athletic director

July 27, 2021

Enhancing the Student-Athlete Experience the Marysville Way

In the Marysville Athletic Department, we talk a lot about our purpose in interscholastic athletics and why we do what we do, and there is a huge emphasis on the student-athlete experience.  For most, the four years that student-athletes have to ...

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...

October 8, 2020

William & Mary AD Resigns After Slashing Athletics

In the last month, the William & Mary athletics department has been ravaged by program cuts. Seven of the department's 23 programs — men's and women's swimming, men's and women's gymnastics, men's indoor and outdoor track and field, and women's...

international athletic director survey
December 1, 2019

International State of the Industry: A survey of athletic directors worldwide

At times, working in an international school can leave you feeling absolutely isolated. You could be located thousands of miles from your nearest likeminded school and even then the school is different in size, demographics, budget, facilities, c...

kent state dix stadium
April 16, 2019

A.D.ministration: Leading your program in times of change

[caption id="attachment_27815" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo: Jon Ridinger, Flickr[/caption] In the world of high school athletics, or life for that matter, change is a constant. While it can be good or bad, something is always changing. ...

athletic director organized
January 30, 2019

A.D.ministration: Planning strategies for athletic directors

9 suggestions to help ADs stay organized and on task The process of planning is vital for the athletic administrator. You may have heard the maxim, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” This quote has been attributed to Benjamin F...

August 24, 2018

Becoming the visible leader

Whether it’s at games or community events, athletic directors must put their support on full display Often when you step on an elevator, you can hear music. It’s not bold and overwhelming, but you can hear it nonetheless. You might be able t...

June 29, 2018

Maryland school district cuts summer pay for athletic directors

A school board in northeastern Maryland recently voted to decrease the salary for all of the district's athletic directors during the summer months. According to The Baltimore Sun, the Harford County Board of Education voted on June 11 to reduce ...