March 3, 2016 Volume XXVIII, No. 02

This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

 


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

While Midnight Madness events continue to be draws for large NCAA Division I schools, smaller colleges are experimenting with how to tailor the concept to best connect with their fan bases. They are finding success by showcasing more than just basketball and starting at a family-friendly time.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

 


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

After four decades in college athletics—as an athlete, coach, and administrator—Tim Selgo is retiring this summer. He will leave behind a legacy few can match.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.


This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management magazine.

Even if it’s for a fleeting moment, most high school athletes dream of one day going pro in their sport. Sean Dowling, Athletic Director at Madison (N.J.) High School, lived that dream—albeit briefly—when he suited up for the Buffalo Bills for three games in 1987.


Through mindfulness meditation, student-athletes at West Virginia University are learning to be aware of the present and shut out distractions, leading to enhanced performance both on the field and off.

This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management magazine.

By Dr. Michael Brumage and Dr. Mike Gross


By tapping into its local community for both help and input, this
high school was able to rebrand its athletic teams with a new logo
and mascot image.

This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management magazine.

By Danny Erickson


Along with providing direction and making decisions, an athletic  director sometimes needs to rally the troops

This article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management magazine.

By Erin McDermott


From worldly wisdom to wealth, alumni athletes have a lot to offer their alma maters. Here’s a look at how to bring your former players back into the fold

The following article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

By Caitlin Hayes


You can make decisions behind closed doors. Or you can make them with input from stakeholders. Le Moyne College uses six distinct boards to guide its athletic program.

The following article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

By Matt Bassett


What is the correct balance between toughening academic standards and showing compassion for student-athletes who struggle in school? The South Bend (Ind.) School District has spent the last six years figuring that out.

The following article appeared in the March 2016 issue of Athletic Management.

By Kirby Whitacre


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