Reflections on Turkmenistan

by Dawna Callahan, Founder & CEO All In Sport Consulting On October 18, I returned home from a two-week sport diplomacy trip to Turkmenistan made possible by the U.S. State Department and Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center for Sport Leadership. It was such an honor to …

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Successful Hiring Practices

  by Hunter Leemon, Executive Director Sportable Sportable, an adaptive sports club in Richmond, Virginia, with a mission of creating opportunities and transforming lives of those with physical disabilities and visual impairments through sport, recently completed the process of hiring two key strategic leadership positions …

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Creating a Legacy Event

  by Leigha Pemberton, Assistant Director, Marketing & Partnerships University of Central Oklahoma The University of Central Oklahoma Endeavor Games celebrated 20 years of adaptive sport in June of this year. Co-founded in 2000 by Katrina Shaklee with the guidance of Denise Hutchins, the Endeavor …

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Passion. Purpose. Progress for the Movement

  by Mike Mushett, CEO Turnstone Like so many other peers of my era, I became involved in the Paralympic movement back in the early 1980s. At that time, the movement was propelled by the commitment and hard work of a small army of dedicated …

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Engaging Stories via Informed Media: Doing Our Part to Promote the Paralympic Brand

  by David Greig, Development Director ParaSport Spokane Media engagement is critical to the success of community-based para sport programs. A compelling story on the news can engage a broader audience and draw in potential support in the form of sponsors and donors. Viewers may …

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Leadership Inclusion Within the Movement

  by Dawna Callahan, Founder & CEO All In Sport Consulting, LLC Many of you may have probably heard or watched Muffet McGraw’s press conference during the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four when she was asked about gender equity in sport. The first time I …

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