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January 29, 2015
Three deserving high school athletic directors were honored for their contributions by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) at the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference conducted jointly by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NIAAA on Dec. 16. And the winners are.... NIAAA Award of Merit--Sheri Stice, CMAA, former associate director of athletics and coordinator for secondary physical education and Special... more
January 29, 2015
Seven high school athletic directors were inducted into the sixth Hall of Fame class of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) earlier this month at the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference co-sponsored by the NIAAA and the NFHS. The 2014 NIAAA Hall of Fame class includes Steve Berseth, CMAA, South Dakota; Bill Bowers, CMAA, Oregon; Bobby Guthrie, CMAA, North Carolina; Warren Hagman, CMAA, Nevada; Ed Lockwood, CMAA, North Dakota; and two... more
January 29, 2015
Wondering how the various social media platforms your program utilizes (or should utilize!) grew this past year? The following infographic courtesy of Mediabistro.com breaks down social media trends from 2014, noting the fastest growing apps and statistics measuring user preferences.
January 29, 2015
By Patrick Bohn While the trees outside may be barren or covered in snow across much of the country, in Durham, N.C., there's one that stands strong and is continuing to grow. That tree belongs to Duke University Athletic Director Kevin White and it features many branches of distinguished athletic administrators who began their careers under his tutelage.White's tree includes nearly two dozen names of current athletic directors who worked with him at some point during his career as an athletic... more
January 29, 2015
In Washington, the Federal Way School District appears to be breaking gender barriers by offering a wrestling program for girls. However, one parent feels differently, filing a Title IX lawsuit against the district, claiming it offers less resources to its female grapplers.According to KOMO News, the father of two female wrestlers in the Federal Way School District are suing the district, alleging unequal treatment for male and female wrestlers. According to the article: Gerald Carpio, whose... more
January 29, 2015
College football's inaugural playoff gave four teams the chance to compete for a true national championship. For the two finalists, Ohio State University and the University of Oregon, the tournament also provided opportunities to do some groundbreaking social media work.The strategies employed by the two schools differed in scope, but both were effective at engaging their respective fan bases. According to an article in Forbes: Oregon distributed team jerseys with Twitter handles to celebrity... more

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