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Honorees at Annual Leadership Conference

Author: Kristin Sheehan

Diocese Of Cleveland CYO Directors

At this year’s annual Sports Leadership conference, Play Like a Champion Today awarded four very special honors. The Diocese of Cleveland Catholic Youth Organization (pictured here) was presented with the 2016 Jack Mack Champions for Children Award. This award was established in honor of the late Jack Mack, who worked tirelessly in support of Play Like a Champion’s

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Leadership Conference Success

Author: Gena Robinson

2016 Conference 277

The 11th annual Play Like a Champion Leadership Conference was held at the University of Notre Dame on June 24 and 25th. Coaches and athletics administrators from across the country came together for two jam-packed days of sessions on leadership, character development, the spirituality of sports, and sports psychology. On-campus participants were joined by several live-stream participants from as far away as Barcelona and London. The conference theme this year was Coaching Tomorrow's Leaders Today, and the conference was devoted to forming coaches as character educators for children of all ages, abilities, and socio-economic levels. Participants came to network with fellow coaches, learn from each other and renowned experts in the field, and strengthen their commitment to coaching for character. …

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