May 24, 2011 - Issue 511


Player Sues Baseball Coach  A former Mississippi State baseball player is suing the school and its coach claiming an injury he suffered was not handled properly and that his scholarship was taken away improperly. Read the full story...

An Alternate Plan for Funding  In the face of cutting sports teams in this California school district, a board member came up with an alternative plan, which includes cutting the number of work days of the schools’ athletic directors. Read the full story...

Spending Money for Top Athletes  The Big Ten is starting to talk about a proposal to aid athletes in covering living expenses. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Rehab Equipment  Rehab modalities are constantly evolving and it's up to you, the athletic trainer, to keep up with each wave of improvement. Check out these cutting edge solutions that will help you get your athletes back in the game faster. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Lockers, Equipment Storage & Laundry Equipment
The following lockers, equipment storage & laundry equipment-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

States of Change  As high school athletic associations across the country wrap up annual meetings and conventions, a spate of changes have dotted the landscape. Read the full story...

Going Through A Financial Audit  At West Liberty University, an audit discovered that some coaches were not properly reporting income from summer camps and that the booster club had lost its non-profit status. Read the full story...

Laughing All the Way to The Bank  This high school booster club in Massachusetts raises money every spring through a fun-filled comedy show. Read the full story...

Stadium and Team Signage
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USA-Made Surface
Everlast with Nike Grind is a leader in sustainable sports surfacing and made in the USA.
Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.


When Prevention Is The Cause  Why have injuries increased when there is more awareness of training for injury prevention? Vern Gambetta tackles that question in this blog. Read the full story...

Oregon State Head ATC Fired  Oregon State University has dismissed its longtime head athletic trainer, and Head Football Coach Mike Riley acknowledged that some of his players were not confident in the medical care they were receiving. Read the full story...

Custom Weight Equipment
Samson Equipment produces high-quality, custom-made weight-training equipment for all levels of athletes.
Unleash Your Field
Helping unleash the possibilities of synthetic turf systems.
Scoreboards Promotions
Catch the spirit with Fair-Play for your LED scoreboards, message centers, and video displays needs.
Hydration Station
WissTech Enterprises manufactures one of the world's finest portable beverage dispensers, the Hydration Station


Athletic Director is Let Go Following Coach’s DUI  Parents in California are protesting the firing of an athletic director who was let go after he rented a car for a coach who was then involved in a DUI incident. Read the full story...

Congrats to Betsy Mitchell  Olympic gold medalist Betsy Mitchell has been appointed Director of Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Athletic Management published a Q&A with her in the fall of 2008 while she was Athletic Director at Allegheny College. Read the full story...

The Day After  In this Florida school district, an athletic director handles the complaints and questions that came the day after budget cuts were announced. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
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