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March 5, 2013

Organization Says Teens More At Risk For Using PEDs

FirstCoastNews.comhttp://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/article/301475/3/Teens-more-at-risk-to-be-involved-in-dopingAccording to the World Health Organization, over the past ten years, the use of performance-enhancing drugs, or "doping," has trick...


February 21, 2013

Lafayette College Athletic Director, Trying To ’Protect Our Brand,’ Offers Tough Words To Student-Athletes

Tony Rhodin | The Express-Times
February 21, 2013http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lafayette/index.ssf/2013/02/lafayette_college_athletic_dir.htmlLafayette College Athletic Director Bruce McCutcheon met with student-athletes last week to talk to ...


February 6, 2013

12 tips to perfect your ticket-selling process

Many things that we do as athletic directors are not especially exciting. Most of our responsibilities and duties actually involve mundane little tasks that have to be completed in order to keep our programs running. It is, however, important to put ...


January 15, 2013

A.D.ministration: ‘No’ isn’t a bad word

Soften the blow of having to say 'no' by following these eight suggestions Even though an athletic director's schedule is jam-packed and crazy at times, most do anything possible to fill a request or to help someone — an athlete, coach, fellow ath...


January 15, 2013

Positioning yourself to climb the athletic administrator ladder

Networking, taking charge and picking the best job play critical roles in your success If you currently are at the beginning of your professional life or an entry-level athletic employee hoping to take the next step, it's time to stop hoping and tak...


January 15, 2013

How decreased funding is affecting high schools nationwide

Reducing costs for transportation, apparel and lower-level coaching is how many athletic directors are handling this situation The October issue of Coach & Athletic Director featured our second annual Athletic Director Spending Survey. Within th...


January 15, 2013

Playing by the rules

States say high schools and their coaches need to be more vigilant in preventing illegal transfers and recruiting tactics The next time a parent or summer league coach calls you up to offer the services of the region's top young athletes, you ma...


January 9, 2013

Learn from recently retired Bob Ladouceur of De La Salle

Editor’s Note: This is a portion of an article published in Oct. 2009 about the De La Salle High (Concord, Calif.) athletic program. Bob Ladouceur, the football coach since 1979 and who was prominently quoted in this piece, retired last week after ...


December 27, 2012

6 strategies to have players buy into your program

While there are several factors that go into creating winning teams and individuals, perhaps the single most important one is commitment. Lots of people have dreams but amazingly few have the commitment necessary to pursue them relentlessly. Commitme...


December 13, 2012

Mary Institute and Country Day School: Athletic Facilities (Raw Footage)

Coach And Athletic Director’s Associate Editor Kevin Hoffman takes viewers on a video tour of the athletic facilities at Mary Institute and Country Day School (St. Louis, Missouri)....