22 Oct 130. Mentorship to Leadership | Nikki Nelson | Lamar Consolidated ISD
In our latest episode, Colton is live with Coach Nikki Nelson, Athletic Director at Lamar Consolidated ISD.
Coaches dives into the challenges of being an Athletic Director of one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. She talks about the challenges of changing the mentality of the district from a small-town mentality to a large school mentality.
Coach Nelson also goes on to share a little bit of her story from being in administration, teaching, and coaching and what brought her to LCISD.
Key Takeaways from this podcast:
- Encourage your coaches and players through authentic engagements.
- Be consistent on your messaging with expectations in your program
- You have the potential to be your players and staffs’ biggest advocate.
Coach goes through the various mentors she’s had both as a coach and as an Athletic Director and shares values and learnings that she’s taken and applied to her program from each of them.
Coach ends the podcast digging a little deeper into what her program focuses on and how hard work is a consistent theme that they all try to live by and instill in their players.
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