Whether Annemarie Farrell trains athletes on the field or steers students towards their dream job, she encourages struggle, vulnerability, and yes, mistakes.
The nationally renowned rugby coach and chair of IC’s sport management department knows that taking risks with determination leads to long-term wins. After all, not only do her students land incredible learning opportunities at events like the Super Bowl, Final Four, Olympics, and World Cup, among many others—but they also earn coveted industry positions with organizations like the NFL and the NBA.
Annemarie sees the success of her students as her big why—and her ultimate win. “They understand gratitude. They have grit. They are willing to do the stuff that no one wants to do,” explained Annemarie about the ethos she instills in her students and the qualities that make them so accomplished.