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  • New and Improved: Fitness Equipment, Pool Pumps and More

    by AB Staff May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • School Board Accepts Gift of Indoor Practice Facility

    by Christine L. Pratt May 2016

    At long last and with construction completed, the East Holmes Local Board of Education on Monday accepted donation of a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility at the high school.

  • Man Accused of Videotaping Woman in Tanning Bed

    by Telegram & Gazette Staff May 2016

    A recently appointed Spencer call firefighter wrote in a statement to police that he “was dumb and took pictures of an innocent nude woman” who was using a tanning booth at a local gym on Saturday.

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    by AB Editors May 2016

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  • European Soccer Clubs Expanding with U.S. Academies

    by Cam Smith May 2016

    A growing number of elite European soccer clubs are bringing their brand to the USA and attaching it to existing club structures to form a bona fide youth academy or, in one case, building a full operation. Most recently, FC Barcelona, the reigning European and Spanish champion, and Arsenal FC, one of England's largest and most established clubs, have announced they will be opening academies in the USA in the coming months as the evolution of elite-level soccer training for young Americans continues. Arsenal is scheduled to host tryouts this week for the first Arsenal Soccer School in the USA. The tryouts and academy will be based in Mount Olive, N.J., and operated by a New York-based company called Summerfuel.

  • MLB Breaks Ground on Urban Youth Academy

    by Jeff Deters May 2016

    The Kansas City Royals are defending World Series champions, having built their way to the top from the ground up. But there is another project going on in Kansas City that they hope will be a big success. Last week, the Royals and Major League Baseball officials broke ground on the MLB Urban Youth Academy behind the Negro Leagues Museum at Parade Park in Kansas City, Mo. The academy is geared toward teaching kids ages 6 to 18 baseball and softball as well as life skills.

  • Improved Training Extending Careers of U.S. Olympians

    by Nancy Armour April 2016

    Natalie Coughlin, Kristin Armstrong and several other female Olympians are turning ideas about how long an elite career can last upside down. Taking advantage of improvements in training and nutrition, these women in their 30s and 40s are proving that as long as the mind is willing, the body can follow.

  • Reasons Barry Klein Is Leaving Day-to-Day Club Operations

    by Barry Klein April 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Making Room for Functional Strength Training in Mainstream Health Clubs

    by Paul Steinbach April 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • New Product Roundup: Spin Bikes, Turf Systems and More

    by AB Staff April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.