The Victory Bell: The Videocast
Dr. Charles Small, Valparaiso's new athletic director, joins for debut episode
Welcome to the debut edition of The Victory Bell: The Videocast!
“Union Street Hoops” will return in some capacity in the future, but I wanted to play around with the idea of a videocast that rewards paid subscribers with new content.
Dr. Charles Small joins for the debut episode as we cover a variety of topics during our conversation. Below you’ll find a breakdown of our conversation.
Please send me your thoughts on the videocast as well as any other feedback you have on the site. ValpoVictoryBell@gmail.com
0:00 - Introduction
0:20 - First impression of Valparaiso during your interview?
2:36 - Unknowns with taking this job?
4:57 - Have you talked with any of Valpo's student-athletes yet?
5:54 - Important areas to address from the jump?
8:55 - Conversation about the ARC, importance of gameday experience
12:46 - Fundraising!!!
15:28 - How would you have approached NIL as a student-athlete?
18:21 - NIL impact on mid-major vs. Power 5
20:30 - Mental health discussion
23:41 - How important is winning?
25:31 - How will you evaluate job performance?
27:40 - Fun questions with Dr. Small