K-State to Review Court-Storming Mess
Kansas State athletic director John Currie promised to review the school's security procedures after an upset of No. 8 Kansas on Monday turned into a chaotic scene as students and fans rushed the court. read more
Concern Grows in Wake of K-State Court-Storming
Though policies related to fans storming the court are determined on an individual school and/or conference level, there seems to be momentum building to consider changes -- whatever they might be -- in the aftermath of an ugly scene following the Kansas-Kansas State game Monday in Manhattan, Kan. read more
Kansas State’s Bramlage Coliseum is nicknamed the “Octagon of Doom” and claims to have the largest student section in the Big 12. Monday night, that section spilled onto the court in a doomsday scene for players, coaches and fans.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) offers the Sport Security Professional Executive Track, which provides safety and security professionals (Professional, Collegiate, High School and Marathon) with an accelerated pathway for professional and career development. The Executive Track is designed to tie the various components of the CSSP curriculum into a unifying framework that prepares participants for the CSSP examination. The courses place special emphasis on the core knowledge domains of the CSSP certification, including Business and Facility Management, Emergency Planning, Emergency Management, Crowd Management, Legal and Regulatory and Security Principles and Practice.
Attendees have the opportunity to attend two (2) multi-day training DHS/FEMA courses at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The first session spans four (4) days and includes the Sport Event Risk Management course as well as the Sports and Special Events Evacuation Training and Exercise course. The second session spans over three (3) days and offers the Sports and Special Events Incident Management course in conjunction with the CSSP certification review course, to prepare participants for the CSSP examination.
FIRST SESSION May 19–22, 2015 8am to 5pm
SECOND SESSION June 16-18, 2015 8am to 5pm
Location: AT&T STADIUM One AT&T Way | Arlington, TX 76011
The training courses represent a cooperative effort between the University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (USM/NCS4) and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and Rescue training Center (TEEX/NERRTC), a member of the Texas A&M University System.