May 18, 2023
This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Dr. Alvin Parker, the head coach at Virginia Union. Coach Parker discusses his rare sustainability in the coaching profession and his passion for the AFCA. Coach Alvin Parker recently completed his 5th season as the head coach at Virginia Union. He has over 24 years of coaching experience, all within the competitive CIAA conference. Prior to coaching at Virginia Union, Coach Parker spent 13 years at Elizabeth City State University.
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1:15 Growth as HC
3:15 Advice for new experience as HC
5:55 Building a complete staff
10:00 Maintaining longevity
12:25 Making the transition to new job
15:20 What are you doing to maintain focus/motivation
18:05 Finetuning the program and its culture
21:20 Stronger than Pride book
24:00 Inspiration to help the AFCA
27:00 First Convention
30:10 Kickoff for Black College Hall of Fame Classic