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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Iowa’s Gary Barta

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Joe Hamilton, Director of Athletics at Colorado State University. Hamilton talks about the benefit of having a new on-campus stadium. CSU decided to build on-campus as opposed to renovating the existing stadium which was located four miles off-campus. Hamilton discusses how this decision and execution has brought a new energy on campus. The conversation also touches on his leadership influences, the importance of detaching every once in while, and who he follows on Twitter.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Jeff Van Gundy

Jeff Van Gundy, TV analyst and former NBA head Coach, talks about the leadership lessons he learned from different players and coaches during his coaching career. He addresses the intricacies of working in the NBA and the dynamics between players, coaches, administration, etc. Coach Van Gundy talks in depth about the leadership style of Pat Riley and the impact it had on his career.

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Defining Your Organizational Culture: Former Office Depot CEO Bruce Nelson

Bruce Nelson, former CEO & President of Office Depot, continues to discuss the mechanisms of developing an organizational culture. His emphasis on people and trust is very obvious as he quotes from the book, The Speed of Trust, and asks the question “As a leader, what are you doing to develop trust?” Nelson mentions that everyone in an organization knows exactly what the leader will tolerate to accomplish goals, whether good or bad, so be aware of the culture you create.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Colorado State’s Joe Parker

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Joe Hamilton, Director of Athletics at Colorado State University. Hamilton talks about the benefit of having a new on-campus stadium. CSU decided to build on-campus as opposed to renovating the existing stadium which was located four miles off-campus. Hamilton discusses how this decision and execution has brought a new energy on campus. The conversation also touches on his leadership influences, the importance of detaching every once in while, and who he follows on Twitter.

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Communications, Coaches, & Conference Changes: From The Chair With WKU’s Todd Stewart

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Todd Stewart, Director of Athletics at Western Kentucky. Stewart talks on how his background in communications and media relations provided excellent training for his current role leading an athletics department. He also discusses the benefits of the relatively recent conference move and how it has proven to be a successful transition.

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Being A True Rights & Sponsorships Partner

How colleges and universities leverage their sales inventory while creating support across campus is crucial in today’s environment. In this edition of Conversations on College Athletics, Trip Durham and Dan Migala have a very open discussion about sales creativity, sponsorship trends, and the notion that none of us should ever settle.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Richmond’s Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney, Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Richmond, joins the Dynamic Leadership Podcast. Going into his 13th year as a head coach of the Spiders, Coach Mooney reflects on playing for a Hall-of-Fame coach in college and using the system he played in (the Princeton Offense) to find success at his program. Mooney addresses the misconceptions of the Princeton Offense and how it is used successfully in the NBA. On the topic of today’s players, he talks about the importance of coaches adapting rather than expecting the players to immediately adapt to the coach.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Minnesota’s Mark Coyle

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Mark Coyle, Director of Athletics at University of Minnesota. Coyle discusses how his experiences working in multiple FBS conferences helped shape his style and leadership philosophy. Having hired three football coaches to three different institutions in a span of six years, Coyle relays a healthy understanding of the uniqueness of every search process. The conversation also delves into the transition from Deputy AD to taking on the responsibility as the Director of Athletics.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Jacksonville State’s John Grass on Whole Person Development

With a 90% win percentage and a 31 game conference winning streak, few coaches have dominated the sport of college football over the last four years like Jacksonville State's John Grass. In this episode of the Dynamic Leadership Podcast, Coach Bob Walsh visits with John Grass, head football coach at Jacksonville State University. Coach Grass goes deep as he talks about minimizing the discussion on winning or losing and maximizing the focus on developing the whole person....himself included.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Georgetown’s Lee Reed

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Lee Reed, Director of Athletics at Georgetown University. Reed explains his motto of “Student-Athlete driven, Coach centered, Administrator assisted.” He goes into depth on the impact of his time spent away from college sports, managing a portfolio of McDonalds restaurants. This wide ranging conversation also touches on recent head coaching hires, making the decision to accept a new position, the reasons he attends the NACDA Convention, and the people in the industry who had the biggest influence on his career.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Clemson’s Dan Radakovich

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Dan Radakovich, Director of Athletics at Clemson University. Radakovich talks about how a note on a napkin from his football coach led to a new athletics facility. He also speaks on how important it is for athletic administrators to support coaches by giving the coach the resources needed to be successful. Also, as he serves his final year on the College Football Playoff selection committee, Radakovich identifies what he believes to be the reason why the current system is better than previous football championship structures.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Temple’s Fran Dunphy On Success

Fran Dunphy, Men’s Basketball Coach at Temple, discusses taking over for a hall of fame coach including making changes to fit his personality and leadership style. Speaking on success during his time at an Ivy League institution, Coach Dunphy talks about how players who are smart off-the-court don’t always translate to smart basketball players. He has over 200 wins, and has taken two different teams to the NCAA tournament at least six times. Hosted by University of Maine Men's Basketball Head Coach, Bob Walsh.