Will dual-careering hurt my performance? Short answer - no! There are many physical, mental and performance-based advantages to a dual-career. Many employers, as well as educational institutions, support athletes through a dual-career. Preparing for life after sport shouldn't be a last minute effort and a dual-career will lay the foundation for a secure and fulfilling career outside of and after competition.
Madeleine is a former Division 1 Tennis Scholar Athlete, All-American, and Student Athlete of the year at Sam Houston State University in the USA. As an international student-athlete, she graduated the top 1% of her class and went on to complete her MBA in Leadership & Management, and Master of Education at Harvard University.