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Philadelphia Coaches Conference

Drexel’s Annual Coaches Conference Brings Together the Brightest Minds in Sports and Leadership
 

Bringing coaches together in the city of Philadelphia, Drexel University’s Sport Coaching Leadership program, in the School of Education, will host its third Philadelphia Coaches Conference on Tuesday, May 16 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. This year’s conference, organized “for coaches by coaches” will bring together aspiring coaches of all levels in a variety of sports for the purpose of professional development and growth through a series of education sessions led by a diverse group of experienced and knowledgeable coaches. 

Drexel student Alex Norcross, right, alongside NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski.

Learning the Ins and Outs of Social Media on a Co-op With Comcast

Alex Norcross made the most out of his co-op with Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia by switching into a social media role and gaining valuable experience with audience engagement. Along the way, he learned the importance of timing and preparation. 
The Penn Relays

Drexel’s Sport Management Program Has a Heavy Hand in Packed Sports Weekend

This weekend’s NFL Draft and Penn Relays will focus the sports world’s attention squarely on Philadelphia. Like usual, members of Drexel’s sport management program will be behind the scenes helping make it all happen.
Drexel women's basketball player Ana Ferariu.

How Drexel Women’s Basketball Developed an International Roster

During an extended run of success, players from overseas have helped the team grow on and off the court. As the conference tournament approaches this weekend, take a look at how the team built its international recruiting program.
Elevating the conversation about gender in sports

Drexel to Host ‘TOMBOY’ Symposium on Elevating the Conversation on Gender in Sport
 

CSN Philadelphia and Drexel’s Sport Management Department Will Host a Women in Sport Symposium Featuring the Screening of the Documentary ‘TOMBOY'.
 
Injured soccer play holds knee on field.

Youth Soccer Coaches Can Prevent Injuries

A study from sports medicine experts shows that properly trained coaches can be as effective as professionals when it comes to preventing injuries.
US Open Squash

Hitting the Court: U.S. Open Squash Championships Return to Drexel

The most prestigious squash tournament in the United States returns to Drexel University this fall. The top players in the world will take the court at the Daskalakis Athletic Center from Oct. 6-15 to compete in the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. 
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Drexel Partners With Up2Us Sports to Help Veterans Become Youth Coaches
 

This fall, Marcedes Kennedy will be the first military veteran to pursue a master’s degree in Sport Coaching Leadership in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. As part of a new partnership with the non-profit organization, Up2Us Sports, called Operation Coach, she will immediately put her coaching leadership skills to the test as a mentor to Philadelphia children who are hitting the courts and the books with a local program called SquashSmarts. The partnership aims to help veterans work their way into coaching and community building while getting a degree.

Steve Kaspryzk '05, third from right, is the latest Drexel Dragon to compete in multiple Olympics and Paralympics.

A Celebrated History of Drexel Olympians and Paralympians

A Drexel alum is currently in Rio for his second Summer Olympics, thus becoming the most recent in a line of Drexel Dragons who have repeatedly competed in the Olympic and Paralympic games.    
40 under 40 promo for class of 2017

Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
Drexel rowers enjoying an afternoon touring Oxford.

Drexel at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta: A Look Back at a Week of Racing Crew in England

The Dragons took on some of the best crew teams in the world at England’s Henley Royal Regatta, considered the “Holy Grail” of rowing contests.  
The team yellow shirts are “Charlie’s Angels,” a collection of players from Student Engagement and LeBow and captained by Benjamin Oser.  The red shirts team is from Institutional Advancement and their captain was Michelle Yurko.

7th Annual Drexel Employee Olympics

Relive the fun and excitement of the 2016 Drexel Employee Olympics with this picture gallery.
Mayor Jim Kenney, Beth Devine and Amy Giddings at the Coach's Conference opening reception.

Drexel Hosts a Conference to Keep Coaches at the Top of Their Game

Drexel's Center for Hospitality and Sport Management hosted the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Coaches Conference, bringing together coaches from all over the Philadelphia region to learn and network with colleagues who “get it.”