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Tools of the Trade
September 10, 2012 - Issue 578
Coaches Suspended
 A Des Moines high school football coach and two assistant coaches have been suspended for allegedly making a player run until he threw up. The player supposedly tweeted something negative about the varsity team. Read the full story...
Innovative Expansion
 Grand Valley State expanded the seats in its football stadium, but did so in a unique way. Read the full story...
Socking It To Cancer
 Thanks to the efforts of a sophomore field hockey player (and cancer survivor), high school athletes from Pennsylvania to Alaska are wearing special white and gold socks in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Read the full story...
Featured E-Zine

Hammer Strength

Hammer Strength is committed to offering equipment for hard-working athletes to out-train and out-play the competition when it counts — at game time.

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No Reporting
 A high school wrestling coach and two administrators are accused of not reporting allegations of sexual assault among wrestlers. Read the full story...
Competing to Reduce Waste
 If your fans are up for a unique opportunity this fall, ask them to compete in the Game Day Challenge, a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their football games. Read the full story...
Case Study
High School Blanket  Teachers, boosters, and students of over 700 High Schools nation wide have already registered to participate in the initial release of GroupRateIt. Officially launching nationwide on September 1, 2012, the demand driven group-rating tool passes the price-lowering benefits of volume discounts direct to organically cultivated groups of consumers.
Accepted and Supported
 Last year he was too afraid to try out. But in his senior year, a transgender athlete is playing football for his high school in Michigan. Read the full story...
Debunking Dysfunction
 Vern Gambetta sounds off on overuse of the term “dysfunction” and talks about what truly makes a functional movement screen. Read the full story...
Cool Hands
 Stanford researchers have devised a cooling glove that rapidly cools athletes’ core temperatures through heat-transfer veins in the palms, improving recovery and performance. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Fundraising and Promotion  The following products can help your program develop more successful fundraising and promotions opportunities.
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Fundraising and Promotion
The following fundraising and 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.
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Paint it Black
 An Oregon high school has unveiled a black football field, the first of its kind. Read the full story...
Free Admission
 The University of Minnesota gave its entire freshman class free tickets to the football team’s home opener and scheduled a mandatory rally. Read the full story...
When the Refs Are Absent
 An Indiana high school football game was suspended because the referees never showed up, leading to questions about if the administration is responsible and criticism for one athletic director for not speaking to the media. Read the full story...
Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
Architecture Services
Find architecture services, including diverse architecture, planning, and signage/graphic design at Heery International, Inc.

Hands on Deck
Pro's Choice offers a whole team of products to help make your infield the best it can be.
RecoveryPump is revolutionizing how quickly athletes can recover muscle and eliminate fatigue.
Aids for All
SPRI offers training and conditioning for everyone - from student to professional athletes.
Equipment For Any Budget
Total Strength and Speed offers equipment from Williams Strength to Force Weight Equipment
Spenco Foot Care Products
For the past 40 years, Spenco has made Foot Care Products - shoe insoles, arch supports, heel pads and orthotics.
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