Patrica Johnson, 32 is the founder of Johnson Sports Leadership Center (JSLC) and Paris Sportifs Blog. She begins her career in sports since high school as a captain of her soccer team. Her coach called her “The Lighting Pat” because of her powerful goal kick. She also has been awarded as the youngest MVP in 1999 and continued her study at California State University in Long Beach. She graduated with cumlaude predicate for Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and took her Master degree in Sports Management from the same university.
Following her passion is sports, young Patricia started her own leadership center in 2012 and started to blog here in late 2015, sharing her personal point of view on sports leadership. At Johnson Sports Leadership Center, talented high school and college student-athletes are trained for their core skills and soft skills. Our center is committed to students success, a great service, and a significance change for the sports industry.
Patricia and her team have worked with more than 150 schools located around the world, in different areas such as team building, leadership, coaching and mental toughness. Furthermore, they have set the standard for leadership education in collegiate athletics and also offer various programs that can help create world-class leaders.
Some of their work have contributed to numerous Final Fours and many NCAA national championships. Furthermore, it has contributed to numerous Top 10 Directors’ Cup finishes and many sport championships such as swimming, tennis, wrestling, baseball, football, golf and hockey, as well as soccer.
In her personal life and work ethos, Patricia believes on these 2 things:
- Real Results– People have limited budgets, but she always assure any investment on her program will get a good return on investment. Her programs and resources are designed to produce results, as well as long-term ROI.
JSLC’s programs have results in more than 90% of student-athletes achieve improvements in leadership skills. In fact, the average student improves their leadership scores by a considerable amount (14%), which is impressive. They have proven that leaders can be developed via the right programs and they can make a difference not only in their sport, but also their communities and on campus.
- Engage with the audience – People love her and her programs because of how engaging they are, as well as how inspirational they are. Participants will be able to take part in self-evaluations, practical team and experiential activities. Their programs are fast-paced and offer a lot of fun to motivate students/athletes as well as attract the best coaches with hi-tech tools. In fact, the tools and strategies we offer can be implemented right away, and coaches just love that.
Patricia does not get all this excellent talent in one night, she had worked hard and sacrificed her energy to get where she is right now. With the help of her friend as the tech guy, she shares her personal thoughts and experience in sport leadership in this blog, so be sure to subscribe and get connected with her!