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Athletic Development Conference

We're changing the landscape of sports culture!

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Hosted by Crooms Collective, LLC

Sponsored by Trinity Unversity

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Saturday, June 22, 2024, 9:00 AM - 4:00 pm

Location: 6501 Broadway St, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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About the Conference

The Athletic Development Conference is dedicated to reshaping the sports culture by empowering student-athletes, coaches, and parents with the knowledge and skills to transcend their athletic roles and become holistic, transformative leaders in society. Through a series of expert-led sessions, this conference aims to enlighten participants on the importance of character, mental health, and forward-thinking, providing them with a robust toolkit for continuous personal and professional growth. Set against the backdrop of nurturing a supportive community, the conference's mission is to guide attendees towards realizing their full potential, not just in sports, but in every facet of life, ensuring they thrive as well-rounded individuals committed to excellence and integrity.


Join us as we change the landscape of sports culture, fostering resilience and purpose-driven leadership that extends far beyond the playing field.


Empowering student-athletes, coaches, and parents to be resilient and transformative leaders, both in sports and life.


Keynote Speakers

Maximizing Your Sports Experience - Dr. Brandon Crooms

Dr. Brandon Crooms delivers an inspiring keynote focused on optimizing every facet of the sports journey, whether you're an athlete, coach, or a supporting parent. Dr. Crooms, a renowned sports consultant, brings his expertise in athletic performance and mental fitness to empower attendees to thrive both on and off the field.


Mental Health in Athletics - Dr. Blakely Low Scott

In this crucial session, Dr. Blakely Low Scott explores the complex landscape of mental health within sports. Attendees will learn about managing stress, the pressures of performance, and building resilience. Dr. Scott’s extensive background in clinical psychology provides a deep well of knowledge, making this a must-attend for understanding athlete well-being.

Finding Your Purpose - Tyrone Christian

Join Tyrone Christian for a transformative talk on discovering and aligning personal purpose with athletic pursuits. Known for his dynamic speaking style and deep insights into personal development, Christian's session will inspire you to look beyond athletic achievements to forge a meaningful life path. His expertise will guide attendees through the exploration of passions and strengths, offering strategies to integrate these into a fulfilling and balanced life, both in sports and beyond.


Breakout Sessions


For Student Athletes

  • Dealing with Emotional Distress: Tools and techniques to manage stress and anxiety effectively, enhancing emotional resilience.

  • You are Your Brand: Understand how to craft and maintain a positive personal brand that aligns with your career goals and values.

  • Leveraging Sports Skills for Success: Explore how skills developed in sports translate to academic and career achievements, preparing you for a successful life.

  • Money Talk: Gain crucial financial literacy skills tailored to the unique needs of athletes, from budgeting to investing.

Coach and Player


  • Work-Life Balance: Strategies for maintaining personal well-being while managing the demands of coaching.

  • Identity Foreclosure While Coaching: Addressing the risks of identity foreclosure and strategies to explore and develop multiple aspects of self.

  • Empowering Athletes Purpose: Techniques to help athletes find and pursue their individual purposes within the team dynamics.



  • Seeking Professional Help: Guidance on recognizing mental health issues in athletes and accessing professional help.

  • College 1-on-1: Tips on supporting student-athletes through the college selection process and preparing them for collegiate sports.

  • Discovering Personal Purpose for Student-Athletes: How to support your child in exploring passions and interests beyond sports to build a fulfilling life.

  • Generational Wealth: Strategies to build and maintain wealth, securing a financial future for your family and athlete.

  • Fueling for Performance: Nutritional strategies to support your child’s athletic performance and overall health.


You don't want to miss it!

Whether you are a student-athlete aiming to broaden your horizons or a coach and parent looking to deepen your impact, the conference offers valuable tools and networking opportunities. Don't miss this chance to be part of a community that prioritizes holistic well-being and continual growth in the athletic realm. Register now to secure your spot at this transformative event!

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