Dr. Bob Frederick Sport Leadership Lecture Series
Building a Successful Program

Building a Successful Program

September 23, 2018

Bobbi Hazeltine

Head Women's Basketball Coach (Walla Walla Community College)

Bobbi Hazeltine enters her 21st year as Head Coach of the WWCC Warrior Women.  Coach Hazeltine was inducted into the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.  She was honored because of her coaching success in the state of Idaho.  She served as the Head Volleyball and Girls’Basketball Coach at Troy High School for 13 years, winning 246 volleyball matches and 253 basketball games.  She also won nine state championships in the two sports. 

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Insight into building an athletic program at any level (Originally recorded in 2014)

Developing the Proper Culture Within the Team

Developing the Proper Culture Within the Team

September 20, 2018

Don Showalter

Coach Director (USA Basketball)

Ten-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach Don Showalter owns a perfect 62-0 record at the helm of USA Basketball U16 and U17 teams.  A high school coach for 42 years, Showalter compiled a 601-346 overall record (.635 winning percentage), including 16 district titles and six state tournament appearances. Showalter has been recognized by numerous organizations for his dedication to the game. In 2004 he earned the NABC Advocacy Award. In 2009 Showalter was honored by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as its National, Regional and State Coach of the Year.

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In this podcast Coach Showalter discusses his experience in developing culture within the team at any level of sport. (Originally recorded in 2017)

The Mentality of a Winner

The Mentality of a Winner

September 5, 2018

Travis Naught 

Author/ Guest Speaker

Travis Laurence Naught is an author who happens to be a quadriplegic wheelchair user. He spent 10 years working with Eastern Washington University Men's Basketball (2001-11) while earning his undergraduate degree in psychology and completing graduate courses in sports psychology. For more information on Travis click here


Brandon Rinta 

Men's Basketball Coach (Central Washington University)

Coach Rinta was named the head men's basketball coach at CWU in May 2018.  Prior to CWU, he was the head coach at Lewis-Clark State College where he compiled a 164-62 record, which is the highest winning percentage by a LC coach in the past 50 years.

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An inspiring podcast on a mental approach to overcoming challenges (Originally recorded in 2015)

Advancing Your Career in Intercollegiate Athletics

Advancing Your Career in Intercollegiate Athletics

September 3, 2018

Dr. Chris Croft 

Assistant Professor of Sport Management (University of Southern Mississippi)

Dr. Croft has been in higher education and intercollegiate athletics for over twenty years as a coach, an administrator, and a professor. He has been a member of college basketball teams in the Big 12 Conference, PAC 10 Conference, Big Ten Conference, and Conference USA.

Croft received his Associate of Arts degree in physical education from East Central Community College. He received a bachelor's degree in coaching and sports administration and a master's degree in human performance from the University of Southern Mississippi. Croft completed his doctoral degree in educational leadership and administration at the University of Texas El Paso.

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In this podcast Dr. Croft discusses strategies for advancing up the career ladder in collegiate athletics.  (Originally recorded in 2014)

Keys to Building a Successful Coaching Career in Collegiate Athletics

Keys to Building a Successful Coaching Career in Collegiate Athletics

August 22, 2018

Brad Frederick

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (University of North Carolina)

Brad Frederick completed his fifth season on Roy Williams’ staff at Carolina and his first as an assistant coach in 2017-18. During his five years on staff, Carolina has won the 2017 National Championship, been to two Final Fours, won the ACC regular season twice, and won the ACC tournament championship once. Frederick served as director of operations for four years upon joining the Tar Heel staff in 2013 after 14 seasons on Kevin Stalling’s staff at Vanderbilt.

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In this podcast Coach Frederick discusses strategies for coach career advancement in collegiate athletics. (Originally recorded in 2013)

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