Former Student-Athlete

Nick Harriott
Nick Harriott: Soccer opened doors for education and success

For Nicholas Harriott, playing soccer was more than sport. It was a transformational opportunity to overcome life’s hardships.

Nick Harriott
Nick Harriott: Soccer opened doors for education and success

For Nicholas Harriott, playing soccer was more than sport. It was a transformational opportunity to overcome life’s hardships.

Linda Cohn: From breaking the ice to breaking the news

Linda Cohn enrolled at State University of New York at Oswego knowing that she had some athletic ability, and thinking she might like to pursue a career in sports. She is now a famed sports broadcaster on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

Mike Aguirre: A lifelong leader

Mike Aguirre had a unique career as a student-athlete that took him from the gridiron to testifying on behalf of fellow student-athletes before a Congressional committee before he even graduated. As a wide receiver for the Arizona State...

David Hilmers: Out of this world

Like his dad, Dr. David Hilmers could be considered something of a jack-of-all-trades. He just chose different pursuits. Hilmers started as a three-sport student-athlete before graduating summa cum laude, moved on to become a Marines...

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised Millions for ALS Association

Pete Frates can no longer speak. But in the last two and a half weeks, a video posted on Facebook by Mr. Frates, a 29-year-old former college baseball player, has inspired people like Bill Gates , LeBron James , Chris Christie and Taylor...

Kristian Schroder: Passing the torch

When Kristian Schroder launched his LinkedIn group in 2008 in hopes of connecting to other former student-athletes, he had no idea how large it would become. Now more than 24,000 members strong, the NCAA Athletes in the Workspace...

Health and Wellness

The transition to life after college, especially when it comes to staying healthy and well, can be challenging even for former student-athletes. Stay up to date on what industry experts are saying here. Why it’s Hard to Stay Active After...

Search for Your School

The front door to your alma mater is always open and here is an easy way to stay connected. Find your school's academic and athletics web pages here. School academic and athletic websites sorted alphabetically by official name Select... -...

A Gamecock Makes a Difference in Vietnam

Gabby Gilbert has gone from playing forward and scoring goals to paying it forward and helping disadvantaged children on the other side of the world achieve goals of their own. Shortly after graduating last spring, the former South...

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