Duke is fortunate to have talented and experienced leaders from across the institution. Each has forged a unique path and learned different lessons along the way.

In “Conversations on Leadership,” we share the stories and experiences of Duke leaders so you can benefit from their tips, insights, and wisdom in your own leadership journey.  

Building a Winning Team with Duke Football Coach David Cutcliffe

When talking about managing and supervising staff, we often use the metaphor of teams because so many of the dynamics translate well: working together toward common goals, the importance of each member as part of the group, continual self-improvement to ensure the best performance.

At Duke, we are fortunate to have some of the best coaches in collegiate sports, so we sat down with David Cutcliffe, head coach for Duke Football, to talk about how he goes about  building a winning team.

Part 1

Part 2