Our guest this week is Dr. Emmett Lee Gill. Dr. Emmett
Gill is the Director of Student-Athlete Wellness and Personal
Development and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of
Texas at Austin. He also serves as the Past President and Chief
Executive Officer of the Alliance of Social Workers in
Sport. He is also the national coordinator for The
Student-Athletes Human Rights Project.
We speak with Dr. Gill about :
-His childhood in Durham, North Carolina and how grew up in
and around sport.
-The establishment of a Student-Athlete Wellness Center at NC
Central University, What went into its creation and why aren't we
seeing more centers developed to deal with emotional wellness and
support on college campuses
- His work with the Alliance of Social Workers in
-His experience at Rutgers University during some very
challenging period and how that shaped his pedagogy.
- Working with the iconic C. Vivian Stringer and her
-How can coaches become better educated on how to better meet
the needs of today's athlete?
-What are some things parents and student-athletes need to be
looking for as it pertains to meeting their emotional and
His new endeavor -Athlete Talk, a new and innovative
developmental tool for student-athletes and athletic departments,
and so much more!
Connect with Dr. Emmett Lee