Understanding Player Data can be the deciding factor in athlete and program development. Through attending this symposium you will develop knowledge of the increasing importance of Data Driven Decision making in Sports, Programs and Athlete Development.  Join this group of Experienced Sports Leaders in developing your portfolio as a Sports Professional.


The purpose of SPB 6606 Diversity and Innovation Management & Social Issues in Sport course’s, 2021 Player/Athlete Development: Data-Driven Decision Making in Sport Symposium is to provide a medium for graduate students as well as player development and sport professionals to hear from some of the nation’s top practitioners in sports. 

As an exclusive event setting within a graduate course, attendees are given a greater opportunity to network and learn from industry leaders. With leaders across every segment of sports, you gain a better understanding how data affects different aspects of sport management. 

The Elite Athlete Panel gives all symposium participants the opportunity to learn how data is applicable to the players and the benefit data provides for them. This experience extends beyond a typical classroom setting and is beneficial for everyone pursuing a career in sports. Join this group of experienced sports leaders in developing your portfolio as a sports professional!


Network Building

Broaden your network through connecting with sports professionals


Learn first-hand how data affects athlete success from an exclusive athlete panel

Professional Insight

Hear from top practitioners within their field about the benefit of data on player development

Industry Perspective

Develop a deeper understanding of data analytics and its effect on sport, enhancing your impact as a sport professional

Participants & Panelists


1:30pm – 1:40pm


Dr. Harrison &  Kevin Carr

1:40pm – 2:25pm

Dr. Sarah Stokowski  

Dr. Amanda Paule-Koba 

Dr. Michael Sagas

Co-Editors and Founders of JADE (Journal of Athlete Development & Experience) 

2:25pm – 2:35pm



2:35pm – 3:20pm

KEYNOTE: Mr. Jean Boyd

Student Athlete > Player Dev. > Executive Senior A.D. this includes 10 minutes of Q&A

3:20pm – 3:30pm



3:30pm – 4:30pm


Nick Anderson

Brandon Hunter

Asjha Jones

4:30pm – 4:55pm



5:00pm – 6:20pm

MLS: Player Engagement Panel

Taylor Mayberry

Chidozie Ibeabuchi

Dr. Jamil Northcutt

6:20pm to 6:30pm



6:30pm -7:30pm



Breakout room networking time 




Freestyle time & Social Hour

Thank you for your interest in SPB 6606 Graduate Course 2021 Athlete Development: Data-Driven Decision Making in Sport Symposium! Make sure to fill this participant form out in its entirety. 
We look forward to you participating with us at the symposium!

This is a limited access opportunity, register now to secure your seat. 
For  questions, email: info@pro2ceo.com

Registration/Donation : $30 per person