June 1, 2018
Some Minnesota schools have opened their athletic facilities to the public, gaining revenue and other benefits. According to the Star-Tribune, the Prior Lake-Savage School District is one such example, as its enrollment has grown rapidly in recent years. Without a community center for youth athletics, the school has ended up serving the community's needs. “We look at our facilities first as community assets,” Russ Reetz, Athletics Director, said. “We want our stakeholders — voters that are... more
June 1, 2018
Ben Solesbee, Head Boys' Basketball Coach at W.T. White High School in Dallas, Texas, has started holding up a poster at busy intersections to help one of his athletes get a scholarship. According to WFAA, Eric Cook, a senior and one of Solesbee's players, earned a 3.7 GPA, and averaged 21 points, six assists and six rebounds per game, but has yet to get a scholarship from a Division I school. “All the hard work and dedication I put in, and I have nothing,” Cook said. “Everybody’s dream is to... more
June 1, 2018
Craig Pintens, a proven athletic administrator with leadership experience at national championship-winning programs, will be the next athletic director at Loyola Marymount University, President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., announced today. Pintens comes to LMU from the University of Oregon, where he has served as senior associate athletic director for the past seven years. In that role, he helped lead Oregon’s athletic programs to tremendous success in competition and transformed the fan... more
June 1, 2018
Volleyball season is right around the corner! With so many equipment options available in the marketplace, GARED makes it easy to choose with our handy guide to finding the perfect system! Play Environment First, you need to determine what type of volleyball will be played on your system. Generally speaking, there are systems available for two types of play – competitive and recreational. Competitive volleyball play requires that the net be a certain height, depending on who is playing. Men’s... more
Student-Athlete Welfare
May 31, 2018
On Friday, May 18, Greg Metcalf resigned from his position as Head Track and Field Coach for the University of Washington, the day after some of his upperclassmen distance runners shared complains about him with school administration. According to The Daily, the athletic department described Metcalf's departure as a “mutual separation.” Carter Henderson, Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations, sent a statement to The Daily. “On the morning of Thursday, May 17, University of... more
Strategic Planning
May 31, 2018
With the backing of USA Triathlon, American International College will become the 24th team in the nation to introduce a women's varsity triathlon program to its athletic department, Director of Athletics Matthew Johnson announced on Tuesday, May 29 AIC expects competition to begin in the fall of 2019. "We are thrilled to expand our athletic opportunities for female student-athletes here at AIC," Johnson said. "Triathlon is an NCAA Emerging Sport that has experienced tremendous growth recently... more


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