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Leadership
April 13, 2018
A nationally recognized administrator with extensive leadership and management skills who previously served as the interim athletics director at two different California public universities will be the new head of University of the Pacific's Athletics Department. Janet Lucas, UC Riverside's executive associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator, joins other strong women leaders at Pacific, including President Pamela A. Eibeck and Provost and Executive Vice President of... more
Strategic Planning
April 13, 2018
At the 2018 NJCAA Annual Meetings, the Board of Directors passed the adoption of beach volleyball to become a full-time varsity sport in 2019, the first sport added to the association since half marathon and women's lacrosse in 2003-2004. Programs will be able to field teams beginning in the fall of 2018 with the official competitive season beginning in the spring of 2019. The first official national championship will be held in the spring of 2021, the 48th NJCAA national championship event.... more
Football
April 12, 2018
North Dakota State University is converting a portion of its football stadium's student section into seating for season ticket holders in order to raise more money and lower athletic fees. According to The Jamestown Sun, Section 16 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome will be converted into season ticket holder seating, with season tickets going for $307 each, and varying dues. Matt Larsen, Athletic Director for NDSU, said he expected that the season tickets would bring in $500,000 of... more
Technology
April 12, 2018
Two former football players for the University of Kentucky have established Matchlete, a free online assessment services to match high school student-athletes to the colleges that are the best fit for them. According to A Sea of Blue, Jeremy Jones, who founded the website along with his long-time friend and former teammate, Matt Roark, said they had surveyed former NCAA athletes, and 44 percent of respondents said they had not selected the right college for their needs. “Student-athletes often... more
April 12, 2018
“The serves are coming too fast with breaks, especially side spins at all angles, making them frequently impossible to return. In practice I can’t get enough of these serves to train against.” Sports Attack received more and more requests just like this from national teams, colleges, and leading high schools and clubs around the world. In response, the company developed the latest training tool designed especially for high-level volleyball, the Total Attack. This machine answers the new... more
April 12, 2018
The Volleyball Tutor Black model is new for 2018. It can deliver ball speed up to 85 miles-per-hour, making it ideal for the collegiate level player. The Volleyball Tutor Black has a nearly six-foot-high release point to simulate a real setter. You also get simple-to-use settings for adjusting the speed for each throwing motor, so a coach can easily add any degree of topspin or backspin to serves. A coach can also adjust the angle of throws for serves, perfect sets and even downward for dig... more

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