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sports administration

July 8, 2016

Retaining successful coaches

How athletic directors can encourage their best team leaders to stick around There are many building blocks used to create a successful athletic program. But each program is different, so not all blocks look and feel the same. If there is one...


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...


September 8, 2014

Windscreens spruce up Babson athletic fields

Sometimes bringing a fresh look to your athletic facilities doesn't require a major renovation. With a little creativity, the task can be much less daunting.Babson College, a Division III school located in eastern Massachusetts, is in the planning st...


July 8, 2014

Sublimation the Future of Apparel

Durable jerseys provide schools an opportunity to save moneyApparel can be a source of frustration for a lot of athletic directors. Jerseys wear and tear, costing thousands of dollars to sports programs already limited by tight budgets.Apparel compan...


May 14, 2014

Special Renovation Section: Jesuit High School

Everything was perfect at Jesuit High School's new John Ryan Stadium, from its impeccable artificial turf to the widescreen digital scoreboard that entertains hordes of Blue Jays fans.The school never had a place to call its own, so building a brand ...


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 ...