June 29, 2011 - Issue 516


That’s a Wrap  As the spring sports season concludes at high schools and colleges across the country, Athletic Management takes a look at a few of the interesting stories to come out of postseason play. Read the full story...

Measuring the Impact  How much money can an NCAA scandal cost a school? In the case of USC, it may be well into the tens of millions. Read the full story...

School Board May Combine Booster Clubs  In order to avoid Title IX issues, this school board is considering combining various sports’ booster clubs into one. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
NSCA Preview  The 2011 NSCA National Conference will be held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas July 6-9. The following companies will be on display. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Team Equipment
The following team 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.

Debating Alcohol Sponsorship  Jacksonville State is looking into getting a sponsorship deal with alcohol companies in its athletic facilities, the first school in its conference to do so. Read the full story...

School Implements New Policy on Specialization  An Ohio high school has passed a series of provisions limiting a coach’s ability to force an athlete to play only one sport. Read the full story...

Getting the Name Right  Rutgers has reached an agreement for naming rights to its stadium. Read the full story...

Stadium and Team Signage
Promote your athletic program with BigSigns.com: Your one-stop signage shop.
Personalized Seating Comfort
Providing personalized court-side, locker room, and portable stadium seating comfort.
Passion for the Game
Gilman Gear makes the practice field a safe place, the game field a show place, and game day a fun-filled place.


Cross Training Time  A look at why professional football and baseball athletes are participating in mixed martial arts training. Read the full story...

From Mat to Octagon  In this T&C article, Tim Wakeham, Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at Michigan State University, relays his plan for training a former college wrestler to compete in mixed martial arts. Read the full story...

Outdoor Manufacturing
Kay Park Recreation has been a trusted manufacturer of commercial outdoor furniture since 1954.
The Right Equipment
From a single ball field to a huge multi-field complex, Newstripe has the right equipment for you.
Hands on Deck
Pro's Choice offers a whole team of products to help make your infield the best it can be.
Unleash Your Field
Helping unleash the possibilities of synthetic turf systems.


Highlights from NATA  T&C Managing Editor Abigail Funk just returned from the NATA 62nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The following are some of her observations from the exhibit hall and convention seminars. Read the full story...

Two Head Coaches  St. Thomas University will have two head coaches for its new men’s volleyball team. One is a former ice hockey coach, while the other is a student who is still eligible to play. Read the full story...

Wrestlers Charged  Four Wisconsin high school wrestlers pled not guilty to sexually assaulting a teammate. One of the accused is the head coach’s son. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Information About Synthetic Turf Adhesives  Selecting a suitable outdoor adhesive for easy handling and long-term exterior durability, plus installing synthetic turf outdoors with that adhesive, is a different world compared to indoor installation of synthetic turf. Read more...

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