This course is designed primarily for second-year student athletes to enhance leadership and mentoring skills and to promote community relations while participating in athletics. Students will have expanded leadership roles within their respective sports by mentoring first-year student athletes in academics and life skills, key components to college success, community adaptation and leadership, time management skills and the importance of seeking help at an early stage of personal or academic struggle. Students also will be required to participate in a community-based service learning activity designed by the instructor to positively enhance and market the Spartan Athletics image and brand.
This course requires the approval of the instructor prior to enrollment.
- Develop expanded athletic leadership skills by mentoring first-year athletic participants in critical areas of academic success and life skills.
- Complete a community-based service learning activity designed to enhance community relations.
- Acquire a working knowledge of transfer rules and regulations that are associated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
- Understand individual strengths and how they apply in team, leadership and community settings.