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Six Student-Athletes Invited by NCAA to Participate in 2010 Career in Sports Forum

MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Six student-athletes at Pfeiffer University have been selected to attend the NCAA 2010 Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis May 11-14. Representing Pfeiffer will be David Barham (Baseball), Sara McCormack (Women’s Soccer), Erin Menzel (Women’s Soccer), Jessica Moulton (Soccer/Lacrosse), Kevin Parks (Swimming) and Sarah Waylock (Softball). Waylock, in-season, has deferred to the fall of 2010 forum.

The NCAA Career in Sports Forum (Forum) is a four day event through which selected student-athletes will explore and be educated on careers in sports, with a primary focus on collegiate athletics.  This Forum will be provided to participants at no cost. 

The NCAA will cover airfare, lodging and meals during the Forum.  Through the use of dual tracks, participants will examine the key functions of a coach or administrator within sports.  Foundational skills such as communication, networking, recruiting, managing culture, transitioning and budgeting will be covered with participants. 

The Forum will be conducted in a two year rotation for NCAA sponsored sports, with the inaugural Forum open to student-athletes who have interest in coaching the sports of: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.  The administrator track will cover the areas of: Academics, Compliance, Facilities, Life Skills, Marketing and Promotions and Sports Information. 

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