Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak discuss the reality facing today's athletic programs: athletes are transferring schools or de-committing. On today's podcast, they discuss the reasons this is happening and what coaches can do to prevent athletes from de-committing or transferring schools. Resources: Habitudes for Athletes, The New School Coach, the Growing Leaders Blog Social: @GrowingLeaders, @TimElmore and @AndrewMcPeak Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

In today's bonus podcast episode, The Assistant Athletic Director of Student Athlete Enhancement at the University of Alabama, Jessie Gardner is interviewed by Growing Leaders' Director of Strategic Partnerships, JT Thoms. Jessie shares about a challenge that most athletic organizations face—how do you get buy-in from your athletic department when you're building your student athletic programming? Enjoy this interview as they

The Director of Student Athlete Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Chris Everett, is interviewed by Growing Leaders' Director of Strategic Partnership, JT Thoms. Chris Everett shares about his past experiences of being a student athlete and his role in the development of current student athletes. Enjoy this interview as they talk about some of the problems

Last month, I was able to spend time at spring training providing leadership coaching for several major league baseball teams. These teams are incredible examples of organizations who want to not only develop great ballplayers but also great leaders. I had the opportunity to interview Dayton Moore, General Manager of the Kansas City Royals and asked him to share a