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sports administration

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

Creating an Athletics Hall of Fame

By Liam Frawley, CMAA, Tappan Zee High School, Orangeburg, New YorkHigh school gyms across the nation are filled with banners and plaques noting memorable events in school history – championships, All-State performances, 1,000 point and 100 goal car...


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 3, 2014

Tragedy reminds us the team is family

Tragedy comes in many forms, but none is greater than the death of a teammate.In August, Georgia high school football player Zyrees Oliver died from apparent "water intoxication" after consuming an estimated four gallons of water and sports drinks du...


September 8, 2014

Athletic director building on the Carmel tradition

Jim Inskeep knew this was what he wanted to do since his days as a student at nearby Carmel Junior High School. Not a professional athlete or even a coach – an athletic administrator.The trade was in his blood. His father, Roland, spent 23 years as ...


September 8, 2014

Keeping up With Carmel

Some things never change, and in a few cases there's nothing wrong with that. This happens to be one of them.For as long as anyone can remember, Carmel High School, located in a booming community just miles north of Indianapolis, has been the epitome...


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...


September 8, 2014

Winners don’t talk about winning

In this edition of Coach and Athletic Director you'll read all about Carmel High School (Indiana), one of America's most accomplished athletic programs. The feature is part of our annual "Champions' Issue," which is now in its third year.Our goal has...