Inside Athletics: September 20, 2013

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about how the fall teams are playing in the light of hitting the meat of the ODAC season this week.  They also discuss the cross country program’s home meet this Saturday in Elkton, before Dave wraps up reviewing a recent class he had with new....

Inside Athletics: September 13, 2013

This week, as promised, Dave provides background information and rationale for why EMU does not fly the American flag or play the National Anthem before athletic events.  He refers to the statement that President Swartzendruber has written on the issue as well as sharing some of his personal experiences having worked in Mennonite educational institutions....

Inside Athletics: September 6, 2013

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James give some impressions on the EMU teams after opening week, plus what we can expect of the Royals this weekend.  Dave then digs into more discussions he has had from the Bridging the Gap class, which is required for all first-year athletes at EMU.  This week’s....

Inside Athletics: August 30, 2013

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James elaborate on the “official” start to the year, Royals Night, when ALL of EMU’s student-athletes gather together in Yoder Arena to kick things off.  They also look ahead at this weekend’s EMU Women’s Volleyball Invitational, as well as the openings of the other seasons.

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Inside Athletics: August 23, 2013

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James are back at it as a duo, getting ready for the 2013-14 year.  They talk some of what’s gone on over the summer, but mostly dig into what the fall seasons are bringing, including all of the exciting changes for the soccer and field hockey programs.....

Inside Athletics: August 16, 2013

Dave uses this podcast to report and reflect on the retreats and conferences that staff have been involved in during this week before student athletes return. The Student Life division retreat focused on change, how it impacts people and organizations and how to respond to transitions. As with a Rubik’s Cube, where the center square....

Faculty/Staff Conference – “Serving with Compassion” Welcome and Worship

Faculty and Staff gather to begin the new year together with the annual Faculty/Staff Fall Conference.  Provost Fred Kniss and emcee/Director of Athletics Dave King offer words of welcome and orientation to the theme “Serving with Compassion.”  Ken J. Nafziger leads  the opening time of worship together.

Inside Athletics: August 9, 2013

This week Dave’s guest is head baseball coach, Ben Spotts who provides detailed information about the renovation work to be done on the baseball infield. The current infield will be stripped, re-graded and sodded with Bermuda grass. Ben describes the advantages of Bermuda grass, how it plays, and the maintenance. In the second part of....

Inside Athletics: August 2, 2013

After a two month hiatus, the podcast Inside Sports returns with Dave talking about the changes that have occurred during the summer months and what to expect coming into the new school year.  Physical changes include bleachers at the turf field and a new infield for baseball. He describes the graduate assistantship program that begins....

Inside Athletics: June 14, 2013

This week, Dave’s guest is Justin King, a 2012 EMU graduate and a four year member of the baseball team. This past year, Justin was the JV baseball coach at Turner Ashby High School in Bridgewater and recently was offered a teaching job in the Rockingham County School system and is being contacted about other....