The Center for Leadership in Athletics develops effective
leaders and leadership practices, that maximize the positive,
educational impact of athletics.

"The Center for Leadership in Athletics is rooted in the idea that effective leadership is essential within all roles of an athletics enterprise to ensure the positive impact sports can have on students and community. In the spirit of this idea, we serve to enrich educational experiences through the development of leaders engaged at the intersection of athletics and education."

- Sara Lopez
Director, Center for Leadership in Athletics
Professional Development Community
Partnerships & Outreach
Research Academic Programs

Designs and delivers timely workshops and seminars that sharpen the skills of athletic leaders.

Supports the success of community-based organizations that educate and develop youth through athletics.

Conducts and disseminates research focused on improving the every-day practice of leaders.

Delivers cutting-edge academic programs that prepare athletic leaders.

Instructor Spotlight: Dan Giuliani
Dan Giuliani, an instructor in our IAL program, along with his company Volt was featured in Sports Illustrated! We caught up with him for an interview.
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Fall Summit Recap: Identity & Inclusion through Sport
A great morning of youth development and sport advocacy chatter! Read more....
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The College Football-Coaching Carousel
The Center's Dr. Jennifer Hoffman has a great new piece published in the October issue of Change Magazine. Check it out!
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Spotlight On: Sheila Rinozzi (Indiana University)
To continue highlighting the great work of our alumna and garnering insights from professionals in the field, the Center for Leadership in Athletics caught up with Sheila from the 2012 IAL cohort.
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