Hannah Olson, Ph.D.

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Assistant Director & Teaching Associate, Center for Leadership in Athletics

Hannah's primary work in the Center is focused around academic programs and coaching education.  She helps drive the Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership (IAL) M.Ed. programs, teaching multiple courses and assisting with student advising, curriculum development, and internship management.  Additional teaching duties include undergraduate coursework in the College of Education focused on youth development through sport.  Hannah is also central to continuing education offerings for coaches and administrators, specifically helping to drive the ACCEL Sport Coaching Certificate.  Prior to joining the CLA staff, Hannah worked in collegiate, interscholastic, and professional sports.  She received her Master's of Education in the IAL program at UW in 2007 and earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Study in 2014, with research focused on effective coaching at the high school level. Contact Hannah: hannaho@uw.edu or 206-685-4926

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University of Washington
Center for Leadership in Athletics
Gilman Building: 4725 30th Avenue NE,
Seattle, WA, 98105

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"The IAL Program is uniquely designed to give you both the classroom foundations as well as the hands-on internship experience in order to best prepare you for a successful career in intercollegiate athletics."

- Cait Haggarty, 2012 IAL alum