During this conversation, Kara discusses how she has created a specific curriculum for an online community, the importance of mental health, and how being an elite athlete has helped her in the business world.
Kara Lynn Joyce
Kara Lynn Joyce is a three-time USA Olympic swimmer and competed in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics for team USA winning a stunning total of four medals. She was a swimmer for the University of Georgia where she won 18 NCAA titles and set the American Record in the 50-yard and 50-meter freestyle. Prior to her third trip to the Olympics, she moved to Denver to train with Olympic star, Missy Franklin, and her compelling journey has been captured in the beautiful film, "Touch the Wall” which has been screened globally in theaters and is available via Blu-Ray, DVD, and Amazon Prime.
She founded the Lead Sports Co. for teenage girl athletes in 2017, which focuses on connecting female athletes with accomplished women in sports through yearly summits and regional seminars. Over the last 4 years the Lead Sports Co. has grown from hosting a yearly event into an online community and Academy. The Lead Academy is the home base for teenage girl athletes, parents, and coaches with comprehensive online courses in Leadership, Confidence, Sports Psychology, and more.