Chad Briscoe is the athletic director at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana. He earned the 2017 Crossroads League Athletic Director of the Year award. He also won the award in 2010. At the NAIA level, he has helped initiate several “Champions of Character” initiatives, starting various sportsmanship summits for the league and local high school conferences. He currently is the league’s representative on the NAIA National Administrative Council and is the vice chair of the Championship Committee on the NAIA-NAC. Briscoe’s energetic vision of the future has guided Grace Athletics to unparalled success across the school’s varsity programs. His desire to pursue Christ-like excellence through the realm of athletics has led many of Grace’s teams to some of their best seasons ever. In addition to being a collegiate athletic director, Briscoe has also been a professional basketball player in Sweden, a minor league baseball general manager, and a college basketball coach.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- Mistakes leaders make
- Traits that successful leaders have
- How he develops his coaches and student-athletes
- The importance of having a positive culture