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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Northwestern University seeks an Assistant Director of Marketing. This professional will serve an integral role in the overall marketing and promotion of Northwestern Athletics with a primary focus on select sport programs. This position will facilitate the development and execution of strategic plans supporting brand awareness, ticket sales and other revenue generating initiatives. They will work closely with all members of the Athletic Department as well as numerous contacts outside the University community. –Learn More

Coach-To-AD: A Resurgence of the Old Model is a Good Thing for College Athletics
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Coach-To-AD: A Resurgence of the Old Model is a Good Thing for College AthleticsCoach-To-AD: A Resurgence of the Old Model is a Go...

May 2nd, 2018 | by CollegeAD2018.05.02 | by CollegeAD

When Southern Illinois University hired its former football coach, Jerry Kill, to serve as the school’s newest athletic director, it certainly wasn’t the first to do so. In fact, the act of transitioning successful...

When Southern Illinois University hired its former football coach, Jerry Kill, to serve as the school’s newest athletic director, it certainly wasn’t the...

Focus On The Whole Team: Sleep Better
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Focus On The Whole Team: Sleep BetterFocus On The Whole Team: Sleep Better...

May 1st, 2018 | by Walt Whitfield2018.05.01 | by Walt Whitfield

Sleep better, with the Spring semester coming to an end, the summer vacation looms. The buildings will be less crowded. The sports facilities will be empty. And although the campus will somewhat seem asleep, the athletic...

Sleep better, with the Spring semester coming to an end, the summer vacation looms. The buildings will be less crowded. The sports facilities will be empty. And although...

Bet On eSport Gambling As A New Revenue Stream
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Bet On eSport Gambling As A New Revenue StreamBet On eSport Gambling As A New Revenue Stream...

April 30th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.30 | by Jonathan Yates

As a general observation based on lots of direct experience, many athletic directors at major universities have a football or basketball background as a college player. Some such as Barry Alverez (football at Nebraska, now AD at...

As a general observation based on lots of direct experience, many athletic directors at major universities have a football or basketball background as a college player....

Will The NCAA ever fully embrace eSports?
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Will The NCAA ever fully embrace eSports?Will The NCAA ever fully embrace eSports?...

April 27th, 2018 | by CollegeAD2018.04.27 | by CollegeAD

Playing video games is no longer only a hobby you might take part in in your mother’s basement, but has become a professional sport. The International e-Sports Federation is even trying to get eSports included in the 2024...

Playing video games is no longer only a hobby you might take part in in your mother’s basement, but has become a professional sport. The International e-Sports...

Congressman Steve King On The Culture of Sports In Iowa
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Congressman Steve King On The Culture of Sports In IowaCongressman Steve King On The Culture of Sports In...

April 26th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.26 | by Jonathan Yates

Iowa Representative Steve King CollegeAD’s Jonathan Yates sits down with Iowa Representative Steve King to talk about a wide range of topics including the culture of sports. MORE...

Iowa Representative Steve King CollegeAD’s Jonathan Yates sits down with Iowa Representative Steve King to talk about a wide range of topics including the culture...

More Attention on the End Game for Student-Athletes is Needed
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More Attention on the End Game for Student-Athletes is NeededMore Attention on the End Game for Student-Athlete...

April 24th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.24 | by Jonathan Yates

Growing up playing chess, an appreciation for the “end game” develops quickly. The end game is so critical as there are fewer assets and fewer moves with the denouement drawing inexorably near with each and every...

Growing up playing chess, an appreciation for the “end game” develops quickly. The end game is so critical as there are fewer assets and fewer moves with the...

Pros & Cons: Alcohol Comes to NCAA Championship Events
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Pros & Cons: Alcohol Comes to NCAA Championship EventsPros & Cons: Alcohol Comes to NCAA Championsh...

April 23rd, 2018 | by CollegeAD2018.04.23 | by CollegeAD

You can’t beat a cold beer and a hot dog on game day. Following a decision by the Division I Council to allow alcohol sales at championship intercollegiate events, the NCAA and its fans will soon experience the pros and...

You can’t beat a cold beer and a hot dog on game day. Following a decision by the Division I Council to allow alcohol sales at championship intercollegiate events,...

The Culture of Sports: Rep Williams of Texas Talks Tax Reform
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The Culture of Sports: Rep Williams of Texas Talks Tax ReformThe Culture of Sports: Rep Williams of Texas Talks...

April 16th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.16 | by Jonathan Yates

U.S. Representative Roger Williams of Texas CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Congressman Roger Williams of Texas to discuss the effect of recent tax reforms on college sports, his own time at TCU, and his...

U.S. Representative Roger Williams of Texas CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Congressman Roger Williams of Texas to discuss the effect of recent tax...

Study Finds Student-Athlete Experience And Public Perception Don’t Match Up
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Study Finds Student-Athlete Experience And Public Perception Don’t Match UpStudy Finds Student-Athlete Experience And Public ...

April 9th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.09 | by Jonathan Yates

Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone’s got a plan until you hit them in the mouth!” There are many sparring about the college student-athlete experience.  Game Plan, a one-stop platform for...

Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone’s got a plan until you hit them in the mouth!” There are many sparring about the college...

STOP To Survive Chaos Like A Natural
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STOP To Survive Chaos Like A NaturalSTOP To Survive Chaos Like A Natural...

April 6th, 2018 | by Matthew Monte2018.04.06 | by Matthew Monte

Once upon a time parents trusted me to teach their children how to survive when lost in the woods and swamps of Louisiana. It’s a scary thought, being responsible for a small squadron of 14-year-olds, but one I embraced at...

Once upon a time parents trusted me to teach their children how to survive when lost in the woods and swamps of Louisiana. It’s a scary thought, being responsible...

$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Yearly Value of Duke Basketball Scholarship
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$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Yearly Value of Duke Basketball Scholarship$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Year...

April 4th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.04 | by Jonathan Yates

Millions of families around the world are spending billions annually in hopes of their children receiving an athletic scholarship for college in the United States This is easily understandable as there is no better deal in...

Millions of families around the world are spending billions annually in hopes of their children receiving an athletic scholarship for college in the United States This...

An Interview with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin
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An Interview with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz LevinAn Interview with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity...

April 2nd, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.04.02 | by Jonathan Yates

Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin to discuss diversity trends they are seeing within the sports world and the...

Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin to discuss...