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Bob Vecchione is the Executive Director of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. NACDA is THE professional association for individuals working in college athletics. Nearly 16,000 individuals and 1,700 institutions belong to NACDA. During his tenure, NACDA has initiated a multitude of programs that provide value-added benefits to the ever increasing membership. Programs such as the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, NCAA Football, the Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year Award, the NACDA Daily Review, the Disney Institute and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) are examples of those value added membership benefits created under his tutelage. Vecchione was honored with the Tony Snow Award from the WWP in 2013.
Vecchione is also a member of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame National Board of Directors, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission Board and is on the advisory Board of the College Sports Video Summit. He previously chaired the NCAA Football Youth Initiatives Committee.In today’s episode, we discuss:
- What kind of impact NACDA has on athletic programs and student-athletes
- How athletic directors can best lead
- Advice for people wanting to become involved in college athletics
- ... and so much more!!!
NACDA Twitter: @NACDA
Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Jacqie McWilliams (CIAA Commissioner) - Episode 117
- Jim Carr (NAIA President) - Episode 116
- Bob Wilson (former Vanguard A.D.) - Episode 114
- Christopher Parker (NJCAA Executive Director) - Episode 107
- Tim Hall (UMBC Director of Athletics) - Episode 097
- Tim Selgo (3x A.D. of the Year) - Episode 052
- Mike Hamilton (former Tennessee A.D.) - Episode 043
- Rusty Kennedy (2017 River States A.D. of the Year) – Episode 027
- Chad Briscoe (2017 Crossroads League A.D. of the Year) - Episode 014
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