program management

July 13, 2018

5 strategies for small schools to succeed against bigger programs

In 2015, a statewide reclassification in Georgia forced us to either compete in class A or to make the leap to AAA. With an upper school enrollment of nearly 450 students, we would compete against schools with nearly 1,100 kids. For many reasons, in...

August 18, 2017

The 10 plagues of a problematic program

Does disappointment, drama and dysfunction seem to characterize your program? Do your athletes spend more time attacking each other and the coaching staff than they do your opponents? Is the stuff hitting the fan with your program? The probl...

August 22, 2012

Seven keys to succeed as a first-time athletic director

Kevin Flegner, former athletic director at Arrowhead (Wisconsin) High School, says he has evolved in his role over the years, citing increased patience, more research and deeper analysis prior to making decisions. He also began a practice of over-com...