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Black Football Student-Athletes’ Perceived Barriers to Seeking Mental Health Services

Langston Professor Wilkerson and Arkansas professors Stokowski, Fridley, Dittmore, and Bell examine the perceived barriers Black Division I football student-athletes at a NCAA Division I Power 5 institution face in seeking professional mental health services.

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Athletic Director Performance Ratings (Part II)

AthleticDirectorU has created a ratings system to assess athletic director performance, largely based on Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup results from 2005 to 2019.

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Experts Roundtable: Coaching And Recruiting During A Crisis

What matters is focusing on what you as a leader have already deemed to be most important, because it will still be important regardless of how things might look like in the near-term future.

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2020 FBS Athletics Directors’ Compensation Survey

We reviewed all current forms of compensation for the athletic directors at National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) member institutions of the Football Bowl Subdivision ("FBS").

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Enterprise Risk Management in College Athletics

University of North Carolina Associate AD Paul Pogge details the development and implementation of the Tarheels' enterprise risk management strategy. Pogge defines categories and hierarchies of potential risks, prioritization of actions, adaptations and updates of the strategy, and more.

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Athletic Department Power Index: Big West Conference

The AthleticDirectorU Athletic Department Power Index, powered by Athlete Viewpoint, continues with a look at the Big West Conference. Dozens of sitting Athletic Directors and executive-level administrators who currently are, or could soon be, a Big West AD shared feedback.

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How College Football Coaches Perceive Sport Psychology Services

Indiana professor Steinfeldt and his colleagues provide football coaches’ perspectives on their perceived constraints to utilizing Sport and Performance Psychology services, along with coaches’ vision for their ideal service framework with the ideal Sport and Performance Psychologist characteristics

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Revenue Per Quality of College Football Recruit

In this paper, Ohio State professors Bergman and Logan provide estimates of player monetary value in college football. This is the first study to exploit player specific ex ante recruit ratings, team performance, and football specific revenue and profit to infer player valuations.

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The Renewal Of College Athletics

Advent's John Roberson discusses how college athletics leaders can navigate the coming weeks and months of the Covid crisis so that those they are responsible for remain protected, while ensuring their institutions and programs emerge resilient and stronger than ever before.

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Trial By Fire: Lessons In Crisis Management

Robert Morris Athletic Director Chris King walks through five leadership tenets he has learned, relearned and relied on during the COVID-19 crisis: organizational integrity, overcommunication, collaboration, setting the tone and authenticity and compassion.

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Student-Athletes and Suicide Prevention

The stressful nature of participating in college athletics, where winning at all costs is paramount, can significantly affect student-athletes and their mental wellbeing.

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The Strategic Value Of College Tennis

Dr. Timothy Russell, CEO of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, responds to AtheticDiretcorU on the strategic value of college tennis.