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professional development

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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...


boston college
April 29, 2021

New Leadership for Boston College’s M.S. in Sports Administration Program

Educator and collegiate athletics professional Patty Raube Keller will join the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College as program director of its Master of Sports Administration degree program, assuming the position in May. Keller br...


bsn sports
April 17, 2020

BSN SPORTS helps coaches & ADs amid Coronavirus-related school closures

DALLAS, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands and the nation's largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, recently announced a series of initiatives to allow coaches ...


niaaa
April 8, 2020

NIAAA offers free online workshops for athletic administrators

With the rest of the country attempting to carry on their everyday lives with web-based technology such as Zoom, athletic directors have the opportunity to work on professional development for free while working from home. The National Interschola...


October 31, 2017

ADs, coaches must embrace value of professional development

When we think about athletic budgets, necessities like equipment, salaries and facilities costs spring to mind. You typically don’t consider professional development to be a critical part of your spending, but if not, that’s something you should ...


January 18, 2017

Handling frustration in the athletic director position

As an athletic administrator, one of the first things you're going to realize is that life can be frustrating. But you don’t have to suffer those occasions as long as you understand the dynamics behind them. That being said, you need to develop an ...


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...