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Candidate:

Mr. National Champion Coach

About Me:

I am an older candidate hoping to pivot from academia to industry and relocate from the rural deep south to a cosmopolitan city. I am also an academic (philosophy) turned professional athlete turned 11x national championship-winning coach of a co-ed college athletic team. I have fundraised over half a million dollars to keep the program afloat amidst cuts. I am like Ted Lasso before Ted Lasso existed.

Details:

Undergrad School: Augustana College (IL)

Undergrad Major: History/Philosophy

GPA: 3.9

GMAT: 740

Age: 35,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: M. Ed.; ABD

School Name: Midwestern State University; Temple University

Extracurriculars: Theater (college/community/regional), Tennis (DIII), Municipal Parks & Recreation Board Member

Work History:

Title: Director

Industry: Sports Management

Company: University

Length of Employment: 8 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Was a finalist in a national theater competition (Irene Ryan)
– Collegiate tennis player
– Doctoral candidate in philosophy
– Earned a Masters in Sports Administration with a 4.0
– Coached athletes to wins in college national championships, masters world championships, age group podiums, and Kona, and major US marathon victories.

Post MBA Goal:

Recently had a daughter, prompting skyrocketing desire to fight for social change with respect to gender equity across every industry, particularly sports. I believe marketing is where I could make the biggest difference with respect to positive change, marrying positive social impact to profitability in creative and popular ways.

Schools:

Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Duke Fuqua, Chicago Booth

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. National Champion, wow you have a truly interesting profile and unique point of view. Your stats are on target, I get your story, and I think you could potentially find success, but your odds are a bit unpredictable because of your age/experience level (35 is typically when EMBAs and part time programs are the norm not 2 year programs) and different path. I am rooting for you at Kellogg…but I’d add some other names to your list…depending on what you might be looking for, some other older-applicant-friendly programs that come to mind for me are Ross (they have amazing programs for you to build marketing experience with MAP internships while in school), Fuqua and UNC (both strong in marketing, both very sports-aware …

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