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March 14, 2013

Increasing athletic participation at your school

Five keys for encouraging non-athletes to take the jump into sports Healthy athletic departments always have strong support from the school's student body. You don't want an atmosphere at your school where athletics is separate from the academic s...

March 14, 2013

Transitioning from a club to high school coach

Coaches must understand the group dynamic within scholastic teams Imagine an individual with more than 20 years of club coaching experience wanting to take over a high school program. It seems like a perfect fit, which is what I thought. But after ...

March 14, 2013

The athletic budget balancing act

Deep cuts in high school sports means athletic directors must take new approaches to planning, fundraising and revenue opportunities When Jim Quatromoni joined Hull High School (Mass.) six years ago as athletic director, he inherited a $280,000 ...

March 7, 2013

Do more to ensure the safety of referees

We’re never going to agree with every call given by our referees. But schools and leagues still have a responsibility to ensure their safety and prevent unspeakable acts of violence that, unfortunately, are becoming more common. Late last year i...

March 5, 2013

Organization Says Teens More At Risk For Using PEDs

FirstCoastNews.com 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, 2013 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...