April 10, 2017
  Isn’t It Time You Felt More Confident About the Contractor Working on your Sports Venues? By Mary Helen Sprecher   You have a CPA do your taxes. You wouldn’t dream of having a doctor who wasn’t board-certified. So why aren’t you looking for the same level of confidence in the person who builds or renovates your sports venues? While it’s easy to take the word of a colleague that someone did a great job on a sports field, tennis court or running track, that’s not always going to mean that... more
High School News
April 7, 2017
Since 2008, Head Coach Doug Laker has helped the Greenfield-Central (Ind.) High School girls' basketball team win 129 games, including its first sectional title in 12 years this past season. He was winner of the 2016 Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year award. According to an article from the Daily Reporter, administrators at the school have not recommended Laker be retained next year. Laker’s coaching strategies have come under fire for three specific reasons. "First, he... more
April 7, 2017
Varsity esports have arrived at the University of Utah. The U and its nationally ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering video game development program announced today that it is forming the U’s first college-sponsored varsity esports program. Utah esports will compete in multiple games and has confirmed the industry leading League of Legends as its first game with additional games to be announced shortly. The esports program is the first of its kind from a school out of the Power Five... more
April 7, 2017
American Public University offers respected online degree programs designed for athletic coaches, athletic administrators, sports management, and sports and health sciences professionals. These dynamic programs are taught by industry professionals and experienced faculty.  Featured programs include: B.S. in Sports Management B.S. in Sports and Health Sciences, with concentrations in Coaching Studies, Exercise Science, and Fitness and Wellness Professional Studies M.S. in Sports Management,... more
Legal Issues
April 7, 2017
A federal judge recently dismissed a case brought by Sunny Golloway, Auburn University's former Head Baseball Coach against the school. The legal battle is not complete, as Golloway and his lawyers plan to appeal, but the dismissal by the judge is permanent. “The magistrate judge’s recommendation verified what we’ve said from the beginning, which is there is no validity to Coach Golloway’s claims,” the university said in a statement to the Opelika-Auburn News.
April 6, 2017
Goucher College is pleased to introduce its new mascot, "Rowdy the Gopher." The newest addition to Goucher College and the athletics program made its debut at Got Into Goucher Day on Friday, March 31st, 2017. The change occurs at a very exciting time for Goucher College and its athletics program. Since the start of the 2015-16 fiscal year, Goucher Athletics has undergone a rebranding campaign as well as engaged a consultant for a facilities master planning process. Goucher College Director of... more