Dr. Cade Smith – Elevating Student-Athletes Beyond Sport

Athletic Director, University of Alabama in Huntsville

“[Student-Athletes] realize that the opportunity they have to be a college athlete... they really have an opportunity to elevate themselves beyond sports... to use this as a launching pad for the rest of their life."

As we know, most student-athletes are going to go pro in something other than sports. In this episode of Rebuilding the American Dream: The Student-Athlete experience, Dr. Cade Smith, Athletic Director, University of Alabama in Huntsville, shares why his student-athletes are moving ahead of the game – thanks to the rigorous academics of UAH and the supportive, growing community of Huntsville.

Dr. Smith earned all of his degrees from Harding University, and another Master’s degree from UAH.

Please also enjoy the behind the scenes peek into the real life of an athletic director- as you may hear noises of activities in the background of this episode.

August 17 2022

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