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A.D.ministration: Organizing Awards Programs

Hosting an awards banquet or program at the conclusion of a season has long been a staple of many high school programs. It is a way to honor and recognize the accomplishments of athletes and teams. In some schools, it may be a tradition that individu...

A.D.ministration: Upgrading Your Facilities

With many athletic facilities, there comes a time in which they may need a ‘facelift.’ Time, weather, constant or over-use, new building codes, and a host of factors dictate that improvements must or should be made. Recognizing this fact is the e...

A.D.ministration — Limiting Problems by Effectively Communicating with Parents

While misguided, challenging individuals get a great deal of attention, and rightfully so in many cases, the vast majority of parents are good, positive, and supportive. With both segments, there is a need to guide and educate them with respect to th...

A.D.ministration: Dealing with Wayward Fans

Overall, most fans are supportive, and cooperative, and pose no concern. In some settings, however, there may be a small bunch that demonstrates poor sportsmanship, cause assorted problems, and maybe disruptive. The question arises, how do you deal w...

A.D.ministration: Improving Flawed Messaging

The communication model is fairly clear-cut and straightforward. You probably have seen the simple diagram which illustrates that communication involves a message, a sender, a receiver, and, in most cases, feedback. With each of the aspects, there ca...

A.D.ministration: The AD & The ATC

In one’s role as an athletic administrator, you have to develop working relationships with a number of people. Obviously, you interact with coaches, athletes, and administrators. Also throw parents into this mix, as well as teachers, officials, col...

A.D.ministration: Developing a Pragmatic Mindset

There are countless responsibilities and tasks which athletic administrators have to perform that are essential to keep their program operating at the highest level. This means that in order to become more effective and efficient, you have to look to...

A.D.ministration: 10 Ways for Working with Difficult Parents

When one thinks about the tasks and responsibilities involved with an athletic administrator’s position, many revolve around athletes and coaches. This would be normal and understandable. But there is another group of individuals whom you also have...