In his role as associate director, Justin Paysinger will serve as the primary administrator for Career in Sports Forum, Student-Athlete Leadership Forum, Effective Facilitation Workshop, Life Skills and DiSC behavioral assessments.
In 2014, Justin
represented the NCAA
at the quickly-expanding NFL Prep 100 series, where he
met with high school football student-athletes and their parents in eight different major metropolitan cities in the United States.
Throughout the series, Justin
engages the participants in discussions focused on NCAA initial eligibility, core values, personal branding, leadership and life skills.
Additionally, Justin oversees parts of unit's internal and external collaborations, and projects.
is assisting the director of leadership development in bringing a train-the-trainer model to future Life Skills
programming with the intention of giving athletics professionals the necessary toolkits to continue education and training at member institutions.
The goal with this type of model is to impact more student-athletes through the efforts of the student-athlete development administrators at the campus and conference levels.
Training administrators on content, programming design and facilitation of the program content can increase developmental growth opportunities for their student-athletes.
While at Texas Tech, Justin created and managed programming for all Red Raider student-athletes in many student-development areas including personal, professional, community service, leadership, diversity, and wellness.
He also served on various athletics department, campus and Big 12 Conference committees geared toward student-athlete development and well-being.
He also held the role of senior academic counselor for the men's and women's golf teams with oversight of all matters related to initial eligibility, continuing eligibility, admission, APR and degree completion.
A native of Los Angeles, Justin was a football student-athlete at San Jose State University where he earned a master's degree in sport management and a Bachelor of Arts in child and adolescent development.