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Strategic Planning
May 22, 2018
Calvin College has announced the addition of women's triathlon as an NCAA varsity sport beginning in  the 2019-20 season, becoming the first school in the state of Michigan to offer the sport at the varsity level.
Leadership
May 22, 2018
Three high school athletic directors have teamed up to produce podcasts that cover a variety of topics--from wearing too many hats to job stressors to contemplating a year-long sabbatical.
From New World Of Coaching
​No matter what level you coach at, you should develop a philosophy for your program. For most coaches, a philosophy is developed over time, and comes from coaches they played for, mentors, coaching peers, and other resources, like books.
High School News
May 21, 2018
Upon learning that a new strength coach in their district would earn more than most faculty members make, teachers protested at a school board meeting, carrying whiteboards that showed their annual salaries.
Baseball
May 18, 2018
Due to safety concerns, a Pennsylvania high school baseball team was not allowed to insert a player with muscular dystrophy into its line-up as a pinch runner.
Leadership
May 18, 2018
The former Athletic Director at Liberty University, Jeff Barber has been chosen for the same position at Charleston Southern University.
Football
May 17, 2018
A proposal to eliminate spring football practice for high school teams in Kentucky has been withdrawn following an outcry from coaches.
Leadership
May 17, 2018
Davidson College has chosen Chris Clunie, a former basketball player at the school and currently the NBA's director for international basketball operations, as Director of Athletics.
Strategic Planning
May 17, 2018
At Assumption College, an NCAA Division II school, a new strategic plan includes Blue & White Sports, which are a way to offer competitive sports outside of NCAA sanctioned competition.
Legal Issues
May 16, 2018
In Tennessee, a female high school teacher is suing her school distrct after she was removed as the head wrestling coach and replaced by a male who is not on faculty.
Legal Issues
May 15, 2018
With Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision now allowing states to determine their own sports gambling laws, here's a look at how one state is proceeding.
Basketball
May 15, 2018
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced rules changes for high school basketball. They do not include the addition of a shot clock, as recommended by USA Basketball.
Strategic Planning
May 15, 2018
Saint Peter's University has announced the discontinuation of three of its NCAA Division I programs—women's bowling and men's and women's tennis.
Football
May 14, 2018
To be able to field a football team next fall, two high schools will cross state lines and time zones to form a combined squad.
Student-Athlete Welfare
May 14, 2018
At the University of Minnesota, new institutional rules require the Office for Student Conduct and Academic Integrity to formally communicate with the athletic director when investigating misconduct of a student-athlete.
Leadership
May 10, 2018
At the University of Maryland, some boosters are expressing concern over how the school is handling the search for a new athletic director.
Event Management
May 10, 2018
During a conference championship track and field meet at East St. Louis (Ill.) High School, a fight in the stands prompted the event to be suspended.
Facilities
May 10, 2018
With solar panels on the roof and an innovative energy-efficient mechanical design, the new ice arena at Bentley University has earned an LEED platinum certification and is being called the most environmentally sustainable of its type in the U.S.
Leadership
May 10, 2018
Serving as Director of Athletics at Oglethorpe University for the past six years, Becky Hall has been hired for the same position at Kalamazoo College.
High School News
May 8, 2018
Earlier this week, the school board at Baldwinsville (N.Y.) Schools heard complaints that longtime Head Volleyball Coach Mary Jo Cerqua has bullied players.
High School News
May 8, 2018
Rules updates in high school swimming and diving have been unveiled by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
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