March 15, 2011 - Issue 501


Protection for Pitchers  After studying film of more than 5,000 pitchers from delivery to follow-through, designers at Easton-Bell have created a prototype helmet designed to protect pitchers on the mound. Read the full story...

Better Grades  The Black Coaches and Administrators Association has released its 2010 College Sport Social and Gender Report Card, which reveals progress in the hiring of minorities. Read the full story...

No Nepotism Found  A school district in California successfully defended itself against nepotism charges after the athletic director’s daughter was hired to coach the school’s softball team Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Basketball Facility and Equipment  These top manufacturers can fill all of your basketball equipment and facility needs with cutting-edge ideas and products. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Fundraising & Marketing
The following fundraising and marketing-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

When Fans Attack  In Montana, a player’s relative has been banned from a high school’s games after he attacked a referee. Read the full story...

On Their Own  At Stanford University, Strength Coach Brandon Marcello helps athletes work on soft tissue hygiene and postural awareness through a unique self care program. Read the full story...

Athlete Deaths  The death of Wes Leonard, a high school basketball player who collapsed and died after hitting a game-winning shot two weeks ago, gained national attention. Most player deaths are not as highly publicized, but they still require reaction and reflection. Read the full story...

Pilates Innovator
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Diamond Pro professional groundskeeping products deliver long-lasting performance and quality while enhancing the look and feel of a well-maintained field.
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Gateway to Strength
Legend Fitness provides the ultimate gateway to stronger athletes.


Workout to Match Offense  The University of Cincinnati football team is employing a unique, fast-paced training method. Read the full story...

Compared to 2008  Paul Longo was the Head Strength Coach at Cincinnati in 2008, when he wrote this article for T&C about his football strength program. (He moved with Head Coach Brian Kelly to Notre Dame.) Read the full story...

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Tweeting Issues  Many high school athletes post messages on Twitter, but most schools lack a solid social media policy. Read the full story...

Five Head Coaches Follow-Up  A year ago, in the April/May 2010 issue of Athletic Management, we told you about a high school that hired five individuals to serve as co-head football coaches. We recently checked in with the coaches following their first year at the helm. Read the full story...

Gym Closing  In Indiana, a high school basketball coach hit the airwaves to protest his school board’s decision to close an historic, but expensive to operate, gym. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Consistent Quality and Easy To Use:  A Winning Combination. Midway through the 2007 football season, Coach Sean Doyle of San Diego's Cathedral Catholic High School made a critical addition to his team. Since then, Cathedral Catholic has won four consecutive CIF San Diego Section III Championships--a winning streak that started, perhaps not coincidentally, with the addition of a DX300 coaches' headset system from HME. Read more...

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