Inside Athletics: June 8, 2012

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....

Inside Athletics: June 1, 2012

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....

Inside Athletics: May 25, 2012

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James give the regular update on coaching hires and the search process.  With Dave heading off to ODAC meetings for most of next week, the topic changes to what he and the rest of the ADs will tackle.  James also talks about the ODAC website, and some of....

Inside Athletics: May 18, 2012

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James are finally back together again.  They talk about the first SOAR weekend at EMU and when parents and students get hit with the reality of heading off to college.  They also talk about Jeff Tyson, the newest coaching hire, as well as giving an update on....

Inside Athletics: May 4, 2012

Dave begins his summer series podcast by talking about the role that parents play in the sports experience of their children.  Reading exerpts from letter that former professional baseball player, Mike Matheny wrote to the parents of players on the Little League team that he was coaching, Dave highlights the ways in which parents can....

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

The returning Spring 2010 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester. After chapel, Dave King and Loren Swartzendruber recognize the EMU Women’s Softball team for claiming the ODAC championship after entering the tournament in the eight-place seed.