Housed within Academic Skills, the goal of the USI Athletic Peer Coach Program is to assist USI student-athletes both academically and with the overall adjustment to college life. All student-athletes are eligible to participate. Participants are assisted by fellow student-athletes who have been selected to serve as peer coaches. These peer coaches are positive role models, both athletically and academically.
The program can have a number of benefits for student-athletes who participate in it:
All athletic peer coaches complete an extensive training program led by the Academic Skills staff and are supervised by Learning Specialist Darrin Sorrells.