Courtney Cameron
(courtney@athleticbusiness.com) joined the staff at Athletic Business in September of 2016 as the editorial assistant. She has a bachelor’s in creative writing and French from the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, where she worked as a group exercise instructor. She enjoys hiking at Devil’s Lake and reading past bedtime.
  • Wednesday, March, 13, 2019
    UW Rowing Launches Assault Awareness Campaign

    After two student-athletes from the University of Washington were dismissed from the men’s rowing team and charged for allegedly distributing a video of both men having sex with an intoxicated female freshman student without her consent in 2017, coaches had to take a hard look at the culture being fostered in their program.


  • Thursday, March, 07, 2019
    Governor Proposes Sale of Unopened Aquatics Facility

    In his proposed budget, Alaska Governor Michael Dunleavy has suggested selling the new, $26 million Mt. Edgecumbe High School Aquatics center, which has yet to open its doors to the public. The budget also cuts $250,000 in operating funds previously approved for the center.


  • Thursday, March, 07, 2019
    UMD Taps Military, Cirque du Soleil for Safety Protocols

    Following the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair due to heat stroke at an outdoor practice session last year, the school is looking to new sources for ideas on how to keep its student-athletes as safe as possible.


  • Friday, March, 01, 2019
    Aquatics Programming for Fun and Profit

    For those who have staked their careers in the aquatics industry, it comes as no surprise that the majority of an aquatics facility's revenue is generated through two means: learn-to-swim programs and competitive swim teams. These two staples of the aquatics facility landscape are dependable, continuous, low-maintenance — and predictable. Unfortunately, this means that the bulk of a facility's cost-recovery rests on the shoulders of a relatively small population. How can facility managers cater to the needs of their most loyal patrons while driving growth in the simultaneous goals of fun and profit?


  • Friday, March, 01, 2019
    Product Spotlight 2019: Aquatic Components

    Check out these products as seen in the April 2019 issue.


  • Tuesday, February, 26, 2019
    Schlitterbahn Associates Cleared of Criminal Charges

    Judge Robert Burns of Wyandotte County dismissed indictments Friday against three individuals and two corporate affiliates of Schlitterbahn, the company that built the 17-story Verruckt water slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy in Kansas City, Kan., in 2016.


  • Tuesday, February, 26, 2019
    New Projects: UPMC Cooper Field House | University of Vermont Basketball Facility | Esports Stadium Arlington

    Breaking Ground


  • Thursday, February, 21, 2019
    WVU Hosts Second Annual iBelong Promotion

    West Virginia University Athletics will host the second annual iBelong women’s basketball game at WVU Coliseum on Saturday, celebrating diversity and inclusion in sporting events.


  • Friday, February, 15, 2019
    Four FAMU Sports Programs Hit with Postseason Ban

    Florida A&M announced Wednesday that the NCAA has issued a postseason ban on four of its programs for the 2019 season due to reported Academic Progress Rate scores that fall below the association’s multiyear threshold of 930.


  • Tuesday, February, 12, 2019
    Michigan Water Park Evacuated Due to Burns, Vomiting

    The recreation pool at Splash Universe water park in Dundee, Mich., was evacuated as a precautionary measure Saturday after guests began to complain about skin irritation and vomiting. A Monroe County Dispatch worker told the local ABC affiliate that burns sustained were not significant.