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Masters in Coaching and Athletics Administration

Misty May-Treanor

Olympic Medalist Talks about MCAA

Posted on 2/5/2019 by Unknown - 5 minute read

When three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor decided to earn her master’s degree in coaching and athletics administration to prepare for her post-playing career, she chose Concordia University’s Master’s in Coaching and Athletics Administration (MCAA) program.

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Tags: coaching

An alumni in uniform.

The Fab Five

Posted on 2/5/2019 by Unknown - 10 minute read

Five former Olympians, Gabe Gardner, Chris Segesman, Misty May-Treanor, Staciana Stitts-Winfield and Michelle Venturella, reflect on their journey to the world’s biggest athletic arena, and how they continued to learn sports lessons as students of CUI’s Master's of Coaching and Athletics Administration program.

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Tags: coaching

Chuck Goldstein '15

Hearing the Call

Posted on 1/31/2019 by Unknown - 6 minute read

Head coach Chuck Goldstein, MCAA ’15 led Gallaudet University’s football team in a Cinderella season in 2013, winning their conference and breaking into the national rankings (#25) for the first time in school history.

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Chris Richardson, MCAA '09

For Chris Richardson, earning his MCAA degree ignited his career

Posted on 1/30/2019 by Unknown - 2 minute read

For Christopher Richardson, earning his MCAA degree at CUI ignited his career.

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Tags: coaching

Chad Johnson in a huddle with his team

Transformational Coaching

Posted on 1/30/2019 by Magazine Editorial Team - 3 minute read

Chad Johnson, MA '16, a self-described “hometown kid” from Orange County, is taking the helm of one of the biggest and best high school football programs in the nation at Mission Viejo High School. Johnson comes equipped with his Master's in Coaching & Athletics Administration (MCAA) degree from Concordia University Irvine, which he says helped change his view of coaching.

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Tags: coaching, alumnus

Softball Equipment

Inspection is Key: Providing Safe Playing Conditions and Equipment

Posted on 6/27/2018 by Kenny Connolly - 2 minute read

As important as it is for coaches to properly teach on a given playing field, it’s equally important for coaches to ensure the safety of the student-athletes they are educating.

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Tags: coaching, safety, equipment, facilities

Soccer coach talking to his players

The Importance of Selecting the Right Coach

Posted on 5/10/2018 by Kenny Connolly - 3 minute read

Whether it's a baseball diamond, a basketball court, a pool deck, or any of the other facilities that houses student-athletes, each should be viewed as an extension of the classroom. As such, the head coach and his or her staff are educators in their own right.

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Tags: coaching, hiring

A baseball coach and athlete

Sports Management and Educational Athletics

Posted on 4/20/2018 by Tom White - 2 minute read

It is important to differentiate between two contrasting areas of emphasis within graduate sport studies.  Clarifying these differences will assist prospective students make an informed decision regarding the course of study that best is suited for them.

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Tags: coaching, sports

Football field

Service On The Sidelines: Veterans Transitioning To Coaching

Posted on 3/26/2018 by Kenny Connolly - 2 minute read

Tips for transitioning from the military to coaching and athletics administration.

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Tags: coaching, veterans

Paula Weishoff with her star players

Paula Weishoff: A Habit of Winning

Posted on 3/17/2017 by Ann Ashmon - 4 minute read

Paula Weishoff is one of the most decorated players in U.S. volleyball history, with three Olympic medals and two Olympic MVP awards.

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Tags: coaching, leadership, team, sports