Next Play Ep. 18 | Jean Boyd of Arizona State University on the Transition from Sport to Career, Finding Passion for Student Success, and Transforming the Student-Athlete Development Industry

Welcome to the Next Play Podcast Series brought to you by Game Plan – my name is Vin McCaffrey.

Awesome session today – Mr. Jean Boyd from Arizona State is joining us.  Jean is a leader at ASU and a leader in the industry.  Jean’s the guy represents all the right things about college athletics – a great teacher.

JB dives into his personal journey and we spend a good amount of time talking about the shift from his one on one student-athlete focus many moons ago to building systems to ensure every one of his athletes are engaged.  It’s incredibly insightful and a must listen for individuals going through their planning process right now for next fall’s student-athlete development programs.

Without further ado…Let’s jump in.

What’s Covered:

  • [02:30] Jean’s Background
  • [05:20] Transition from Sport to Career
  • [11:15] Finding Passion for Student Success
  • [26:30] Evolution of Student-Athlete Development Metrics
  • [30:00] Major Changes in the Industry
  • [47:30] Bridging the Communication Gap
  • [54:26] Creating Systems
  • [57:30] What’s Next for the Industry

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