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DEI Alliance announces "Next Up" Participants

By Rising Coaches on Nov 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM

Birmingham, AL. The Rising Coaches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance is pleased to announce the finalist for the “Next Up” Head Coaches Training Initiative. The organizations that make up the Rising Coaches DEI Alliance each nominated coaches for the opportunity to participate in a workshop with sports search consultant Katy Young Staudt. Katy Young Staudt was recently named a Top 40 under 40 in college basketball by The Athletic. “There are a number of rising stars in our business and I am honored to be able to provide advice and expertise to help advance their careers” said Staudt. “If we are truly going to impact the game in a positive way, we must take the right action steps to get there and helping prepare coaches to win the interview is one of the most important steps in the coaching search process." Staudt has led basketball searches for Texas Tech, Washington State, Cal Berkeley, Fairfield, UC Riverside, UT Tyler and Cleveland State just to name a few.

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Mississippi State AD John Cohen Speaks at DEI Alliance Meeting

By Rising Coaches on Nov 16, 2020 1:28:00 PM

At the inaugural meeting for the Rising Coaches DEI Alliance, Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen shared a few words about diversity. Cohen shared the story of how college athletics was the key factor in getting the state flag of Mississippi changed. Below is a short clip.

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