St. Louis, Mo., June 6, 2014 – Washington University in St. Louis freshman Chandler Malone of the men's basketball team was one of 200 student-athletes from across the NCAA selected to participate in the Career in Sports Forum Thursday-Sunday, June 5-8, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Organized and directed by the NCAA Leadership Development department, the Career in Sports Forum was created to provide student-athletes with a broader scope of the career tracks available within the sports business, focusing primarily on intercollegiate athletics. The forum provides student-athletes interactive experiences with successful individuals in sports business, providing a glimpse into their day-to-day duties and responsibilities.
Malone played junior varsity for the Bears as a freshman and saw action in one varsity game. A two-time all-district and all-state honoree at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Malone is enrolled in Washington U.'s College of Arts & Sciences.
Participants who expressed an interest in pursuing a career in sports and who were viewed as leaders on their campus were invited to the Career in Sports Forum after being nominated by athletics administrators at their respective schools.