RECENT ARTICLES
  • AB Show: Habits are the Key(note) to Success

    by Kate Rampone May 2017

    Have you ever really thought about why you do things the way you do? Or how the right set of habits are crucial to success in your professional and personal life? My journey to understanding began with a book.

  • AB Reader Perspective: What's on your "summer reading list?"

    by AB Staff May 2017

    AB wants to know what you're doing to improve your life or career this summer--is it a book on your summer reading list, a documentary, a podcast? Why?

    Your answer may appear in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business!

  • More Students Studying Sports as Academic Subject

    by Frank Fitzpatrick May 2017

    Serious educators who once sniffed at sports are now examining the games' intersection with business, history, law, philosophy, literature, journalism, and more.

  • Dolphins Use Psychologist to Evaluate Draft Prospects

    by Joe Schad April 2017

    In an effort to improve their chances of drafting a successful player, Miami has asked a Harvard-educated performance psychologist to interview more than 50 college prospects at the scouting combine in Indianapolis and the team's headquarters in Davie.

  • Online Advanced Education for Athletic Administrators

    by Emily Attwood April 2017

    Summer is almost here. For many professionals working in athletics at the high school level, the academic break affords them time to think about their own academic and career goals. Whether looking to advance their career or add to their current qualifications, an online master's degree program can be a worthwhile undertaking for any athletic administrator. But first, he or she must know what kind of focus to pursue. Following is an overview of notable online sports management programs, including a brief statement about the program, key facts and enrollment dates.

  • Event Mixes STEM Education with Sports

    by K. Burnell Evans April 2017

    Peals of laughter and excited chatter ricocheted off the center's walls Tuesday morning as students shot basketballs, manipulated gears and pulleys, and kicked soccer balls outfitted with sensors.

  • AB Show: 35 years advancing the industry

    by Kate Rampone March 2017

    At our last company meeting, huddled around the conference room table reminiscing about the history of the Athletic Business Show, we couldn't help but ask ourselves where the time has gone and marvel at the evolution of our annual show from its humble beginnings to where it is today. With the growing success of Athletic Purchasing and Facilities, it became clear that athletic, fitness and recreational professionals, as well as manufacturers around the world, needed an event where they could come together to share ideas, find solutions and drive the industry forward. The AP&F Facilities/Equipment Conference was born, providing a single event and educational platform designed to cultivate a strong sense of community within our industry. Join us on our trek down memory lane, as we recall some key moments over the past 35 years that have helped to shape today's AB Show and our industry:

  • Reader Perspectives: What did you enjoy most at the AB Show?

    by AB Staff December 2016

    Now that you've had a couple of weeks to transition back to regular life, AB wants to know, what was your favorite experience at the AB Show? Was it a particular session, the trade show, the Welcome Reception? Tell us about it! 

    Your answer may appear in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business!

  • What's New at the AB Show? A Lot.

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

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

  • One on One with Don Yaeger

    by Paul Steinbach September 2016

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