Student-Athletes

Samples for listing student-athlete experiences on resumes

Select your sport for more information:

Baseball - Basketball - Football - Golf - Lacrosse

Soccer - Softball - Tennis - Track & Field - Volleyball

 


BASEBALL


Kennesaw State University, Baseball Team, 2010-2015
Student-Athlete, Two Year Team Captain

  • Managed communication between 35 team members and effectively resolved team conflicts.
  • Served as a liaison between players, coaching staff, and officials. Led team to the National Stage at the NCAA Super Regionals. Ranked #13 in the nation.
  • Coordinator with coaches on conducting presentations to recruits to encourage their commitment to play at KSU resulting in 6 joining the team.

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Kennesaw State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)                2013-2015

  • Represent team as a member of committee working to make important decisions to better the athlete experience at Kennesaw State.
  • Organized and participated in community service projects for the Athletic Department. Facilitated character development programs for Student Athletes.

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Student-Athlete, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, May 2010 – May 2013

  • Utilized time management skills balancing 15 hours of coursework, 20 hours of practice, and a national competition schedule while successfully maintaining academic eligibility.
  • Completed 50+ hours of community service activities including assisting with the Horizon League
  • ASUN ERA record holder for the 2013 season.
  • Creating and implementing a pitching/game plan for each opponent including assessing player data and coordinating with coaching staff.
  • Maintained focused effort during high pressure on the field situations resulting in 2 ASUN championship appearances.

BASKETBALL

Student-Athlete , Kennesaw State University, Women’s Basketball Team, May 2013 – Present   

  • ASUN Conference All-Academic Team & Academic Honor Roll
  • Perfecting time management skills while being enrolled in a full-time, 15 hour course load and practicing 3-5 hours per day while maintaining a 3.77 GPA
  • Learning prioritizing skills through traveling for team competitions and staying on top of class assignments even while missing 2-3 days of class
  • Able to maintain professional demeanor in high pressure situations in regional and national NCAA competition as well as when representing KSU in public media outlets and social media accounts 

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Student-Athlete ,  Kennesaw State University, Men’s Basketball Team, June 2013 – May 2015

  • Developed strong time management and multi-tasking skills managing 15 hours of lecture, 10 hours of practice, and 20+ game season while maintaining a 3.0 GPA.
  • Learned the importance of dedication to a team mentoring younger players
  • Enhanced attention to detail being concerned about the little things with a drive to complete tasks in an efficient and timely manner
  • Completed volunteer projects with Murphy Harpst Children Center

FOOTBALL

Student-Athlete (Football)
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, May 2016 – December 2016

  • Effectively managed time to meet strict schedule, which required prestige discipline to ensure timeliness to class, meetings, workouts, practice, etc.
  • Cooperated successfully with others as a group through adversity.
  • Displayed flexibility in working with irregular work schedules do-to uncontrollable daily changes.
  • Gained a competitive edge through having to compete against my teammates on a day-to-day basis.
  • Eagerly accepted criticism from superiors to better myself for the future.

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Student-Athlete, KSU Division 1 Football Team, Fall 2015 - Present

  • Excellent time management skills balancing sport and academic and maintaining a 3.9 GPA
  • Execute strong communication skills between teammates and coaches
  • Utilizing professional demeanor when representing KSU in community including 20+ hours of community service

GOLF
2014 – Present, Team Member     KSU Women’s Golf team, Division 1, Kennesaw, Georgia

  • Demonstrated strong time management abilities balancing a weekly schedule of 25 hours of practice and 15 hours of academic lecture every semester.
  • Have developed and implemented critical thinking and problem solving during Division I competition at the regional, national, and international levels.

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NCAA Division I Golf Team – Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, August 2013—Present

  • Devotes 25+ hours weekly to athletics while maintaining a high GPA and carrying a full course load
  • Mentor new teammates transitioning to campus life and learning the team’s winning culture
  • Contributed to the highest national ranking in program history, 17th out of 301 Division one teams in 2015

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Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Kennesaw, Georgia                 August 2013—May 2016

  • Represented Men’s Golf at committee meetings to promote understanding between student athletes and administrators by reporting athletes’ concerns and generating solutions accordingly
  • Organized community service projects, fundraisers, and various other activities for athletic teams

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Team Member, Kennesaw State University Golf Team, Kennesaw GA, January 2012- Present

  • Demonstrating strong time management abilities balancing 20 hours of practice per week and 15 hours of academic lecture every semester
  • Contributed to the first ever Atlantic Sun Conference win with the team in 2012, and made first ever appearance to the NCAA Regionals that year; Recognized as “Player of the Week” five times 

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Division 1 Student Athlete, KSU Women’s Golf team                                       Fall 2010 – Present

  • Implement leadership, teamwork and time management skills while managing 20 hours of team practice each week and maintaining a high GPA with carrying a full course load.
  • Mentor new teammates in transitioning to campus life and learning the team’s culture.
  • 2010/2011 Atlantic Sun All Freshman Team & 2010/2011 Atlantic Sun Second Team.
  • Serve on KSU Student Athletic Advisory Committee.
  • Participated in 30+ hours of volunteer work to build awareness of KSU Athletics and better the community.

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Student-Athlete, Kennesaw State University, Men’s Golf, August 2013 - Present

  • Implemented leadership: able to work and communicate efficiency with teammates leading the team to better championship results
  • Time management: learned how to manage my time and meeting deadline while having over 35 hours of team practice each week and maintaining a quality GPA.
  • Mentored individually and in groups assisting new teammates in transitioning to campus life and learning the team's culture.
  • Completed and organized 80+ hours of community service as well as various team projects with the golf team and classmates WellStar Foundation, Family First, Annual Dot Martin Golf Classic, Operation Christmas Child, Golden Soldiers, Samaritan's Purse
  • NCAA Division I National Golf Championship, August 2013
  • NCAA Regional Division I appearance, May 2013, 2014, 2015,1016
  • ASUN Conference player of the year 2014-2015
  • Kennesaw State Athlete of the Year, May 2015 

LACROSSE

Student-Athlete, KSU Women’s Lacrosse   [August 2014 - Present]

  • Utilize strong time management skills balancing 20 hours of practice, a 20 game NCAA schedule, and a full-time academic course load while maintaining a 3.1 GPA
  • Host recruits for official campus visits coordinating with coaching staff on lunches and other visit activities.
  • Served on the lacrosse leadership committee representing team concerns to coaching staff, practice schedules, and team travel accommodations

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Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), October 2013 - Present

President (2015 to present) - Vice President (2014, 2015) - Representative (2013, 2014)

  • Attended Atlantic Sun Conference in January of 2014, Jacksonville, FL and in September 2014, Nashville, TN; Assisting with the event day management for audiences of 75 to 400 attendees
  • Coordinate numerous program-wide events including student-athlete socials and awards banquet which include delegating tasks to 5+ volunteers
  • Provide leadership during council meetings including taking meeting minutes and chairing the social events committee; Volunteer with the Horizon League of Kennesaw helping special needs children play baseball

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KSU Women’s Lacrosse NCAA Division I, August 2013- Present

Captain (April 2014- present)

  • Facilitate leadership to a squad of 25+ players; Liaison between coaches and teammates developing team culture; Mentor new teammates with transition into campus life and being a successful student-athlete

 


SOCCER


Kennesaw State University Women’s Soccer, Division 1, Kennesaw, GA, August 2013 – Present

Student-Athlete

  • Devoted 35+ hours per week to athletics in addition to holding a full time student standing and 3.5 GPA
  • Recognized for athletic and academic achievements; Served as a positive role model to incoming athletes, offer suggestions and guidance regarding college life, and balancing academics and athletics

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 Student-Athlete, KSU Women’s Soccer, Kennesaw, GA, August 2014 – Present

  • Utilize strong time management skills balancing 15 hours of practice, 15 hours of class lecture, and a national competition schedule while maintaining a 3.3 GPA.
  • Manage communication between 4 defensive teammates during high pressure NCAA competition including the 2016 ASUN Semi-final game
  • Able to positively impact the team culture by mentoring incoming freshmen teammates on understanding team culture and rules as well as tips for navigating college life.
  • Serve on the health and wellness leadership group for the team by coordinating snacks and pre-game meals as well as off-season training packets.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE, KSU SOCCER, AUGUST 2015 – PRESENT

  • Lead on-the-field delegation to 10 teammates as goalkeeper developing strong foundations in leadership of others.
  • Utilize strong time management skills balancing 15 hours of practice, a national competition schedule, and a course load 5 classes all while maintaining a 3.6 GPA.
  • Effective at creating a team bonding with others especially on the goalkeeper squad of 4 players focusing on motivating teammates during practice and competition.

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NCAA ATHLETE, Kennesaw State University – Women’s Soccer – 2014-present

  • Utilizing strong time management skills balancing 18 hours of practice, 12-15 hours of class lecture, and a national competition schedule while maintaining a 3.68 GPA
  • Assimilating to the changing culture within the team and of the world around me
  • Working with the team and the various assets each person provides to accomplish a goal
  • Identifying the source of the problem then creating a reasonable and practical solution
  • Mentor freshman teammates in learning the team dynamics and transitioning to the competitive Division 1 athletics and college courses
  • Student-Athlete Scholarship, Academic Leadership Group of KSU Team, Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement

SOFTBALL

 

Student-Athlete, NCAA Division 1 Softball, KSU, Kennesaw, GA - August 2015 - Present

  • Implement strong time management skills balancing 20 hours of team practice, a full competition schedule, and 15 hours of courses while maintaining a 3.4 GPA
  • Selected as team representative of all team sophomores to liaison between coaches and teammates to encourage a cohesive team culture and communication structure
  • Represent softball as a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee member
  • Maintain professional demeanor when representing the university on and off the field
  • Engage the game play communications between 9 teammates and the coaching staff from the catcher position

TENNIS


KSU Tennis – Student-Athlete / August 2013 – Present

  • Able to maintain professional demeanor during high pressure situations when representing KSU during NCAA competitions, community events, and when interacting with the public.
  • Mentoring freshman teammates on time management strategies, character building, and relationship building as they transition into college life through 1-on-1 meetings and small groups of 3-5 athletes
  • Completed over 300 hours of community service including Hands On Atlanta, Atlanta Strut Parade, Brownwood Bike Rally, etc.
  • Represent student-athlete concerns while serving as a representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee addressing issues of student-athlete welfare at their respective institutions and offer input on issues which may be national in scope.

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Student-Athlete, NCAA Division 1 Tennis, KSU, Kennesaw, GA, August 2015-Present

  • Implemented leadership, teamwork and time management skills while managing 18 hours of team practice and conditioning each week, 6 hours of study hall, 12 hours of lecture, and a 20 game season while maintaining a combined GPA of 3.93

TRACK & FIELD

Team Member, Kennesaw Track Team                                                Fall 2012 – Present

  • Nominated for the 2015 Peach of an Athlete Role Model award by the Boy Scouts of America
  • Signed to Kennesaw State University for a Track and Field Scholarship (Class of 2015)
    Atlantic Sun Woman Freshman Outdoor Honors
  • Holds the 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x1 relay, and 4x4 relay School Records
    Two Time 2nd Team All-American as a 4x1 relay leg

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Student-Athlete – Division 1 Women’s Track & Field, KSU, August 2014 – Present

  • Member of the KSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representing the track & field team of 70+ athletes
  • Perform well under pressure during Division 1 competition resulting in the team winning 2017 indoor Atlantic-Sun Track & Field Conference Championships

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Student-Athlete/Track & Field, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, Aug 2011 - Jun 2015

  • Member of the leadership council representing the track & field team of 70+ athletes
  • Mentor athletes by leading by example; NCAA Division 1 East Preliminaries qualifier in 2011 and 2012 
  • Perform well under pressure during Division 1 competition resulting in the team winning 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 indoor and 2013, 2014, 2015 outdoor Atlantic-Sun Track & Field Conference Championships
  • Won long jump individual title in 2012 and 2015 Atlantic-Sun Track & Field Conference Championships 

VOLLEYBALL

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, Kennesaw, Georgia, Volleyball, Aug 2012 – Present

  • Division One Starter (2012-2015) - Team Captain (2014, 2015) - All-Academic Team. (2012–2015)
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills balancing 40-hour weeks of academics and athletics.
  • Head student liaison providing conflict management and support between athletics, coaching staff, and athletes.
  • Guide and mentor teammates in the student-athlete experience.
  • Create a space for harmonious and respectful relationships between all teammates.

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Scholarship Student-Athlete, KSU Division 1 Volleyball, August 2012 – Present

  • Demonstrated strong time management abilities balancing on a weekly basis 25 hours of practice and 15 hours of academic lecture every semester
  • Developed and implemented critical thinking and problem solving during Division I competition at the regional, national, and international levels
  • Selected by team captain to assist in maintaining group cooperation and support and ensure effective collaboration with others to complete projects and reach goals
  • Recognized as “Player of the Month” in peer election for team leadership and dedication

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Student Athlete, Division 1 KSU Women’s Volleyball, Kennesaw, GA, August 2011-Present

  • Managed 24 hours of practice, 12-16 hours of academic lecture, & 8 hours of study hall on a weekly basis each semester while maintaining a 4.0 GPA
  • Apply critical thinking during national competitions through the delegation of court assignments & plays between 6 teammates

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Student-Athlete, KSU Volleyball, August 2014 – Present

  • Utilized time management and organizational skills to balance academics and practice demands while maintaining a 3.0 GPA
  • Used effective communication and leadership to achieve our team’s goals both on and off the court.
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