GREENVILLE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Game Plan, the comprehensive student-athlete development platform that unifies and aligns athletic departments, athletes, and employers for the good of all, is excited to announce the addition of its on-campus student-athlete development programming for athletic departments.
Game Plan's programs will focus on the journey of the student-athlete as they prepare for their career and transition away from competitive athletics. The programs will be a blended learning experience for the student-athletes incorporating in person, on-campus expertise with Game Plan's online and on-demand resources.
"We're excited to launch this series of programming and to be on campus regularly working directly with the student-athletes and their stakeholders," said Vin McCaffrey, CEO and Founder of Game Plan. "The blended learning approach enhances engagement and retention of the student-athlete. Their journey is hard and their schedules are demanding. We believe this model provides the expertise and efficiency athletic departments are searching for as they develop their student-athletes to be successful and world-ready."
Game Plan's on campus programs include:
The First 90 Days: From Locker room to Boardroom
The student-athlete experience is an asset. It creates leadership skills, enhances diverse thought and promotes outstanding transferable skills. This program is designed to guide student-athletes through one of the most important, and challenging transitions they will ever experience—from college through the start of their first 90 days in their career. The curriculum includes selecting a career path based on personality strengths and individual interests, navigating the job search process, making the transition away from sport and understanding their student-athlete experiences in a relatable way to the next phase of their journey.
Women + Leadership Workshops
These events are designed for athletic department staff, as well as student-athletes. It will explore the elements, techniques, and practices of programs and athletic departments needed to create a culture of strong, female leaders within teams and as individuals.
Game Plan Sponsor Career Fair
In this program, Game Plan will work directly with the athletic department's corporate sponsors, local employers and interested alumni to participate in an interactive career networking experience. Student-athletes and employers will engage in person and online via Game Plan's Career Marketplace, initiating lasting relationships.
About Game Plan
Game Plan is a unified student-athlete development platform, bringing together all the components for a rich student-athlete experience by connecting athletic departments, student-athletes, and employers for the good of all. Leaders in college athletics look to Game Plan to be the foundation for their student-athlete development program by using a comprehensive approach based on engagement and a student's personality and interests. Game Plan works with college athletic departments at all levels and partners with companies all over the country eager to build their employer brand and hire student-athletes from the Game Plan network. For more information, please visitwww.wearegameplan.com and connect on Facebook (Game Plan), Twitter@gameplanworks), and LinkedIn (Game Plan by Game Theory Group).
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