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...
Overcoming Challenges During a Game

Overcoming Challenges During a Game

Things don’t always go as planned, especially for soccer referees. There’s a lot to keep track of on the field, not much time to do it in, and many outside factors at play. Sometimes an unexpected situation shows up and you end up making a mistake in calling it: when...
Common Mistakes Made by Athletic Directors

Common Mistakes Made by Athletic Directors

Athletic directors touch a lot of lives and have a lot of responsibilities. It’s easy to make mistakes as an administrator, but it’s also easy to make some changes to help avoid the most common mistakes. Whether you’re a new athletic director trying to start off on...