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Former Lions Coach Weighs in on the Professional Future of Former Student Athletes

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Former Lions Coach Weighs in on the Professional Future of Former Student Athletes

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Amy Cook, Medium

February 20, 2017

According to the NCAA, only 1.5 percent of collegiate football players will go pro. A higher percentage of baseball players will advance to the pro leagues (9.1 percent), but overall the trend is the same: college and high school are the end of most sports careers. So is all that time and effort for nothing?

Absolutely not. Through years of disciplined training and teamwork, athletes build the qualities that most employers prize in new hires. The trick comes in recognizing these qualities, knowing how to communicate them, and finding the right employers. This is a journey that a Colorado-based software company is trying to accomodate. InXAthlete is an online career platform that aims to connect the brightest minds from the world of sports with the movers and shakers of the business world.

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