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The center

VCU Center for Sport Leadership

Virginia Commonwealth University developed the Center for Sport Leadership with the idea of creating an innovative, practical learning environment that would prepare students for a successful career in the sport industry.

This new educational paradigm teaches students the necessary skills, while giving them ownership of operational responsibility to the organization and providing access to upper-level coaches and administrators.

With more than 650 graduates, the Center for Sport Leadership at VCU has placed students in every area of the industry — including professional, intercollegiate, Olympic, nonprofit and grassroots organizations. These successful alumni provide a useful tool in establishing a network base for connecting with future leaders in the industry.

Our mission

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The Center for Sport Leadership at VCU is committed to the education and preparation of future professionals in the public and private sectors of the sport industry. Through vision, teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm and innovation, our students will utilize theory, practical application and collaboration to learn the processes necessary to become the next generation of leaders in coaching and administration of sport.