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athletic director

April 29, 2014

Western Kentucky Cuts Men’s Tennis Program

From WKUSports.comWestern Kentucky University Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Tuesday the elimination of men’s tennis as a varsity intercollegiate sport at the school, effective in the upcoming 2014-15 academic year."This is certai...


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Encouraging Athletes to Participate in Multiple Sports

David Hoch, a retired athletic administrator with 16 years of experience, talks about sport specialization and how coaches can encourage student-athletes to participate in multiple programs....


April 10, 2014

Pacific A.D. Says NCAA Must Share Revenue

From the Wall Street JournalPacific athletic director Ted Leland, a former Stanford athletic director and longtime NCAA committee member, said Wednesday that the NCAA needs to find a way to share revenue with student-athletes before the governing bod...


April 8, 2014

Kellen Winslow Sr. Named A.D. at Florida A&M

From FoxSports.comPro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow Sr. has been named the athletic director at Florida A&M, the school announced this week.Winslow, an All-Pro tight end for the San Diego Chargers, joins Florida A&M aft...


March 18, 2014

Special Renovation Section

The renovation at Gulliver Preparatory School was mostly about upgrading its aging athletic facilities, but Athletic Director Mark Schusterman noticed it also instilled a new sense of pride in his student-athletes.Gulliver Prep, a private school in M...


March 18, 2014

Signs Add Spirit to Texas Schools Athletic Wing

The walls in the athletic wing at Del Valle High School (Texas) were like that of an old hospital – dull, empty, forgettable. In a state that prides itself on athletic prowess, that was something that needed to change, helping to remind students of ...


March 18, 2014

Negotiations and the athletic director

Negotiation is often a formal, organized process of give and take, making proposals and eventually coming to a settlement, but it can also simply involve two individuals trying to work out differences. One side gives something with the prospect of ge...


March 18, 2014

Coaches Deserve Benefit of the Doubt in Blowout Games

Last October, Aledo High School (Texas) made national headlines after its football team thumped one of its opponents 91-0. Parents of players on the losing team were furious, prompting one of them to file a bullying complaint claiming everyone in the...