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To be an effective sport administrator, you need to know a little about everything. Finance, human resources, risk management, marketing, fundraising, and event planning are just some of the many responsibilities you oversee as a sport administrator. Our courses and resources are designed to give you the practical knowledge and tools to get the job done.

Directing Youth Sports Programs online course —This course is the ideal training ground for new and inexperienced youth sport administrators and park district sport directors. It's filled with practical tools to assist you in all facets of the job.

NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration —This guidebook features the best practices in high school athletic administration to assist both aspiring and practicing athletic directors in meeting the demands of the job.

Athletic Director's Desk Reference —This comprehensive resource includes more than 100 management tips and planning tools, and the more than 300 documents in the accompanying web resource can be downloaded and customized to meet your athletic program's specific needs.

Free webinars —At-your-desk learning opportunities aimed at athletic administrators, coaches, athletic trainers, athletes, and parents on a variety of hot topics in youth and high school sports.

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Free downloads —Accessible free of charge through our website, these excerpts, articles, sample plans, checklists, and tip sheets provide valuable information gleaned from Human Kinetics books on issues pertinent to administrators, coaches, officials, and parents.