Find out all you need to know when it comes to succession planning, performance reviews, athlete induction programs and so much more.

Marquette Makes Leaders

Leadership is not a role it’s an attitude; a state of mind, a way of behaving that inspires people around you to follow, hold similar beliefs, live similar values and work towards common goals.  By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Marquette University’s mission and values is to develop students as leaders. Located in [...]

6 Reasons to Rethink 360 Observer Feedback Opportunities

360 Observer Feedback is a way to improve performance, create accountability and provide development opportunities By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The best teams take time to reward what’s going well, review what needs to be improved upon, and set plans to achieve future success. The same is true for individuals. How do they do [...]

Prodigious Contribution to Coaching

Dr Charles “Hal” Wilson on the Waters College of Health Professions Award for Service, why he uses CoachDISC and his contribution to coach education By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments When Georgia Southern University formally acknowledged Hal Wilson’s prodigious contribution to coaching and the community with the Waters College of Health Professions Award for Service, [...]

Google’s Management Tips Translated to Coaching

Google ranks the top 10 attributes of good managers, we relate this to coaching By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Google, the #1 search engine in the world, ranked the top 10 attributes common to its best managers. We found that those behaviors run parallel to characteristics displayed by the most successful leaders [...]

Athlete Assessments’ Team Day

Athlete Assessments tackles the challenges of indoor rock climbing for its first 2019 Team Day By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Every team needs to set aside time to re-connect, review goals and revisit values. Athlete Assessments is no different. We have four Team Days a year and the first one for 2019 [...]

Engagement & Excellence in Sport and Recreation Management

How Texas A&M University-Commerce focus on experience, network and skill building to improve the lives and current careers of Sport and Recreation Management students By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The team at Texas A&M University-Commerce encourage engagement, energy and work ethic in all of their Health and Human Performance students. Faculty work [...]

University of Louisiana Athletics Leading the Way

University of Louisiana Athletic Department takes a holistic approach to student-athlete (and staff) development By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments When you visit University of Louisiana’s campus and see the new athletic facilities, a testament to the University’s investment in recent years, you’d understandably be impressed with their focus on the physical side [...]

6 CRUCIAL Steps to Success in Taking Over a Program

The How-To Coach's Guide for a Successful 1st Year By Bo Hanson, Senior Consultant, Athlete Assessments Congratulations! You’ve just been recruited as the new Head Coach. Whatever circumstances led to your appointment, the fact remains; you need to turn this team around – fast. You’ve got to get important elements of the team on side [...]

Team Building Skills in Demand by Employers (not just in Sport!)

The 2018 NACE survey lists team building skills as the #1 attribute graduate employers are looking for By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Team building tops the list of non-technical attributes employers are looking for in college graduates, according to a recent survey by the NACE Centre For Career Development and Talent Acquisition. [...]

Self-knowledge Creates Career Opportunity

How a student-athlete’s teambuilding skills and self-knowledge (using the AthleteDISC Profile) became an asset in his application for a career after college By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Chris McDonell graduated Saint Mary's College of California with a B.A. in Politics and a minor in Spanish, but when it came to the interview [...]