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Tools of the Trade
April 7, 2014 - Issue 657
Charter School Solution
 In Pennsylvania, the PIAA is proposing limiting athletics at charter schools by having the athletes play for public school teams in their district. Read the full story...
Sorting Out Salaries
 A look at a federal bill that would tax colleges’ highest-paid employees such as coaches, as well as a database listing top men’s basketball coaches’ salaries. Read the full story...
A Curious Fire
 Despite raising the team GPA by almost a full letter grade and posting a winning record, an Illinois high school basketball coach was asked to resign. Read the full story...
Making Every Player Count

Featured E-Zine

Is your football coach getting the most out of his entire roster? In this article from Coaching Management, top coaches like Kansas State’s Bill Snyder discuss the best ways to utilize scout team players.

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More Lessons Learned
 In the March issue of Athletic Management, author Kevin Bryant penned an article titled “Lessons Learned,” detailing the Top 10 things he learned as a high school athletic director. In this blog, another athletic director responds with his own list. Read the full story...
A Little Push
 At Brown University, administrators are challenging their student-athletes academically through a program called “One For Me.” Read the full story...
Case Study
Aquatic Therapy: A Growing Trend  College football is a completely different game than it was ten or even five years ago. Stadiums are getting bigger, weight rooms are getting more impressive, and millions of dollars are being spent to improve a team's program. These upgrades are coming with many benefits and are definitely paying off. For example, The University of Texas' football program brought in $103,800,000 in revenue in 2012.
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Gassing the Gators
 Long before the Final Four, when University of Florida men’s basketball players were preparing for the season, its strength and conditioning coach was pushing them through an interesting 12-week strongman training program. Read the full story...
Medical Adjustments
 High school athletic directors in New Jersey are working to comply with new state laws that will require quick access to AEDs at athletic events as well as more comprehensive physical exams for athletes. Read the full story...
Strength & Conditioning Coach Arrested
 A prominent strength and conditioning coach has been arrested for allegedly giving steroids to a high school athlete. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Football Equipment  Set your athletes up for gridiron success with gear and equipment from these top manufacturers.
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Online Buyer's Guide
Our online Buyer's Guide features a customized pages for companies advertising in our 2014 Buyer's Guide, including interactive links, product images, and more detailed product listings. Here are links to four companies featured in our Guide:
Creative Health Products
Cramer Products, Inc.
Camera Sport Seat
CH Baseball

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Dating Game
 LSU Associate Athletic Director Verge Ausberry offers an inside look at the scheduling process for a BCS college football team. Read the full story...
Back on the Sidelines
 After more than 20 years away from the college game, Jimmy Dykes has been hired to coach the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team. Read the full story...
Raise The Flag
 Alaska is increasing the number of girls’ flag football teams in the state. Read the full story...
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Physical Therapy Rehabilitation
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Build for Success
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