After the Game

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.

Creating space: Amiah Mims leading efforts to create inclusion in racing community

Former Kent State gymnast Amiah Mims never expected a career in the racing industry. Now, she’s leading efforts to make it a more inclusive space.

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?

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