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Excerpts — Athletic Director's Desk Reference With Web Resource

Rare advice helps athletic directors handle coach termination

Most managers agree that one of the most difficult tasks they face is firing an employee.

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Confronting the challenges of a tiered athletic program

A tiered model in athletics does create an economic class system.

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Helping athletic directors comply with governance association rules

Policies should clearly define the responsibilities of staff members and higher administration officials (registrar, director of admissions, and so on) in the determination of eligibility, the submission of supporting data, and the completion and submission of required compliance reports.

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Maximize athletic event income

Athletic events present myriad revenue generation possibilities including event ticket sales (season, individual game, and special or postseason events), concessions, guarantees, and parking.

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