Shawn Silman is the Dean of Liberal Arts at San Jacinto College, which is located in Houston, Texas. Prior to becoming the Dean in 2011, he served for 6 years as San Jacinto’s Athletic Director and 11 years as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at San Jacinto.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- What exactly a Dean of Liberal Arts does on a daily basis
- Why he got out of coaching and went into the academic side
- The great flood of 2017 and how it affected Houston and San Jacinto’s students
- How he made the transition from athletics to academics in an educational setting
Books, Resources, and Links Mentioned in the Podcast
San Jacinto Website: www.SanJac.edu
How Lucky Can You Be: The Story of Coach Don Meyer by Buster Olney
Shawn enjoys listening to the Joe Rogan Experience
“There is no right time to do the wrong thing; and no wrong time to do the right thing.” (Shawn Silman)
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