Developing the whole student-athlete
Growing the J.T. & Margaret Talkington Leadership Academy
Becoming a fearless champion takes more than skill, discipline and team work. It requires developing the each student-athlete's leadership potential. With an innovative and proven approach, the J.T. & Margaret Talkington Leadership Academy ensures our students-athletes are ready for life after graduation.
Establish a $5 million endowment to secure the future of the J.T. & Margaret Talkington 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 J.T. & Margaret Talkington Leadership Academy. With its comprehensive methodology, the academy prepares student-athletes for career success through:
- The Cash Family Character Development
- Life skills
- J.T. & Margaret Talkington Lectureship Series
- Career education
- Community service and outreach activities.
- Professional development
Impacting generations of student-athletes
Establishing an endowment guarantees the J.T. & Margaret Talkington 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.