The Florida High School Athletic Association will host the first-ever Florida Student-Athlete Leadership Seminar on August 1, 2018, the organization recently announced. The event will host 100 FHSAA student-athletes from across the state and will focus on building leaders through teamwork, sportsmanship and citizenship.
“The FHSAA is very happy to embark on this exciting new endeavor,” FHSAA Executive Director George Tomyn said. “Preparing our student-athletes to become successful in the game of life remains one of our primary goals. We look forward to a memorable event.”
Special Olympics Florida President & CEO Sherry Wheelock will serve as one of the keynote speakers. The SOF will also host a Unified Sports activity during the event.
Breakout sessions for the event will include seminars on building your personal brand, communicating effectively with school administrators, utilizing your student leadership group and defining the role of captain on your team. The sessions will feature leadership training from FHSAA staff, guest speakers and local school leadership.