LEAD Summit

The Leadership Excellence and Administrative Development (LEAD) Summit is designed to give CPSDA’s high potential leaders actionable resources that provide opportunities to advance their professional skill set. This exceptional programming is aimed specifically at helping experienced and veteran members continue to grow and succeed in their career.

The LEAD Summit content and area of focus varies year to year, so be on the lookout for content that aligns with your needs and goals for professional growth.

More information regarding the 2023 LEAD Summit will be announced in early October!


Who should apply?
Experienced or Veteran Sports RDs who have a strong desire and passion to grow professionally and expand their skill set in the areas of business, administration, communication and leadership.  Attendees must be in a growth mindset to benefit.  The LEAD Summit is limited to no more than 15 attendees each year.
When is it?
The date and location of the 2023 LEAD Summit will be announced in early October 2022. There will be a full, 1.5 day in-person workshop, followed by three 60-minute follow-up virtual group meetings in the three months following the LEAD Summit. Some self-paced learning and practice will be planned around the virtual meetings.
Application Process:
Applications for the 2023 LEAD Summit will be open early October 2022.
What is the cost?
The only cost to the attendee is the travel to Indianapolis.  CPSDA will cover the cost of the summit, meals and hotel.  CPSDA is pleased to cover lodging for all attendees to be in single rooms.
Additional Questions?
Please contact Lauren Link at [email protected] or Amber Yudell at [email protected]


Thank you to those who attended the 2022 event in Indianapolis!


Thanks to our partners at HumanN for support of the CPSDA LEAD Summit!