The Power of One

The Power of One

Fighting to keep your job or preserve your program can be soul-crushing.  Our losses are painful and public – there for everyone to see. At the same time our victories – out of fear that they are simply luck or merely temporary - remain hidden and are rarely acknowledged.  That means we only learn from our failures. This month, however, I met several coaches whose efforts are having a transformative effect in their department and on their campus. Of these, I’d like to share three examples who illustrate the influence that each of us can create.

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CSCAA Celebrates Student-Athlete Success and Perfection for Seven Conferences

The CSCAA announced that seven conferences had 100% of their swimming and diving teams selected as Scholar All-America teams.  Every member of The American Athletic Conference, Big 12, Big East, Colonial Athletic Association, Missouri Valley, Northeast and Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference- 161 teams in all - received Scholar All-America honors by earning GPAs of 3.00 or higher for the Fall Semester.

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