Rob Rafeh discusses onboarding off-campus coaches in today’s scholastic environment. In some cases, over 25% of a school’s coaches are not on campus and they are not part of the fabric or culture of the […]
Cheryl Fillmore explains that she has learned to not try to “do it all” and to give the authority and responsibility back to the coaches. She is going to implement a plan that when meeting […]
Seth Greenberg explains that building your culture takes time. Culture is not a sign or saying but how you live every day and how you carry yourself. It involves being consistent and setting expectations and […]
By: Jason Parker, J.D., CMAA – Muskogee Public Schools (OK) “Know thyself and to thine own self be true.” – Shakespeare To be our best as leaders it is important that we know ourselves. Knowing […]
Tony Dillingham discusses the importance of developing a network of colleagues that you can learn from and use as a sounding board so that it is not necessary to reinvent the wheel. Issues such as […]
Are you for or against social media education in school? Watch as Jeffrey Sitz discusses some advantages of social networking and explains the benefits of using others’ mistakes as learning opportunities for your students.
Today’s kids need love, affection, and direction. Incorporating hugs is important as well as showing them tough love. As for direction, everyone needs it, not just the students. Hold them accountable with high standards and […]
Dr. Cindra Kamphoff discusses Athletic Directors and Coaches helping athletes perform to their full potential. Athletes always perform better when they know that coaches have their backs and really care for them. It is essential […]
Antony Fisher discusses digital ticketing for seven district schools and how he makes sure that branding is consistent across the board. It is important that the public can easily recognize their school and when they […]
Brett Proctor discusses the two rules that are important to prevent burnout. The #1 rule is don’t sweat the small stuff and the #2 rule is everything is small stuff. It is key not to […]
By: Bill Fitzgerald, CMAA – Fremont, Nebraska Over many years, sports and activity offerings have expanded in size and stature in the educational setting. The current position of athletic/activities director, whose job is to manage […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, we take you to Round Rock, TX for the 51st Annual Texas High School Athletic Directors Association (THSADA) State Conference to share our 12 takeaways from conference […]
Robert Grasso discusses La Jolla Country Day’s leadership programs for athletics and how developing a culture is the key for a successful team. He explains great teams don’t happen by accident and although talent is […]
Watch as Peg Pennepacker discusses the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and where she sees the end goal or “mythical finish line”. There has been a lot of positive movement in the last 10 years, […]
Dr. Josie Nicholson of Ole Miss Athletics discusses today’s technology and how it can have a negative effect on an individual athlete’s mental health. She explains that the world of sport is a world of […]
By: Mike McGurk, CMAA – Lee’s Summit North High School Recently, the NIAAA created a new ad hoc committee: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. One of the main goals of the committee is to support underrepresented […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by WeCOACH, we sat down with Vanessa Fuchs, CEO of WeCOACH. In this episode, we cover the following topics: The Current Landscape of Females in the Profession […]
Andre’ Walker recommends tips to assist when dealing with crisis and conflict.
Does your presence inspire fear or generate enthusiasm? Watch as Adam and Kathy Bates discuss the differences between a boss and a leader and share some tips for new athletic directors.
Dr. White explains that by building a solid network, opportunities for advancement will present themselves. He suggests if this happens it is key to remain in the moment and do the very best job where […]
Watch as Dr. Green discusses reports that detail what schools should be doing about hazing in regards to educating student athletes, coaches, and parents.
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Concordia University Irvine, we sat down with seasoned athletic directors to discuss the summer checklists they use to prepare for the next school year. In this […]
In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by HomeTown Ticketing, we sat down with Paige Hershey, Executive Director of Athletics at Spring Branch ISD in Texas. In this episode, we covered the […]
Stephen Mackey explains that he meets with twenty-four students every ten weeks from across Texas via Zoom. The #1 issue facing kids today is mental health. Performance anxiety is constant as they are always working […]
Sue Enquist explains that before Title IX, about 1 in 29 girls participated in sports and today, that number is 1 in 3. She credits athletic directors for not just being compliant on Title IX, […]
Superintendent Jeni Neatherlin explains what she thinks makes a great Athletic Director. If the AD is also the head football coach, they are a great AD by having a successful win-loss record and are good […]
By: Dave Miceli, CMAA – Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester Center, Vermont Knowing who you are makes it easy to know what to do when you are faced with a new situation. You simply do […]
In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by HomeTown Ticketing, we sat down with Dr. Alex Auerbach, Director of Wellness and Development for the Toronto Raptors. In this episode, we covered the […]
Leadership involves building relationships with the ultimate goal of improving performance and, as the AD, it is your job to get your team to the highest level of performance possible. Building positive relationships can create […]
Watch as Chet Scott explains the ‘leadership is influence’ concept, and that you know you are a leader if you have followers. If you are going to lead and influence your players, it would be […]