June 1, 2011 - Issue 512


Suspensions Lifted for All-Star Tryouts  In Connecticut, debate has ensued on whether a rule disallowing tryouts for a summer league team while spring seasons wrap up is fair. Read the full story...

Is Oversigning Over?  The SEC is considering limiting signing classes in football to 25 incoming students. Read the full story...

Community Protests Athletics Cuts  In Duval County, Fla., students and community members protested cuts to athletics through a group run and by wearing black to school on Friday. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
2011 AEMA Convention Preview  The following companies will exhibit at the 2011 Athletic Equipment Managers' Association Convention. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Outdoor Facility Equipment
The following outdoor facility 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.

Strong Neck, Safer Head  According to some experts, a simple way to help prevent concussions involves focusing on a neglected area in training: strengthening the neck. Read the full story...

Stepping Up in Fundraising  A look at the inner workings of Arizona State’s fundraising arm as it attempts to greatly up its ability to secure donations. Read the full story...

More About Four  As a follow-up to our article in the latest issue of Athletic Management, Mike Bunnell, Athletic Director and Head Softball Coach at Bisbee (Ariz.) High School, talks about how his district’s move to a four-day school week has affected the athletic department. Read the full story...

Highest Quality
Aer-Flo makes the highest-quality field, turf and track protectors, plus the world's toughest windscreens.
Revolt Against Joint Pain
Ease knee, ankle, and shoulder discomfort with Cho-Pat sport medical devices.
Sports Nutrition Products
CytoSport: taste, quality and efficacy--what more can you ask for?


Thursday Night Lights  Following South Carolina’s lead, Georgia will now televise high school football games on Thursday nights. Read the full story...

Pros and Cons  We talked to athletic directors in South Carolina about the topic in the pages of Athletic Management earlier this year. Read the full story...

Closer to Nature
FieldTurf fields are designed to closely replicate natural grass playing surfaces in any climate and weather condition.
Outdoor Manufacturing
Kay Park Recreation has been a trusted manufacturer of commercial outdoor furniture since 1954.
Breakthrough Hot/Cold Therapy
Pro-Tec Athletics offers more than 30 products, ranging from highly effective orthopedic supports to breakthrough innovations in hot/cold therapy.
Groundskeeping Experience
Through the decades, Toro has become a global leader in turf maintenance equipment and precision irrigation systems.


Golden Eagle Healer  This past March, while the Marquette University men’s basketball team was becoming one of the darlings of the NCAA Tournament, Athletic Trainer Ernest Eugene was working just as hard behind the scenes to keep them healthy. Read the full story...

Switch Pitcher Turns Heads  An Illinois high school pitcher is opening some eyes for his ability to pitch effectively with both arms. Read the full story...

Former Student-Athlete Thanks Athletic Directors  The leading scorer in University of North Texas basketball history graduated 28 years after leaving for the NBA, and he credits two school administrators, Cinnamon Sheffield and Rick Villarreal (both of whom graced our Athletic Management cover in April 2008 ) for their assistance. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
A First-Class Facility  Tennessee Tech University receives the finest strength training equipment for its new facility. Read more...

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