November 22, 2011 - Issue 537


Facebook Threat Leads to Suspension  Two Ohio high school football players were suspended and may be expelled after threatening their former head coach and athletic director, who is not pressing charges. Read the full story...

What Are Top Coaches Worth?  LSU is ranked number one in the nation, so does Head Football Coach Les Miles make the highest salary among his peers? USA Today has released its annual salary review of college football coaches. Read the full story...

Thanks, But No Thanks  Aberdeen High School in Maryland turned down $20,000 for a new scoreboard from two NFL players, brothers who wanted their family name to adorn the scoreboard. The school’s board of education said it was concerned about naming facilities after individuals. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
NFCA Preview  The 2011 National Fastpitch Coaches Association National Convention will be held Nov. 30 - Dec. 3 in Las Vegas. The following companies will be among those exhibiting. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Fundraising & Promotion
The following fundraising & promotion-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

State Association News  In Arizona and Kentucky, problems with competitive equity are being discussed … New Jersey may switch to group state championships … Indiana is eliminating its team wrestling tournament, as well as talking about how to reduce team brawls in football. Read the full story...

Big Questions, Short Answer  How do you truly measure strength in an athlete? What does a one max rep reveal? Vern Gambetta says strength is better measured by what the athlete will eventually use it for. Read the full story...

No Retirement Party  An Ohio high school athletic director will retire, then be re-hired two months later at a lower salary. Read the full story...

Change the Game
GSV's extra effort in turf technology is what separates the champions from the competition.
Biodex Concussion Management
Pre-season and post-injury Balance Assessment - Biodex provides the missing element.
ClearSpan(TM)
ClearSpan(TM) Fabric Structures provides design-build solutions for the athletic industry.
Gebauer
The Gebauer Company is an internationally recognized medical device manufacturer dedicated to providing Patient Comfort Solutions(TM)
Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.


Checking In  When Pacific University reinstated football two years ago, it had high hopes for what the team could do for the campus and surrounding community. Here’s a look at how it’s going. Read the full story...

Planning Stages  This article, published previously in Athletic Management, detailed Pacific’s plan for restarting football and its goals. Read the full story...

Worldwide Markets
Magister Corporation provides a wide range of products for the orthopedic, rehabilitation and fitness markets worldwide.
MetroMedia Technologies
MMT is a MEDIA DISPLAY COMPANY serving the advertising, sports and commercial graphics industries.
Effective Pain Treatment
Pressure Positive manufacturers of practical, deep muscle self care massage tools.
SMi Awards
Founded in 1987, SMi Awards has helped thousands of schools, businesses and organizations nationwide with their award and recognition needs.
Computer-Aided Specialties
VP Buildings specializes in the computer-aided design of pre-engineered steel systems construction.


Lawsuit Dismissed  A Maine court dismissed a lawsuit by three male high school ice hockey players who claimed the state association’s refusal to approve a co-op team involved sex discrimination. Read the full story...

Former UNC Coach Defends Actions on YouTube  Ex-University of North Carolina Head Football Coach Butch Davis has posted a YouTube video defending himself from allegations regarding the football program. Read the full story...

Celebrity Alumni is All In  A high school baseball team in California is raising funds by holding a poker tournament and offering a chance to play with one of its former players, Charlie Sheen. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
And The Winner is...  The James I. Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, Va., has been selected as the 2011 Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America Complex of the Year presented by Stabilizer Solutions, Inc. Read more...

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