4th Annual Emerging Administrators Academy Announces Emerging AD on the Road at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

4th Annual Emerging Administrators Academy Announces Emerging AD on the Road at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Whitewater, WI - Apr 12, 2016 - ​The Emerging Administrators Academy (Emerging AD) continues to expand heading into its 4th year with the announcement of Emerging AD On the Road at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. In partnership with the University of Whitewater’s College of Education and Professional Studies Higher Education Athletic Administration Graduate Program, this 2-day conference taking place on April 30 – May 1, 2016 is open to upper level undergraduate and graduate students interested in Sport Management/Athletic Administration; current Coordinators, Directors, Assistant Athletic Directors, Associate Athletic Directors, Senior Associate Athletic Directors and aspiring Athletic Directors.

Created and founded by Clayton State’s Director of Athletics, Tim Duncan, extending the Emerging AD experience on more college campuses was a goal to further grow the focus of education and development. “I’m looking forward to bringing the Emerging Administrators Academy to our colleagues at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater,” shares Duncan.  “As I’ve stated last year, it’s only right to target our educational program designed for intercollegiate athletic administrators to a college campus”.

“I’m looking forward to bringing the Emerging Administrators Academy to our colleagues at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. As I’ve stated last year, it’s only right to target our educational program designed for intercollegiate athletic administrators to a college campus”.

Tim Duncan, Founder, Emerging Administrators Academy & Athletics Director, Clayton State University

“We are thrilled to partner with Emerging AD to bring together top administrators in intercollegiate athletics and higher education,” shares Kristina Navarro, Assistant Professor and Director of Student-Athlete Engagement at The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. “This event and partnership is rooted in the scholar-practitioner mindset our program embodies.  The Emerging AD conference provides an excellent learning opportunity for current graduate students who aspire to work in intercollegiate athletics as well as current athletics professionals who aspire to advance in the field”

Emerging Administrators Academy was developed to fill a gap in the professional development life-cycle of Intercollegiate Athletic Administrators. Emerging AD will provide hands-on training by athletic directors whose experience and insight working in the industry will help in the development and training of collegiate athletic administrators to advance their careers.

Participants will walk away with learning outcomes that include:

  • How to model successful strategies from top administrators within Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Assess which career tracks are best for their personal advancement.
  • Understand the state of Division I Athletics within the Wisconsin region.
  • Understand the opportunities that exist within Division II, Division III, and NAIA    institutions.      
  • Master interview preparation.
  • Develop a 21st century social media presence for an effective job search.

Emerging AD On the Road esteemed list of panelists and instructors include:

Tim Duncan, Emerging AD Founder and Athletics Director, Clayton State University;  Amy Edmonds, Athletics Director, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater; Dr. Beverly Kopper, Chancellor at University of Wisconsin – Whitewater; Bridget Woodruff, Director of Student-Athlete Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison; China Jude, Assistant Vice-President/Athletics Director, Queens College; Dr. Dean Van Galen, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Deidre Merritt, Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Dena Freeman Patton, Deputy Athletics Director, California State University-Bakersfield; Dr. Denisha L. Hendricks, Associate Vice-President/Athletics Director, Chicago State University; Doug Tiedt, Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student – Athlete Support Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jamaal Mayo, Athletics Director, Harris-Stowe State University; James (Jim) Collins, President, Loras College; Jeff Konya, Athletics Director, Oakland University; Kevin King, Senior Lecturer Sport Management & Director of Player Development, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse; Dr. Kristina Navarro, Assistant Professor Higher Education Athletic Administration/Director of Student-Athlete Engagement, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Linda Bell, Associate Athletics Director for Compliance/SWA, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Mario Morris, J.D., Adjunct Professor, Associate Athletic Director, Financial Operations, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mary Ellen Gillespie, Athletics Director, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Melissa Dawson, Senior Associate Athletics Director/Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Northern Illinois University; Mike Waddell, Senior Associate Athletics Director, External Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sean Frazier, Associate Vice-President/Athletic Director, Northern Illinois University and Dr. Susan Johnson, Assistant Dean for Student Success & Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Interested participants can visit: www.EmergingAD.com for conference information and registration details. Connect with the Emerging AD on Twitter and Facebook: @EmergingAD or email: Info@EmergingAD.com. Student discounts are available.

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