LEAD1 Association and NACDA Hold Successful Institute

The Institute was created to further groom senior leaders in college sports administration who have demonstrated in their careers that they have what it takes to be successful ADs. Those attending the Institute certainly have that capability.

The LEAD1 Association (LEAD1) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) are pleased to announce the completion of another successful Institute, their annual three-day educational forum where experienced athletics directors (AD) teach and share information and know-how with Institute participants. This year’s Institute was recently held at the University of Colorado Boulder.

“This was the 18th Institute held, and it drew well with 14 athletics directors and 43 attendees,” noted C. Thomas McMillen, the President and Chief Executive Officer of LEAD1, which represents the athletics directors and programs of the universities of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). “The Institute was created to further groom senior leaders in college sports administration who have demonstrated in their careers that they have what it takes to be successful ADs. Those attending the Institute certainly have that capability as there were lawyers, those holding doctorates, and former college and professional athletes in attendance. All have been successful in their careers in college sports administration.”

Among those attending the Institute were the 10 winners of the minority scholarship award from the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation, awarded to minority college sports administrators with demonstrated leadership capabilities.

The Institute was hosted by Rick George, Athletic Director at the University of Colorado Boulder.

“NACDA is proud once again to support the LEAD1…

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