Developing an Effective Communication Strategy
by Stephen Tharrett and James A. Peterson November 2008
Fitness center managers need to develop a strategy to effectively communicate with staff.
Create a Work Culture That Facilitates Teamwork, Team Spirit
by Stephen Tharrett and James A. Peterson October 2008
Create a work culture that facilitates teamwork and team spirit.
Impact of NBA Referee Betting Scandal May Trickle Down to All Levels
by Michael Popke September 2008
The impact of a former NBA referee betting on games he officiated may trickle down to officials at all levels.
JCCs Rexoncile Nonprofit Mission with Outsourcing Fitness Operations
by Michael Popke February 2008
When outsourcing fitness operations, Jewish Community Centers must reconcile their nonprofit mission with marketplace viability.
Outsourcing Sports Programs Allows a Department to Do More with Less
by Marvin Bynum August 2007
A Florida recreation department outsources its sports programs, learning that it can offer residents more by doing less.
The Importance of Auditioning Group-Exercise Instructors
by Andrew Cohen June 2007
When hiring group-exercise instructors, you're likely to learn more from an audition than from certifications.
Results of Background Checks Must Be Guarded to Protect Volunteers' Privacy
by John T. Wolohan March 2007
Organizations requiring background checks need to ensure that the privacy of all volunteers is protected.
Scripting and Role Playing for Effective Management
by Mike James August 2006
With carefully scripted responses and role-playing exercises, staff members will spread the same message and avoid embarrassing miscommunications.
Maximizing Group Exercise Instructor Performance
by Natalie Digate Muth February 2005
Your group exercise program can benefit from a well-designed evaluation and recognition plan for your instructors.
Retaining Young Lifeguards Requires Creativity
by Paul Steinbach March 2001
Retaining young lifeguards requires creativity in the ongoing training process