Our IAL 2019 cohort attended the NCAA Convention in Orlando where they took classes led by IAL instructors and guest speakers reflecting all divisions of intercollegiate athletics, including:
Marie Tuite, Director of Athletics, San Jose State University
Troy Arthur, NCAA IPP
Congratulations are in order for our IAL instructor, Gregg Bell, who was named the Washington State Sportswriter of the Year!
Bell teaches in the IAL program during the summer session. When he's not teaching, Bell writes for the Seahawks Insider and the News Tribune.
We sat down with 2015 IAL alum, Spencer Dodd, to see how life after graduation has treated him. Spencer now works as the Director of Championships & Corporate Sales for the Sun Belt Conference in New Orleans.
First and foremost, what drew you to the intercollegiate sports/athletics industry?
The opportunity to help provide a memorable and rewarding experience for the student-athletes.
What is your current position and can you explain a little bit of a typical day in that role?
Graduated: 2017 - Administration
Current Role: Eligibility Coordinator at Washington Interscholastic Activities Association
First and foremost, how did you decide the scholastic level was right for you?
Sheridan Blanford graduated from the IAL program in 2016. She is currently the Director of Inclusion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also a recipient of the Women Leaders in College Sports Rising Star award.
Thinking about earning a master's degree to accelerate your career growth, but not sure you can juggle work, life and school?
Stop by UW's Professional and Continuing Education Grad Program Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 5-7 p.m. in the Husky Student Union Building (HUB), the University of Washington's Campus. The fair will take place in the Lyceum.
IAL staff, faculty, and alumni will be available for any questions about the IAL program!