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athletic director

February 23, 2015

A.D.ministration: Hazing continues to be a problem

With all the articles, position statements and presentations that have been produced over the years, one might think that hazing has been thoroughly addressed. For a long time, we heard very little about it. This fall, however, high school footbal...


January 20, 2015

A.D.ministration: Is your job safe?

10 ideas to create job security in the athletic director position In March, an athletic administrator was asked to stop down at the principal’s office. Within seconds of sitting down, the athletic director was bluntly informed that he would not be...


October 7, 2014

Reader Survey: Concussions and Michigan football

Coach and Athletic Director is conducting a reader survey on the recent situation with the Michigan football program and whether coaches and athletic administrators feel their athletes are adequately protected. The survey is just six questions l...


October 3, 2014

Cutting the cord: Apps, software ideas for athletic programs

With the rapid growth in technology, coaches and athletic administrators have unlimited resources at their fingertips. And oftentimes, that's not necessarily a blessing. Whether it's managing team records or helping your pitcher with his curveball...


October 3, 2014

Graphics dress up Ohio University arena

Ohio University's Convocation Center was built more than 45 years ago, but few would ever suspect it. Over the last decade the venue has been upgraded with everything from video boards to "television quality lighting," creating an atmosphere unlike a...


October 2, 2014

Michigan AD responds to concussion mishap

How would you have handled the situation?...


September 17, 2014

Tidbits from Ohio athletic director survey

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) this summer conducted a survey on pay-to-play fees and other issues related to interscholastic sports. A few of the results were shared in its most recent magazine. From the OHSAA:• 46.1% of...


September 16, 2014

Rutgers A.D. apologizes for fan behavior

Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann issued a statement Monday apologizing for fan behavior at Saturday’s game against Penn State.A number of fans wore T-shirts that read “Beat Ped State,” while another displayed an offensive banner in the park...