Student-Athlete Exit Interview

Name of Student Athlete (optional)

"We encourage you to include your name on the questionnaire so that, if deemed necessary, we can contact you to seek more information, clarification, and/or to provide feedback to you regarding your experience. If you prefer to remain anonymous, please understand that we will be unable to follow-up with you on any issues you share with us via the questionnaire."

Date (optional)

Select Sport:
Men's BasketballWomen's Basketball
Men's Cross Country/TrackWomen's Cross Country/Track
Men's Ice HockeyWomen's Ice Hockey
Men's LacrosseField Hockey
Men's SoccerWomen's Soccer
Men's Swimming and DivingSoftball
 Women's Swimming
 Women's Tennis
 Women's Volleyball

NCAA Bylaw 6.3.2 requires that Division I institutions conduct exit interviews with student-athletes who have completed their eligibility. We are requesting your cooperation by completing this confidential questionnaire. You may also opt to participate in a personal interview with an Athletics Administrator and/or the Faculty Athletics Representative. Regardless of whether you interview personally or solely return the questionnaire, your identity and responses will remain confidential.

GENERAL QUESTIONS


1. In a few words, how would you summarize your intercollegiate athletic experience at Providence College?

2. Rate your athletic experience at Providence College:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

3. If you were being recruited from high school today, would you choose Providence again?
Yes
No

If No, please explain

4. Rate your overall academic experience at Providence
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

Please explain

5. What is your reason(s) for leaving Providence?

6. During your participation in the College's athletic program, do you believe that you were subjected to inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to behavior prohibited by Providence College's harassment or hazing policies, or behavior that you believe is abusive, improper or unfair?
Yes
No

If you answer "Yes," you may choose to provide details in the space below. Please be aware that retaliation against persons who file a complaint, or cooperate in an investigation of a complaint, is prohibited and will not be permitted.

ACADEMIC ISSUES/ STUDENT SERVICES


7. Rate your experience with the Office of Academic Services (OAS) at Providence
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

8. Did you have study hall?
Yes
No

If yes, was it helpful to you?
Yes
No

9. What improvements need to be made, if any, to Providence College Study Hall?

10. Was the initial academic meeting conducted each year by the OAS informative?
Yes
No

11. Rate the services provided by OAS:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

12. Rate the effectiveness of the academic services at Providence:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

13. Was there any academic information or service you could have used to your benefit that was not provided by OAS?

14. What improvements, if any, could be made to OAS?

NCAA ISSUES


15. What area of the NCAA rules and regulations would you like more information on, if any?

Please explain

16. Were you required or did you feel pressured to put in time beyond the NCAA allowable hours limits? (20 hrs. during season / 8 hrs. out of season)
Yes
No

17. Were you ever required to practice more than 20-hrs.per week?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

18. Were the time demands reasonable for your participation as a member of an intercollegiate team?
Yes
No

19. During your off-season period were you required to get individual instructions?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

20. Have you ever participated in any gambling activities while a student-athlete at Providence College?
Yes
No

21. Do you know if any of your teammates and/ or coaches participated in any gambling activities?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

22. Have you ever witnessed and/or been part of any hazing while a student-athlete at Providence?
Yes
No

23. Have you heard of any hazing incidents while you were at Providence?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

ATHLETIC TRAINING


24. Quality of Medical/Athletic Training Services:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

25. Was the medical staff informative about your medical needs?
Yes
No

26. Are there any improvements needed to be made in the quality of medical service provided by Providence College?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

SPEED/STRENGTH/CONDITIONING


27. Quality of the Strength / Speed/ Conditioning Services:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

28. Was the strength and conditioning coach available to meet your needs?
Yes
No

29. Are there any improvements needed to be made to better the athletes strength/speed/conditioning goals?
Yes
No

If so, please explain

GENDER EQUITY


30. Do you feel the following areas are equitable for men's and women's programs?
Facilities
Yes
No

Competition Schedule
Yes
No

Team Travel
Yes
No

Support Services
Yes
No

Coaching Staff
Yes
No

Budgets
Yes
No

Publicity
Yes
No

Comments

COACHING STAFF


HEAD COACH

31. Rate your overall experience with your head coach:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

32. What are your coaches' strengths in your sport?

33. Does your coach exhibit care and concern for your health and welfare?
Yes
No

If no, please indicate why:

34. Does the team have respect for the Head Coach personally? Professionally?
Yes
No

Why?

35. How is the morale on your team?

36. Does your coach get the most out of the players?
Yes
No

37. Was the coach knowledgeable about the sport?
Very
Somewhat
Not at all

38. Was the coach available to you as needed?
Yes
No

If no, please indicate why:

39. Are there any changes needed to improve the coach and the student-athlete relationship?
Yes
No

If no, please explain

ASSISTANT COACH

If more than one assistant coach, please indicate which coach you are referencing:

40. Overall rate your experience with the assistant coach:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

41. Was the coach knowledgeable about the sport?

Yes
No

42. Was their assistance helpful to you?

43. Are there any improvements you can recommend, to better the assistant coach(es)?
Yes
No

If so please explain:

44. Was the assistant coach available to you?
Yes
No

45. Did the assistant coaches support the head coach's goals and objectives?
Yes
No

46. Did the assistant coaches exhibit care and concern for your health and welfare?
Yes
No

Any additional comments regarding the coach and staff:

EQUIPMENT SERVICES


47. Availability and quality of equipment services:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

48. Availability and quality of transportation:
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Average
Below Average

49. Are there any changes in the Providence Athletics Department, which you would like to see?
Yes
No

If so please explain:

50. Are there any changes in the NCAA rules, which you would like to see?

DIVERSITY ISSUES


Please Mark all that apply:
African American, African, Black
Native American, Alaska Native
Asian American
Hispanic-Latino
Mexican American, Chicano
Puerto Rican
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander
White, Caucasian
International Student
Other

51. Is Providence College committed to providing equitable opportunities among all student-athletes without regard to race/nationality?
Yes
No

If no, please elaborate

52. Is the environment created within the athletic department at Providence College welcoming to minority and international student-athletes?
Yes
No

If no, please comment:

53. Do you feel the athletic department has been supportive of minority and international student-athletes?
N/A
Not at All
Sometimes
Most of the Time
All of the Time

Comments:

54. Do you feel that the College's overall climate is friendly to minority and international students?
N/A
Not at All
Sometimes
Most of the Time
All of the Time

Comments:

55. Do you feel that professors, administrators and staff act negatively toward you because of your race or nationality?
N/A
Not at All
Sometimes
Most of the Time
All of the Time

Comments:

56. Do you feel your coaching staff treats the minorities and/or international students on your team differently?
N/A
Not at All
Sometimes
Most of the Time
All of the Time

Comments:

PERSONAL HISTORY

Please Mark all that apply:
Walk-on, not recruited
Received athletic financial aid
Recruited student-athlete
Began college at Providence
Transferred to this institution

57. What are your immediate plans?

58. Are there any questions you feel weren't asked and you would like to answer?

59. You may elect to interview with a member of the PC Athletic Administration to discuss your responses or any further issues. Would you like to have a face to face interview:
Yes
No

If you have a specific administrator you would like to meet with, please select from the drop-down menu below, otherwise you will be placed at random. Please note that if you chose to submit this form anonymously, we will be unable to arrange the in-person interview. You may however, contact any of the individuals below to schedule an interview.

Athletic Administrator

   

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