RECENT ARTICLES
  • Opinion: Why Are Schools Paying for Athlete Development?

    by John Gerdy, Lancaster Newspaper June 2015

    It is notable that the United States is the only country in the world in which the responsibility for developing elite athletes and teams rests with the educational system.

  • How to Brace for the Many Responsibilities of Health Club Ownership

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein May 2015

    Recently, we were at a financial education seminar for small-business owners. The speaker was discussing how marriages are often impacted when a business owner is able to sell and finds himself or herself with free time. Their spouse is suddenly faced with a partner who is around more than ever before. Maybe too much. "Their spouse discovers that they really weren't a workaholic," the speaker said. "They were just doing what they had to do for all of those years."

  • Schools Benefit by Providing Mentor for New Coaches

    by STEVE CRAIG Staff Writer April 2015

    After an extended winter, Alexis Garrison finally was able to get her South Portland High softball team out of the gym and onto the field Monday. She looked like any other coach, rapping grounders during infield practice.

  • NATA Presents Inaugural Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Award

    by AB Editors March 2015

    Source: National Athletic Trainers' Association 

    DALLAS, March 2, 2015 – At the sixth Youth Sports Safety Summit today, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association presented its inaugural Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Award to three recipients demonstrating significant commitment to the health and welfare of secondary school student athletes.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 5

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    In our fifth and final episode from the 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo, we touch on the First Timer's Reception, the Facilities of Merit, review the social media buzz at the show and take a look at next year's show in New Orleans.

  • #ABCOrlando: In Your Words

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    A week ago today, the 2014 Athletic Business Conference and Expo kicked off in Orlando. With attendees from 49 states (come on, Idaho!), every Canadian province and a total of 20 countries, the social media buzz at the show was bigger than ever.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 4

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    In this episode we take viewers inside the rocking networking reception, discuss the highlights of Bill Taylor's inspiring keynote speech and have footage from Friday's early-morning workouts. Check it out in this quick episode of Inside #ABCOrlando.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 3

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    In this episode we bring you highlights from the trade show floor, visit with one of our speakers who offers up tips for selling the millennial generation and preview Friday's action.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 2

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    We go inside Wednesday's action at the Athletic Business Conference & Expo. Highlighting the day was the annual Athletic Business Golf Classic, plus we preview what's to come on Thursday.

  • Inside #ABCOrlando: Episode 1

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    The 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo is just a few days away. This year, we're launching a new video series that will take viewers inside the events at the show and preview the upcoming action. In this debut episode we provide an overview of this year's schedule and conference director Sue Searls joins the program to offer up her tips for attendees.