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Sports Medicine
April 16, 2018
Many high schools partner with hospitals to provide athletic training coverage for their sports teams, but the North Kansas City (Mo.) School District (NKCSD) has taken their arrangement one step further. Starting last fall, NKCSD expanded its existing contract with Mosaic Life Care to bring athletic trainers to its middle schools. The idea arose when the school district decided to add football to its middle school programs for 2017-18. Fred Bouchard, Executive Director of Support Services and... more
Health & Safety
April 16, 2018
  Today’s high school athletes spend countless summer hours in camps and clinics trying to improve their sport-specific skills. But all that work will mean little if they are sidelined by an ACL tear. That’s the reasoning behind the Sportsmetrics summer camps that are gaining popularity nationwide. Sportsmetrics is an evidence-based ACL injury prevention program developed by Dr. Frank Noyes, Chair and Medical Director of the Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center. It can be... more
Strength and Conditioning
April 16, 2018
By focusing on maximal strength and power, conditioning, and competitions, the offseason training regimen for Creighton University ensures the team hits its peak in the fall. Setter Lydia Dimke led Creighton to its sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Division I Tournament this past fall. By Brad Schmidt Brad Schmidt is Associate Head Coach for Athletic Performance at Creighton University, working with the volleyball, women’s basketball, and baseball teams. He can be reached at: BradSchmidt@... more
Coaching
April 16, 2018
Most coaches tackle career goals by moving up the ladder in a methodical way. We talked with five who are navigating untraditional routes. After becoming the winningest head coach in NCAA Division III, Larry Bock switched gears and took the reins at Navy, where he has turned around a struggling program. During the winter of 2011, Larry Bock, then Head Coach at Juaniata College, took a phone call similar to many he had received in the past. An athletic director—Chet Gladchuck from Navy—was... more
Q&A
April 16, 2018
Head Volleyball Coach, Glendale (Ariz.) Community College Stuck mixes volleyball-specific drills with team-building exercises at Glendale practices. Lisa Stuck is stuck on one thing: coaching at the junior college level. Despite opportunities to move to four-year schools, she can’t be pried away from NJCAA Division II Glendale (Ariz.) Community College. Since becoming Head Coach at Glendale in 1997, Stuck has led the team to nine regional championships and nine NJCAA DII tournaments. In 2014,... more
April 13, 2018
In the May/June 2018 issue of Athletic Management, Barry University Associate Director of Athletics Jim Cox writes about renting athletic facilities to outside parties. He offers the following Site Supervisor checklist as a resource on this link.  

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