You face pressure from your institution, program staff, and parents. Athlete Viewpoint, from survey to results, offers real facts to support the decisions and planning that impact your students. Athlete Viewpoint helps you provide meaningful data to institutional leadership and faculty; respond intelligently to involved parents, media, donors and alumni; and improve the effectiveness of coaches and the student athlete experience.
Using the Athlete Viewpoint survey was a stroke of incredible timing. I received a letter from a parent upset over the lack of playing time and the inequities he perceived from the coach. My response was based mostly on the information gathered from your survey: communication with the coach, recruiting consistencies, integrity of the coach, etc. You have a great product that can help us as administrators support our coaches and help them improve.
Listen to the opinions and views of your student athletes. Know if their experience – on and off the field – is the best it can be and if that experience aligns with department mission and values.
Provide coaches and staff with meaningful feedback to improve team leadership and mentorship of student athletes.
Compare your program with other institutions. Identify your competitive advantages to bolster recruiting.
Share results easily with coaches, department staff and university leadership. Advocate for resources and facilities.
Michael and Jennifer Cross are a dynamic team with years of experience in professional development and collegiate athletics. They both care about developing others to be their best selves. Together, they started Athlete Viewpoint to create the best tool nation-wide to gain insight and valuable data about the student-athlete experience.
Michael Cross, PhD has been a change agent in intercollegiate athletics for over two decades with professional stops at Michigan, Princeton, Bradley and Penn State Universities. As a former student-athlete, coach, administrator, and athletic director, Mike is a tireless advocate for the student-athlete experience. He is a regular conference speaker and frequently confers with professionals across the country regarding research, ethical challenges and professional development. He generously shares his insights through his professional blog: The Ultimate Sports Insider. Connect with Michael –
Jennifer Cross, owner of Princeton Leadership Services, is a sought-after consultant, conference presenter, and executive coach who regularly publishes articles on organizational culture. Strategic collaborations include a diverse array of clients from higher education and college athletics, manufacturing, banking, non-profits, government agencies, and healthcare. Connect with Jennifer –