• AB Reader Response: What Habits Would You Change?

    by AB Editors June 2017

    As we close in on the new school year, Athletic Business is asking readers to think about their habits. Which positive habits would you like to form this year? Which negative ones would you like to break? Do you have plans for making that happen?

  • Boomer and Millennial Generation Team-Building Tips

    by Melissa M. Chew and Dylan Packebush June 2017

    We represent a boomer and a millennial working together. That's right — one of us with one foot out the door stereotyped as ambitious, greedy and materialistic, while the other is much earlier in their career and stereotyped as competitive, confident and ready to save the world. Despite these differences, we are an effective team, and believe it or not, this dynamic can be replicated. But all relationships take work, and there are a number of factors needed to make it possible. Effective teamwork comes from understanding each other's strengths and weaknesses, and utilizing your partner's skills and talents.

  • Online Advanced Education for Athletic Administrators

    by Emily Attwood June 2017

    Summer is almost here. For many professionals working in athletics at the high school level, the academic break affords them time to think about their own academic and career goals. Whether looking to advance their career or add to their current qualifications, an online master's degree program can be a worthwhile undertaking for any athletic administrator. But first, he or she must know what kind of focus to pursue. Following is an overview of notable online sports management programs, including a brief statement about the program, key facts and enrollment dates.

  • AB Show: Habits are the Key(note) to Success

    by Kate Rampone May 2017

    Have you ever really thought about why you do things the way you do? Or how the right set of habits are crucial to success in your professional and personal life? My journey to understanding began with a book.

  • AB Reader Perspective: What's on your "summer reading list?"

    by AB Staff May 2017

    AB wants to know what you're doing to improve your life or career this summer--is it a book on your summer reading list, a documentary, a podcast? Why?

    Your answer may appear in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business!

  • AB Show: 35 years advancing the industry

    by Kate Rampone March 2017

    At our last company meeting, huddled around the conference room table reminiscing about the history of the Athletic Business Show, we couldn't help but ask ourselves where the time has gone and marvel at the evolution of our annual show from its humble beginnings to where it is today. With the growing success of Athletic Purchasing and Facilities, it became clear that athletic, fitness and recreational professionals, as well as manufacturers around the world, needed an event where they could come together to share ideas, find solutions and drive the industry forward. The AP&F Facilities/Equipment Conference was born, providing a single event and educational platform designed to cultivate a strong sense of community within our industry. Join us on our trek down memory lane, as we recall some key moments over the past 35 years that have helped to shape today's AB Show and our industry:

  • Reader Perspectives: What did you enjoy most at the AB Show?

    by AB Staff December 2016

    Now that you've had a couple of weeks to transition back to regular life, AB wants to know, what was your favorite experience at the AB Show? Was it a particular session, the trade show, the Welcome Reception? Tell us about it! 

    Your answer may appear in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business!

  • What's New at the AB Show? A Lot.

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • One on One with Don Yaeger

    by Paul Steinbach September 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Preventing Water-Borne Illnesses

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    This summer, health agencies in two states reported outbreaks caused by cryptosporidium, a microscopic parasite that can have an enormous impact on the safety of recreational aquatic facilities. The Maricopa County (Ariz.) Department of Public Health investigated at least 19 reported cases of cryptosporidiosis in the Phoenix area, and the Wake County (N.C.) Public Health Division confirmed 29 cases of the parasite, which causes diarrheal illness in victims.