Leadership Lessons From Successful Football Coaches
The UWF College of Business hosts roundtables to discuss effective leadership behaviors across industries.
Taking the Leadership Roundtable to the Gridiron
In May 2020, Dr. Alison Green, chair of UWF's Global Hospitality and Tourism Management Department, sat down with three award-winning football coaches who each won the national coach of the year award for their respective divisions while guiding their teams to national titles this past season.
- Ed Orgeron, Louisiana State University head football coach
- Matt Entz, North Dakota State University head football coach
- Pete Shinnick, University of West Florida head football coach
Watch the video above to learn how these exceptional coaches and leaders led their teams to the championship, as well as how they are managing business operations through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ed Orgeron, Louisiana State University's head football coach, grew up a Tiger fan and became head coach for LSU in 2016. He led LSU into the national championship contest just three full years into the job.
Matt Entz, North Dakota State University's head football coach, became head coach for the 2019 season and led the team to its seventh NCAA Division I Football Championship.
Pete Shinnick, University of West Florida's head football coach, led UWF's start-up football program from its inception to win a national championship in just four years.