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Tools of the Trade
June 16, 2014 - Issue 667
A Seat at the Table
 With a nationwide push by NCAA Division I athletes to be more included in governance issues, the Mountain West Conference invited two members of its SAAC to participate in its Board of Directors meeting. Read the full story...
Safety Debate
 The state of Florida is making helmets mandatory in girls’ lacrosse, but U.S. Lacrosse has criticized the move. Read the full story...
Butterfly Effect
 When former University of Texas Head Football Coach Mack Brown resigned, he triggered a chain of events that impacted 104 coaching positions at more than 40 schools. Read the full story...
Build It Right

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The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) is a non profit group dedicated to helping designers, builders, owners, operators, and users understand quality sports facility and construction and athletic administrators understand what makes a facility great. In this special supplement to Athletic Management, the ASBA compiles its best tips and advice for making your facility shine.

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Fired For Tweet?
 A Texas high school basketball coach may have been fired for a threatening tweet he sent out after his father and brother were let go from the school following an investigation. Read the full story...
New Hire In D-III
 Washington University in St. Louis recently announced its replacement for Athletic Director John Schael, who is retiring after leading the Bears athletic department for 36 years. Read the full story...
Bill Cramer Award Winner: University of Montana
Bill Cramer Award Winner: University of Montana  Athletic training students at the University of Montana have been selected as winners of the seventh annual Bill Cramer Professional Development Award. Named in memory of Bill Cramer--son of Cramer Products founder, Chuck Cramer--the award features a $2,000 scholarship to be used by an accredited athletic training curriculum program to promote professional development among one or several deserving students. Montana nudged out deserving athletic training programs from a finalist pool that included the University of Cincinnati, Iowa State University, Kean College, and LSU.
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Soccer Test
 With the 2014 World Cup finally upon us, we take a look at the four-station physical fitness test the U.S. squad used at its January camp to evaluate players and prepare them. Read the full story...
Looking Ahead
 An orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician question whether soccer is headed for a “brain injury crisis.” Read the full story...
Finalist Profile
 Read about one of our finalists for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: David Bogenschutz, Head Athletic Trainer and teacher at Miamisburg (Ohio) High School. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
NATA Preview  The 65th Annual Meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) in Indianapolis is right around the corner. The following companies and products will be on hand.
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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:
Legend Fitness
Medi-Dyne Healthcare Products, Ltd.
KDM Electronics
LA Steelcraft

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Cheer Statement
 The American Medical Association says cheerleading should be qualified as a sport nationwide so athletes will have access to the proper sports medicine care. Read the full story...
Road Warriors
 An look at what goes into preparing an NCAA Division I football team for a road game. Read the full story...
Storm Splits Game
 A Virginia girls’ lacrosse state tournament game was suspended by lightning and resumed a day later, which caused one squad to lose its best player and head coach to pre-arranged trips. Read the full story...
Quality Time
Vero Beach Sports Village provides the ideal setting to enable your team to grow together, and better prepare for your upcoming season.
Multi-Purpose Equipment
The Lebert Equalizer(TM) is a simple, portable, multi-purpose, and versatile piece of high performance strength training equipment.
Storage Solutions
Salsbury Industries - offers a complete line of products, including metal lockers, wood lockers, plastic lockers, and storage solutions.
LED Display
Check out Varsity Scoreboards' VSBX- 314LED: 8' x 4' scoreboard features 18-inch super-bright 100,000-hour rated LED displays.
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