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Susan Hlavacek

Susan Hlavacek

Susan Hlavacek is director of events and programs with the National Senior Games Association. Previously, she was director of athletics for Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. A native of Cleveland and a skilled athlete, she was inducted into both her high school and college halls of fame. In addition, she played in the Women’s Basketball League (WBL), the first women’s professional basketball league in the U.S., and has a background as a P.E. teacher and coach.


Article | May 24, 2018
The Most Active Generation   

By: Susan Hlavacek

We at the National Senior Games Association celebrated our 30th anniversary with the presentation of the June 2017 National Senior Games Presented by...more >>


Article | May 30, 2017
Sites and Considerations for Senior Games   

By: Susan Hlavacek

By the time you read this, the 2017 Senior Games Presented by Humana, in Birmingham, Alabama, will be only a few weeks away. We’re expecting...more >>


Article | May 19, 2016
Senior Athletes: Fab, Fit and Fiscally Attractive   

By: Susan Hlavacek

Who’s the fastest-growing and biggest-spending group of athletes around? Seniors, defined as those age 50 and up. They love to travel, love to...more >>


Article | April 27, 2015
Events for Senior Athletes: The Surprising Things You Need to Know   

By: Susan Hlavacek

Think you know how to put on an event for athletes above the age of 50? Get ready for a paradigm shift. Susan Hlavacek of the National Senior Games...more >>


Article | May 21, 2014
Considerations for Events with Senior Athletes   

By: Susan Hlavacek

Senior athletes are solid gold for sports planners. Here's how to create an event custom-tailored to this ever-growing market.


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