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On today’s show we will be talking to Daron K. Roberts, founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. As a lecturer at the University of Texas, he focuses on issues of leadership and innovation in the sports arena. He developed a course – A Game plan for Winning at Life – that is taught to incoming freshmen student-athletes at the University of Texas. During the course of each academic year, Roberts teaches nearly 300 students.
During this episode you’ll hear:
- Daron shares his passion for football and why he wanted to become a football coach instead of following the path a Harvard Law Student would go.
- Daron turned down a $150,000 job right out of law school to take an internship in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs.
- What Daron hoped to teach his team and prepare them for. The vast majority never make it to the pros.
- Daron teaches readers who read his book, Call an Audible.
- Learn about his podcast, A Tribe Called Yes, and who would benefit from listening to it.
- Learn about the course he developed, Game Plan for Winning at Life, that is taught each year to incoming freshman student-athletes at the University of Texas.
- The Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas.
Jonathan Krueger is an Investment Advisor Representative with Lion Street Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor. Opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect those of Lion Street Advisors, LLC or LionsGate Advisors. The topics discussed, and opinions given are not intended to address the specific needs of any listener. Neither Lion Street Advisors, LLC nor LionsGate Advisors offer legal or tax advice; listeners are encouraged to discuss their financial needs with the appropriate professional regarding your individual circumstance.
Daron has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for creating a nonprofit football camp - 4th and 1, Inc. 4th and 1 provides free SAT prep, life skills development and football training to at-risk youth. The camp has served nearly 500 student-athletes since 2010. He holds two expensive degrees from Harvard and was elected Student Body President as an undergraduate at the University of Texas - the largest public university in the United States. He is a contributor to Forbes.com, and his articles have appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Fortune, Houston Chronicle, Texas CEO Magazine and Time.