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N.C. State’s Yow On Leadership Paradigms: Athletic Directors vs. Head Coaches

Guest Debbie Yow - NC State University
13:41 min watch


N.C. State Director of Athletics and former college basketball head coach, Debbie Yow, visits with ADU to discuss leading from the AD chair versus doing the same from a head coaching position. Yow points to accountability as a key trait in both roles, while staff synergy is essential to operate the organization at a high level. Yow also recognizes the significant increase in stressors for all jobs within college athletics over the past two decades.

  • - Different Management Styles
  • - Stresses of Working in Athletics
  • - Thoughts from Coaching Past
  • - Staff Chemistry
  • - Shared Values