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Deputy Leadership: Miami (FL)'s Strawley & Georgia Southern's Sweany

Guest Jennifer Strawley, Miami (FL); Lisa Sweany, Georgia Southern
10:59 min watch


Patti Phillips, CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports, moderates a conversation on the role of a Deputy AD,  featuring Jenn Strawley of Miami (FL) and Lisa Sweany of Georgia Southern. The trio touch on leading from the number two position and dive into areas such as presenting information to the AD, overseeing football, and managing coaching searches.


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  • - What is your process of filtering information to present to your AD?
  • - What is your general decision-making matrix?
  • - Managing the sport of football
  • - How has your background as an AD been beneficial to your current role as Deputy AD? (Sweany)
  • - Overseeing coaching searches
  • - What do you see on the horizon in intercollegiate athletics?