April 1, 2014 Volume XXVI, No. 03

The NFHS rule prohibiting excessive contact in high school basketball has been expanded to include all ball-handlers on the court, include post players.

April 13, 2015 (Burnsville, MN) - Dr. Dish Basketball announced today the unveiling of their new series of shooting machines and mobile app, which will enable coaches and players to instantly upload and analyze their shooting reps. This is the first app of its kind for the basketball shooting machine industry.

Although the latest medical guidelines do not call for ECG screenings on athletes prior to participation, some schools have begun to implement them anyway. In this two-part article, athletic trainers at the high school and university levels explain why and how.
By Josh Woodall and Jamie Woodall

To save money, the city and schools of Portsmouth, N.H., combined community sports and high school athletics. Eight years later, they've discovered the benefits go far beyond trimmed budgets.
By Rus Wilson

Before the grill is fired up, the cheering begins, and the first pass is thrown for a brand-new football team, a recipe for engaging donors is needed.
By Brian Gerrity

It's easy for bullying situations to arise in athletics. Preventing it can help teams more fully come together.
By Randy Nathan

Being an athletic director today means you are ready for the best of times and the worst of times. It also means conquering those highs and lows when you least expect them.

By Mary Kate Murphy

Mary Kate Murphy is an Assistant Editor at Athletic Management. She can be reached at: [email protected].

New staff members need more than a tour of the office. An approach called onboarding gets them up to speed and immediately engaged.
By Dr. Betsy Alden

No coach wants to be sued. But they can benefit from knowing how to prepare for the possibility.
By Dr. Richard P. Borkowski

Auburn University
At first glance, Auburn University's Jay Jacobs is a classic college athletic director. A former football player, he rose through the department's administrative ranks before taking over in 2004.

"Ten-hut" is not a command typically heard at volleyball training sessions, but it became part of the routine for the squad at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, N.J., this past summer. To start their season with a bang, the players participated in a Marine Corps' Leadership Seminar, putting their physical and mental toughness to the test.

In putting together a proposal to update its track and field facility, Mt. San Antonio College dared to dream big. Really big. Its goal? Transforming its 65-year-old stadium into a state-of-the-art facility that will bid to host the 2020 Olympic Track and Field Trials.

Every school wants to welcome fans with open arms. The Ohio State University men's ice hockey team has been reaching out specifically to its LGBTQ fan base through Pride Nights.

Research shows that national recognition in high-profile sports at NCAA Division I colleges and universities often results in an uptick in student applications to the school. In an effort to boost the connection further, the University of Oregon has set up student recruitment events in host cities during each of the football team's four most recent bowl trips.

To say that Virginia Wesleyan College Director of Athletics Joanne Renn knows all of the words to the school's new fight song by heart would be a massive understatement. After all, it was from her heart that those words came.