA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016. At the national office...

Life Skills

NCAA Life Skills, a well-known collaboration between the national office, the 1,200 member institutions, the affiliate organizations and conference offices, is committed to the total development of student-athletes, preparing them with "...


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