Former Student-Athlete

Former basketball star now mayor of her hometown

Former Miami (Florida) basketball player Tamara James is back in her hometown in Florida, trying to provide resources for kids and young adults to enjoy opportunities she didn’t have.

4 female C-Suite executives who played college sports

Research shows that participation in sports plays a crucial role in developing leadership and team-building skills for women. The benefits of athletics involvement are evident in board rooms and executive offices around the country, where women are leading their companies in big ways.

Former Wingate soccer player headed to the Oscars

Former Wingate soccer player Kerrin Sheldon is the co-producer of a documentary that has been nominated this year for an Academy Award.

5 ways to maintain your nutrition game

Purdue dietitian Lauren Link shares her best nutrition tips for former student-athletes.

How I scored my job in auditing

Four years before landing his job at EY, former Albion football player DiFranco expanded his network and on-the-job audit experience.

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About After the Game

NCAA After the Game supports a thriving community of millions of former student-athletes from more than 1,100-member schools through career development, resources, networking, engagement, and promotion of their well-being and continued lifelong connections to college sports.

Our goals:

  • Equip recent student-athletes with the necessary tools to successfully transition to life after college sports.
  • Provide campus administrators and staff the support and tools
  • ...

From field to galaxy: 4 astronauts who played college sports

These former student-athletes have excelled far beyond the playing field — they are NASA astronauts.


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