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Bruce McCutcheon, who has served as Lafayette College’s director of athletics since 2001, has announced his plans to retire, ending a nearly three-decade association with the Leopards’ athletic program. A national search will begin immediately and McCutcheon has agreed to remain in his role until his replacement is hired. Read More

Don’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Schoolers Another Symptom of Broken System
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Don’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Schoolers Another Symptom of Broken SystemDon’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Scho...

September 18th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.09.18 | by Francis Giknis

Coaches recruiting freshmen and sophomores who are still years away from setting foot on campus is not a new phenomenon, and with the proliferation of social media and YouTube, this trend is skewing younger. Whereas this has been...

Coaches recruiting freshmen and sophomores who are still years away from setting foot on campus is not a new phenomenon, and with the proliferation of social media and...

Interactive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Playing Field
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Interactive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Playing FieldInteractive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Play...

September 15th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.09.15 | by Rhett Moroses

New technology has been created that can enhance the gameday performance of athletes. Coaches can now extend their practices off the field by implementing quizzes for athletes on all tactics and plays through any phone, computer,...

New technology has been created that can enhance the gameday performance of athletes. Coaches can now extend their practices off the field by implementing quizzes for...

The Two Sides of The Football Guarantee Check
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The Two Sides of The Football Guarantee CheckThe Two Sides of The Football Guarantee Check...

September 14th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.09.14 | by Dan Gale

September 2, 2017 Death Valley Reigning National Championship Celebration A Sold Out 81,500 Person Stadium Tailgate lots packed for miles Suites and Clubs Levels overflowing with donors “The most exciting 25 seconds in college...

September 2, 2017 Death Valley Reigning National Championship Celebration A Sold Out 81,500 Person Stadium Tailgate lots packed for miles Suites and Clubs Levels...

The Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an End
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The Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an EndThe Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an End...

September 13th, 2017 | by Karen Gross2017.09.13 | by Karen Gross

Note: The following piece describes the new Forever GI Bill.  My question is a simple one at one level:  shouldn’t colleges and universities use this opportunity to recruit young healthy Veterans for their teams?  Some...

Note: The following piece describes the new Forever GI Bill.  My question is a simple one at one level:  shouldn’t colleges and universities use this opportunity...

Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin Lewis
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Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin LewisQ&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin Lewis...

September 12th, 2017 | by College AD2017.09.12 | by College AD

Editor’s Note: Georgia Tech Associate AD / Finance and Administration and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Marvin Lewis recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below has been edited for...

Editor’s Note: Georgia Tech Associate AD / Finance and Administration and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Marvin Lewis recently spoke with CollegeAD on a...

If Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about Sleep, They Must Change Hours Policies
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If Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about Sleep, They Must Change Hours PoliciesIf Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about ...

September 11th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.09.11 | by Francis Giknis

Yahoo! Sports columnist Pete Thamel posted an entertaining write-up of a visit to Clemson’s “nap room,” a spot in the football program’s new facility designated for catching some quick shuteye. Aside from the important...

Yahoo! Sports columnist Pete Thamel posted an entertaining write-up of a visit to Clemson’s “nap room,” a spot in the football program’s new facility designated...

Teamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacuating Due To Hurricane Irma
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Teamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacuating Due To Hurricane IrmaTeamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacu...

September 8th, 2017 | by College AD2017.09.08 | by College AD

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the U.S. main land, authorities are issuing a mandatory evacuation for numerous counties throughout the state of Florida. For athletic departments, this means staff and student-athletes will likely...

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the U.S. main land, authorities are issuing a mandatory evacuation for numerous counties throughout the state of Florida. For athletic...

Give Your Tennis Program The Recruiting Edge It Deserves
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Give Your Tennis Program The Recruiting Edge It DeservesGive Your Tennis Program The Recruiting Edge It De...

September 7th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content2017.09.07 | by Sponsored Content

CourtHarbor, a North Carolina based company, is getting an increasing amount of attention and response from college tennis coaches. In addition to the practical purpose of dividing courts and reducing “let” calls,...

CourtHarbor, a North Carolina based company, is getting an increasing amount of attention and response from college tennis coaches. In addition to the practical purpose...

The UNC Infractions Case:  Answering Readers’ Questions
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The UNC Infractions Case: Answering Readers’ QuestionsThe UNC Infractions Case: Answering Readers’ Ques...

September 6th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.09.06 | by Dan Matheson

I recently analyzed the NCAA infractions case against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and predicted the penalties handed down by the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) will end up being lighter than expected by...

I recently analyzed the NCAA infractions case against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and predicted the penalties handed down by the NCAA Committee on...