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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Buzz Williams (Virginia Tech)

Guest Buzz Williams
28:36 min listen

Buzz Williams, Men’s Basketball Head Coach at Virginia Tech, discusses long-term decision-making, perception vs. reality of his style, and cheering for people who others don’t think can be successful. Speaking on learning from others, Coach Williams addresses his approach to leadership and a number of additional topics of interest in this episode of The Dynamic Leadership Podcast, hosted by Maine Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bob Walsh.

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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.