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Ricky Guile & Dylan Hathcock Selected For 2013 Career In Sports Forum

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: May 15, 2013
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG baseball student-athletes Ricky Guile (Lebanon, N.J./North Hunterdon) and Dylan Hathcock (Tampa, Fla./Gaither) have been selected to attend the 2013 NCAA Career In Sports Forum (CSF)  in Indianapolis this summer.

The event will run June 8-11 at the NCAA Offices in Indianapolis. Over 700 applicants from all NCAA Division I, II and II institutions applied for the four-day event with Guile and Hathcock being two of 300 selected to participate.  

Guile is a two-year letterwinner for the Spartans who has used his talents for a wide variety of accomplishments. He produced this year's senior banquet video as well as compiling an introductory video played before the team runs onto the field at each home game. Hathcock is in his junior season as a relief pitcher for the Spartans. He has appeared in 22 contests with three starts and owns a team-best four saves to go along with 38 strikeouts.

Additionally this spring, women's basketball senior Sidnei Harmon (Cincinnati, Ohio/Turpin) along with men's basketball senior Kelvin McNeil (Newport News, Va./Delaware) and junior Tyler McNeely (Princeton, N.J./Blair Academy) attended the regional CSF event in Chapel Hill.

Hosted annually by the NCAA, the NCAA Career In Sports Forum is a four-day event that brings together several hundred selected student-athletes to learn about careers in sports. Although the chances of employment as a professional athlete are limited, there are many opportunities for careers as coaches, officials, and administrators in intercollegiate athletics.  The CSF works to dispel myths about careers in athletics, as well as, facilitate the opportunity to obtain industry trends and hot topics from current athletics professionals.

Program Objectives:
  • Participants will consider how their personal values intersect with career opportunities.
  • Participants will better understand how behavioral styles impact individual effectiveness.
  • Participants will develop actionable plans for personal growth and development.
  • Participants will learn a realistic view of the roles of coach or administrator in collegiate athletics or conference offices, as well as, within sports law and the sports entertainment industry.
  • Participants will examine the viability of selecting coaching, athletics administration, sports law, sports media and entertainment, and/or officiating as a full-time or part-time career.
  • Participants will network with key decision makers from member institutions, sports law, sports media and entertainment, and the NCAA.
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