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Loving The Lifestyle: Indiana State’s Clinkscales & Stony Brook’s Heilbron

Sherard Clinkscales, AD at Indiana State, and Shawn Heilbron, AD at Stony Brook visited with ADU to discuss the topic of loving the lifestyle of leadership in college athletics.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: UMBC’s Ryan Odom

Ryan Odom, Head Men's Basketball Coach at UMBC, joins Coach Bob Walsh on the Dynamic Leadership Podcast. The two discuss Odom's leadership during the historic 2017-18 postseason as he led his team, as a No. 16 seed team to victory over a No. 1 seed.

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The Influence Of Search Firms In Men’s Basketball Hiring

Studies indicate that there is tangible evidence that search firms have translated to success in D-I men’s basketball. Understanding the trends, successes, and failures of selecting or not selecting search firms can allow programs to gain an upper edge on their competition.

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Experts’ Roundtable: Evolution Of Instagram

Creating video content for an athletics department has grown in to a 24-hour, 365 day undertaking. From strategy, to leadership, to collaboration, to creativity, to reporting lines, the environment for success must be structured in a way to allow those who work in the creative area to thrive.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: UNLV’s Desiree Reed-Francois

Hunter Yurachek, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics at University of Arkansas, discusses his unique situation of being hired less than 24 hours before the new football coach was named. He emphasizes how important it is for everyone in the organization to understand how important they are.

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Craig Pintens: Cura Personalis – A Vision Of Loyola Marymount

The “student-athlete experience” is the cliché buzz slogan in college athletics these days. Yet at a Jesuit school like Loyola Marymount there is a unique opportunity to create just that, as at the heart of the university’s mission is Cura Personalis – care for the whole person (mind, body, spirit).

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Experts’ Roundtable: Video Content Creators

Creating video content for an athletics department has grown in to a 24-hour, 365 day undertaking. From strategy, to leadership, to collaboration, to creativity, to reporting lines, the environment for success must be structured in a way to allow those who work in the creative area to thrive.

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The Senior Woman Administrator (SWA): Georgia Tech’s Akin & BYU’s Darger

Liz Darger, Sr. Associate AD/SWA at BYU, and Joeleen Akin, Associate AD/SWA at Georgia Tech, join ADU to discuss the role of the Senior Woman Administrator in college athletics.

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Jack Ford, CBS News Legal Analyst, on Gambling and College Athletics

Jack Ford, CBS News Legal Analyst, discusses the potential effects of the SCOTUS ruling on gambling. Regarding college athletics, he discusses some of the primary concerns, i.e., hosting championships, new regulations, and lines of communication.

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Why Communications Staffs May Be Significantly Impacted By Sports Gambling

With the new gambling ruling by the SCOTUS, athletics communications staffers may get peppered with calls from bookies and Tweets from gamblers seeking production information connected to wagering decisions. Communication and education to athletes and staff will become critical.

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The Power Of Social Media: Pitt’s Lyke & SM2’s Cecil

Heather Lyke, AD at Pittsburgh, and Carrie Cecil, Founder and President of Social Media Sports Management, join ADU to talk about social media strategies, crisis management and brand narratives for college athletic departments.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Arkansas’ Hunter Yurachek

Hunter Yurachek, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics at University of Arkansas, discusses his unique situation of being hired less than 24 hours before the new football coach was named. He emphasizes how important it is for everyone in the organization to understand how important they are.

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Experts’ Roundtable: Baseball Sport Administrators

From onboarding a new coach, supporting a successful and tenured coach, to adjusting to new recruiting legislation, the role of a sport administrator can be varied. In this Experts' Roundtable, ADU asked for insight into the intricacies of doing the job for the sport of baseball.

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The Dynamic Leadership Podcast: Oklahoma’s Lon Kruger

Lon Kruger was the first basketball coach to take five different programs to the NCAA tournament and the only coach to win an NCAA tournament game with five different schools. Kruger, Head Basketball Coach at Oklahoma visits with Bob Walsh on the Dynamic Leadership Podcast.

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Trust & Delegation: Portland State’s Cleary & Fort Wayne’s Hartley Hutton

Valerie Cleary, Director of Athletics at Portland State, and Kelley Hartley Hutton, Director of Athletics at Fort Wayne join ADU to discuss the process of delegation. Both admit to the leadership challenge of delegating tasks but talk about developing trust with their respective staffs.

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Comcast Partially Dropped The Big Ten Network – Now What?

Comcast’s recent decision to dump the Big Ten Network from its non-Big Ten market systems illustrates how the power dynamic has shifted from networks to the distributors who deliver the networks to consumers through carriage agreements.

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Exclusive John Currie Interview: Leading With Integrity

Former Kansas State and Tennessee athletics director John Currie sits down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss the importance of integrity, transparency, and never compromising your values in today’s leadership climate.

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Courage of Conviction: Nicki Moore Takes The Reins At Colgate

Purposeful.  Open.  Just.  Disciplined.  Caring. Celebratory.   Operationalizing the above six principles of a vital learning community espoused by educational theorist Ernest Boyer was not only the focus of my dissertation, but has also been a consistent theme along my professional journey. Effectively merging these core principles with the goals and realities of a highly

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Gene Smith: Inside The Commission On College Basketball

The Commission on College Basketball was established by the NCAA in October 2017 to fully examine critical aspects of Division I men’s basketball. Ohio State's Gene Smith gives ADU his insight as a member of the Commission.

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Making It Work With The CEO: Kentucky President Capilouto & UMBC Athletic Director Hall

Eli Capilouto, President at University of Kentucky, and Tim Hall, Director of Athletics at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, discuss the intricacies of effective communication between the Athletics Department and the Office of the President.

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Michael Alford: Competitive Culture You Can Measure

When it comes assessing success within the organizations we lead as athletic administrators, many times we fall short. Creating ways to measure and benchmark the success of the individuals operating within our athletic environments can lead to great teamwork if done correctly.

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Kentucky’s Barnhart: The Root Of Leadership Is Love

Mitch Barnhart, Athletics Director at University of Kentucky, touches on many aspects of his style of leadership. Beginning the conversation with love, Barnhart mentions it as the root of all leadership.

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Intermediate Sanctions Tax: For Athletics Directors It’s Personal

The intermediate sanctions tax was enacted more than two decades ago and imposes an additional tax directly on employees (e.g., athletics directors and potentially coaches) of tax-exempt organizations.

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Memphis’ Tom Bowen On The Human Element Of Leadership

As the Director of Athletics at Memphis, Tom Bowen creates an environment based on the work you do, not the job you have. In this video, Bowen discusses trust, accountability, and hiring people to lead. He talks on being adaptive in seeing changes as opportunities and being an accountable leader.