Amherst launches Sports Analytics initiative, seeking to leverage success of its “Moneyball” alumni

Submitted on Monday, 4/14/2014, at 3:47 PM

By Peter Rooney 

In the basement of Amherst College’s Alumni Gymnasium, men’s soccer coach Justin Serpone is on a mission to introduce students to the analytical side of college athletics, and continue building a pipeline from Amherst College to the business side of sports.Justin Serpone and Megan Robertson ’15

Amherst LEADS Hosts First Futures Elective Night

AMHERST, Mass. -- On Monday, October 15, Amherst LEADS hosted its first ever Elective Night for its Futures Program. The sophomore and junior Amherst student-athletes enrolled in the Futures Program were given the option of choosing between three different programs, all of which offered different perspectives on leadership. LEADS’ guests for this evening included Chicago White Sox’s Sports Psychologist Dr.