Last week, Tim Fader, the former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Head Wrestling Coach, filed a lawsuit against the school's Chancellor, Richard Telfer, and its Athletic Director, Amy Edmonds, alleging that they unlawfully fired him and attempted to keep him from getting another job.
Assistant coaches are critical to your team’s success. But if they’re overstepping their bounds and focusing on the wrong thing, they can hinder your team’s progress. Here are ways to make sure your assistant coaches know their role and are making a positive impact on your program.
Anyone watching the men's 1500-meter final at the Olympics was inspired by not only gold-medal winner Matt Centrowitz Jr., but his father, Matt Centrowitz Sr., who is the longtime Head Track & Field Coach at American University. We spoke with the elder Centrowitz back in 2004 about his career, recruiting, and his approach to helping athletes succeed.
Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced Thursday that he will retire from the position of Director of Athletics, effective June 30, 2017.
In recent years, college football coaches have devised increasingly creative ways to surprise walk-on players with scholarships. Western Michigan University and Eastern Michigan University have even reached out to others for help.
Midnight Madness football practices are becoming a popular was for high school teams to kick off the season. But as one Colorado high school learned, they aren’t always well received by local community members.
With preseason practices underway, the NATA has re-released sports safety tips to ensure parents and others are well educated and that schools have established the best sports medicine practices. The checklist can also help athletic directors make sure they have covered their bases.
On Saturday, a 5K fundraiser will be held to help Suzanne Klink, Athletic Director at Pembroke Academy in Suncock, N.H., who is undergoing cancer treatment. The event has been organized by one of her student-athletes.
When Oregon State University Athletic Director Todd Stansbury recently spoke to the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, he talked to its members about something outside the norm: Why they should hire graduating OSU student-athletes.