Former Student-Athlete

The ‘disease detective’ who dives

Long before she led a CDC COVID-19 emergency response task force, Cmdr. Erin Sauber-Schatz was a springboard and platform diver for Texas A&M University.

Blazing her own trail

Jennifer King is unafraid of departing from the norm and blazing a new path. It’s how the former dual-sport Division III athlete became the first Black female assistant coach in the NFL.

Navigating personal finance with NCAA champion Lauryn Williams

Former NCAA and Olympic sprinter Lauryn Williams is now a financial planner. She provided advice for former student-athletes and a look at her current work

Opening doors: Camille Duckett navigates shift from contract worker to employee during pandemic

In March, Camille Duckett was assistant coaching the Calabasas Waves’ seventh and eighth grade swim team at Viewpoint, an independent K-12 school in Calabasas, California. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Duckett’s coaching dynamics immediately changed. 

Open to work: Jack Pinho on the power of positivity

Optimism and discipline drive former Springfield runner Jack Pinho as he searches for a job during challenging times.

Longtime UIndy AD: ‘Never sell yourself short’

When speaking with Sue Willey, vice president for intercollegiate athletics at UIndy, you know you’re speaking with a person of passion. That’s a feeling required for anyone who aspires to work in college athletics, she said.

How I scored my job in investment banking

From the age of 3, I played soccer. I played other sports throughout my life, but soccer was my favorite. I fell in love with the very nature of the sport, the creativity, the team aspect, and how no two plays or games were ever the same.

What my sport taught me: Teamworks Founder & CEO Zach Maurides

At an early age, football taught me what it meant to set ambitious, long-term goals and then take the day-to-day steps to see them come to fruition.

5 tips for getting your foot in the door of any industry

Being in and around sports most of your life, you are likely an active person. But in terms of your career, what steps are you taking to be the professional you want to be?

Going global: How 5 postgraduate student-athletes continued their game abroad

For most NCAA student-athletes, their playing days end at commencement or whenever their eligibility runs out. However, not all student-athletes are ready to stop competing or stop learning after they walk across that stage.

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