May 18, 2018 Volume XXX, No. 03

Whether it’s for baseball, football, or field hockey, a quality playing surface will help your teams play their best. The products profiled on these pages can help.

In the North Kansas City (Mo.) School District, athletic training coveragehas expanded to the middle schools, prompted by the addition of football at lower levels

Sportsmetrics summer camps, which offer an evidence-based ACL injury prevention program, are gaining popularity nationwide.                                


As a way to bolster the football team at Thomas More College, its president put on pads and a practice uniform and showed up for the Oklahoma Drill.



East Jessamine (Ky.) High School reached out to its local community last fall by changing the logos on its football helmets throughout the season.

Faced with replacing several veteran coaches at the same time, this athletic director counted on a committee system to help rebuild his line-up.

The challenges of heading a college athletic department are many and varied. Imagine accomplishing them for two schools simultaneously.

At Toronto (Ohio) High School, a baseball fungo golf tournament attracted 400 community members and raised more than $5,000.

One secret to the Xavier University men’s basketball team’s success is its unique summer training.                                              

How do you add two NCAA Division I sports at once without busting your budget? The University of Akron is accomplishing this feat with a new funding model. 

If a natural disaster strikes a campus, athletic directors are often called on to assume new roles and make difficult decisions. Here’s a look at how several of them have tackled this challenge.

Interested in offering a transformational sports culture at your school? In Redmond, Ore., action steps have included community conversations, rethinking goals, and coaching the coaches.

By Kevin Bryant

When it comes to boosting school spirit, one big hurdle is getting students to attend games. Another is getting them to behave responsibly. In this three-part article, administrators map out some solutions.


Thanks to Twitter and Instagram, providing student-athletes with advice on nutrition has never been easier.

A look at one coach’s journey as she helped three players on her team protest the national anthem.


Jason Corley readily admits that he wasn’t the best student growing up. It was sports that kept him going to school and eventually motivated him to attend college.