Hangin With The AD Podcast

Episode 33: Lesley Broadwell - Athletic Director - Cambridge High School - Milton, GA

May 27, 2021 Don Baker & Josh Mathews Season 2 Episode 33
Hangin With The AD Podcast
Episode 33: Lesley Broadwell - Athletic Director - Cambridge High School - Milton, GA
Show Notes

Episode # 33  … Lesley Broadwell, Cambridge High School (Milton, GA)

Today’s guest is Lesley Broadwell. Lesley serves as the Athletic Director at Cambridge High School in Milton, GA. 
  A Georgia native Lesley has worked her way up the ladder by being a believer in surrounding yourself with good people and then getting out of the way while they work to reach the collective goals established by all parties involved. 
  A leader through both the good times and the bad as she will discuss today, Lesley has a unique ability to connect with others using the power of a positive outlook that is felt by all who have interacted with her. Let’s settle in…and get to know…Lesley Broadwell.

1:03- Introduction

3:34- Advise for Females Entering Athletic Administration

4:35- Fostering a Strong Principal-AD Relationship

8:27- Setting Your Coaches Up for Success

10:14- Leading Through Tragic Loss in Your Community

13:39- Tough Conversations with Students & Your Community

18:38- Balancing the AD Role with Coaching

25:10- Ways to Evaluate Yourself as the Leader

27:46- The Cambridge Athletic Association

30:30- Promoting Females Succeeding in Non-Traditional Platforms

32:52- What Brings You Joy as AD?

35:10- 2-Minute Drill


You can follow Lesley Broadwell on social media Twitter:    @Cambridge_AD


About Hangin With The AD Podcast….

Hangin with the AD is an interview style podcast where Don Baker, Cobb County School District Director of Athletics, partners with Josh Mathews, Pope High School (GA) Athletic Director, to discuss hot topics and lessons learned with leaders in the world of athletics.  These leaders include high school athletic directors at the district and local school levels; college athletic administrators; leaders in spaces that connect to athletics such as nutrition, wellness, recruiting, student-athlete recognition; current and former athletes; and others, who can help athletic administrators develop themselves and their programs for a better daily experience for their athletic communities.          

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Don Baker, CMAA.... Director of Athletics for the Cobb County School District in Georgia. @CCSD_AD (twitter & instagram)

Josh Mathews, CMAA...Athletics Director at Pope High School in Marietta, GA (East Cobb) @jwmathews14 (twitter & instagram)