Job search facts:
4.1- Years spent employed as a counselor in a residential treatment facility.
11- Months needed to secure a position in collegiate athletics after leaving my previous job.
3- Career counselors utilized in helping me refine my job search and develop job searching skills.
12- Career paths considered before choosing sports information.
1- Conversation with my sister that persuaded me to pursue a career in sports information.
9- Sports information directors who I corresponded with or held an informational interview with.
17- Schools where application packets were sent.
11- States where those schools were located.
2- On-campus interviews earned.
Interesting facts about last season:
11-0 - The record of the women’s basketball team in games where I was a member of the game day staff (the lone loss came in a game I did not attend).
6- Sports that I worked as a member of the game day staff last season (men’s basketball, women’s basketball, softball, baseball, men’s/women’s tennis).
6- Feature articles written (men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track/cross country, baseball, men’s/women’s tennis, Title IX).
New job facts:
6- Sports I am responsible for and listed as the primary contact in my new position (women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s basketball, baseball, men’s/women’s tennis).
100- Dollar amount provided to purchase athletic apparel through the school’s direct-buy deal with Adidas.
2- Projected years to earn a Master’s Degree while working as a Graduate Assistant.
New location facts:
554- Miles from my home in Colorado to my new home in Kansas.
8.5- Number of hours required to traverse that distance by car.
13- Days given to move from Colorado to Kansas.
100- Yards from my front door to my office.
20,000- Size of Emporia, Kan.
6,500- Enrollment of Emporia State University.
2.7 million- Size of the Denver, Colo. metro area.
24,000- Enrollment of Metro State University of Denver.