Game Plan is excited to announce a series of webinars designed for industry professionals in charge of academic advising, career development, leadership development and campus recruiting. These webinars will provide timely information, strategies and assets to prepare individuals for the year ahead.
“The landscape has clearly changed – for example, we know career development for athletes is now a must have. How an athletic department manages this expectation impacts their current student-athletes, alumni athletes, as well as future student-athletes, even fund raising and corporate sponsorship. This series is designed to share what we’ve learned and provide simple solutions to problems they are facing.” – Vin McCaffrey, CEO & Founder of Game Plan.
Below is the webinar lineup. All webinars will start at 1pm EST.
8th: “How to Help Athletes Find Their Other ‘Playing Field’”
Helping student-athletes match interests to their major.
Intended Audience: Academics
10th: “Key Measurements of Student-Athlete Development”
The numbers and metrics that matter in student-athlete career development.
Intended Audience: Athletic Directors
15th: “Career Outlook Planning – The Time is Now”
A rundown of the fall recruiting season as well an insight into career preparation.
Intended Audience: Life Skills, Career Services, Employers
17th: “Acclimating New Student-Athletes to Your School and Program”
Best practices in onboarding new players (freshmen or transfers) in their transition to campus.
Intended Audience: Coaches
22nd: “Taking Full Advantage of Employer Sponsorship and Relationships”
Maximize corporate sponsorships through student-athlete career engagement.
Intended Audience: External Operations, Employers
24th: “Development: A Student-Athlete’s View”
Career development and its relationship with athletics from the point-of-view of a student-athlete.
Intended Audience: SAAC
30th: “Role of the Conference Office in Student-Athlete Development”
A best practice discussion for conference offices in providing student-athlete development tools and programs.
Intended Audience: Conference Office
6th: “Dealing With Title IX Issues”
How to leverage technology to help your athletic department with Title IX compliance and content.
Intended Audience: Life skills
13th: “Assessment and Player development”
How personality assessments can have a significant impact on the way you understand and coach your student-athletes.
Intended Audience: Coaches
20th: “Alumni Networking and Mentorship”
Strategies on how to engage your former student-athletes and create a culture of mentorship among current student-athletes as well as athletic alumni.
Intended Audience: External operations, Life Skills, Athletic Directors
26th: “Engaging an Athletic Department”
How to successfully engage an athletic department in order to tap into a highly sought after candidate pool – the student-athlete.
Intended Audience: Employers
28th: “Employment Sponsorship at the Conference Office”
Ways a conference office can open up hiring opportunities between student-athletes and sponsors of the conference.
Intended Audience: Conference office and employers
4th: “Platform Fatigue”
Defining, assessing and solving the issues that platform fatigue causes an athletic department and its student-athletes.
Intended Audience: Academic advisors
11th: “How to Build Relationships with Employers”
Build long-lasting relationships with employers that can be mutually beneficial to the department, the student-athlete, and the employer.
Intended Audience: Whole athletic department
18th: “Best in Class: Building a SAAC Meeting Agenda”
A detailed conversation about the strategies to building a comprehensive agenda for SAAC meetings.
8th: “Life after Sport for December Graduate”
Answering the “what’s next?” question for mid-year graduates.
Intended Audience: life skills, ac advise, coaches, cs, athletic dir
22nd: “Planning for the New Year”
Discussion around planning for 2018 at the conference level improve the journey of its student-athletes.
Intended Audience: Conference office
6th: “Sharing Information With Athletic Departments”
Bridging the gap between career services and athletic departments to improve the relationship between both parties as well as job placement of current and former student-athletes.
Intended Audience: Career Services
12th: “Student-Athlete Alumni Networking – Building Your Brand Through Relationships”
Build strong and long lasting relationships with former student-athletes that will lead to increased communication, mentorship of current student-athletes, and increased alumni donations.
Intended Audience: External operations
14th: “Planning for Spring”
How to best use technology and other strategies to use the Spring semester to improve the overall journey of your student-athletes.
Intended Audience: Academics and Life Skills
We hope you can join us during this exciting series!