Manuel to Lead Michigan
The University of Michigan has hired Warde Manuel as its new Athletic Director. Currently in the same position at the University of Connecticut, Manuel signed a five-year deal worth $700,000 a year and will begin in mid-March.
High School News
Wayland (Mass.) HS Gets Outside Help
With four athletic directors rotating through in five years--and one accusing the athletic department of corruption and Title IX violations--Wayland (Mass.) High School has turned to Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society for assistance.
Promotions & Publicity
Three Mascots Chosen
Susquehanna University is in the process of considering three finalists for its new mascot. It is replacing "Crusader," which had received criticism for its reference to medieval Crusaders using violence in the name of religion.
Strength & Conditioning
Inside a D-II Weightroom
Walt Heinecke, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Winston-Salem State University, has helped his school's teams win 12 conference titles since his arrival four years ago.