The Winning Edge Game Changing Retreat is designed to exceed the expectations of a traditional retreat.
Knowing the powerful impact of mentorship and an effective network, The Winning Edge Leadership Academy is hosting the first Game Changing Retreat to influence and prepare student-athletes for a career in sports business. The focus of this intense, multi-day experience will be on networking, industry discussions, cultivating leadership, and creating career objectives.
Cohort members are a diverse collective of current and former student-athletes with a history of success on and off the field. Mentors are industry professionals who will share insight and provide guidance to the next generation of leaders in sports business.
Increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure positions in sports business
Increase the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in sports business
Introduce student-athletes to industry professionals creating positive relationships
Raise awareness of the existing talent pool of current and former student-athletes who have a passion and interest to work in sports business.
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
+ Introduction to Golf Lesson at Charles Yates Golf Course
+ Keynote: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
+ Keynote: Ace Your Interview with Megan Perry
+ Dinner of Influence II
SUNDAY, JUNE 23
+ Keynote: Championship Mindset
+ Keynote: Coping with Success and Failure
+ Final Professional Development Activity
2019 Retreat Speakers
2019 Emerging Career Panelists
Cost of Attendance
+ Transportation to and from Atlanta, GA
+ Hotel: $350
*Current student-athletes are encouraged to gain the support of their athletic department to cover the cost of attendance.