Sept. 11, 2020

Leading with Kindness- An Interview with Jen Woods

Leading with Kindness- An Interview with Jen Woods

Communicating with kindness, setting expectations, and holding people accountable results is a winning game plan no matter the sport.

Jen Woods is the Executive Director of Houston Skyline Volleyball, #3 ranked volleyball club in the country. Prior to founding Houston Skyline, Jen was a teaching-professor at Texas A&M in their Sport Management Department. Where her areas of focus were Sport Finance and Sport Marketing. Jen played collegiate-volleyball at Texas A&M, while earning a Bachelor Degree in Communication and Business, then a Masters Degree in Sport Management. Jen is married to Mitch Woods, she is the mother of two boys (their third son is due soon).

Here are a few points discussed during the interview:

  •  Earning your spot
  • Engaging families  through team bonding
  • Creating a sense of belonging 
  • Maintaining culture in a large organization
  • The value of communication

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