September 6, 2011 - Issue 526


Defending The Official  At this Ohio high school, an athletic director took an unpopular stance by agreeing with a controversial call made by a referee in an emotional football game. Read the full story...

Twitter Tips  Many of today’s student-athletes want to use Twitter, but how do you avoid mishaps? The Associate Media Relations Director at the University of Tennessee provides this comprehensive list of Twitter tips you can share with your student-athletes. Read the full story...

Balancing Act  Amherst (Mass.) High School is rescheduling football games to give girls’ sports teams equal opportunities to play in prime-time slots. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Locker Room  As a home-away-from-home for your athletes, the locker room needs to be comfortable and safe. The following companies can help meet your design and equipment needs. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Seating & Bleachers
The following seating & bleachers-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Easy On-Line Publications  E-zines and electronic newsletters are a great way to deliver your message to boosters, parents, and alumni, and MomentumMedia offers a new service that can create and produce these interactive publications. Read the full story...

Locked Out  The student paper at the University of Kentucky was kept out of interview sessions with men’s basketball players last week after it called two walk-on freshmen in violation of the school’s unwritten media guidelines. Read the full story...

Share Your Project  For an upcoming article in Athletic Management magazine, we are looking to profile very small renovation projects that were accomplished on a small budget. This can include something as small as a paint job or equipment upgrade. If you have been involved in such a project and are willing to share your story, please contact us at: ef@MomentumMedia.com.

Vibrosphere
Vibrosphere(R) is an innovative device that combines balance-training with vibration.
Pilates Innovator
Balanced Body, Inc. has provided innovation in Pilates equipment since 1976.
Athletic Flooring Systems
Centaur Floor Systems has been selling recreational, fitness, and athletic flooring systems for over 20 years.
USA-Made Surface
Everlast with Nike Grind is a leader in sustainable sports surfacing and made in the USA.


First Taste  When a freshman athlete first arrives in the weightroom at Georgia Tech, the strength coaches have a thorough plan on how to introduce them to the program. Read the full story...

Full Service  A glimpse inside the athletic training rooms at this year’s U.S. Tennis Open. Read the full story...

Safe Durable
We take pride in creating safe, durable sports equipment that will provide you with years of high performance.
Effective And Safe
The elite seat(R) is an extremely effective and safe way for patients to achieve symmetric motion between knees.
Power of Resistance
Powering athlete performance through resistance.
ProGrass
A leader in artificial field design and installation, project management and product development.
Innovative Sports Training
Sports Attack is a worldwide leader in innovative sports training equipment.


Marketing Tactics Scrutinized  In Iowa, where the University of Iowa agreed to give a sports marketing company the right to sell naming rights to its basketball court as part of a $114 million agreement, the marketing of big schools’ athletic departments is being criticized. Read the full story...

No Boys Allowed  A male New Jersey high school student will not be allowed to play girls’ field hockey. Read the full story...

Before You Go  Texas A&M, which is leaving the Big 12, received a letter from the conference detailing the withdrawal procedure. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Helping This College AD Find His Dream Job  When Bristol Community College in Massachusetts decided to hire its new athletic director in 2010, it wanted a candidate with extensive coaching experience who also had a master's degree from a reputable university. The ideal candidate would have the ability to lead the college's bold vision for building completely new sports programs, relate to student-athletes, and serve as a role model in the community. Read more...

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