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Strategic Planning
April 6, 2017
The University at Buffalo is reducing the number of its intercollegiate athletic programs by four, effective at the end of the spring 2017 season. Affected teams are men's baseball, men's soccer, men's swimming and diving, and women's rowing. This brings UB's total sports sponsorship from 20 to 16 teams.   "This has been a very difficult decision made only with extensive deliberation," said UB President Satish K. Tripathi. "The unfortunate reality is that we no longer have the resources to... more
April 5, 2017
Tom White - Founder and Associate Director, Master of Arts in Coaching and Athletics Administration - Concordia University Irvine "The objectives and the philosophy of the coach should be quite clear," It can be as simple as a coach letting it be known that he or she emphasizes excellence and encouragement." However, before coaches verbally share their credo, they should clearly formulate their position on paper. "By having that philosophy written down, coaches clarify where they want to take... more
Equipment
April 4, 2017
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High School News
April 4, 2017
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee revised several rules for the 2017-18 season, including adjustments to release transitions and inversions, in an ongoing effort to minimize risk of injury for participants in high school cheer and dance. All rules revisions recommended by the committee at its March 4-6 meeting in Indianapolis were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. The term “static” was removed from several places in the... more
Strategic Planning
April 4, 2017
The Missouri State University Board of Governors has approved the recommendations of a university work group to restructure its intercollegiate athletic program offerings and reduce departmental spending by more than $1 million.   The Board approved the plan presented by the Athletics Budget Work Group in closed session which began on March 24 and was continued to Friday March 31 when action was taken.   At the conclusion of the current fiscal year, Missouri State will discontinue its... more
Volleyball
April 4, 2017
Nichols College Director of Athletics Chris Colvin has announced the addition of men's volleyball as a varsity sport beginning in 2018-19. The college debuted its women's volleyball program this past season and will become the fourth Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) member to feature men's volleyball, joining Endicott, Eastern Nazarene, and Wentworth. The Gulls and Lions compete in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) while the Leopards are affiliated with the Greater Northeast... more

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