CASE EXAMPLES

Here is a small sampling of some of our work:

Anthony Newman’s Sports Camps

SCI did an intensive assessment of Anthony Newman’s Sports Camps. Using Sports Conflict Observation Tools for basketball,  SCI helped add a cognitive and emotional development component for Read more >

Blind and Visually Impaired Athlete Inclusion Project

A local blind high school wrestler and his family engaged SCI when his coach decided against allowing him to compete in post-season competition for which he had qualified. Read more >

Club Sports Process Consultation

SCI worked in partnership with the University of Oregon Club Sports program to identify several teams that had experienced sub-optimal performance and acute conflict on their teams in recent seasons. Read more >

Coach Racial Slurs Case

SCI was contacted when a high profile coach at a Division I university had engaged in a public argument with a number of witnesses. As a result of the argument, one of the parties to the conflict Read more >

DI Football Accountability System

This project involved an intensive dispute systems design project with a prominent DI football program to address off-field issues that were interfering with on-field performance. Read more >

DI Sportsmanship Policy Assessment and Evaluation

SCI asked to assess and evaluate a DI university athletics department’s sportsmanship policy. Read more >

Featured Presenter: Alternative Dispute Resolution Student Association (ADRSA) at the University of Oregon School of Law

SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, presented at the University of Oregon School of Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Student Association on some of the challenges and special considerations of Read more >

Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Keynote

SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, presented the 2013 NW LERA Keynote to a diverse group of labor professionals from both management and labor sides of the table. Presentation Slides: LERA Keynote Read more >

Local Track Club and Disc Golf Association Park Use Conflict

Approached by a local track club after a disc golf association had written a sharply negative editorial to the newspaper regarding their perception of the track club’s role in serving as a Read more >

Marathon Organizing Group Conflict Consulting

SCI was engaged by a large marathon organizing committee that found itself in the middle of a challenging conflict with a number of local constituents after making some large changes to Read more >

NFL Team Executive Education

SCI provided a number of conflict management tools and educational materials to NFL team player development staff. Read more >

PAADS Speaking Engagements

One of the challenges in the sports industry is the sharing of best practices as each league tends to innovate within its own silo. To this end, the Professional Association of Athlete Read more >

SCI Sports Ombuds Program at Kidsports

Assessed the needs for a large youth sports organization and then developed and staffed one of the first Sports Ombuds offices in the country to reduce a number of costs of conflict at this Read more >

Student-Athlete Advisory Council Trainings

SCI developed a series of conflict skills training modules for a DI athletics programs student-athlete advisory council. Read more >

University of Oregon Athletics Post-Season Assessments and Assessment Instrument

The University of Oregon Athletics department had previously implemented a post-season assessment process that the self-administered but with little useful information resulting and a somewhat Read more >

University of Oregon Heroes Cup System

University of Oregon has previously implemented a system in support of student-athlete development. SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, worked with the student-athlete staff to revise the system when it Read more >

University of Oregon Women’s Golf

In September 2013, the University of Oregon women’s golf team wanted to improve the performance as individuals and a team. Their team comprised of players from differing states as well as young Read more >

University of Oregon Women’s Tennis

In September 2013, the University of Oregon women’s tennis team wanted to improve the performance and better understand dynamics of the blend of international athletes, transfers from other Read more >