George Mason AD Brad Edwards & MBB HC Dave Paulsen detail the importance of communication, values, and standards of excellence for a positive culture.
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Athletic Director & Coach Fit: George Mason's Brad Edwards & Dave Paulsen
George Mason AD Brad Edwards and MBB HC Dave Paulsen go into detail about the importance of communication, values, and standards of excellence when working together to build a successful organizational culture.
The conversation is annotated for easy consumption:
1:08 - What were you looking for in a basketball coach?
6:44 - What attracted you to apply for the job?
9:43 - How do you hold your respective teams/staffs accountable?
15:05 - What are the key characteristics of a great team?
19:36 - What is the most important thing Athletic Directors can do to support their coaches?
23:29 - How do you ensure the values of your program are aligned with the value of the athletics department as a whole?
27:29 - How do you create your own legacy while paying homage to those who have come before you?
29:50 - What is your plan for succession if the coach moves on to another institution?
32:25 - How do you make the decision to leave an institution?
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