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Educational AD Podcast

Educational AD Podcast

By Jake VON SCHERRER
Being an Athletic Director today is as challenging as it is rewarding and our Podcast is here to help! FIAAA President and CMAA, Jake von Scherrer visits with some of the top school based AD's and coaches in the country as they share their stories along with Best Practices to help YOU to help your students, your teams, your coaches, and your community! THIS - is the Educational AD Podcast!
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Episode #97 - Nicole Norris, CAA and AD at East Lansing High School in East Lansing, Michigan
The podcast heads back to Michigan where we get to visit with the Great Nicole Norris, CAA who is the AD at East Lansing High School.  Nicole is also very active at the state and national level and she shares her story along with some best practices for AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
27:26
January 20, 2021
Episode # 96 Ed Lockwood, CMAA and Asst. Program Director for NIAAA Certification
We get to sit down with ANOTHER Hall of Fame AD - Ed Lockwood from North Dakota!  Ed is a long time AD and Coach and former Executive DIrector for the North Dakota AD Association!  Ed shares his story and some Best Practices on The Educational AD Podcast!
41:51
January 18, 2021
Episode #95 - Shay Steele, Assistant Athletic Director at Walnut Hills H.S. in Cincinnati, Ohio
We stop in Cincinnati to visit with Shay Steele who is the Assistant AD at Walnut Hills High School.  Shay is also a current Masters Degree student in the prestigious University of Cincinnati Athletic Administration Program and she shares her story along with some of the Best Practices she has picked up and applied to her school on this edition of The Educational AD Podcast!
27:45
January 15, 2021
Episode #94 - Quante Speight, CAA and Director of Athletics at Mallard Creek H.S. (NC)
The podcast makes our first visit to North Carolina and Quante Speight, CAA who is the AD at Mallard Creek HS in Charlotte.  Quante shares his story along with some Best Practices for AD's and Coaches.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
38:51
January 13, 2021
Episode #93 - Sally Ann Reiss, CEO of PlayyOn - a Sports Recreation Information Solution
The Podcast stops in the Bay Area to visit with Sally Ann Reiss, the Founder and CEO of PlayyOn, an online sports management solution for recreational programs including academies, clubs, camps, leagues, and teams.  PlayyOn offers a free-to-use solution that provides admins and coaches with an instant website, registration forms and payments, scheduling tools, and communications dashboard.  Sally shares her experience as a college athlete, a coach, an entrepreneur and board member along with some Best Practices for Coaches, AD's, and Schools!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
38:36
January 11, 2021
Episode #92 Greg Warren, CMAA and District AD for New Paltz Schools (NY)
The Podcast heads back to New York and the New Paltz Central School District to visit with the great Greg Warren, CMAA who is the district’s Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics.  Greg shares his story along with some Best Practices for AD's and Coaches on The Educational AD Podcast!
31:31
January 8, 2021
Episode #91 - Lorna Wolfkill, Athletic DIrector at Community Christian School in Tallahassee, FL
The podcast stays right here in Tallahassee to visit with Community Christian School, AD Lorna Wolfkill.  Lorna has done a great job of building the CCS program into a very competitive school and she shares her story along with some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD Podcast!
23:05
January 6, 2021
Episode #90 - Don Bales, CMAA and NIAAA Coordinator for Professional Development
The podcast visits with the Great Don Bales, CMAA who is a long time Athletic Director now working for the NIAAA as the Director of Professional Development!  Don oversees the National Committees including Certification, Coaches Education, and LTI as well as directing the State Coordinators meetings each year.  Don shares his story along with some time honored Best Practices on The Educational AD Podcast!
37:21
January 4, 2021
Episode #89 - Meg Seng, CMAA and Athletic Director at the Greenhills School in Ann Arbor, MI
We head back to Michigan and visit with the Great Meg Seng, CMAA and long time member of the NIAAA Certification Committee.  Meg is one of the top AD's in our profession and she's also the co-founder of the The Academy of Sports Leadership (TASL), a non-profit organization that provides education and training for women interested in becoming coaches and hosts a five-day residential camp for high school girls.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
24:50
January 1, 2021
Episode #88 - Rob Paschall, Assistant Head Football Coach at Creekview High School (TX) and moderator for theoldcoach.com and coachhuey.com
The Podcast visits with an "old" coaching friend, Rob Paschall of Creekview High School in Texas.  Rob is highly regarded both in Texas and Nationally and he share his story along with some Organizational Best Practices that are perfect for AD's and for Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast! 
39:51
December 30, 2020
Episode #87 - Julie Renner, CAA and Vice President at Final Forms / AMP
Julie Renner was an award winning Athletic Director in Ohio before taking on a new roll as the VP at Final Forms / AMP where she now helps AD's from across the country with their program management!  Julie shares her story and some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD Podcast!
40:45
December 28, 2020
Episode #86(b) - Roger Mayo, CMAA and District AD for the Escambia (FL) County School District
Part 2 of our Christmas Double Header features the Great Roger Mayo of Escambia County in the Pensacola corner of Florida's Panhandle.  Roger is the current Past President of the FIAAA and he's a legend among Florida AD's.  Roger shares his story along with some best practices on this episode of the Educational AD Podcast!
30:10
December 26, 2020
Episode # 86(a) - Jake von Scherrer, CMAA - Maclay School in Tallahassee, FL Director of Athletic Enrichment
The Interviewer gets Interviewed!  Dr. Tim Baghurst of the Florida State University Coaching Education Program had me a guest on his podcast awhile back!  I get to share a little of my story along with some observations from 40 years as a teacher, coach, and AD.  This is the first episode of a special Double Holiday Weekend with the current President of the FIAAA today and the Immediate Past President, Roger Mayo, tomorrow!  THIS is the Educational AD!
39:19
December 25, 2020
Episode # 85 - Nicole Ebsen, CAA and Athletic Director at Morton High School in Berwyn, Illinois
The GREAT Nicole Ebsen, CAA joins the podcast to share her story and some Best Practices.  Nicole does a fantastic job as the AD at Morton H.S. where she is in charge of a very successful program.  Nicole also has a Very Strong Twitter presence as she promotes her school, her teams, and her community!  THIS is the Educational AD Pocast!
27:33
December 23, 2020
Episode # 84 - Dr. David Kelly, CAA and Program DIrector for the Univ. of Cincinnati's On Line Masters
It's Back to College for the Podcast as we visit with Dr. David Kelly, CAA who is the program director for the very popular and very successful online Masters Program for AD's through the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Kelly shares his story along with some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD!
41:11
December 21, 2020
Episode #83 - Tim Leeseburg, CAA and Athletic Director at Plant City H.S. (FL)
This podcast features one of our GREAT Florida AD's - Tim Leeseburg, CAA who is the AD at Plant City HIgh School.  Tim is also a member of our FIAAA Board of Directors and he shares his story and some Best Practices on The Educational AD!
30:16
December 18, 2020
Episode # 82 - Josh Blumenthal, Associate AD and Head Lacrosse Coach at St. Andrews Episcopal School (TX)
The podcast heads back to the Lone Star State to visit with Josh Blumenthal, the Associate AD at St. Andrews Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.  Josh has seen great success as a high school and as a college lacrosse coach and he's brought that success to St. Andrews as their Associate AD.  Josh shares his story along with some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD!
29:16
December 16, 2020
Episode # 81 - Marion House, CAA and Assistant AD at Nixa High School (MO)
The podcast heads back to the "Show Me State" where the great Marion House, CAA shares her story along with some Best Practices for Athletic Directors.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
30:43
December 14, 2020
Episode #80 - Jon Payne, CMAA and Athletic Director at Reading H.S. (OH)
The podcast makes a stop in Ohio to visit with the great Jon Payne, CMAA and a long time member (with me!) of the NIAAA's Certification Committee.  Jon shares his story along with some Best Practices on this episode of the Educational AD Podcast!
29:44
December 11, 2020
Episode # 79 - Ann Stewart, CAA and Athletic Director at Los Alamos H.S. in New Mexico
The Great Ann Stewart, CAA joins the podcast to share her story along with some Best Practices for school based AD's!  Ann is not only a former police officer but a successful teacher and coach who recently was appointed to the NIAAA's Conference Planning Committee!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
28:01
December 9, 2020
Episode # 78 - Brad Montgomery, AD at Seabreeze H.S. in Ormond Beach, Florida
This episode has us back in Florida to visit with Brad Montgomery, the athletic director at Seabreeze H.S. (home of the Sand Crabs!) and a member fo the FIAAA Board of Directors.  Brad shares his story along with Best Practices for school based AD's and Coaches! THIS is the Educational AD
20:58
December 7, 2020
Episode # 77 - Kristin Peeples, CAA and AD at Nature Coast Tech. H.S. in Brooksville, FL
Today we visit with Kristin Peeples, CAA who does a great job at Nature Coast H.S. in Florida.  Kristin is also very active in the state association having served on the Athletic DIrector Advisory Committee and the FHSAA Representative Assembly in addition to all the duties at Nature Coast!  Kristin shares her story and some Best Practices on the Educational AD Podcast!
26:02
December 4, 2020
Episode # 76 - Jamie Sheetz, CMAA and AD at Park City H.S. in Park City, Utah
The podcast travels out west to visit with a good friend, Jamie Sheetz, CMAA who shares his story along with some Best Practices for AD's!  Jamie is very active in the Utah association and with the NIAAA and he definitely has some wise words for all of us!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
48:26
December 2, 2020
Episode # 75 - Kate Williams, Assistant Athletic Director at the Catlin Gabel School in Portland, Oregon
We return to the Great NW and Portland, Oregon where we get to visit with Kate Williams who is the Assistant (Interim Head) Athletic Director for the highly successful Catlin Gabel School.  Kate shares her story along with some Best Practices for school based AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
27:48
November 30, 2020
Episode # 74 - Jason Frey, CAA - Athletic Director at Pompano Beach HS (FL)
We visit with Jason Frey, CAA who is the long time coach and AD at Pompano Beach High School located on the South Florida Coast.  Jason is also a member of the FIAAA Board of Directors and he shares his story along with Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD!
25:23
November 27, 2020
Episode #73 - Anne Julian, CAA - Athletic Director at Holy Cross H.S. in Covington, KY
Our first visit to the Bluegrass State as Anne Julian shares her story along with some really good Best Practices for High School and Middle School Athletic Directors!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
37:05
November 25, 2020
Episode # 72 - Dr. Dustin Smith, CMAA and DIrector of Athletics at Greenwood MS-HS in Greenwood, Arkansas
Today we have a visit with "The Good Doctor" from Arkansas, Dr. Dustin Smith, CMAA who shares his journey along with some Best Practices for school based AD's.  Dustin is a leader in our profession at the local, state, and national level and THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
38:14
November 23, 2020
Episode # 71 - Mary Walker, Athletic Director at Fernandina Beach H.S. on Amelia Island in Florida
We get a chance to visit with Mary Walker who is the AD at Fernandina Beach H.S. on Amelia Island in the very NE corner of Florida!  Mary has spent her career at FBHS in a variety of positions and shares her story and some Best Practices for school based AD's.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
29:28
November 20, 2020
Episode # 70 - Doug Kilgore, CMAA and Founder of the BOW TIE AD Professional Development Program
A Grand Time is guaranteed for all as the Bow Tie AD himself - Doug Kilgore - stops by to share his pretty remarkable story along with some TRUE Best Practices gleaned from a lifetime spent in Athletics.  This IS The Educational AD Podcast!
33:44
November 18, 2020
Episode # 69 - Monica Maxwell, CMAA and Ath. Director at East Central Chicago HS (IN)
We get to visit with another National Leader as Monica Maxwell, CMAA shares her story including a pretty impressive playing career - did I say WNBA - along with sharing some Best Practices for school based AD's!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
24:48
November 16, 2020
Episode #68 - Jonathan Bukva, CMAA and AD at Ronald Reagan Middle School
The Podcast checks in with Middle School AD Jonathan Bukva, CMAA in Manassas, VA as he shares his story along with best practices for Middle School AD's.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
29:29
November 13, 2020
Episode #67 - Lisa Gingras, CMAA and Director of Athletics at the Nashua High Schools (NH).
Lisa Gingras, CMAA joins the podcast to share her story along with some Best Practices.  Lisa has become a leader at the state and the National level and this summer she became the 1,000th Certified Master Athletic Administrator through the NIAAA's Leadership Training and Certification program!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
30:20
November 11, 2020
Episode # 66 - Michael Harrison, Athletic Director at Orange Park HS (FL)
The great Michael Harrison from Orange Park High School near Jacksonville, FL joins the podcast to share his story along with some best practices for school based AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
33:55
November 9, 2020
Episode #65 - Pam Cawley, CAA and Athletic Director at Foundation Christian Academy (Valrico, FL).
The podcast visits with the great Pam Cawley, CAA who shares her story about building a strong program at Foundation Christian along with sharing some of her Best Practices!  This is the Educational AD Podcast!
33:56
November 6, 2020
Episode # 64 - Chris Fore, CAA and Principal at Palmdale Aerospace Academy (CA) and founder of EightLaces Consulting
Very excited about our visit with Chris Fore, CAA who shares his experiences as a highly successful Head Football Coach, Athletic Director, and High School Principal.  Chris also founded and directs EightLaces.com consulting and is a leader of the highest degree in the world of Education and Educational Athletics!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
35:54
November 4, 2020
Episode # 63 - Amber O'Malley, CAA and Asst. Athletic Director at Community School of Naples (FL)
The podcast heads to SW Florida and visits with Amber O'Malley, CAA who is the Assistant AD at the Community School of Naples and also serves on the FIAAA Board as the Director of Special Events.  Amber is a "rising star" having already made a big impact at her school and here in Florida as well as serving as a national faculty member for the NIAAA!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
32:48
November 2, 2020
Episode #62 - Charlie Marello, Principal of Niceville High School (FL) and FHSAA Section I Appeals Committee
Today we're back in the Florida Panhandle to visit with the great Charlie Marello who is Principal at Niceville H.S. which is one of the most successful programs in the state.  Charlie was also a long time coach and knows how to build a top athletic program.  THIS is the Educational AD podcast!
37:40
October 30, 2020
Episode # 61 - Cheryl Shivel, Athletic Director at Astronaut H.S. in TItusville, Florida
We're back in the Sunshine State where it all started visiting with the award winning Cheryl Shivel who is the AD at Astronaut High School in Titusville, Florida.  Cheryl shares her story along with Best Practices on this edition of The Educational AD Podcast!
30:31
October 28, 2020
Episode #60 - Marcus Gabriel, CAA and AD at American H.S. in Hialeah, Florida
This episode we go to South Florida and Miami-Dade County to visit with Marcus Gabriel, CAA and this year's Vice President of the FIAAA.  Marcus gives us some current info on what's happening in one of the largest school districts in the country along with some best practices!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
37:35
October 26, 2020
Episode #59 - Lynne Flint, CAA and AD at Haddam Killingworth High School
The Podcast travels to Connecticut to visit with the great Lynne Flint who shares her story along with some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD! Lynne and I were co-presenters at the NADC a 2 years ago on how to help struggling coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD!
28:30
October 23, 2020
Episode #58 - Mike Colby, CMAA - (Retired) currently member of the FIAAA Board of Directors
FIAAA and FHSAA Hall of Famer Mike Colby, CMAA joins the Educational AD podcast to share his story and Best Practices.  Mike is a long time Florida High School AD along with serving many years as a Director with the Florida High School Athletic Association.  Mike now serves on the FIAAA Board of Directors and also heads multiple committees!  THIS is the Educational AD!
34:31
October 21, 2020
Episode #57 - Misty Buck - Author & Athlete Mental Health Coach
Today we visit with the great Misty Buck who has taken her experiences as an elite athlete and coach and written a book called the The Athlete Mental Health Playbook.  She feels that managing mental wellness truly takes an ongoing mind, body, and soul holistic plan, which is why she is so passionate about sharing those messages and tools today!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
28:14
October 19, 2020
Episode #56 - Dr. Kaleb Stoppel, CMAA and Athletic Director at Olathe East H.S. (KS)
The Educational AD Podcast heads to Kansas for a visit with Dr. Kaleb Stoppel, CMAA who shares his story along with some Best Practices for school based athletic directors and coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
37:09
October 16, 2020
Episode # 55 - Stacey Segal, CMAA and Assistant Director of Athletics for the Dallas Independent School District
The great Stacey Segal joins us to share her story and best practices.  Stacy brings tremendous experience as an athlete and as a highly successful coach and she's also highly involved at the state and national level!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
37:33
October 14, 2020
Episode # 54 - Dan Schuster, CMAA and Director of the NFHS Learning Center
Dan Schuster, CMAA is the Director of the NFHS Learning Center as well as being the National Editor for Ice Hockey Rules,  Dan Shares his story along with Best Practices for AD's and Coaches on The Educational AD Podcast!
41:46
October 12, 2020
Episode #53 - Sheri Stice, CMAA and National Program Director for the NIAAA Certification Committee
Sheri Stice is an award winning Athletic Director including induction into the NIAAA HALL OF FAME and she stops by to share her story and some Beat Practices on the Educational AD Podcast!  Sheri continues to serve our profession by mentoring the current and next generation of AD's through her tireless work leading one of the key committees in our organization!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
25:12
October 9, 2020
Episode #52 - Steve Throne, CMAA and Athletic Director at Millard South H.S. in Omaha, Nebraska
The Educational AD heads out to the Cornhusker State to visit with Steve Throne, CMAA who shares his story along with some Best Practices for School based AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
22:27
October 7, 2020
Episode #51 - Peggy Seegers-Braun, CMAA and Athletic Director at Divine Savior Holy Angels HS in Milwaukee, WI
We head to Wisconsin and the great Peggy Seegers-Braun, CMAA who shares her story and Best Practices for school based AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
33:38
October 5, 2020
Episode #50 - Nathan Stanley, CAA and AD at Lakeridge High School in Lake Oswego, OR
We head out to the West Coast and my HOME State of Oregon to visit with Nathan Stanley of Lakeridge H.S.  Nathan is a CAA and also presented at the Florida "Virtual" Conference this past spring.  Nate shares his story and Best Practices on the Educational AD Podcast!
36:06
October 2, 2020
Episode #49 - Catherine Tonco Ong, CMAA - Athletic Director at Brent International School in the Philippines
The Educational AD goes INTERNATIONAL as the great Catherine "Kat" Ong joins us to share her story and best practices along with how an International School Athletic Program operates!  Catherine has a tremendous background as an athlete and as a coach who has also achieved CMAA certification!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
25:15
September 30, 2020
Episode #48 - Rich Barton, CMAA - Athletic Director at Richfield High School (UT)
One of the BIG names in the NIAAA, Rich Barton shares his career and best practices - along with some observations from being the President of the NIAAA - in this edition of the Education AD!
32:16
September 28, 2020
Episode #47 - Deb Savino, CMAA - Assistant AD at Ransom Everglades School in Coral Gables, FL
In addition to being an experienced AD, Deb Savino is a multi State Champion Coach and she shares her story along with some best practices for school based AD's and Coaches.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
34:43
September 25, 2020
Episode #46 - Mark Lee - Athletic Director at Hernando High School in Hernando, Florida
Mark Lee of Hernando High School shares his story along with Best Practices on this Episode of the Educational AD.  Mark is a long time Florida AD and a current member of our FIAAA Board of DIrectors.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
39:45
September 23, 2020
Episode # 45 - Carol Dozibrin, CMAA - Executive Director of the New Hampshire Athletic Administrators Association
Carol is a "Pro's Pro" of Athletic Administration and she shares the wisdom gleaned from her years as a school based AD along with her current position as the Executive Director for New Hampshire.  Carol will share her story along with some true Best Practices!  THIS is the Educational AD!
36:26
September 21, 2020
Episode #44 - Dan Comeau, CMAA - Director of Mentoring for the FIAAA
The great Dan Comeau may be recently retired but he continues to direct the very successful Mentoring Program for the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  Join us as Dan shares his wisdom along with some Best Practices on the Educational AD Podcast!
29:37
September 18, 2020
Episode #43 - Becky Moran, CMAA - Athletic Director at Round Lake High School (IL).
Becky Moran is a CMAA who is also very active at the state and National level.  She shares her story and Best Practices as an Athletic DIrector on this edition of The Educational AD Podcast!
30:04
September 16, 2020
Episode #42 - Mike Ellson, CMAA - Director of Athletics at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, TN
One of the National Leaders in our profession, Mike Ellson, Jr joins us to share his story, his vision, and some real Best Practices from his long career at CPA in Nashville!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
39:51
September 14, 2020
Episode #41 - Dr. Danielle LaPoint, AD at Manatee H.S. in Bradenton, Florida
One of Florida's up and coming leaders, Dr. Danielle LaPoint joins the Educational AD Podcast.  The Good Doctor shares her story and some Best Practices on this episode of The Educational AD Podcast!
22:54
September 11, 2020
Episode #40 - Joey Struwe, CMAA - Athletic Director Lincoln H.S. in Sioux Falls. SD
Joey Struwe is one of our nation's top AD's serving his community and for his state where he has created several professional development programs for South Dakota.  He is also the Co-Vice Chair of the NIAAA's Certification Committee!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
22:20
September 9, 2020
Episode #39 - Anne Campbell, CMAA - Director of Athletics at Grand Rapids (MN) High School
Anne Campbell is a dynamic leader for the Grand Rapids (Minnesota) School System and this week she shares her story along with some current Best Practices for AD's.  Anne was also a presenter this past Spring for the FIAAA Virtual Conference as she led one of our featured Zoom Presentations!  THIS is the Educational AD!
28:41
September 7, 2020
Episode #38 - Jay Rader, CAA (Retired) At Large Director for the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
This Episode has a two time HALL OF FAME Honoree sharing his story and Best Practices gleaned from a career that has spanned over 50 years!  Jay Rader is still active as an FIAAA Board Member and also as an NIAAA National Conference Facilitator - he is someone who has seen it all!  THIS is the Educational AD!
29:22
September 4, 2020
Episode #37 - Amanda Waters, CAA - AD at Mater Dei H.S. (CA) and co-creator of the National AD Resource Network
Amanda Waters, CAA is a National Leader in our profession, helping create the NADRN (National AD Resource Network) in addition to leading her own school's highly successful program!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
22:29
September 2, 2020
Episode #36 - Mike Ostrowski, CAA - Athletic Director at North Broward Prep School in Coconut Creek, FL
Mike Ostrowski of North Broward Prep shares his wisdom and experience as a long time coach and AD in several venues along with Best Practices for School Based Athletic Directors.  THIS is the Educational AD!
31:47
August 31, 2020
Episode #35 - Kippie Crouch, CAA - Director of Athletics at Out of Door Academy in Sarasota, FL
Veteran AD Kippie Crouch is our guest for Episode 35!  Listen as she shares great ideas and Best Practices for School Based AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD!
26:24
August 28, 2020
Episode #34 - Shelton Crews, Executive Director of the Florida Athletic Coaches Association
Long time Florida High School Football Coach and now Executive Director of the FACA, Shelton Crews is a respected authority on high school sports and when he speaks, people listen!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
42:50
August 26, 2020
Episode #33 - Kelly Fish, CMAA - Athletic Director at Currey Ingram Academy (TN)
Kelly is an award winning AD who also serves on the NIAAA National Faculty for Middle School Courses.  She is a leader in the state of Tennessee and now shares her story and her Best Practices with us!  THIS is the Educational AD!
28:18
August 24, 2020
Episode #32 - Casey Thiele, CAA - Pensacola H.S. (FL) Athletic Director
Casey Thiele shares his story along with life in Florida's Panhandle plus some Best Practices for AD's.  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
26:32
August 21, 2020
Episode #31 - Tara Osborne, CAA - Athletic Director at Prattville Christian Academy
Award winning Athletic Director, Sectional Chair, and NIAAA National Board Member Tara Osborne shares her story and her Best Practices for Athletic Directors!  THIS is the Educational AD!
26:44
August 19, 2020
Episode # 30 - Dr. Chris Hobbs, CMAA - Director of Athletics at The King's Academy in Palm Beach Co. Florida
Chris Hobbs is without a doubt one of the BEST READ Athletic Directors in the country and he shares his experience and Best Practices for AD's and Coaches!  THIS is the Educational AD!
31:24
August 17, 2020
Episode #29 - Dr. Lisa Langston, CMAA - Ft. Worth (TX) School District
College Track Star, Professional Basketball Player, and Nationally recognized Athletic Director Dr. Lisa Langston shares her story and Best Practices!  THIS is the Educational AD!
30:29
August 14, 2020
Episode #28 - Tol Gropp, CMAA at Timberline H.S. in Boise, Idaho
Tol Gropp is an award winning Athletic Director and also the Co-Vice Chair of the NIAAA's Certification Committee.  Tol shares his experiences and his Best Practices with us.  THIS is the Educational AD!
28:31
August 12, 2020
Episode #27 - Allison Fondale, CMAA - Athletic Director at St. Mary's H.S. in Maryland
A great visit with Allison Fondale who leads the athletic department at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, Maryland.  Best Practices for today's Athletic Directors - THIS is the Educational AD!
26:29
August 10, 2020
Episode #26 - Scott Drabczyk, CAA - Assistant Principal for Athletics at Father Lopez Catholic H.S. (Daytona Beach, FL)
One of Florida's best, Scott Drabczyk, joins the podcast to share his experiences at the Public and Private School desk along with serving in key leadership positions at the State and the National level!  THIS is the Educational AD!
38:44
August 7, 2020
Episode #25 - Holly Farnese, CMAA - Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Athletic Directors Association
Holly Farnese is not just a Master Athletic Director but she's also a National Leader and a member of the NIAAA Hall of Fame!  Holly shares some of her Best Practices for school based AD's on this episode!  THIS is the Educational AD!
32:51
August 5, 2020
Episode #24 - Pete Shambo, CMAA - Penfield School District (NY) Athletic Director
The Great Pete Shambo joins us and shares the best practices from upstate New York plus observations as a local, state, and national leader in Education Based Athletics!  THIS is the Educational AD!
32:41
August 3, 2020
Episode #23 - Stephanie Blackwell, CMAA - Athletic Director at Bixby Public Schools (Oklahoma)
Stephanie is a state and national award winning AD who shares here knowledge and passion for athletics on this edition of the podcast!  She is also a member of the NIAAA Certification Committee which puts her on the cutting edge of developments in certification and LTC.  THIS is the Educational AD!
26:08
August 1, 2020
Episode #22 - Ron Allan, Athletic Director for Lecanto High School in Florida
Episode 22 has long time Coach and AD Ron Allan sharing his experiences and best practices with us!  Ron has served his community for over 25 years and has also been a presence state wide on the FIAAA Board and on the FHSAA Ath. Dir. Advisory Committee.  THIS is the Educational AD!
41:09
July 30, 2020
Episode #21 - Rebecca Moe, Director of Athletics at University Prep in Seattle, WA
Episode 21 presents a view from the West Coast and Rebecca Moe is a recognized leader in school based athletics who shares her story and her Best Practices with us!  THIS is the Educational AD!
20:35
July 29, 2020
Episode #20 - Steve McHale, CAA - Athletic Director at Dr. Phillips H.S. (Orlando, FL)
We visit with Steve McHale who is the AD at one of the largest (and most successful!) high schools in the state!  Steve shares his background as a multi-sport athlete, US Marine, and Coach along with offering some best practices that can be used by all of us.  THIS is the Educational AD!
22:57
July 27, 2020
Episode #19 - Dixie Wescott, CMAA - Director of Online Programs at William Woods University
A great visit with Dixie Wescott, and old coaching friend, who is now the Director of Online Athletic Programs at William Woods University.  Dixie shares her wisdom and Best Practices gleaned from being a successful H.S. and College Coach, as a H.S. Athletic Director and Administrator, as an Official, and now as the leader of a graduate program for aspiring AD's!  THIS is the Educational AD Podcast!
26:40
July 24, 2020
Episode #18 - Ernest Robertson Jr. CMAA - Dir. of Sports Enrichment at Palmer Trinity School
Ernest Robertson Jr. shares his path from Elite H.S. athlete to Award Winning Coach and CMAA to a new position as DIrector of Sports Enrichment and Diversity Admissions at the Palmer Trinity School in Palmetto Bay, Florida.  THIS is the Educational AD!
32:12
July 23, 2020
Episode #`17 - Jennifer Brooks, CMAA - Athletic Director at The Ursuline Academy in St. Louis, MO
Jen Brooks has  spent her entire career at the Ursuline Academy in St. Louis but she has impacted the world of Educational Athletics in a big way!  Listen as she shares her story as a student athlete, coach, AD, and creator of a national website to help promote women's athletics and the profession of Athletic Administration on the Educational AD!
27:05
July 22, 2020
Episode #16 - Wayne Stofsky, Director of Athletics for The David Posnack School in Davie, FL
A great visit with Wayne Stofsky who shares his experiences as a Professional Baseball Player, TV Sports Personality, Varsity Head Coach, Entrepreneur, and High School Athletic Director fo a very successful private school!  THIS is the Educational AD!
30:32
July 20, 2020
Episode #15 - Kiesha Brown, CMAA - K-8 AD at the Galloway School in Atlanta, GA
Keisha Brown has used her experiences as a former Professional Athlete (WNBA and Europe) and as a successful entrepreneur to become a rising star in the world of Educational Athletics!  Keisha is also a CMAA and she shares her wisdom and best practices on the Educational AD Podcast!
27:26
July 18, 2020
Episode #14 - Tyrone McGriff, Athletic Director for the Florida State Univ. Charter School
In Episode #14 we visit with Tyrone McGriff, the AD at the Florida State University Charter School, who shares his unique perspective of growing up in an Educational and Athletic family.  Tyrone shares his Best Practices and wisdom including some cool activities at his school.  THIS is the Educational AD!
29:26
July 16, 2020
Episode #13 - Alison Posey - Sports Anchor for WTXL / abc 27 in Tallahassee, Florida
The first female Sports Anchor in the "Panhandle" joins the Educational AD podcast!  Alison Posey was a high school and college athlete and used her competitive skills to become the face and the voice of sports in Florida's Big Bend area!  Alison shares her story and also some Best Practices for AD's and coaches on how to maximize their school's and their athlete's media exposure.  THIS is the Educational AD!
26:51
July 15, 2020
Episode #12 - Ashton Washington - Director of HS Relations for the Univ. of Illinois Football Team
We go DIVISION I with Ashton "Coach A" Washington of the University of Illinois Football Team!  Coach shares her story - including a stint in the XFL - as well as how AD's and Coaches can help in the recruiting process!  A special edition of The EDUCATIONAL AD
25:43
July 15, 2020
Episode #11 - Kandice Mitchell, CMAA - Athletic Director for Atlanta Public Schools & Georgia High School Association
The Educational AD sits down with the dynamic Kandice Mitchell - a former D-I and International Athlete and now an award winning athletic director with the Atlanta Public Schools.  Kandice shares her background and best practices in the area of Educational Athletics!  THIS is the Educational AD!
24:45
July 13, 2020
Episode #10 - Andy Warner, Director of Warner Soccer Club (Florida)
The Educational AD visits with a real "Pro" and a Hall of Famer - Andy Warner shares his best practices as the DIrector of one of the top athletic "clubs" in Florida and in the country!  THIS is the Educational AD!
36:03
July 13, 2020
Episode #9 - Russell Wambles, CMAA - Director of Corporate Sponsorship for FIAAA
Master Athletic Director Russell Wambles joins us to share his story and some great ideas for new and experienced AD's.  Russell has worked in a variety of school settings and the corporate world and has a lot of wisdom to share!  THIS is the Educational AD!
34:33
July 10, 2020
Episode #8 - Jessica Upchurch, CAA - Sebastian River H.S. Athletic Director
Another great visit - this time with Athletic Director Jessica Upchurch of Sebastian River H.S. in Florida.  Jessica shares her journey, her best practices, and some tips from her 4 time Ironman Triathlon competitions!  THIS is the Educational AD!
23:52
July 10, 2020
Episode #7 - John Sgromolo, CAA Clay County District AD
Listen to our visit with Clay County Athletic Director John Sgromolo, CAA who shares is dynamic vision for promoting athletes and teams!  THIS is the Educational AD!
24:13
July 8, 2020
Episode #6 - Jay Getty, CAA Athletic Director at Hagerty H.S. (FL)
Join us for a great show with Jay Getty who is not only a great AD but also a National caliber XC Coach and one of the FIAAA guru's with all things related to Social Media!  Thanks for listening to the Educational AD Podcast!
32:10
July 6, 2020
Episode #5 - Steve Ripley, CMAA (Retired), Board of Directors for FIAAA
The great Steve Ripley visits with the Educational AD and shares his long and impressive career including some great nuggets of advice for today's Athletic Director.  THIS is the Educational AD!
26:48
July 3, 2020
Episode #4 - Pam Lancaster, CMAA - Auburndale H.S. (FL) Athletic Director
The Educational AD visits with Pam Lancaster of Auburndale, FL who shares some great Best Practices with us!  Enjoy the Educational AD!
28:34
July 3, 2020
Episode #3 - Dan Talbot, CMAA - Polk County (FL) District Athletic Director
Listen to the Educational AD's interview with Dan Talbot, CMMA from Polk County in Florida.  Dan is an incredible leader with some great advice for any Athletic Director
44:14
July 3, 2020
Episode #2 - Tammie Talley, CAA - Duval County (FL) Athletic Director
Tammie Talley, the District Athletic Director for Duval County joins the Educational AD Podcast!  Tammie is a veteran AD who prides her coaches and her AD's on striving to be the best they can be through ongoing Professional Development!  We hope you enjoy the Podcast.  THIS - is the Educational AD!
25:17
June 30, 2020
Episode #1 - Rocky Gillis, Broward County Athletic Association Director & FIAAA President Elect
Our FIRST Interview and it was a great visit with Rocky GIllis, District Athletic Director for the Broward County School District in South Florida.  Rocky is also the FIAAA President Elect for 2020-21 and he shares a little of his background in coaching and as an AD along with some of his ideas for re-opening and building for the future!  Please enjoy - and share with your friends and colleagues - THIS is the Educational AD!
21:09
June 29, 2020
Official Trailer!
The Educational AD is almost here!  Join us starting Monday, June 29th when Jake von Scherrer, CMAA sits down with Rocky GIllis who is the District Athletic Director for the Broward County (FL) School DIstrict.  We're going to be discussing current issues including re-opening plans, coaches education, and sponsorship and branding for one of the largest districts in the state!  Please Join us for our first official episode of The Educational AD.
02:24
June 24, 2020