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Sport Oversight: USC Upstate’s Feig & UCF’s Wood

Guest Daniel Feig, USC Upstate; Dr. Eric A. Wood, UCF; Jamaal Walton, College of Charleston
20:23 min watch


USC Upstate Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics, Daniel Feig is joined by Dr. Eric A. Wood, Deputy AD for Competitive Excellence at UCF, in a discussion on sport oversight for AthleticDirectorU. Jamaal Walton, Associate AD for External Operations at College of Charleston Moderated the conversation. The trio touched on the qualities of a great sport administrator, balance sport oversight with other departmental responsibilities, helping Student-Athletes with a head coaching transition, and much more.

  • - What are the qualities that make up a great sport administrator?
  • - What areas should sport administrators help head coaches focus on at the beginning of the fiscal year? (Feig)
  • - How do you balance sport administration with your other responsibilities in the department? (Wood)
  • - How can a sport administrator help Student-Athletes deal with a head coach transition?
  • - What does a solid support staff consists of?
  • - On engaging with the teams
  • - What are some challenges of sport oversight?
  • - Advice for those looking for sport oversight opportunities