athletic trainer
June 8, 2021

A.D.ministration: The AD & The ATC

In one’s role as an athletic administrator, you have to develop working relationships with a number of people. Obviously, you interact with coaches, athletes, and administrators. Also throw parents into this mix, as well as teachers, officials, col...

June 4, 2021

Sports Under 40: The Impact of Professional Development

Growing up in the ’80s and ’90s without a cellphone or any type of electronic communication, my “friend requests” were sent out through playing team sports. Accepting this “request” indicated a bond that was like no other type that only p...

February 2, 2021

A.D.ministration: Becoming More Efficient

As an athletic administrator, there is never enough time to do everything that you should or want to do. Even if you have an assistant and you have the possibility of delegating some items, most days or weeks are impossible. More tasks and responsibi...

April 14, 2020

Matt Doherty’s advice on coaching success

With his collegiate coaching career seemingly in the rearview mirror, Matt Doherty has turned his attention to offering advice and tips to the next crop of coaches at varying levels. Doherty made a national name for himself leading the Notre Dame ...


Deer Creek Renovation: A.D. Advice For Renovating

Bob Diefenderfer, athletic director at Deer Creek High School (Edmond, Okla.), stresses communication, planning and patience when it comes to renovating your facilities....

August 22, 2012

Craig Haase: Advice For Up-And-Coming Coaches

  Craig Haase,Boys Basketball   The resources available to young high school coaches are endless, but the best way to gather insight into the job and difficulties that come with it is communicating with veteran staff member...