Bronx, NY – Fordham Athletics added to its strong student-athlete development program by hosting Athlete Transition Services (ATS) on April 7.
Jonathan Orr, ATS founder and former professional and Division I football player, spoke to our junior and senior Fordham student-athletes about transitioning into life after college athletics. ATS has spoken to student-athletes from Wisconsin, Clemson, Alabama, Florida State, and Virginia Tech, among many other institutions.
Jonathan uses his own life experiences to present the potential challenges for student-athletes after their playing career ends, as well as to remind student-athletes to tap into the skills they have mastered throughout their careers. student-athlete.
“Jonathan’s presentation was genuine, thoughtful and full of wisdom and advice for our Rams,” the athletic director said. Ed Kull. “His first-hand experience and discussion of the number of life skills student-athletes learn during their playing careers made his presentation engaging and indispensable for our student-athletes.”
About Athlete Transition Services
ATS’ mission is to have a positive and measurable impact in the lives of athletes through empowerment programs and services that facilitate their growth and development. ATS offers empowerment workshops and 1-on-1 life coaching services to college and professional athletes to help them transition into life after sport and to facilitate their overall growth and development.