Cam Long, a junior on the Luther College tennis team, has been selected to attended the NCAA Career in Sports Forum, that will be held May 31-June 3, 2018 in Indianapolis, Ind. Long is one 200 participants that were selected from applicants (only juniors and seniors) from all Divisions of the NCAA. Hotel accommodations, transportation, meals and program materials will be provided by the NCAA.
The four-day forum is designed to assist student-athletes in charting their career paths, as well as provide an opportunity to learn from current athletics professionals.
The cutting-edge topics covered by industry experts include: how personal values intersect with career opportunities, how behavioral styles impact individual effectiveness, the key professional and career development information to assist with transition from a student-athlete to a professional, and the role of the college coach or athletics administrator. Participants will network with peers, as well as key decision-makers at the campus, conference and national level of college athletics.
Participants who expressed an interest in pursuing a career in sports and who were viewed as leaders on their campus were invited to the Career in Sports Forum after being nominated by the athletics administrators at their respective schools.
Long is a 2015 graduate of Wahlert Catholic High School. He is the son of Curt and Tracey Long of Dubuque, Iowa.