Former Student-Athlete

Why this former student-athlete works out with 100 people in one year

Former Auburn runner Dave Maloney shares insights from his experience working out with 100 different people every year.

Listen: Leadership Lessons

This podcast episode of the College Sports Insider with Jack Ford features Paul Kapsalis, a former Indiana soccer player and author. Kapsalis shares what he learned about leadership on his rise from a walk-on to a team captain at one of the nation’s top soccer programs.

Suiting up: How to dress for success in the workplace

Julian Jones, Clemson’s assistant director of student-athlete development, shares a variety of attire choices for young professionals to consider when entering the workplace.

Inaugural former NCAA student-athlete networking events kick off in Indy and Boston

Last week, NCAA After the Game held former student-athlete networking events in Indianapolis and Boston, creating an opportunity for more than 130 attendees to connect over their shared lifelong tie to college sports.

How former student-athletes are equipped to fill the No. 1 workforce skills gap

In a 2018 study, LinkedIn researchers found the No. 1 skills gap across the United States workforce is communication — skills that are often acquired and enhanced through the student-athlete experience.

Former NCAA Student-Athlete Networking Events

Whether it’s in your hometown or where you now live and work, come meet up with your “next team” — former college athletes from all NCAA schools, sports and professions who are eager to connect.

Brought to you by NCAA After the Game, each networking event attracts a diverse mix of the larger former college athlete community. Professionals from various industries and career levels find career and business-to-business opportunities. Others reconnect with fellow teammates and former athletics conference foes, as well as discover shared interests in working out together, joining recreational sports teams and volunteering together in serving their local communities.

These events are exclusive to former NCAA student-athletes age 21 and older who have no remaining eligibility in NCAA athletics competition.

Get connected to your local team, former NCAA college athletes who, like you, are looking to expand their network, at one of these free events.

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.

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