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Coaching Leadership Styles and Commitment

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About Ernest Silva

Ernest Silva is a PhD Candidate in the dissertation phase at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX.  His current study is on the basis of determining if there is a relationship between a Coach’s leadership style and a basketball athlete’s commitment level to the team/organization.

Ernest grew up in the Rio Grande Valley and has played basketball, tennis, and bowling his entire life.
  He received a collegiate tennis scholarship at Our Lady of the Lake University where he competed through his undergrad studies and received his BA in Business Management and a Minor in Marketing.  Ernest continued to compete collegiately in bowling and finished his MBA in Finance in 2014.  Since then, Ernest remains active in the collegiate, semi-professional, and professional basketball scene around the state of Texas; currently a board member of the Harlingen Triple Double program. 

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