September 4, 2018 Volume XXX, No. 05

This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

For Athletic Departments invested in educational athletics, the end goal is that student-athletes learn lasting life lessons from their participation on a team. But do they? Does a basketball player’s time on the court affect who they are many years later?


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Managemen

In February, Richard Lapchik released his latest College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card, which looked at hiring practices during the 2016-17 academic year. Similar to prior reports, it showed little growth in the hiring of women and minorities in college athletics.


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

Like many small school athletic departments across the country, the one at Assumption College is expected to do its share in boosting undergraduate enrollment. It is taking a very different approach than others, however, to meet that challenge.


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

When athletic departments need new facilities, the number-one obstacle is usually funding. But more and more often, administrators are finding themselves face to face with another hurdle: neighbors.


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

More and more top-level basketball teams have staff members working on analytics to bolster roster management, game planning, and player development. Can a small college program also access the benefits of advanced statistics?


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

Preparing athletes for an upcoming game can entail dehumanizing the opponent. The competitor becomes the enemy to be conquered, the rival on the wrong side of the tracks. But is that the best way to motivate players before a contest?


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

This past spring marked the first high school baseball season with nationwide pitch count rules, put in place to help curtail arm injuries. The new requirement was applauded by many, but it also brought some unforeseen consequences.


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

Recent lawsuits in high school athletics are focused on concussions, hazing, and demeaning coaching styles. Our expert offers tips on keeping litigation at bay.

By Dr. Richard P. Borkowski

 


At the University of Houston-Victoria, a new initiative is giving student-athletes the resources they need to successfully enter the professional working world.

By Adrian Rigby

This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

 


This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

Ashland University has a long history of standout coaches. A lot of that success is due to a hiring process that leaves no stone unturned.

By Al King


What’s the best way to put together a comprehensive plan for renovating your fields and courts? This school district did so by forming an Athletic Facilities Task Force.

By Robert Blackman

This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

 


 

Mental health issues are affecting young people from every demographic, and athletes are far from immune. Proactive athletic departments are stepping up to provide new programs and services.

This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management

 

 

 


When looking to strengthen your high school athletic program, an initial hurdle is getting stakeholders on board. Here’s how to win people over with your delivery.

By Lenny Paoletti

This article first appeared in the August/September 2018 issue of Athletic Management