STARTERS Program for NHTI Student-Athletes

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STARTERS is a two day (overnight) leadership training program held on the NHTI campus.  It’s a collaboration between the Student Leadership Program and the Athletic Department to provide academic and leadership skills to individuals planning to be a student-athlete at NHTI.


Any incoming, full-time (12 credits) student-athlete participating on the following teams:


Two NHTI Female Student-Athletes play Rock, Paper, Scissors


Monday, August 18—Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Check in at 10:30-11:00 am on Monday.
Check out is at 4:15 pm on Tuesday.

What is the Cost?

There is no cost! NHTI is 100% invested in  student athletes’ success.  This two day program is here to develop a new connection with students and their college experience.

Topics of Discussion

  • Achieving Goals
  • Academic Expectations
  • Civility
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Skills Study Skills
  • Team Building
  • Time Management

NHTI Student-Athletes participate in a leadership exercise.Why?

  • Assistance in reaching the “finish line”
  • Connect with your teammates
  • Enhanced leadership skills for athletes
  • Identify and develop leadership skills
  • Offer insight and mentoring

Starters Agenda

Day One-Monday, August 18, 2014
8:30-10:00 am NHTI Fall Team practice (if needed)*
10:00-11:00 am Shower/Change for the day
10:30-11:00 am Attendees with no morning practice check in at Residence Hall
11:00-11:30 am Attendees with morning practice check in at Residence Hall
11:30 am Welcome, Intros, & Overview (Sweeney Auditorium)
11:45-12:30 pm Lunch (Capital Commons)
12:45-4:15 pm Core Trainings
4:30-5:30 pm Academic Workshop (Grappone 106)
5:45-6:30 pm Pizza & Residence Life Info (South Hall)
6:45-10:30 pm Planned Activities and FREE time
10:30 pm Quiet Hours (Residence Hall)
Day Two-Tuesday, August 19, 2014
8:00-9:15 am Breakfast with the "Big Cats" (Capital Commons)
9:30 am-12:30 pm Core Trainings
12:45-1:15 pm Lunch (Capital Commons)
1:15-2:00 pm College Finances (Grappone 106)
2:00-3:30 pm Core Trainings Concluding Exercises
3:00-4:00 pm Closing Ceremony (Sweeney Auditorium and Quad)
4:15 pm Check out (Residence Hall)

* Team practices are scheduled in the evening following the conclusion of the program.

Jessica Bryan
Bursar's Office
31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4012
Fax: (603) 230-9302

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4041
Fax: (603) 230-9315