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Success is a Choice

Dec 7, 2020

Michael Kelly is Vice President of Athletics at the University of South Florida. Prior to taking the reins of the Bulls athletic department, he was the Chief Operating Officer for the College Football Playoffs. 

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • College football playoffs and the BCS
  • The growth of USF and Tampa
  • Hiring head coaches
  • Communicating and leading during a crisis
  • Things to do and places to eat in Tampa
  • ... and so much more!!!


Resources, Books, and Links 

Twitter: @MKellyUSF

Instagram: @mskellyusf

USF's Twitter: @USFAthletics

USF's Website:

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Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .

Michael Kelly in Action


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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”

Jamy Bechler is the author of The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. Bechler spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator. He has worked with businesses and teams, including the NBA. Follow him on twitter at @CoachBechler. To connect with him via email or find out about his services, please contact You can also subscribe to his insights on success and leadership by clicking here.