Audible (SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING)
The student-athlete will learn how to properly navigate the world of social media to ensure the best results for personal branding and messaging while helping avoid potential pitfalls. They will receive “real-world” guidance on how to cultivate a business through social media while monitoring and maintaining their own “brand.” There is an additional emphasis on utilizing their platform to engage and benefit social and diversity initiatives.
Baseline (FINANCIAL LITERACY TRAINING)
Student-athletes will be armed with a broad base of potent financial literacy that can prepare them for potential endorsement and branding deals while in college and to carry with them beyond graduation. From the absolute basics such as banking, credit ratings, budgeting, and domestic partnership economics, through complex alternative investments including venture capital, NFT’s, and Crypto, the student-athlete will be better prepared to ensure sound financial decision making.
Huddle (MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS)
Anxiety, burnout, and stress are some of the psychological obstacles that student-athletes competing at the highest levels face. Society has praised pressure as a “privilege” for these athletes and equated “mental toughness” with success. Student-athletes will learn an appropriate balance between academic responsibilities, social life, and sports, cope with their challenges, and recognize how to make their mental well-being a core part of their overall training.