Source: Ohio University

ATHENS, OH (Sept. 12, 2017) – The Master’s in Athletic Administration program (MAA) at Ohio University is excited to announce a new relationship with 8to18, the leader in providing digital solutions for scheduling and communication of athletic programs and events.

Through this partnership, students in the MAA Program are able to utilize 8to18’s “AD Assistant” tool, a comprehensive scheduling platform built by athletic administrators, to learn how to easily and effectively manage logistics for athletic facilities and events, including calendars, transportation, workers, contracts, and more.

“Our partnership with 8to18 is an extension of the MAA program’s emphasis on applied course projects that develop practical skills to tackle the growing complexity of managing interscholastic athletic programs,” said Aaron Wright, MAA program lecturer. “By using 8to18’s digital solutions in our online classes, we are able to give our students experience with leading-edge tools and prepare them for taking the next step in their careers.”

8to18 is thrilled to partner with Ohio University’s MAA program, where current and future interscholastic athletic administrators can learn how to efficiently manage and grow their program with the help of innovative 8to18 Digital tools.

“We are delighted that 8to18 technology will be used to support these current and aspiring administrators, and that Ohio University actively sought out our solution to enhance their already excellent program,” said Kim Johnson, 8to18’s Chief Operating Officer. “I look forward to working with and supporting Ohio University’s MAA graduates well into their undoubtedly successful careers as we further our mission to drive digital success for school athletics."

 

About the Ohio University MAA Program

Ohio University’s MAA program specializes in developing interscholastic athletic administrators who aspire to lead first-class athletic programs that make a difference in the lives of young people. The program offers a convenient online format for athletic professionals seeking to further their careers through practical knowledge and competencies. The MAA curriculum was designed in partnership with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, and by completing the program, students earn credit towards NIAAA certification. For more information about the program, please visit onlinemasters.ohio.edu/masters-athletic-administration/.

About 8to18

8to18 offers a complete technology suite that provides a foundation for digital success. The robust scheduling tool (built by AD's, for AD's), the best-in-class online registration tool, and the custom athletics site with team pages and content management tools are staples in everyday athletic department operations. This suite of digital solutions allows administrators to efficiently manage their athletic department so that they can get out of the office and onto the fields or courts, interacting with the school community and mentoring staff and student-athletes. For more information about 8to18, please visit 8to18digital.com or juggul.com

About Ohio University
      
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our main campus, located in Athens, is one of the country’s most picturesque and educates over 21,000 students annually. More than 10,000 additional students are served by five regional campuses throughout central and southeastern Ohio as well as online education programs. Visit www.ohio.edu for more information.