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Success is a Choice

Feb 10, 2020

Lori Thomas is the commissioner of the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Prior to leading the HAAC, she was the Senior Vice President for Membership and Character Initiatives at the NAIA. Thomas has also been a collegiate volleyball coach and professional volleyball player. In addition to her current leadership position, she is also a speaker with Proactive Coaching.

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Transitioning from the national office to becoming the NAIA's first-ever female conference commissioner
  • Challenges facing today's student-athletes
  • Qualities of good leaders
  • How to advance in college athletics
  • ... and so much more!!!


Resources, Books, and Links 

Conference Website:


Twitter:  @HeartLoriThomas

HAAC Twitter: @HeartSportsNews

Proactive Coaching Website:

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