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Strategic Planning
October 16, 2017
Thanks to a grant of $70,000 from the USA Triathlon Foundation, St. Thomas Aquinas College will add the sport of triathlon to its NCAA Division II program.
Leadership
October 16, 2017
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its upcoming Power Plays for Power Moves workshop, a conference specifically for women athletic administrators.
From New World Of Coaching
Have you ever really analyzed why you coach at the high school level, and why it might just be the greatest job ever? Consider the follow reasons, all of which make coaching high school sports an awesome opportunity.
Event Management
October 13, 2017
In response to a fight breaking out at a game two weeks ago, a league in California is restricting who can attend future contests.
Leadership
October 13, 2017
Recently interviewed for a Q&A in Athletic Management, Winston-Salem State University Director of Athletics Tonia Walker will be one of 28 females included in an upcoming book, Women Who Lead: Extraordinary Women with Extraordinary Achievements.
Basketball
October 12, 2017
In response to the federal investigation into fraud in college basketball, the NCAA is forming a Commission on College Basketball.
Legal Issues
October 11, 2017
A legal foundation has threatened to sue the Minnesota State High School League if it does not allow a boy to participate on his school's dance team in official competitions.
Legal Issues
October 10, 2017
A Pennsylvania state court will not dismiss a lawsuit by high school athletes that seeks to hold the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association legally responsible for concussions the three suffered while playing softball and football.
Coaching
October 10, 2017
When Kelvin Sampson, Head Men's Basketball Coach at the University of Houston, made an appeal via Twitter for coaches to donate 20 t-shirts and 10 pairs of shoes to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, he received far more than he anticipated.
Marketing
October 10, 2017
Jeffrey Vitter, Chancellor at the University of Mississippi, has announced that the school will retire Rebel the Bear and introduce the Landshark as its official mascot.
Student-Athlete Welfare
October 6, 2017
Like many schools, Lafayette College has a Good Samaritan policy that allows students to call in help for intoxicated students without consequence. Student-athletes are questioning whether the policy effectively covers them.  
High School News
October 6, 2017
At its board meeting last week, the Nebraska School Activities Association discussed racial taunts and whether they should be classified as bullying rather than unsportsmanlike conduct.
High School News
October 6, 2017
At Simsbury (Ct.) High School, Boys' Cross Country Coach Mike Cohen has resigned following a disagreement with school officials regarding a runner wanting to re-join the team.
Student-Athlete Welfare
October 6, 2017
Towson University athletics had added a licensed clinical psychologist to its staff who will help educate and provide resources for its student-athletes on mental health and emotional well-being.
Student-Athlete Welfare
October 5, 2017
With the launch of its "Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Initiative," the Kansas State University athletic department is aiming to promote a family feel among its student-athletes. "This isn't about numbers or statistics. It's about people and empowering people," says Director of Student-Athlete Development Arin Dunn.
Football
October 4, 2017
In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Central High School will play a football game at Stillman College this weekend as part of the two schools’ broadening partnership, which includes a dual-enrollment program.
High School News
October 4, 2017
The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League has ruled that unless Valley High School suspends its football coach, the school will be barred from this year's playoffs.
Scheduling
October 3, 2017
A proposal before the NCAA is examining the idea of making Division I college wrestling a one-semester sport, with competition beginning during winter break and championships in March.
Strategic Planning
October 3, 2017
University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George discusses the second installation in the program's 15-year strategic plan, including his ideas on fiscal management, gaining public trust, and recruiting.
High School News
October 2, 2017
After football players wrote offensive messages on a whiteboard, McKinleyville (Calif.) High School canceled its varsity homecoming game and barred the players responsible from the homecoming parade.
Leadership
September 29, 2017
After 10 years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Scott Farmer has been hired as Athletics Director at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
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