2019 Game Changing Retreat

 

Arrival - Thursday, June 20, 2019

Our 2019 Game Changing Retreat cohort arrived in Atlanta and were greeted by our staff before receiving a boat load of goodies courtesy of adidas and mobot.


Daily Recaps

Day 2 - Thursday, June 21, 2019

During day 1 of the 2019 Game Changing Retreat cohort members heard from Dr. Leah Turner on the career advantages of being a student-athletes and Dr. Collin Williams from RISE on inclusivity through diversity.

Day 2 - Friday, June 21, 2019

Day 2 of the Game Changing Retreat was jam-packed! We started off with a panel on Emerging Career Panels featuring Adrian Williams (Atlanta Braves), Erica Wilkerson (NASCAR), Bryan Harris (Jackson | Spalding) and Tiffany Kelly (Sports Entrepreneur). Retreat mentor Will Baggett discussed networking and professional presence before cohort members visited the Atlanta Braves, Jackson | Spalding, and Turner Studios.

Day 3 - Saturday, June 22, 2019

Day 3 of our Game Changing Retreat allowed cohort members to gain insight with more conversation with their mentors, a presentation on breaking the glass ceiling with Dr. Julie Shaw, career preparation with Megan Perry, a golf lesson at Charlie Yates Golf Course and the final Dinner of Influence.

Day 4 - Sunday, June 23, 2019

The final day of our Game Changing Retreat featured a much needed conversation on handling success/failure with Jarrod Barnes, personal professional development, and a sappy wrap up where cohort members shared their retreat experience.


Enrichment Activities


Dinners of Influence

Friday

Saturday


Retreat Partners

 
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adidas was the presenting partner for the 2019 Game Changing Retreat in Atlanta. They provided gear for yoga, golf, and throughout the weekend.
 
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MOBOT came on as a partner for the 2019 Game Changing Retreat to provide their foam roller water bottles to ensure all participants stayed hydrated while maintaining an ocean-friendly event.

Additional Videos from the Weekend

This year's cohort left an impression on every person they met, including each other.
This year's cohort became a family as they begin their career in sports business.
The 2018 Game Chaning Retreat cohort came back to volunteer and provide guidance to this year's cohort.