Growing the Fearless Champions Leadership Academy

Becoming a fearless champion takes more than skill, discipline and team work. It requires developing the leadership potential of every student-athlete. With proven instructors and an innovative approach, the Fearless Champions Leadership Academy helps ensure our students-athletes are ready for life after graduation.

Our Goal

Establish a $5 million endowment to secure the future
of the Fearless Champions Leadership Academy

A holistic approach to leadership

To better prepare our student-athletes for success after graduation, we've united leadership development efforts across all sports to create the Fearless Champions Leadership Academy. With its comprehensive methodology, the academy prepares student-athletes for career success through:

  • Character and leadership curriculum
  • Wellness and life skills classes
  • Career education
  • Professional development
  • Community service and outreach activities.
  • J.T. and Margaret Talkington Lectureship Series

Impacting generations of student-athletes

Establishing an endowment guarantees the Fearless Champions Leadership Academy will become an integral and lasting component of Texas Tech Athletics. More importantly, it gives our coaches and staff the tools to make a difference in the lives and careers of every student-athlete at Texas Tech.