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Building Relationships for AD's
Athletic director Bill Moos surprises WSU, leaves for AD job at Nebraska |  The Seattle Times
This is a piece of an article from an upcoming publication of the NIAAA magazine and is a great reminder for all AD's of who it is important to build and maintain relationships.

The list of individuals with whom Athletic Directors MUST

develop relationships includes the following:


a. All head coaches

b. Student-athletes, particularly captains or other student


c. Assistant athletic administrators (if they exist)

d. Classroom teachers

e. School leadership, including central office administration

and department heads

f. Booster groups

g. Facilities management personnel, including those involved

with game day preparation and operations

h. Transportation dispatchers

i. Certified athletic trainers

j. Individuals responsible for the financial operations of

the school district

k. Front office administrative assistants

l. Other athletic administrators in one’s conference

Author: Gary Stevens of Saco, Maine