January 3, 2012 - Issue 542


Athletic Director Saves the Day  A Washington state high school student who collapsed at school was saved by, among others, his school’s athletic director. Read the full story...

Now Affordable  Thanks to increases in financial assistance at Ivy League colleges, more and more high caliber athletes are choosing these non-scholarship schools over full rides. Read the full story...

Changes Coming in Wake of Fight  A high school that saw its last basketball game marred by a fight may change the start times of games and prohibit fans from sitting behind benches. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
AFCA Preview  The 2012 AFCA National Convention will be held Jan. 8-11 in San Antonio, Texas. The following companies will be on hand. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Field Markings and Covers
The following field marking and field cover-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site

A Losing Proposition  The Houston Athletics Foundation, a major supporter of the University of Houston athletic department, lost 40 percent of its assets in a ponzi scheme. Read the full story...

Correcting the Count  When it comes to complying with Title IX in terms of providing equal participation opportunities, many collegiate athletic directors are turning to track and field coaches for help. Read the full story...

Nutrition for High Intensity Training  A look at using CrossFit training and how to construct a nutrition plan to accompany it. Read the full story...


A Goal For Every Game
Athletic directors and coaches rely on Bison to provide safe, durable, innovative and on-time team products.
USA-Made Surface
Everlast with Nike Grind is a leader in sustainable sports surfacing and made in the USA.
Effective And Safe
The elite seat(R) is an extremely effective and safe way for patients to achieve symmetric motion between knees.


Welcome to Officiating  The NFHS announces the launch of its Interscholastic Officiating Course. Read the full story...

Player Tells His Side of Story  St. Joseph’s has been unwilling to let a men’s basketball player transfer, which has led to a bitter public feud. In this article, the athlete tells his side of the story. Read the full story...

Brain Armor
Used by athletes of all ages and skill levels to support cognitive and visual performance through nutrition.
Modular Tiles
Matflex's line of modular interlocking tiles for sports cover in-line hockey, aerobics, and gymnasium flooring, as well as entrance ways and pool decks.
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.
Wilson Case
Wilson Case can design and manufacture a shipping case to meet any requirement.


Team Gets Special Lunch  A high school football team that lost out on a state title due to a celebration penalty will get lunch with former NFL player Tedy Bruschi. Read the full story...

Fortune 500 Find  Costal Carolina University has hired the former CEO of TD Ameritrade as its Head Football Coach. Read the full story...

Winning Proves to be a Negative for Student Achievement  A new study reports that a winning college football team can have a negative impact on the GPAs of male students. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Now Available:  Thera-Band Latex-Free Professional Bands in 50 Yard Rolls. An effective solution for high-volume, no-latex facilities looking for greater convenience and economy. Read more...

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