Inside Athletics

Inside Athletics: August 24, 2012

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave welcomes James back to the show after a summer off, and the two jump into short previews of each of the fall teams.  They also discuss an article in the local paper about changes in Virginia athletic practice rules, and how that is trickling down to more high… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 17, 2012

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In the final week of the summer, before fall athletes arrive for pre-season, Dave ties up loose ends on this weeks podcast, highlighting some of the preparatory work that has been going on in preparation for the upcoming school year.  He also re-caps the faculty staff conference and talks about creativity that exists in the… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 1, 2012

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This week, Dave’s special guest is new head women’s volleyball coach, Jeff Tyson.  Jeff comes from Elizabethtown, PA where he played high school volleyball before going to Indiana Wesleyan College.  While in college, he was the manger and volunteer assistant for the women’s volleyball program.  Following college, he served for a couple of years as… Read more »

Inside Athletics: July 24, 2012

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This week, Dave’s special guest is Ben Spotts, new head baseball coach.  Ben describes some of the elements of the success of the Bridgewater College baseball program where he has been involved for the pas 18 years as a player and coach.  He also discusses his ideas on what it takes to build a successful… Read more »

Inside Athletics: July 10, 2012

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Dave’s guest this week is Mike Downey, head athletic trainer, who provides an update on concussions, highlighting the baseline testing that is done as well as the treatment protocols.  They discuss the impact on academics and the results of limited educational programs about concussions in youth sports programs.

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Inside Athletics: June 29, 2012

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This week Dave introduces the new baseball coach Ben Spotts and reviews a newspaper column about the “lawn mower parent.”

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Inside Athletics: June 22, 2012

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This week Dave focuses his thoughts on the summertime activities of many of the high school sports.  With many states giving unlimited privileges to coaches to work with their players during the out of season time, there seems to be a growth of individual and team camps along with clinics and showcases.  While these activities… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June 15, 2012

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In today’s podcast, Dave introduces the new baseball coach Ben Spotts, and talks about the topic of funding the athletic program.  He introduces a new concept and program to provide funding for the future growth of the athletic department that is needed to help reach the goal of “impacting lives through athletics.”

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Inside Athletics: June 8, 2012

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In this week’s report, Dave highlights the action items from the recent ODAC board meetings.  He also gives his personal reflections on the Integration Institute that was held after the board meetings.  The Integration Institute brought together higher level administrators from ODAC schools to talk about the issue of integrating athletics and academics.  Dave highlights… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June 1, 2012

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This week Dave reports from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference board meetings being held at Wintergreen Resort.   Dave’s special guest is ODAC commissioner,  Brad Bankston. Together they review the actions and discussion of the three day board meetings.   Brad explains the ways the conference uses the funds provided by the NCAA for programming that benefits… Read more »