January 4, 2011 - Issue 491


Is $60 Million Too Much?  Allen High School in Texas is getting a $60 million football stadium. This article questions the expense. Read the full story...

The Waiting Game  A look at the trend of “Head Coaches in Waiting” and how the concept has panned out for some schools. Read the full story...

Drastic Budget Cuts  Faced with a budget deficit of nearly $2 million, the Round Valley School District in Arizona cut all of its sports funding for the upcoming semester. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
AFCA Convention Preview  The 88th annual convention of the American Football Coaches Association will be held Janurary 9-12 at the Hilton Anatole, in Dallas, Texas. More than 6,000 coaches are expected to attend. See products...
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Weathering the Storm  Whether school is dismissed early or cancelled early in the morning, snow days are a real headache for athletic administrators. Just what do you do? Read the full story...

Fireside Chats  At Marquette, West Virginia, and North Carolina-Charlotte, journalists conducted question-and-answer sessions with these schools’ athletic directors. Read the full story...

Trying to Make it Back  A University of Iowa wrestler who was suspended for a drunk driving arrest is attempting to get back on the team. Read the full story...

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Outdoor Manufacturing
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Sponsorships Growing  Many high schools are turning towards corporate sponsors to help with funding. Read the full story...

Backed By Business  Last year, Athletic Management published this article on how high schools can best bring in corporate sponsorships for their athletic programs. Read the full story...

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Tough Questions About New Tools  Questions strength coaches need to ask when considering new training tools or evaluating old ones. Read the full story...

Changes at Howard  Howard University is beginning a long process of turning its athletic department around. Read the full story...

Can’t Get the Support  Women’s sports are still struggling to get widespread fan support, especially from women. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Spreading the Word  Nowhere does news travel faster than in the game of football. From coach to coach and equipment manager to equipment manager, word about the new Snap Attack is spreading fast. Read more...

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