After the Game

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.

Responding to the need

Health care workers are one example of front-line workers across an array of industries who are putting their lives on the line to help others during this pandemic. And many are former or current student-athletes.

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.

6 tips for establishing a personal board of directors

Charles Small, senior associate athletic director for student services at Iowa State, offers tips on how student-athletes can form their own personal board of directors.

Dear football, thank you

One hundred and fifty years of college football is reason to celebrate. Beyond the wins and losses, spirited rivalries and epic gridiron matchups, are the impactful lessons players carry with them for life.

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