"The ADvantage Point"
Dr. Jim Wright
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High School Sports Talk featuring Information, Interviews, and Interactions with ADs, Student-Athletes, and Administratorsmore
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"The ADvantage Point" -- Where are the Refs? Part 2
17 August 2022
We are joined by Dave Gardi from the NFL Rules Office, Rob Maichin, a parent of 2 NCAA Lax players, Matt Lauria, HS Coach, Todd Nelson from the NYSPHSAA, and our three friends, Marc Negrin, Carl Superina, and Marty Quinn, Section XI Officials to get some answers to our issue, "Where Are the Refs?"
"The ADvantage Point" Talks with High School Officials
10 August 2022
We are losing officials at an alarming rate. Today we speak with three veteran officials that are trying to stem the tide and change perception as well as recruit and retain new referees and umpires. Communication and cooperation are a start.
"The ADvantage Point" Interviews Mark Koesterer, Founder of 'The Players NIL"
20 July 2022
Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) is new to the athletic scene, and understanding the impact it will have on interscholastic and collegiate sports is still to be assessed, but there are things every athlete needs to know before signing on. The Players NIL is an organization dedicated to educating ath...
"The ADvantage Point" Live from the NYSAAA Conference
17 March 2022
We have some great interviews with Tony Fisher from Minnesota, Bob Stulmaker from CASDA and some solid companies including Final Forms, NFHS Network Vid-Share, Honest Game, GoFan, HomeTown Ticketing, GoGipper and USA Sports Turf.
"The ADvantage Point" A Life Saved by Certified Athletic Trainer, Caitlyn Bucco
02 March 2022
Caitlyn Bucco, Trainer for Half Hollow Hills East and Athletic Director Deb Ferry saved a life when a spectator went into cardiac arrest. Kate talks about the experience and the need for certified ATs in all NY schools.
"The ADvantage Point" Looks at Participation, Social Media, and DEI
17 February 2022
Jim talks about some of the issues ADs deal with on an ongoing basis as numbers decline and parents take more control of their kids' lives. DEI is also at the forefront and the need for knowledge and collaboration is necessary.