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High School athletics is one of the best classrooms for developing future leaders in society. The ADInsider interviews Athletic Directors and industry experts to help share experiences, advice, and perspectives on how to avoid issues, innovate the current model, and ultimately create the best possible learning environment for High School athletes. If you are passionate about High School athletics and want to hear how others in the industry are finding solutions to their challenges this podcast is for you!

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High School athletics is one of the best classrooms for developing future leaders in society. The ADInsider interviews Athletic Directors and industry experts to help share experiences, advice, and perspectives on how to avoid issues, innovate the current model, and ultimately create the best possible learning environment for High School athletes. If you are passionate about High School athletics and want to hear how others in the industry are finding solutions to their challenges this podcast is for you!

    12 Takeaways from the 51st Texas HS Athletic Directors State Conference

    12 Takeaways from the 51st Texas HS Athletic Directors State Conference

    In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, we take you to Round Rock, TX for the 51st Annual Texas High School Athletic Directors Association (THSADA) State Conference to share our 12 takeaways from conference workshop sessions and exclusive AD Insider interviews. The range of topics covered includes:
    Superintendent Opinion: Key Characteristics of an Effective Athletic Administrator. Name, Image, and Likeness: What the Top-Rated HS Athletes Are Making. Placating Parents: How to Diffuse Most Situations. Evaluating Coaches: 8 Performance Metrics of a Great Program. Title IX: How to Make Everyone Compliant. Social Media: Which Posts Take Away Scholarships. Recruiting Coaches: How to Know Who Can Think Under Pressure. Coaches Meetings: A New Way to Present the Same Information...and more!
    Contributors Include: Dr. Jamey Harrison - UIL, Chris Feris - Birdville ISD (TX), Dr. LaTonya Goffney - Aldine ISD (TX), Cheryl Fillmore - West Oso ISD (TX), Triva Corrales - Judson ISD (TX), Renee Putter - Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (TX), Jake Escobar - Comanche ISD (TX), Dr. Melissa Kates - Grand Prairie ISD (TX), Eric Persyn - Keller ISD (TX), Dr. Lisa Langston - Fort Worth ISD (TX), Shane Hildreth - VYPE Media, Brenda Marshall - Corpus Christi ISD (TX), Gilbert Leal - Brownsville ISD (TX).
     
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    Strategies to Increase the Number of Female Coaches in High School Sports with Vanessa Fuchs – WeCOACH

    Strategies to Increase the Number of Female Coaches in High School Sports with Vanessa Fuchs – WeCOACH

    In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by WeCOACH, we sat down with Vanessa Fuchs, CEO of WeCOACH.
    In this episode, we cover the following topics: the current landscape of females in the profession after 50 years of Title IX, barriers females face when building a career in athletics, and action items that create results.
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    AD Summer Checklists - What I Do in June and July

    AD Summer Checklists - What I Do in June and July

    In this AD Insider  | Thursday 30 episode, presented by Concordia University Irvine, we've compiled 3 conversations with Award-Winning Athletic Directors on the topic of summer checklists. We discussed what tasks they think are important, how they organize when to do these tasks, and ultimately, what helps make the upcoming school year easier for them and the schools they serve. All viewers will have the opportunity to download each of our guest AD's checklists to help create or enhance a summer checklist of their own.
    Guests Include:
    Josh Scott, District Athletic Administrator - Springfield Public Schools (MO)Heather Lewis, Athletic and Activities Director - Seneca Valley School District (PA)Matt Hensley, Athletic Director - Mahomet-Seymour HS (IL)Support the show

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    The Simplicity of Sustaining Success in Athletics with Paige Hershey – Spring Branch ISD (TX)

    The Simplicity of Sustaining Success in Athletics with Paige Hershey – Spring Branch ISD (TX)

    In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by HomeTown Ticketing, we sat down with Paige Hershey, Executive Director of Athletics at Spring Branch ISD in Texas.

    In this episode, we covered the following topics: 5 books every AD should read, indicators of incredible hires, and learning to listen to the voice within.
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    The Science Behind High-Performing Cultures with Dr. Alex Auerbach – Toronto Raptors

    The Science Behind High-Performing Cultures with Dr. Alex Auerbach – Toronto Raptors

    In this AD Insider LIVE | Thursday 30 episode, presented by HomeTown Ticketing, we sat down with Dr. Alex Auerbach, Director of Wellness and Development for the Toronto Raptors.
    In this episode, we covered the following topics: Developing a belief in me, you, us; creating a healthy AND high-performing environment; and turning a vision into reality.
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    AD Insider Tutorial: Google Sheets Scheduling and Eligibility Management with Garrett Schmidt - Benson Public Schools #777 (MN)

    AD Insider Tutorial: Google Sheets Scheduling and Eligibility Management with Garrett Schmidt - Benson Public Schools #777 (MN)

    In this AD Insider | Thursday 30 episode, presented by HomeTown Ticketing, we sat down with Garrett Schmidt, Activities Director at Benson Public Schools #777 in Benson, Minnesota.
    In this episode, we talk about how ADs can use Google Sheets, a free online Spreadsheet Editor, in their school.

    Topics Highlighted: Where to start, converting systems to Google Drive, key scheduling time-savers, integrating public-facing systems, building rules to help the fools, tracking gym space availability, organizing officials, and more!
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