• Long Run: Why Cross Country Coaches Stay in Jobs

    by Glenn Jordan, Staff Writer September 2015

    Nearly two decades into his cross country coaching career at Scarborough High, Jim Harmon is coming off a seventh Class A boys' state title and showing no sign of the burnout that can claim colleagues who coach other sports.

  • Minnesota Coaches Get Raises Amid Teague Turmoil

    by Jason Gonzalez; Staff Writer, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) August 2015

    Board of Regents Chair Dean Johnson said Tuesday that despite the timing of the raises, they are a signal Gophers athletics is not stepping back from its commitment to success.

  • U. of Minnesota Athletics Village Vote Delayed Again

    by Jason Gonzalez August 2015

    The University of Minnesota Board of Regents' approval vote needed to break ground on the Gophers' $190 million athletics village will be delayed again - at least until October - Regents Chair Dean Johnson told the Star Tribune on Tuesday.

  • Sports Park Hires Third Manger in Position's First Year

    by Susan Orr @SusanOrr August 2015

    The Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new manager for its Deaconess Sports Park facility — the third person to hold that job since it was created a year ago.

  • Assistant Coach Contract Loaded with Incentives

    by Jason Smith 9015295804 August 2015

    University of Memphis basketball assistant Damon Stoudamire will make a base salary of $260,000 per year, according to a copy of his contract obtained by The Commercial Appeal.

  • Minnesota: Teague Failed to Disclose VCU Complaint

    by Brandon Stahl; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) August 2015

    The University of Minnesota said Monday that former athletic director Norwood Teague failed to disclose that he was facing a gender discrimination complaint at the time he was being recruited and then after he was hired.

  • Former Coach Claims NCCU Mishandled Dismissal

    by Brooke Pryor; 919-419-6671 August 2015

    Former N.C. Central associate women's basketball coach Ronnie Enoch and his attorney say that "the University failed to follow its own procedural and due process requirements," as set forth in the university's sexual harassment policies. NCCU confirmed Monday that it did not dismiss Enoch for cause.

  • 'Normal' Turnover: Maine Athletics Loses Third Staffer

    by Pete Warner, Bangor Daily News (Maine) August 2015

    With preseason practices already underway and the start of the fall season close at hand, staff changes continue within the University of Maine athletics department. Laura Reed, who served as the assistant athletic director for public relations, recently announced her departure.

  • Female Coaches Right at Home in Professional Sports

    by Steve Christilaw, Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) August 2015

    Female coaches in professional sports are good fit A new day is dawning in the sporting world. A year ago Becky Hammon became the first woman to be a full-time paid assistant coach in the National Basketball Association.

  • Gymnastics Coach Faces Child Porn, Gun Charges

    by Lulu Ramadan Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2015

    A Jupiter gymnastics coach and mentor to children was arrested Friday morning on seven charges of possession of child pornography, among other charges, according to Broward Sheriff's Office.