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Leadership
May 24, 2017
This article first appeared in the June/July 2017 issue of Athletic Management In 11 years at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, this author began an athletic program, saved it from being cut, and merged it with a rival. He’s learned a lot about the true meaning of being a leader in the process. By David Stephenson   David Stephenson is Athletic Director and Head Coach of both Men’s and Women’s Basketball at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. He has more than 500 career victories... more
Feature
May 24, 2017
This article first appeared in the June/July 2017 issue of Athletic Management To move ahead with dynamic and creative plans, today’s athletic directors are looking past their own campuses and creating innovative partnerships, By Dennis Read   Dennis Read is an Associate Editor at Athletic Management. He can be reached at: dr@MomentumMedia.com.     There’s no ‘I’ in team … Together everyone achieves more … Teamwork makes the dream work … Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not the... more
Coaching
May 24, 2017
This article first appeared in the June/July 2017 issue of Athletic Management At Springville (Iowa) High School, Head Girls’ Basketball Coach Nate Sanderson used to work hard to keep parents at bay. This year, he made them part of the team. The results were profound. By Nate Sanderson   Nate Sanderson is Head Girls’ Basketball Coach at Springville (Iowa) High School, where he has led the team to back-to-back state titles and an overall record of 112-59. He has received numerous regional and... more
Company News
May 24, 2017
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Feature
May 23, 2017
The University of Arkansas has awarded Hunter Woodhall, a two-time Paralympic medalist, a track and field scholarship. During the recruiting period, collegiate athletic departments questioned whether Woodhall, who is a double-amputee, will be allowed to compete in the NCAA. “I got my times to the point where I’m able to compete on the NCAA stage, we just needed colleges to see what I was capable of and realize that I’m just a normal athlete you didn’t need to pay any special precautions to,”... more
Leadership
May 23, 2017
President Mary A. Papazian announced that she has appointed Marie Tuite to serve as the university's next athletics director. A seasoned administrator and committed Spartan who had been heading Spartan Athletics on an interim basis, Tuite brings to the office a lifetime of professional experience in athletics leadership that she began as an aspiring teacher and outstanding collegiate basketball and field hockey player. "We searched nationally for the best athletics director we could find--and... more

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