The Ins and Outs of Being an Athletic Director

The Ins and Outs of Being an Athletic Director

The athletic director is in charge of a school’s athletic department and everyone in it. Student-athletes and coaches take on dual roles in the athletic and academic programs of the school, and the athletic director also takes on many roles to keep everything running...
The Importance of a Conference Assigner

The Importance of a Conference Assigner

On the surface, the job of an assigner can seem fairly easy. You’re given dates, names, and schedules, and you have to assign people accordingly, right? However, it’s nowhere near that easy: assigners have to worry about missing games, making mistakes, and being...
Six Essential Traits of an Athletic Director

Six Essential Traits of an Athletic Director

Athletic directors have complex jobs no matter what level of program they run. They have to be able to wear many hats, be ready to adapt, and develop and strengthen a program to ensure both its success and the success of the student-athletes involved. Every athletic...
How to Be the Best Sports Parent

How to Be the Best Sports Parent

No one wants to be the embarrassing parent in the stands at their child’s game. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and emotion of your child’s game, but when this excitement crosses over into bad behavior, it makes the game less fun for everyone. When asked...
How to Promote Your Athletic Program

How to Promote Your Athletic Program

You might think of marketing your athletic department as getting more people in your bleachers during games. Getting there often requires that your teams are skilled and can rack up victories and exciting contests that fans love to watch. Both of these are valid goals...