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Tools of the Trade
December 2, 2013 - Issue 641
Cheer Coach Fired
 Ohio State has removed its head cheer coach following accusations of failing to report alleged sexual misconduct by assistant coaches. Read the full story...
Thankful For
 A coach and three high school athletic directors provide thoughts on what they are thankful for this holiday season. Read the full story...
Academics at Cal
 University of California Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour announced she is forming a task force to examine the key factors that play a role in the academic achievement of Cal’s student-athletes. Read the full story...
Featured E-zine

GearBoss by Wenger

This electronic publication highlights the GearBoss family of products for athletic departments—from athletic team lockers to specialized storage and transport solutions.

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Gross Moving On
 After 28 years at the helm of the Augustana College (S.D.) athletic department, Director of Athletics Bill Gross is stepping down to take a position as the school’s Senior Gifts Officer. Read the full story...
Decades of Insight
 We profiled Gross in a Q&A in the August/September 2012 issue of Athletic Management. Read the full story...
Company Profile
Why Vicore?  Vicore represents a huge leap forward in the areas of bio-mechanical enhancement, athletic training, and overall wellness. Through the fusing of both new and traditional technologies, a dynamic, ever-changing environment has been created. One that literally forces your body and mind to engage through increased neurological synapses. Vicore equipment creates an interface that requires the user to constantly adapt. With each adaptation an entirely new combination of movements are then required, making it nearly impossible for your muscles or mind to plateau. Otherwise stated, it is impossible to work one muscle group without engaging ten others.
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New Equipment Idea
 A fitness manufacturer has designed a complete line of equipment, from exercise mats to stability balls, that are outfitted in university logos and colors. Read the full story...
Top Assistant
 The NSCA has announced the recipient of its 2013 Assistant Strength Coach of the Year. Read the full story...
Concussion Research
 Young athletes with concussions generally do not show improvements in cognitive assessment scores until 10 days after the injury, new research shows. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
AVCA Preview  The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Annual Convention will be held Dec. 18-22, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The following companies will be exhibiting at the show's Volleyball Marketplace.
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Synthetic Turf
The following synthetic turf-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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NIAAA To Honor Three
 The NIAAA has announced award recipients for its Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award, Award of Merit, and Thomas E. Frederick Award of Excellence. Read the full story...
Money News
 A high school in Ohio has sold naming rights to its football stadium for $750,000 over 15 years. Read the full story...
Shorn For Charity
 In Cleveland, a j.v. basketball coach shaved his head between recent games as part of a fundraiser for “Wigs for Kids.” Read the full story...
All Your Storage Needs
Aurora offers mobile products to fill every type of need from high density filing to storage of library books, industrial parts, retail goods, art collections, museum specimens, and athletic equipment.
Biodex Balance Assessment
Pre-season and post-injury Balance Assessment - for the management of concussion.
Ferris Mfg. Corp.
Ferris Mfg. Corp. is the maker of the PolyMem SportsWrap family of wound dressings.
Ultimate Resource
Global Bodyweight Training is the ultimate resource for the bodyweight athlete with equipment, videos, and apparel.
Eliminate the Yuck Factor
Gym Wipes products are specially formulated to remove sweat and grime conveniently without harming workout surfaces.
MetroMedia Technologies
MMT is a MEDIA DISPLAY COMPANY serving the advertising, sports and commercial graphics industries.
Professional, collegiate, and high school athletic programs worldwide use Powernetics' explosive exercise machines to achieve peak fitness.
One-Stop Shopping
TeamLeader specializes in supplying everything volleyball teams need. The company's wide variety of accessories includes: knee pads, ankle braces, socks, and shoes.
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