About Dr. Janice Hilliard

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So far Dr. Janice Hilliard has created 43 blog entries.

Leadership + Teamwork + Innovation = New Model

2020-04-21T13:56:13-05:00April 20th, 2020|

When Hilliard Solutions was confronted with the decision of whether or not to cancel the 2nd Women in Athlete Development Symposium & Networking Event due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there were several important questions that we, our business advisor and partner, the Laboratory for Athlete Development Research (LADR) at the University of Florida, had to consider. [...]

Interested in a Career in Athlete Development?

2020-02-25T00:09:50-06:00February 25th, 2020|

When Dr. C. Keith Harrison and I created the Women in Athlete Development Symposium & Networking Event in 2017, I had no idea that it would evolve from my 25-year career as an educator, collegiate associate athletics director and professional sports executive. My passion has always been educating and helping others to live their best life. [...]

Finding Your “Special Sauce”

2020-02-25T00:12:59-06:00January 27th, 2020|

My first career was teaching. I became a teacher because of my mother’s love for and value of education. Two of my siblings were also teachers. I first experienced my love for teaching when I taught my little sister, two years younger, how to read when I was in first grade. The rush and feeling of [...]

2nd Women in Athlete Development Symposium & Networking Event

2019-11-25T07:26:17-06:00November 25th, 2019|

Hilliard Solutions is excited to collaborate with the University of Florida and the Laboratory for Athlete & Athletics Development & Research (LAADR) to present the 2nd Women in Athlete Development Symposium & Networking Event on April 5-6, 2020 at the University of Florida. We will bring together outstanding women leaders from college and professional sports and [...]

Fair Pay for Play Act: Challenges and Opportunities for Student-Athlete Development Professionals

2019-11-25T07:32:58-06:00October 27th, 2019|

In last month’s blog, I identified the hot topics and issues facing today’s athlete development professionals: Fair Pay for Play Act, Athlete Mental Wellness, Leadership and Social Responsibility, Innovation and Professional Development. In this blog, I offer my thoughts on the Fair Pay for Play Act and implications for student-athlete development professionals. On September 30th, Governor [...]

The Future of Athlete Development: Food for Thought

2019-09-23T13:52:14-05:00September 23rd, 2019|

As the field of athlete development increases in popularity, what do you think are the implications for the future of the industry? What are the hot topics? How is your organization proactively identifying and meeting the needs of your athletes? Pay for Play It’s going to happen, just a matter of time. California and New York [...]

What’s Your Professional Development Plan?

2019-08-19T11:43:08-05:00August 19th, 2019|

As you begin another semester, start a new job or position, what are your plans for continued professional development? We all want to get better at what we do and reach our full potential but what does that look like? You probably attend professional conferences, listen to webinars and podcasts, are a member of professional organizations [...]

How Can Athletic Departments Improve the Experience of Their Student-Athletes?

2019-08-19T11:46:00-05:00July 22nd, 2019|

Recently I participated in a podcast, Five Minutes With Jen Fry (jenfrytalks.com), to share my thoughts on what athletic departments can do to improve the experience of its student-athletes. Jen Fry Talks is a social justice firm that focuses on empowering and educating those in athletics through an anti-racist lens. During the interview, I draw upon [...]