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April 16, 2019

A.D.ministration: Leading your program in times of change

[caption id="attachment_27815" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo: Jon Ridinger, Flickr[/caption] In the world of high school athletics, or life for that matter, change is a constant. While it can be good or bad, something is always changing. ...


April 2, 2019

Leveling the playing field

How athletic administrators and coaches can encourage females to embrace strength training Athletic opportunities for female student-athletes have exponentially increased since the passage of Title IX. In the face of these opportunities is still...


March 20, 2019

N.J. referee who forced wrestler to cut dreadlocks plans lawsuit

The New Jersey referee who forced a high school wrestler to choose between cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting plans to sue for defamation, according to reports. The Inquirer reports that referee Alan Maloney filed a legal claim alleging defamati...


March 14, 2019

Nevada coach wants new rules aimed at bad sports parents

A Nevada high school soccer coach is urging the state athletic association to create consequences for sports parents who cross the line. Ed Partee, the girls soccer coach at Lowry High School in northern Nevada, was involved in an altercation last...


March 5, 2019

Indiana school district cuts all athletic director positions

The South Bend school district in northern Indiana on Monday notified all athletic directors that their positions would be eliminated at the end of the school year. According to the South Bend Tribune, five athletic administrators were notified b...


March 5, 2019

Georgia bill would allow home-schoolers on public school teams

Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics. The proposal, also known as the "Tim Tebow Act," would authorize home-study students to participate in extracurricular and...


February 20, 2019

Building bigger scoreboards

Telling score might be the least impressive feature of scoreboards these days. If your stadium doesn’t have the ability to play back in-game highlights or update scores from throughout the conference, you might be behind the curve. An athlet...


February 20, 2019

ACLU takes aim at Wisconsin school over cheerleader ‘awards’

A Wisconsin high school has been put on notice by the ACLU after the organization learned of inappropriate awards that were given to cheerleaders at the team banquet. The ACLU received complaints that Tremper High School cheerleaders were given th...


February 20, 2019

How new products can keep your program running smoothly

It’s not likely you have ever heard of an athletic director with a relaxed, laid-back job. Athletic directors wear numerous hats — logistics, personnel decisions, scheduling, solving the occasional unforeseen crisis. Amid it all, they are respons...


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February 15, 2019

Bill would allow Pennsylvania to create separate postseasons for public, private schools

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next week that would allow the state athletic association to create separate postseasons for public and private schools. [caption id="attachment_27525" align="alignright" width="298"] Photo: Gerry ...