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.

SHAPE Conference in Seattle
The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America National Convention & Expo will host its annual conference March 17 - 21 in Seattle, Washington.
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Call for Applications!
The Center is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA member for Community Partnerships & Outreach! Apply today and join our team!
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Civic Engagement & Student-Athletes
The Journal of College and Character features a new research publication about students and student-athletes' activism. Check out the new article by the Center's authors and colleagues!
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Spotlight On: Shiela 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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