Sport Management, Coaching + Sport Science University Academic Programs

Preparing your students for ongoing success

In today’s competitive world, exceptional technical ability is assumed. What differentiates the most successful sports professionals is their ability to navigate the people side of sport.

Give your class a unique point of difference

Athlete Assessments’ Academic University Programs provides students with a solid foundation to successfully commence and build their careers in the sports industry. This dedicated program also gives lecturers access to a unique point of difference for their class that will encourage enrollments and improve opportunities for graduates. 

We provide full support from the time we review your syllabus to incorporate the components of the program, through to administration during the class and delivery of the guest lecture. Importantly, we tailor the program for the uniqueness of your class, curriculum and learning objectives. It brings the practical application of the people side of sport to your students’ class experience, to complement your current content. We make it relevant, impactful and current to the world of sport today.

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The success of your students reflects the success of your University's Academic Program. Whether you teach Sport Management, Leadership, Sport Coaching, Sport and Health Sciences, or Sport Psychology, provide your students with the skills which differentiate them when they enter the competitive sports industry.

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Benefits of the University Academic Program:

Develop the vital 'people skills' in your students that will help them stand out in the competitive employment market post-graduation.

Enjoy how easy it is. We provide full support and everything you need to ensure seamless integration into your class program.

Benefit from a tailored approach. For much less than the cost of a textbook, your students receive their personalized Sports ManagerDISC or CoachDISC profile report. The comprehensive learning guide, with a series of videos that reference each section, is also included.

Share the lectern with a four-time Olympian and experienced consultant or CEO of Athlete Assessments, who present the core material for you as a guest lecturer.

Embrace technology that your students will love with online assessment, resources, and video conferencing.

Access relevant and meaningful classroom exercises and projects which further enhance your students' learning and experience.

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People+Sport Magazine:
Sport Management Education Edition

This edition is all about sharing some of the great work being accomplished by our academic clients. We aim to inspire, engage, and pass on ideas that can further support you in your educational endeavors.

Athlete Assessments' Academic Program is utilized by a range of Faculties

Examples of classes where our program is used:

  • Athletic Administration
  • Coaching Techniques 
  • Coaching Theory and Principles 
  • Foundations/Principles of Coaching 
  • Internship
  • Introduction to Sport Management
  • Managing People in Sport Organizations
  • Managing RST Organizations 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Pre-internship Seminar 
  • Psychology of Coaching 
  • Psychosocial Factors in Kinesiology 

Topics covered:

  • Getting Started with DISC 
  • DISC in Theory 
  • Putting DISC into Action 
  • Working with Others
  • Working with your Team 
  • Leadership in Sport 
  • Developing Self-awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Working with Teams
  • Sport Management
  • Coaching and People Skills
  • Coaching Philosophy
  • Career Planning and Preparation
  • Interview Skills
  • Employment Skills 
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Critical Conversations

Athlete Assessments' Academic Program is utilized by a range of Faculties

Examples of classes where our program is used:

  • Athletic Administration
  • Coaching Techniques 
  • Coaching Theory and Principles 
  • Foundations/Principles of Coaching 
  • Internship
  • Introduction to Sport Management
  • Managing People in Sport Organizations
  • Managing RST Organizations 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Pre-internship Seminar 
  • Psychology of Coaching 
  • Psychosocial Factors in Kinesiology 

Topics covered:

  • Getting Started with DISC 
  • DISC in Theory 
  • Putting DISC into Action 
  • Working with Others
  • Working with your Team 
  • Leadership in Sport 
  • Developing Self-awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Working with Teams
  • Sport Management
  • Coaching and People Skills
  • Coaching Philosophy
  • Career Planning and Preparation
  • Interview Skills
  • Employment Skills 
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Critical Conversations

Read what our clients have to say...

Athlete Assessments' Academic Program has everything you need!

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Student DISC Learning Guide
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admin support

disc profile completion

Each student completes an individual DISC Profile assessment.

 

Athlete Assessments’ DISC Profiles are specifically tailored to sport.

guest lecture

Guest lecture (via video conference) by one of our experienced consultants to debrief the students’ DISC Reports, and tailor the application to your class objectives.

Online CLASS Dashboard

Class-specific interactive platform for use alongside the DISC Profiles, Guest Lecture, and Student Handbook, includes structured video series, activities, and learning resources.

learning guide

To further support the students’ learning, use of the Online Class Dashboard, and application of DISC more broadly, the 200+ page Student Learning Guide is provided as a bonus resource.

Extensive video series

Videos match to the Learning Guide sections to explain content and facilitate key activities.

Your students will find them engaging and educational.

admin support

All administration and ongoing support is provided, to assist you and your students in getting the most out of this academic experience. 

Athlete Assessments' Academic Program has everything you need!

DISC-Profiles-Coach-Sport-Manager
Academic Platform Mockup

disc profile completion

Each student completes an individual DISC Profile assessment.

 

Athlete Assessments’ DISC Profiles are specifically tailored to sport.

guest lecture

Guest lecture (via video conference) by one of our experienced consultants to debrief the students’ DISC Reports, and tailor the application to your class objectives.

Online CLASS Dashboard

Class-specific interactive platform for use alongside the DISC Profiles, Guest Lecture, and Student Handbook, includes structured video series, activities, and learning resources.

Student DISC Learning Guide
bo headshot
admin support

learning guide

To further support the students’ learning, use of the Online Class Dashboard, and application of DISC more broadly, the 200+ page Student Learning Guide is provided as a bonus resource.

Extensive video series

Videos match to the Learning Guide sections to explain content and facilitate key activities.

Your students will find them engaging and educational.

admin support

All administration and ongoing support is provided, to assist you and your students in getting the most out of this academic experience. 

Athlete Assessments' Academic Program has everything you need!

DISC-Profiles-Coach-Sport-Manager

disc profile completion

Each student completes an individual DISC Profile assessment.

 

Athlete Assessments’ DISC Profiles are specifically tailored to sport.

guest lecture

Guest lecture (via video conference) by one of our experienced consultants to debrief the students’ DISC Reports, and tailor the application to your class objectives.

Academic Platform Mockup

Online CLASS Dashboard

Class-specific interactive platform for use alongside the DISC Profiles, Guest Lecture, and Student Handbook, includes structured video series, activities, and learning resources.

Student DISC Learning Guide

learning guide

To further support the students’ learning, use of the Online Class Dashboard, and application of DISC more broadly, the 200+ page Student Learning Guide is provided as a bonus resource.

bo headshot

Extensive video series

Videos match to the Learning Guide sections to explain content and facilitate key activities.

Your students will find them engaging and educational.

admin support

admin support

All administration and ongoing support is provided, to assist you and your students in getting the most out of this academic experience. 

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Bo Hanson

Senior Consultant & Director

Bo Hanson’s career within the sport and the business sector spans over 25 years, delivering leadership, management, and coach development. In addition to his own athletic career comprising of four Olympic appearances and including three Olympic medals, Bo has worked for many years with coaches and athletes from over 40 different sports across the globe. Bo was also the winner of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) 2023 Award for L&D Professional of the Year, for his dedication to L&D and transformational work across various industries.

After a successful career in sport including four Olympics and three Olympic Medals, Bo co-founded and developed Athlete Assessments in 2007. Bo now focuses on working with clients to achieve their own success on and off ‘the field’, and has attained an unmatched track-record in doing exactly this.

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