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Matthew Raidbard - Author of "Lead Like a Pro" - Episode 531
Episode 53119th September 2021 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Matthew Raidbard is the author of the new book, Lead Like a Pro.  He is also the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration, Compliance, and Student-Athlete Success at the University of Hartford.

Matthew was previously a college basketball coach for more than a decade

After graduating from Indiana University, his first college basketball coaching job was at Western New Mexico University.  After leaving Western New Mexico, Matthew served as a men’s basketball coach at Dartmouth College, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Chicago State University. While working at Chicago State he completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, where his dissertation focused on determining the best leadership style and behaviors for athletic coaches to practice.  His book, “Lead Like A Pro,” provides coaches with foundational leadership knowledge and the tools to become the type of leader that aligns with their personal values and beliefs

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Take some notes on Leadership as you listen to this episode with Matthew Raidbard, author of Lead Like A Pro.

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