Northern Colorado AD Darren Dunn on Mentors

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Northern Colorado AD Darren Dunn reflects on being mentored by former Missouri AD Mike Alden, and how what he learned from Alden helped prepare him for the next step in his career. Dunn also shares insights from a number of other leaders he’s worked with, including Conference USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod at Tulsa, San Diego AD Bill McGillis at New Mexico, and current Baylor AD Mack Rhoades at Houston. Dunn breaks down Rhoades’ system of hiring for fit, “The Way of the Shepherd”, and digging deep to identify the best candidate.

Darren Dunn | Director of Athletics | University of Northern Colorado (Part 1)

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