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athletic director

May 28, 2015

A.D.ministration: 8 ideas to help fund coach, AD education

Even in good economic times, athletic budgets are usually strained and pushed to the limit. Considering all of the necessary safety equipment, team travel and other expenditures associated with operating an athletic department, this is understandable...


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Proper Protocol for Solving Issues with Coaches

Dr. David Hoch, CMAA, talks about handling sensitive issues like firing and reprimanding coaches. ...


May 13, 2015

NACDA announces Under Armour ADs of the Year

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics on Tuesday announced its winners of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award. Honorees included athletic directors in seven divisions. NACDA Executive Director Bob Vecchione said in a new...


April 9, 2015

Keeping coaches at your school

Ask any athletic director what makes their program so special, and most will talk about the coaches. They’re the ones on the ground floor, working day in and day out with the student-athletes. That’s why it can be so devastating for a departme...


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How to Limit Hazing at Your School

Dr. David Hoch, CMAA, talks about how athletic directors should address hazing situations at their schools.  ...


April 2, 2015

A.D.ministration: The importance of supervision

This fall, two high school football hazing and bullying incidents caught the nation’s attention. While the mere occurrence of these unspeakable acts was extremely disturbing, it’s also alarming that many still haven’t gotten the message that ha...


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Finding the Best Coaching Candidates

Kevin Bryant, CMAA, Thrive Athletic Consulting, discusses how athletic directors should go about finding the best candidates for their vacant coaching positions....


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Who is responsible for hiring assistant coaches?

Dr. David Hoch, CMAA, discusses how coaches and athletic administrators should go about hiring assistant coaches for individual teams....