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surface
May 6, 2021

Selecting the Surface for Your Strength & Conditioning Facility

Every weight room is different, with the following factors to consider: Space Allotment Desired Design Programming Needs Durability Requirements Performance Expectations Maintenance Program Budget And just as not every weigh...


name
May 5, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Put Your Name On It

Put Your Name On It — Making good decisions in critical moments of choice is a quality that all coaches want their athletes to master.  Unfortunately, it isn’t always that easy. Youngsters in the age groups we work with tend to make hasty decisi...


funds
May 4, 2021

UC’s Master’s Program ‘Granting’ Funds for In-Need Schools

Take a poll of high school athletic directors and most will tell you the greatest luxury of any athletic administrative office is having grant writers. Many don’t have the time to do it themselves and few budgets allot for having one devoted to ath...


turf
May 4, 2021

How Wear-and-Tear Varies Between Turf Types

Talk with anyone who has experience managing, playing on, or dealing with artificial turf, and you might hear a few unfortunate stories about turf fibers disintegrating, splitting and pulling loose, infill splashing and compacting, and other situatio...


social media
May 3, 2021

Sports Under 40: Using Social Media to Promote Student-Athletes

An important component of education-based athletics is recognizing achievement and growth. This can typically be seen through the coach-athlete relationship and the praise a coach provides to an athlete, as well as through the praise between athletes...


texas
April 30, 2021

West Texas A&M Scores Big with Buffalo Stadium

After nearly six decades of playing football nearly two miles down the road from campus at Kimbrough Stadium, the West Texas A&M University football program finally moved back on campus for the fall of 2019 into brand-new Buffalo Stadium in Canyo...


boston college
April 29, 2021

New Leadership for Boston College’s M.S. in Sports Administration Program

Educator and collegiate athletics professional Patty Raube Keller will join the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College as program director of its Master of Sports Administration degree program, assuming the position in May. Keller br...


funds
April 29, 2021

Fundraising Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the current climate of the COVID-19 pandemic, fundraising diversification is an important concept for both youth and high-school/interscholastic athletic administrators to acknowledge if they want to have success in both the short and long term. ...


pragmatic
April 28, 2021

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...


umass
April 28, 2021

New UMass Degree Option Provides Another Path for Exercise Science Students

A new UMass Lowell course of study for students interested in pursuing a career in fitness and sports management is already proving to be a popular option. Students enrolled in UMass Lowell’s Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences as exercise sci...