May 10, 2011 - Issue 509


Ohio Looks to Keep It Balanced  Members of the Ohio High School Athletic Association are voting on a controversial new plan to help keep sports competitively balanced in their state. Read the full story...

Suspended For Supplement Use  The five-game suspension of a football athlete at Grand Valley State University highlights the confusion athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers can have over substances recently banned by the NCAA. Read the full story...

Fired Coach is Seeking Legal Advice  At this Massachusetts high school, a track and field coach is in “disbelief” after being fired and says he was not given a reason for his termination. He is seeking legal counsel. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Scoreboards and Video Displays  Your scoreboard is often the face of your facility. These scoreboard options from top manufacturers are sure to improve your facility's smile. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Flooring
The following flooring-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Gymnastics Saved at Cal  Donors to the University of California have handed over $2.5 million in order to keep men’s gymnastics alive for at least seven years. Read the full story...

Should There be Officials in HS Tennis?  This writer wonders if there’s a better option for high school tennis than having players be their own officials. Read the full story...

Both a Teacher and Student  Strength coach Ryan Johnson ends up learning a thing or two when he visits a senior center to give a presentation on fitness. Read the full story...

Motivate Your Athletes
Motivate your athletes in track, football, volleyball, baseball, basketball, swimming, soccer, powerlifting, wrestling, golf, tennis, and softball with Athletic Record Boards from Austin Plastics Supply!
Advance Your Career
Enhance your career or begin a new one with Cal U's 100-percent online degree programs.
Enhancing the Look of Your Field
Diamond Pro professional groundskeeping products deliver long-lasting performance and quality while enhancing the look and feel of a well-maintained field.
Tough Enough for Training
Humane's LokTuff interlocking rubber systems do more than just protect weight room flooring.


Girls’ Wrestling Approved  In Massachusetts, the state association announced that girls’ wrestling will be added to the docket of sports. Read the full story...

Turning the Mats  This article, previously published in Athletic Management, provides tips on starting a girls’ wrestling team. Read the full story...

Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
Pain-Relieving Topical Analgesic
Biofreeze is a unique, effective pain reliever for therapy, pain relief, exercise/training and overall comfort.
Rely on Quality
Since 1986, coaches, athletes, and fitness experts have depended on Power Systems for quality training products.
Computer-Aided Specialties
VP Buildings specializes in the computer-aided design of pre-engineered steel systems construction.


Athletic Directors in the News  Hires, fires, and an athletic director suing for breach of contract. Read the full story...

Moving Up  Congratulations to Sean Frazier, who was promoted last week to Deputy Athletic Director at the University of Wisconsin. He wrote an article in 2009 for Athletic Management on mentoring others. (Please scroll to bottom of page.) Read the full story...

Too Young to Coach?  A 15-year old sent a letter to Georgia Tech asking to be its next men’s head basketball coach. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
For All Your Sports Insurance Needs, Turn Here  Purchasing insurance coverage for your sports organization has never been easier! KK Insurance now offers online quoting and purchasing capabilities through its website for amateur sports teams, leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, and events. Read more...

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