George Karl Student-Athlete Leadership Series

The George Karl Student-Athlete Leadership Series, led by former Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl, offers Kent Denver student-athletes the opportunity to learn and develop leadership skills that can be utilized in sport and life.

Karl, one of the winningest coaches in NBA history and a parent at the school, has put together an exciting lineup of speakers featuring prominent members of the sports community. The guests share personal and career experiences to illustrate the importance of integrity, hard work and pursuing excellence even in the face of adversity. 

Each keynote address in Anschutz Family Theatre is open to student-athletes during Upper School common free period and includes time at the end for a Q&A with the speaker on stage. 

Click the images below for recaps from all the sessions throughout the 2021-22 school year.

Vic Lombardi: Oct. 25, 2021

TV sports reporter and host Vic Lombardi leads a discussion on the importance of truth and the lessons he's learned through adversity. 

Ryan Harris: Sept. 27, 2021

Super Bowl Champion and former Denver Broncos offensive lineman Ryan Harris encourages students to chase their dreams by developing a winning mindset.