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Off Duty ADs

Jan 14, 2019

The Off Duty ADs recap their trip to San Antonio then discuss balancing their lives as athletic directors.  Ryan tries to find ways to fight the January doldrums, deals with water on his basketball court from six states away, and his confidence in the Browns is at an all-time high; Mike uses Jedi mind tricks to...


Jan 7, 2019

The Off Duty ADs talk about student IEPs and 504s and how they relate to extracurricular activities.  Ryan tries to find the line between accommodations and FERPA, leans on receiving the right info at the right time, and is concerned about the slippery slope that may follow precedent; Mike recaps a past difficult...


Dec 17, 2018

The Off Duty ADs talk about difficult discussions with parents.  Ryan wants to find the underlying goal of angry parent meetings, reminds us that all parents use the "fear of retribution" excuse, and considers reviving his cow bingo event; Mike limits parent discussions to just the one target topic, likes Covey's advice...


Dec 10, 2018

The Off Duty ADs answer some listener emails then continue discussing end of season coaches' meetings.  Ryan knows that coaches and kids need to have similar expectations, monitors whether his coaches have hit a ceiling, and points out that the size of the roster and effectiveness of instruction aren't necessarily...


Dec 3, 2018

The Off Duty ADs talk about philosophy and procedure for cutting athletes after half an episode of college football talk.  Mike might be lost somewhere in Colorado; Ryan doesn't quite hate Tom Cruise, taunts his son, marks all of his emails as important, relates cutting to riding a carousel, and speculates that most...