Wolstein Leadership Academy

The Wolstein Leadership Academy exposes student-athletes to programming that will help define who they are as a leader and develop essential leadership skills by participating in a variety of personal and professional development activities.


Program Overview

In conjunction with the Department of Athletics Mission Statement the Wolstein Leadership Academy will prepare student-athletes to achieve excellence in life.  We will develop leaders through an appreciation of life-long learning that will ready them to become influential, positive role models in the community.

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86 student-athletes participated in the Wolstein Leadership Academy in 2022.

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Wolstein Alumni

Macie McNichols was hired in 2018 by USA swimming largely because of her participation in Wolstein.

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Apply Now

Applications for the May retreat and August applications are now closed.

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Thank You to Bert and Iris Wolstein

Thanks to the generous support and vision of Bert and Iris Wolstein,  The Wolstein Leadership Academy was created in the summer of 2015 and has grown to impact all 36 sports throughout its existence.