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Making the Message Count: Rebranding the Media Relations Department

No longer relying on outside media, athletic departments are generating their own messages for their own audiences. In addition to fans, this includes alumni, boosters, recruits, and sponsors. In this article, Dr. Stephen Dittmore looks at changes in department and personnel titles related to this current trend.

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FBS Athletic Directors’ Compensation Survey

Ten economic, competitive and demographic takeaways and a simple observation for 2016-17 compensation of FBS Athletic Directors. Hard work.  Every day.

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Fire Up Flames: Garrett Klassy Takes Over at UIC

Growing up on a dairy farm, one might imagine the daily thoughts about one’s future would start at about the same time as the 5:30 am buzz of the alarm, as I pulled myself up, rolled up my sleeves and got to work. Hard work.  Every day.

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Clemson’s Dan Radakovich on Leadership

Dan Radakovich, Director of Athletics at Clemson, speaks on positive leadership. In this wide ranging yet efficient discussion, Radakovich touches on transparency, social media, receiving feedback, change amidst resistance, and much more regarding his style of leading an organization.

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Experts’ Roundtable: Basketball’s July Recruiting Period

In the college basketball coaching world, the July recruiting period is an essential function of the profession and industry. The intense evaluation time frame can take its toll, but is crucial for competitive success. In this Experts’ Roundtable, we’ve asked four assistant coaches for insight on the process.

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Inside Vaughn Williams’ Decision to Return to Boston College

It’s a new day for me at Boston College, a school I’ve held near and dear to my heart since I stepped foot on campus in the Spring of 1998 as an athletics administrator, overseeing event operations and facilities. On football game days, which was a big part of the job, I was one...

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The Millennial AD: UC Davis’ Kevin Blue

In this interesting discussion, Kevin Blue, Director of Athletics at UC Davis, talks with Evanta's Katy Brown about distribution curves on excellence, differences in FCS and FBS, engaging younger alumni, and much more.

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Four Factors of Strong Relationships: Athletic Directors & Presidents

This initial look into president and AD dynamics points toward a foundation upon which to build future relationships: trust and communication, alignment, respect for expertise, and formal and informal relationships. Leadership is a skill best honed through practice.

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Greg Brown On His Journey & The Direction Of Rights Holding

Did you ever hear the story about Greg Brown’s first sales call with Learfield Communications? Listen as Trip Durham dives into the past, the philosophy, and the vision of this most respected CEO. Within the conversation, there is at least one takeaway for everyone.

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Strategic Communication: Val Ackerman

On the topic of Strategic Communication, Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman, discusses how effective communication plays a big part in bringing all stakeholders to a consensus. Ackerman gives praise to the presidents, athletics directors, coaches, and student-athletes, saying the success of the Big East is a comprehensive effort of all parties involved.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Buzz Williams (Virginia Tech)

Buzz Williams, Men’s Basketball Head Coach at Virginia Tech, discusses long-term decision-making, perception vs. reality of his style, and cheering for people who others don’t think can be successful. Speaking on learning from others, Coach Williams addresses his approach to leadership and a number of additional topics of interest in this episode of The Dynamic Leadership Podcast, hosted by Maine Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bob Walsh.

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Experts’ Roundtable: Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning

Athletic Performance/Strength & Condition Directors from Florida State, James Madison, Louisville, and Michigan provide perspective on their role as one of the key points of interaction with all Student-Athletes on campus.