Sports Management coordinator, Dr. Marcus Amos, in high demand

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Sports Management coordinator, Dr. Marcus Amos, in high demand

May 11, 2018

Voorhees certified life skills facilitator and assistant professor of sports management, Dr. Marcus Amos was recently selected as the inaugural speaker for the Lucy C. Laney High School in Augusta, Ga. Voice of Laney Program. His message focused on academic focus, overcoming stereotypes and personal barriers, and understanding pathways associated with career goals.

Certified life skills facilitator and assistant professor of sports management, Dr. Marcus Amos, recently served as the key note speaker for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) National Football Champions University of Alabama. The topics discussed were prevention techniques and high risk barriers that could affect academic and athletic performance focus. 
Voorhees sport management majors along with sports management department coordinator, Dr. Marcus Amos, and athletic academic enhancement coordinator, Samuel Dotson, recently attended the University of Texas Black Student-Athlete Summit. The students participated in career service workshops addressing student-athlete development issues ranging from mental health, health and wellness, sexual assault, balancing academics & athletics, student-athlete activism, and improving relations between coaches and athletic administration staff.

Dr. Marcus Amos, assistant professor of sports management and department coordinator, was recently the keynote speaker for the Burke County Life Center Save Our Sons Program in Waynesboro, Ga. The program’s focus was creating prevention and awareness strategies to reduce teenage incarceration, improve college focus, and substance abuse education.  Amos also discussed the opioid crisis that has become an epidemic in high school systems.