May 28, 2020
Juliene Brazinski Simpson is the director of athletics at the College of Saint Elizabeth and Olympic silver medalist and co-captain of the 1976 U.S. Women's Basketball Team.
Juliene played college basketball at John F. Kennedy University in Nebraska where she was a four time all American. After graduating, she became a member of 11 different us women's national basketball teams representing the U.S. in international competition. Some highlights, a silver medal in the 1973 world university games, a gold medal in the 1975 pan am games and does serve silver medal in the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal where she was also a co-captain along with Pat Summit.
Following her playing career, she served as head women’s basketball at the University of Cincinnati, Arizona State University, Bucknell University, and East Stroudsburg University.
Juliene was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame. She is also a recipient of the Carol Ekman Award given out by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
In this episode…
How can leadership in sports translate to leadership in business? How do you build a strong network? What is it like to represent the United States in the Olympic games?
Join us as guest host Jennifer Simpson Carr goes on record with Juliene Brazinski Simpson to discuss the experience of growing up during a time when athletic opportunities for women were limited, how to identity mentors, and the journey to becoming an Olympic athlete.