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UC San Diego has named Tod Bannister, an experienced fund-raiser, as associate athletics director for corporate partnerships and development. Bannister generated over $3.2 million in annual contributions and assisted with fundraising efforts for the $28 million Fertitta Football Complex at University of Nevada Las Vegas, UCSD said Thursday. He was at UNLV in 2014-17, first as director of sponsorships and Development for the Rebels’ Alumni Association, before being promoted to associate athletics director. Bannister will also supervise several sports programs at UCSD. -Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, Read More

What Can Small Schools Do to Prepare for Leadership Lobbying for Bigger Jobs?
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What Can Small Schools Do to Prepare for Leadership Lobbying for Bigger Jobs?What Can Small Schools Do to Prepare for Leadershi...

February 20th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.02.20 | by Francis Giknis

The University of Tennessee still does not have an AD to replace outbound Dave Hart, and it has hired a search committee to assist with the transition. Perhaps that was money incoming chancellor Beverly Davenport could have...

The University of Tennessee still does not have an AD to replace outbound Dave Hart, and it has hired a search committee to assist with the transition. Perhaps that was...

Is Athletics Experience Necessary For Incoming University Presidents?
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Is Athletics Experience Necessary For Incoming University Presidents?Is Athletics Experience Necessary For Incoming Uni...

February 16th, 2017 | by Ronnie Burton Jr2017.02.16 | by Ronnie Burton Jr

University presidents are tasked with leading a very complex enterprise. Political in nature and vast in scale, these roles encompass multiple skillsets to be completely successful. While an AD’s job entails leading the...

University presidents are tasked with leading a very complex enterprise. Political in nature and vast in scale, these roles encompass multiple skillsets to be completely...

Experience vs. Excellence
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Experience vs. ExcellenceExperience vs. Excellence...

February 14th, 2017 | by Will Baggett2017.02.14 | by Will Baggett

There is no substitute for on-the-job experience, and it is not my intent to convince you otherwise. However, as you are climbing the career ladder, be careful to respect every step in the process along the way. Whether you...

There is no substitute for on-the-job experience, and it is not my intent to convince you otherwise. However, as you are climbing the career ladder, be careful to...

For A New AD, Keeping Department Intact the Prudent Play
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For A New AD, Keeping Department Intact the Prudent PlayFor A New AD, Keeping Department Intact the Pruden...

February 13th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.02.13 | by Francis Giknis

For new AD hires, there is oftentimes the tendency to immediately changeover personnel, bringing-in people from the outside to staff the department. These could be people the AD worked with in prior stops or brand new people...

For new AD hires, there is oftentimes the tendency to immediately changeover personnel, bringing-in people from the outside to staff the department. These could be...

Does State Government Have A Place In In College Athletics Safety & Enforcement?
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Does State Government Have A Place In In College Athletics Safety & Enforcement?Does State Government Have A Place In In College A...

February 9th, 2017 | by Javier Morales2017.02.09 | by Javier Morales

State government becoming involved in the enforcement of safety for college athletes is good on the surface for awareness, but it begs the question of whether more checks and balances by legislators are necessary to make certain...

State government becoming involved in the enforcement of safety for college athletes is good on the surface for awareness, but it begs the question of whether more...

Focus on the Whole Team: Planning For Success
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Focus on the Whole Team: Planning For SuccessFocus on the Whole Team: Planning For Success...

February 7th, 2017 | by College AD2017.02.07 | by College AD

Many people want to get in shape and improve their health, but struggle getting started. Others start only to stop a program soon after. These issues are very common and often stem from improper planning or no plan at all. Here...

Many people want to get in shape and improve their health, but struggle getting started. Others start only to stop a program soon after. These issues are very common and...

Don’t Miss The Opportunity To Show Off Your Brand During The Super Bowl
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Don’t Miss The Opportunity To Show Off Your Brand During The Super BowlDon’t Miss The Opportunity To Show Off Your ...

February 5th, 2017 | by Cody Junot2017.02.05 | by Cody Junot

Just because you can’t afford a $5 million ad buy, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the opportunity to get your brand in front of millions of people during Sunday’s big game. There’s no doubt that Super Bowl...

Just because you can’t afford a $5 million ad buy, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the opportunity to get your brand in front of millions of people during...

I Hate Writing, And That’s Why I Do It
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I Hate Writing, And That’s Why I Do ItI Hate Writing, And That’s Why I Do It...

February 3rd, 2017 | by Erick Taylor2017.02.03 | by Erick Taylor

Some of the best advice I have been given and didn’t want to accept at the time was to fall headfirst into discomfort and challenge my weaknesses. This was the best advice for the sheer fact that it’s unavoidable, but at...

Some of the best advice I have been given and didn’t want to accept at the time was to fall headfirst into discomfort and challenge my weaknesses. This was the best...

Recruiting and The Growing Complexity of Football Support Staff
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Recruiting and The Growing Complexity of Football Support StaffRecruiting and The Growing Complexity of Football ...

February 2nd, 2017 | by Ronnie Burton Jr2017.02.02 | by Ronnie Burton Jr

With signing day coming and going football programs across the country are welcoming the class of 2017. Coaches have spent hours upon hours traveling to ensure they can find top-notch talent to compete for a national...

With signing day coming and going football programs across the country are welcoming the class of 2017. Coaches have spent hours upon hours traveling to ensure they can...

Swapping Jerseys With Career Champions
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Swapping Jerseys With Career ChampionsSwapping Jerseys With Career Champions...

January 31st, 2017 | by Will Baggett2017.01.31 | by Will Baggett

Have you ever witnessed the ritual of players swapping jerseys at the end of an athletic contest? It is by far the most outward display of mutual respect, especially since the exchangers often find themselves on opposing ends of...

Have you ever witnessed the ritual of players swapping jerseys at the end of an athletic contest? It is by far the most outward display of mutual respect, especially...

For Real Feedback, ADs Must Do More with Exit Interviews
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For Real Feedback, ADs Must Do More with Exit InterviewsFor Real Feedback, ADs Must Do More with Exit Inte...

January 30th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.01.30 | by Francis Giknis

In a great look inside an athletic department, New Mexico’s Associate AD for Communications Frank Mercogliano wrote an article for the Lobos’ website outlining the value of senior student-athlete exit interviews. Not just...

In a great look inside an athletic department, New Mexico’s Associate AD for Communications Frank Mercogliano wrote an article for the Lobos’ website outlining the...

Your Complete Guide To Football’s Tenth Coach
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Your Complete Guide To Football’s Tenth CoachYour Complete Guide To Football’s Tenth Coac...

January 27th, 2017 | by Juan Lozano2017.01.27 | by Juan Lozano

Buenos Dias. I’m back. And I’m ready to talk coaching. As soon as the final whistle sounded in the college football national title game, coaches collective thoughts immediately turned to the coming 2017 season and...

Buenos Dias. I’m back. And I’m ready to talk coaching. As soon as the final whistle sounded in the college football national title game, coaches collective thoughts...