• Female Coach Fitting In, Bonding with Cardinals

    by Lindsay H. Jones, @bylindsayhjones August 2015

    Hours before Jen Welter stepped onto the sideline as an assistant coach in an NFL game, her mind was not just on the history she was about to make. It was on her players.

  • UT Athletes Selected for Launch of 'VOLeaders Academy'

    by News Sentinel staff July 2015

    The VOLeaders Academy was created by the UT Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace and Society, and the UT athletics department.

  • U.S. Women Show Benefits of Playing Multiple Sports

    by Dr. David Geier July 2015

    Millions of young girls across the country watched the U.S. Women s National Team capture its third World Cup Sunday night. If they dream of making the U.S. soccer team one day, they should recognize a key factor in the development of many of America s star soccer players. Most of them played other sports in addition to soccer growing up.

  • 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."

  • 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.