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Athlete Education

Meeting the non-traditional educational needs of professional athletes can be challenging.

We can help you navigate through all the available options.

Kenneth L. Shropshire

For more than 30 years, Kenneth L. Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute, has been a leading voice in the effort to ensure all athletes are on a path toward long-term success, long after their playing careers have ended. 

Shropshire’s work in this area has included:

  • The NFL Business Management and Entrepreneurship program for active and retired Players
  • Executive education programs for player development personnel across professional sports leagues and the NCAA, ensuring that all athletes would receive the highest levels off-field services
  • Financial boot camps for active NFL players and their significant others touching on topics such as the Psychology of Money and Small Business Development
  • Facilitating degree completion and career transition programs for individual athletes, teams and leagues

With its inclusive nature and push toward making education fully accessible to all those who desire it, Arizona State University is the ideal place for non-traditional students such as professional athletes to obtain skills training, complete their undergraduate education, or even pursue a graduate degree. 

To learn how the Global Sport Institute can help you find the right avenues at ASU to reach your educational goals, contact globalsporteducation@asu.edu.

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