• Controversy Over Olympian's Absence from Facility

    by BILL ORAM, STAFF WRITER March 2015

    Prior to the Misty May-Treanor Sports Center's opening, many wondered how involved the Olympian would be with the sprawling center in Irvine, or with its 430-member volleyball club.

  • W.V. State Coach Calls $3.5M Facility 'A Game-Changer'

    by CHUCK McGILL, Daily Mail sports editor March 2015

    The $3.5 million structure, paid for entirely by raised funds, contains a 100-seat locker room, state-of-the-art weight room, a first-level conference room with an 80-inch flat-screen television, three second-floor meeting rooms with a flat-screen TV and dry-erase board in each, and offices for Anderson and his staff that feature floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the football field.

  • Two Area Health Clubs to Get Name Change, Upgrades

    by March 2015

    New River Capital of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has purchased ECO Fitness sites in Mount Pleasant and Charleston and will convert them to Pivotal Fitness health clubs, according to Jeff Flammang, a partner in ECO who will stay with Pivotal in business development.

  • Twins Show Off New-Look Spring Training Stadium

    by J. Scott Butherus 239-435-3468 February 2015

    After two years and nearly $50 million, the new-look Hammond Stadium was unveiled to the public on Sunday.

  • Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour

    by AB Staff February 2015

    See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • Billionaire-Owned Fitness Center Caters to Elite Athletes

    by Scott Scanlon / Refresh Editor February 2015

    The first Impact Sports Performance opened in May 2011 in the same Boca Raton, Fla., development where the owners of the Bills and Sabres have their corporate headquarters. The second opened on Halloween at HarborCenter in downtown Buffalo. Jerome, a Chicago native, and his wife, Keli, who grew up in Pittsburgh, moved to Western New York to run it.

  • Former State Champion Football Coach Opens Gym

    by Ben Calwell February 2015

    Standing amidst vintage barbells and weights, former South Charleston High School football coach John Messinger is in his element.

  • How to Deal with Millennials as Employees

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein February 2015

    You know, when we were young, we were expected to work for a living.

    When did we become our grandfathers?

    Over the years, on these pages and at various conferences, we have talked about the challenges and rewards of hiring and working with the Millennial Generation. But maybe now we need to divide them between the Old Millennials and the Young Millennials.

  • Defunct Mill Revitalized as Town's Only Health Club

    by RACHEL OHM Morning Sentinel February 2015

    Donovan Beane is a soccer player and used to wake up early to lift weights at the local high school in the morning. The 15-year-old said he had nowhere else to do it, and it made afternoon lifting impossible.

  • Training Center Catering to Hockey Players Opens

    by Thomas J. Prohaska; News Niagara Reporter February 2015

    Jared Byer, who has been training athletes - including former Buffalo Sabres - in Williamsville for years, will open a new hockey training business Monday on the upper level of Lockport's Cornerstone Arena.