Inaugural Florida Student-Athlete Leadership Seminar Registration Now Open

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Registration for the 2018 Florida Student-Athlete Leadership Seminar is now open! The seminar will be held at West Port High School in Ocala, Florida on August 1, 2018.  The first session will begin at 8 a.m. and the seminar will last until 2:45 p.m.

All registration will take place through GoFan, FHSAA’s exclusive digital ticketing provider. Schools may register their students for the seminar by clicking the following link, Registration will be open March 12 – May 31.  The seminar is open to the first 100 student applicants.

The cost to attend is $30 per student-athlete which includes a shirt, lunch and a commemorative gift.  Schools will receive an invoice from GoFan following their registration.  All payments will be due to the FHSAA by June 30, 2018. Please click here for additional information. 

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Keynote Addresses

Opening Keynote Address: Benefits of Sports Participation.  Discusses how sports prepares us for the life ahead. The story we write for ourselves is being written every day with every decision we make. Will we make the most of today? Presentation led by Missy West, NFHS Hall of Famer Class of 2017

Closing Keynote Address: Inclusion. Team sports bring people together. Special Olympics promotes social inclusion through shared sports training and competition. How will you be champion today? Presentation led by Sherry Wheelock, Special Olympics Florida CEO

Breakout Sessions

Digital Identity: How to Build Your Personal Brand. With colleges and job markets using social media to gain insight on potential applicants, how can one create a positive image on social media? In this presentation, students will learn how to use social media to their advantage and create a digital identity they can be proud of.

Student-Athlete Panel: FHSAA Hot Topics. A roundtable discussion where students from across the state can learn about what’s trending within the Florida High School Athletic Association from the point of view from FHSAA administration and members of the student advisory committee.

Bringing your A-Game. This presentation discusses how to be your best self. With a competitive environment for colleges and employment, how can you stand out amongst the crowd?

Role of a Captain. What does it mean to be a captain? What does it take be a positive example on your team? How can one step outside the box and be a more successful leader? This presentation will discuss ways current and future captains can have an impact on their team.

About The FHSAA

The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors aca­demic and athletic achievement among current and former student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Head­quartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida.