June 2012

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 »