March 1, 2011 - Issue 499


Virginia Relaxes Coaching Rules  The Virginia High School League Executive Committee has passed a new rule allowing coaches to work with athletes year-round instead of just in-season. Read the full story...

Calling It Quits  At Illinois Central College, a great recruiting class was primed to take the baseball team to a stellar 2011 season. But disagreements have led to the firing of two assistant coaches and 14 players leaving. Read the full story...

Not Equal?  A Kentucky School District was sued over a new $1 million fieldhouse that includes no facilities for female athletes. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Antimicrobial Products  To maintain safe locker rooms and workout facilities, simply being clean isn't enough. These antimicrobial products help in the fight against MRSA and other bacterial infections. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Lockers, Equipment Storage, and Laundry Equipment
The following lockers, equipment storage, and 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.

Penalties & Suspensions  Last week saw a string of college and high school coaches receive penalties and suspensions for breaking rules or acting inappropriately. Read the full story...

Pumping Up Enrollment  More and more, athletic departments are being asked to help with increasing enrollment on their campuses. Here’s a look at how to work with upper level administrators on a strategic plan. Read the full story...

Seeing Red  In California, soccer officials are concerned over the increase in red cards. Read the full story...

Complete Transformation
More than 2 million people--elite athletes and their trainers, fitness enthusiasts and beginning exercisers--rely on Total Gym(R).
Suspension Training
The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original bodyweight-based portable training tool that builds strength and core stability.
Eliminate the Yuck Factor
Gym Wipes products are specially formulated to remove sweat and grime conveniently without harming workout surfaces.
Gateway to Strength
Legend Fitness provides the ultimate gateway to stronger athletes.


Pitchers’ Misinformation  Researchers found that many baseball players, as well as their coaches and parents, have a misperception that Tommy John surgery can actually improve their pitching performance. Read the full story...

Good Information  This article, which ran this fall in Training & Conditioning, provides a comprehensive look at Tommy John surgery and its rehab. Read the full story...

Hands on Deck
Pro's Choice offers a whole team of products to help make your infield the best it can be.
Neoprene Supports
PRO neoprene supports can be found in use in 34 countries around the world.
Quality, Safety, Durability
You need quality, safety, durability and value from your volleyball net systems. Sports Imports is your volleyball expert.
Equipment For Any Budget
Total Strength and Speed offers equipment from Williams Strength to Force Weight Equipment
ZAMST Athlete Saver
What in the world is ZAMST? See for yourself at www.ZAMST.com!


Reclassifying on the Way?  Georgia may significantly change how schools in the state are classified. Read the full story...

After an Altercation  Some parents are upset that a pair of football players were suspended from playing all sports after getting into an altercation with their coach. Read the full story...

In-Season Training  Perhaps one of the biggest mysteries in performance development is how to approach in-season training—especially for athletes in team sports. Vern Gambetta provides his thoughts on the subject. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Announcing 2011 Athletic Field Maintenance Forums  This year marks the fifth consecutive year that Beacon Athletics, Diamond Pro, and Toro have partnered to bring education in sports field management to the turf industry. Athletic Field Maintenance Forums feature both classroom and on-field education. Read more...

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