Students and young professionals, the 2017 Emerging Recreation Sports Leaders Conference (ERSL) is for you! Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to listen, discuss, and engage with peers as well as some of the most dedicated and experienced professionals in collegiate recreation!

The 2017 ERSL Conference is a great opportunity for young professionals to develop the skills necessary to have successful careers in the field of collegiate recreation. The conference provides networking opportunities, resume critiquing, mock interviews, and educational sessions. It’s a chance for young leaders to gain perspective, resources, and knowledge on how to attain their career goals. The 2017 ERSL Conference will take place January 19–21 at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.

It doesn’t matter which stage of your career you are in, the 2017 ERSL Conference will provide you with new ideas and skills for how to pursue your career goals. The conference is also a great way to build your vital professional network. Register before December 15 to take advantage of early bird pricing!

For those who not only want to attend but want to present as well, please submit your presentation proposals before December 2. The conference topic areas cover nearly every aspect of collegiate recreation. Whatever your skill set, this is an opportunity to share your knowledge and best practices with up-and-coming recreation professionals.


  • For more information, please contact NIRSA Assistant Director for Professional Development Brittany Rejda.
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Nick Zumbrun is currently the Professional Development Coordinator at NIRSA.