2007 Sports Is Education Symposium:

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007

Time: 8:30AM—1:30PM
Breakfast and lunch included

Place: Loyola University, Water Tower Campus
25 East Pearson (Kasbeer Hall), Chicago

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Panel Topics

  • Emphasizing the "student" in student-athlete
    • AAU and club sports issues
    • Eligibility issues
    • High school validation and review process

  • Panelists: Calvin Davis, Director of Sports Administration, CPS; Louis James, Sports Operations, CPS; Bob Sakamoto, Sportswriter, Chicago Tribune; Kurt Gibson, IHSA; Carolyn O'Connell, Sr. Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator, Loyola University; William Kling, Attorney; Carol Reep, NCAA
  • Coaches and athletic directors: training and management
    • Selecting and training qualified coaches and athletic directors
    • Emerging liability: contact sports
    • Risk management

  • Panelists: John Planek, Athletic Director, Loyola University; Calvin Davis, Director of Sports Administration, CPS; Eldon Ham, Attorney & President, Sports Is Education Foundation; Jim Bloch, Athletic Director, New Trier High School; Mike Steele, Positive Coaching Alliance: Area Coordinator, Chicago

Marty Hickman
Addressing the audience: Marty Hickman

Keynote speaker: David Kaplan

Panel: Eldon Ham, John Planek, Mike Steele, Calvin Davis

Panel: William Kling, Bob Sakamoto, Carolyn O'Connell, Carol Reep, Louis James, Kurt Gibson
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