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September 22, 2010

Interviewing candidates for your coaching vacancy

There is a coaching vacancy in your athletic department, you have advertised the position and résumés have arrived. Now what? Certainly you need to conduct interviews, but there are a whole host of considerations and decisions to make before you...


June 30, 2010

Giving ‘non-core’ sports the attention they deserve

In the never-ending struggle for athletic directors to be all things to every sport, one of the major hurdles you face on a daily basis is providing enough support, encouragement, time and attention to your “non-core” sports. While football, b...


June 22, 2010

The role of summer camps in recruiting

The recruitment process in Division I intercollegiate athletics is filled with rules, regulations and can completely take over a coach’s life. Further, it is vital that coaches become proficient in the recruitment process to gain the best athletes....


June 15, 2010

Shared Facility Funding: Field Of Broken Promises

In September 2006, an artificial turf field was unveiled to a packed house under the Friday night lights at Wisconsin’s Brookfield Central High School (BCHS).  In addition to a state-of-the-art field for football, soccer, track and the band, t...


June 15, 2010

Female sports can be revenue generators

There’s football. And then there’s basketball — boys or men’s basketball, of course. Too often it stops right there. Too often, administrators and athletic directors look no further for programs that can generate revenue, publicity and ...


February 10, 2010

Yeagley Named Indiana Soccer Coach

After a national search, Indiana University has hired Todd Yeagley as the school’s third men’s soccer coach. Yeagley played at Indiana earned National Player of the Year honors and making the All-American team four times. He had been the ...


February 10, 2010

Ty Detmer Takes Head Coaching Job

Ty Detmer, the 1990 Heisman Trophy winner and 14-year NFL veteran, has been named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal, a private school in Austin, Texas. Last season, St. Andrew’s Episcopal went 0-10.http://www.statesman...


February 10, 2010

South Florida Chooses Skip Holtz

The University of South Florida has chose East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz as its new football coach. Holtz was 38-27 in five seasons with East Carolina. The Pirates won the last two Conference USA title games.http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/st...


February 10, 2010

Youngstown State Football Names Coach

Youngstown State has named Eric Wolford its new head coach. Wolford had spent this season as the running-game coordinator and offensive line coach at South Carolina.http://www.wfmj.com/Global/story.asp?S=11683381...


February 10, 2010

Wrestling Team Injuried In Van Accident

Some members of the Anderson High (Calif.) wrestling team and coach Issac Ortiz were injured in a van accident Friday while heading to an event in Alturas, Calif. The van of wrestlers was struck by a driver who lost control of her car on the snow- an...