Supporting Academic Progress of Student Athletes

Supporting Academic Progress of Student Athletes

Student athlete advisors strive to improve the academic standing of the athletes in their program. As you have seen by the videos concerning a day in the life of the student athlete as well as what a student athlete counselor does at a major university, this assignment will be :
1.Discuss what you would do if you were placed in charge of a student athlete retention program to help students recognize the importance of satisfactory progress requirements of the NCAA.
2.In your program, what would your strategies be such as study halls, counseling sessions, tutors, and so on, to achieve the goal of assuring satisfactory academic progress?
3.Be sure to give a brief overview of the continuing eligibility standards for the NCAA Division I and II athletes and how your strategies would help meet standards.
4.Make sure that you use at least five references in this discussion concerning best practices in your development of these program recommendations.

Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages.
References: Minimum of 3-5 scholarly resources.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.