July 27, 2009 - Issue 418
Grounds For Dismissal? A former Macalester College football player who graduated in May is suing the school, claiming he was kicked off the team in 2006 after refusing to take his helmet off during the national anthem—a symbol of protest against the war in Iraq. Read the full story...
Coach In Tough Spot A look at how cuts to athletics in California have affected one baseball coach—an NFHS Hall of Famer who has been coaching at the same school for 40 years and may not have a team this coming school year. Read the full story...
College Sues Former Coach Marist College is suing its former head men’s basketball coach, James Madison University, and the state of Virginia, claiming the coach breached his contract when he left Marist for JMU a year ago and eventually signed several players he had been recruiting while at Marist. Read the full story...
Talk Is Cheap Looking for a cool video chat tool that will save your department time and money? This administrator writes on how he found Skype to be a great way to communicate long-distance. Read the full story...
Life Savers Last month at Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minn., a football player went into cardiac arrest during summer workouts, but survived thanks to quick action by members of the Wayzata staff. Here, the school’s strength coach writes about the experience. Read the full story...
Perma-Cap seating will keep your stadium looking good season after season, year after year.
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Follow Up In our June/July issue of Athletic Management, Julie Hall penned an article about upgrading her athletic support group at the University of California-Riverside. This article provides an update on the Highlander Athletics Association and profiles the alumni Hall has gotten on board. Read the full story...
Hall’s article in Athletic Management can be accessed here.
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|Education Is Best Prevention|
Education is the best prevention against disease outbreaks, and prevention is the best policy.
|Maintain Surface Appeal Everywhere|
Installation and maintenance of superior indoor and outdoor sport surfaces.
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
|Treat 'Em Well
Treat your athletes on Oakworks' stationary and portable treatment tables, designed especially for physical therapists and athletic trainers.
Beyond Face Value Strength and conditioning specialists must use a critical eye to assess new research and studies they encounter. This blog offers advice on how to separate the best from the rest. Read the full story...
Choosing One From A Dozen Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has made public a list of second-round candidates for its Athletic Director position. Most are currently associate athletic directors and not one is female. Read the full story...