North Carolina Central’s Wicker McCree on Hiring Assistants as Head Coaches

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Contributing host Tai Brown visited with Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree, Athletic Director at North Carolina Central University, to discuss her success at hiring assistants as head coaches. She identifies empathy as one of the most important skills she looks for when evaluating current assistants for future leadership positions. Dr. Wicker McCree also touches on the importance of professional development experiences for her and her staff.

Dr. Ingrid Wicker McCree | Athletics Director | North Carolina Central University

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Jean Lenti Ponsetto | Athletics Director | DePaul University

Andy Fee | Athletics Director | Long Beach State University

Jim Tressel | President | Youngstown State University

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