Lynn Kachmarik

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Director of National Outreach

lkachmar@nd.edu (574) 631-3774


Lynn serves as the National Outreach Director for Play Like a Champion Today. Lynn works primarily with collegiate and high school partners, conducting training sessions for coaches and parents, as well as transformative leadership sessions for student-athletes. As the need arises, Lynn has worked with various corporations to help them apply the principles of teamwork and moral leadership to their organizations. Lynn has over 40 years of experience in youth, high school, college, and professional sports. Lynn was an All-American Water Polo Player and Swimmer at Slippery Rock University where she received her BS and MS Degrees. She was also a 12-year member of the United States National Water Polo team and then served on their Executive Committee. Throughout an 18 year career at Bucknell University, Lynn held various coaching positions  as the head coach for the Men's and Women's Water Polo and Swim teams. Lynn served as the athletic director at  Saint Mary’s College for 10 years and moved on to become the Vice President and General Manager of the South Bend Silver Hawks Minor League Baseball Team.  Lynn has served as a keynote speaker at state, national, and international conferenences on the need for character based leadership from coaches, parents, and students, and was recently inducted into the Bucknell University and the United States Water Polo Halls of Fame, among others.