My Future Career Path Of Becoming An Academic Director For Athletics

749 Words Nov 29th, 2016 3 Pages
My project will be based around my future career path of becoming an academic director for athletics. Working with student- athletes is a rewarding task for you are helping mentor them at making decisions for their future after college sports. Therefore, my leadership program will be based on formal mentoring. To me formal mentoring is preparing the mentee for the future by providing advice, guidance and support. My program will consist of a team of properly trained student-athlete alumni as mentors. All alumni mentors will be required to complete a training course where they will learn how to approach, listen and react. Our goal in formal mentoring is making sure the mentee needs, questions and concerns are being heard so we may assist with personal and career development. The leadership development program will be a volunteer program for all involved. The mentors requirements would be must have been a previous student-athlete graduate and complete provided training course. In return the volunteers will receive athletic tickets to any collegiate game and an appreciation gift at the end of each semester. All formal mentoring sessions would be made mandatory for all freshman and transfer students to complete one year. After the one year students have the option to continue the program either less frequent or not at all. The goal of the program would be to develop relationships that will continue past the mandatory formal mentoring stage. The main goal of this leadership…

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