The All-Star Leader Podcast
About This Show
The All-Star Leader Podcast is an interview based show where former athletic director, attorney and career development professional Daniel Hare interviews leaders from sports, business, politics, ministry, academics and the media, looking for the best in leadership skills, traits and tips listeners can use to become a better leader. We tie it all together with our shared passion for sports!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 007 - Retired Grand Valley State University Athletic Director Tim Selgo
2 days ago
Leaders are teachers, recruiting great talent and balancing career and family. Tim Selgo Bio: Retired this year after twenty years as the Director of Athletics at Grand Valley State University. Grand Valley has been nothing short of a powerhouse at the NCAA Division II level, claiming the Directors’ Cup as the top overall athletic program ten times. Under Tim’s leadership, Laker teams have won 161 conference championships, 74 NCAA regional championships and 18 national championships. Tim was named Division II AD of the Year three times by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), and this past year he became the first Division II athletic director selected to serve as president of that organization in its over 50 year existence. Though retired as an AD, Tim is now a consultant with Athletics Staffing and Consultants, where he advises athletic departments on leadership training and staffing. He will be inducted into the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame this fall. Interview Notes: Introduce yourself and give some background Pettisville, OH Father teacher/coach; brothers were D1 athletes; mother and father athletes as well and in bowling hall of fames Bob Nichols at Toledo gave him scholarship to play basketball, and then hired him as a G.A. and then assistant coach; led to being head women’s coach Quickly realized the importance of recruiting great talent if you want to be successful Moved from coaching to administration at Toledo They both Nick Saban and Gary Pinkel as football coaches in the early 90s Talk about the change in the industry for where administrators come from Changed as more mon