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January 29, 2015
In 1983, Dan Waller was watching a Clemson University football game when he noticed the school's cheerleaders had painted paws on their faces to mimic the athletic department's logo. Waller immediately had the idea to turn team logos into temporary tattoos that could be worn by cheerleaders and fans to show their spirit. That idea eventually turned into a company, Team Dynamics, that still produces those Game Faces® temporary tattoos—and much more—for clients across the country 29 years later.... more
January 29, 2015
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January 29, 2015
By Dan Cardone Today's Athletic Director has to have the capability to handle a variety of people and situations. The expectations of the job can be overwhelming. The time commitment is unreal. And constant improvement is mandatory. Use your summer vacation as a time of reflection to examine how to better serve your staff, coaches, and student-athletes. Here are five things to ponder as you prepare for the upcoming school year...1. Be knowledgeable. The Athletic Director has to come across as... more
January 29, 2015
New requirements for passing the baton in the exchange zone, and the penalty for wearing an illegal uniform highlight changes in high school track and field rules for next season. The NFHS Track and Field Rules Committee approved 16 rules changes at its June meeting in Indianapolis. All rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Rule 5-10-7 will now state that the baton shall be handed from the incoming runner to the outgoing runner within the exchange zone. In... more
January 29, 2015
By Patrick Bohn Almost all high school sports teams have depended on fundraising at one time or another. And most people and businesses are more than happy to donate to a program to help it survive, especially as school budgets shrink. However, as a series of incidents illustrates, high schools need to be careful that dishonest individuals and companies don't use their name to scam generous people. Eastchester (N.Y.) High School learned this lesson the hard way, when it found out that All... more
January 29, 2015
Bleachers are a popular seating choice for spectators, fans, and players to gather in large numbers and view local sporting events, ceremonies, and other community activities. But unfortunately, old and outdated bleachers that haven't been properly maintained can cause injury and even death. In 1999, there were approximately 22,000 bleacher-related injuries in emergency rooms across the United States. Almost a third of these injuries were as a result of the person falling from or through the... more

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