Coach & AD named a finalist in 2018 Folio: Eddie Awards

August 10, 2018 / Athletic AdministrationCoaching
Sparta, MI, August 9, 2018 — Coach & Athletic Director has been named a finalist in the 2018 Folio Magazine Eddie Awards, the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial excellence. The magazine was honored specifically for its January 2018 issue in the B2B Full Issue/Education category.

Coach & AD’s January 2018 cover.

Articles in that issue included:

“We are incredibly honored to be named a finalist this year,” Great American Media Services CEO Matt McCallum said. “This recognition is a testament to the dedication, hard work and industry expertise of our sports team. We strive for the best, and it’s gratifying to be recognized by our publishing industry peers as market leaders.”

For more than 20 years, the Eddie and Ozzie Awards have celebrated excellence in magazine editorial and design across all sectors of the industry. The Eddie Awards recognize the best in print and digital editorial, while the Ozzie Awards recognize the best in magazine and website design. For the 2018 awards, a panel of more than 300 judges selected finalists from among more than 2,000 entries. Winners will be announced on October 9 at the 2018 Folio Show in New York City.

Other Great American Media Services titles being honored in the 2018 Eddie and Ozzie Awards are Gift Shop, B2B Full Issue; Lawn & Garden Retailer, B2B Full Issue; Stationery Trends, Media Kit and B2B Redesign; Fruit Growers News, B2B Full Issue; Vegetable Growers News, B2B Full Issue; Vegetable Growers News, B2B Series/Single Article; and BASF Special Issue, Custom Content. Information about all magazine titles can be found online at

About Great American Media Services

With more than 50 years of experience in business-to-business communications and marketing, Great American Media Services is a leading source of industry information for the agriculture, horticulture, retail and sports industries through its 15 print magazines, related digital communications and supporting industry events. In addition, Great American Media Services offers a number of additional marketing solutions for clients to engage with prospective customers on a multitude of platforms. Visit for additional information.

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