Articles

January 29, 2015
There are many safety issues in athletics. Lowering the chance of accidents and injuries takes vigilance and constant supervision.By Dr. Richard P. Borkowski Richard P. Borkowski, EdD, CMAA, is a sport and recreation safety consultant and the former Director of Physical Education and Athletics at The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, Pa. His most recent book is Game Plan for Sport Safety, and he can be reached at: drbork@comcast.net. At all levels of athletics, administrators have a long... more
January 29, 2015
Supporting your women's teams sometimes requires different strategies than assisting men's squads. In this three-part article, administrators explain exciting new ideas that put their female athletes out in front.By Lauren Lepkowski Lauren Lepkowski is Assistant Athletics Director for Development at Wayne State University. She can be reached at: lauren.lepkowski@wayne.edu. Wayne State University holds a unique place in the history of intercollegiate athletics. In 1973, WSU diver Dacia Schileru... more
January 29, 2015
Developing a successful plan for high school fundraising entails two major steps: knowing your community and partnering with those invested in it.By Kevin Bryant Kevin Bryant, CMAA, is the President and Founder of Thrive Athletic Consulting, LLC, a company focused on assisting, encouraging, and challenging high school athletic administrators to be the best they can, and is the author of The Athletic Director Survival Guide. He has held the positions of Associate Principal for Athletics and... more
January 29, 2015
A video from the University of Colorado athletic department isn't just doing a great job in wooing football recruits--it's also receiving mainstream awards. Winner of a 2014 Heartland Emmy, "Seasons" is a 12-minute video shot in a documentary style that follows the Colorado football program during Head Coach Mike MacIntyre's first season on the job. The project, which took nearly a year to complete, was created by Colorado Director of Sports Video Jamie Guy and Assistant Director John Snelson... more
January 29, 2015
With the kickoff of the college football season around the corner, athletic departments around the country are ramping up efforts to improve the fan experience. But just as important as improving that experience is promoting those changes to your customers. Auburn University recently communicated improvements for 2014 that include increased access for ticket holders, more convenient ticketing options, new stadium restrooms, scoreboard selfie opportunities, and lower hotdog and water prices. The... more
January 29, 2015
GameDay Recycling Challenge invites colleges and universities across the nation to compete to see which school will produce the least amount of waste in their stadiums and tailgate areas this college football season. Participating schools identify one or more games to report the amount of material diverted through recycling, composting and via food donations versus the amount thrown away. Registered competitors represent 15 athletic conferences, including the Big Ten, Big 12 and The Ivy League... more

Pages

Stay at the Top of Your Game!
x
Receive articles like this by signing up for our newsletters