Jim Walsh discusses a legal issue that he describes as “loyalty and liability.” The example given is an excessive force lawsuit and the ramifications that ensued.
Your parents can be the most active supporters of your program if you help them find a role. Listen to Dave Harms tell a story about one loud parent who became a huge contributor for […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Barbara Barnes, Associate Athletics Director for Communications at Georgetown Univ. In this episode, we cover the following topics: […]
Dr. Melissa Kates discusses what you should do when dealing with negative social posts about your athletes. She recommends to parents and kids that if something bad is posted, you should log in to your […]
Watch as Seth Greenberg explains that adversity ‘visits the strong and lives with the weak,’ so the only option is to deal with it. He encourages no whining, no complaining, no excuses, and no regrets. […]
Robert Grasso explains that leaders must look for opportunities to serve. Leadership is not about power, prestige, or a title, but about looking out for others. He explains to the athletes that their main job […]
By: Anne Campbell, CMAA and Ryan Frost, CMAA While we had never met before, after our first phone conversation about Captain’s Council, we knew we were a good fit. We are both very passionate about […]
In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Mark C. Perna, speaker, author of Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations, and founder […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by BoxOut Sports, we talked with 7 coaches from across the US to learn what they think an Athletic Director’s ROLE is, the most FRUSTRATING thing […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Rob Seymour, Athletic Director at Fishers High School in Indiana. In this episode, we cover the following topics: […]
Dr. Dustin Smith explains that parents are advocates for your program and advises not to turn them into adversaries. He recommends working with and alongside parents, as they are allies. The administrators, coaches, and parents […]
Dr. Akua P. Twumasi discusses adapting to the needs of the school, how she wants to bridge the gap between academics and athletics using a common language, and to build a school culture around that. […]
Jeff Janssen explains that many kids have expectations and if they don’t get what they want, they will start to check out. He points out that if you are going to lead others, you must […]
By: Emily Barkley, CMAA – Oklahoma I was entering my freshman year of college at the height of Title IX in Oklahoma, specifically Northeast Oklahoma. According to the Tulsa World, “beginning in 1996, attorneys Ray […]
In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Ken Kelly, Athletic Director and Music Teacher at Cookson Hills Christian School in Oklahoma. In this episode, we […]
Watch as Jeff Janssen asks the question ‘who is the core group that sets the tone for your culture?’ He discusses leaders and ringleaders and what tone these groups set.
Watch as Dr. Damond Blueitt explains that there are laws dealing with athletes returning from concussions, but that the return to the classroom is not as explicit. Dr. Blueitt discusses strategies for helping concussed athletes […]
Watch as Jay Hammes discusses ‘Run – Hide – Fight’ if there is an incident involving the use of firearms at your school.
In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Todd Gongwer, Author of LEAD…for God’s Sake! and Founder of Kardia Transformation Group. In this episode, we […]
Garrett Schmidt explains that he uses Google Sheets for tracking his athletes’ eligibility, which allows him and his staff to manage the entire activities department’s eligibility. This includes making sure the athletes are registered, have […]
Andre’ Walker discusses what topics or issues he would write down when in a reflection period. The big issue would be to expect the unexpected with subtopics of safety and communication. He would include examples […]
Watch as Dr. Dale discusses accountability and empathy. Your program should have high standards, and everyone should be held accountable to those standards. He describes empathy as the ability to put yourself in someone else’s […]
By: Rich Barton, CMAA and Marc Hunter, CMAA – Utah Over the past two years of pandemic-era education and education-based athletics, we have learned much about our student-athletes, coaches, and the programs we offer at […]
In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Box Out Sports, we sat down with Colin Fegeley, Athletic Director at Green Level High School in North Carolina. In this episode, we covered […]
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.