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Want to Keep Your Coaching Job? Win, And Do This

More great coverage of our very own Brian Cadman's research about coaching success and academic success. New research from Cadman, with Harvard University’s Christopher Avery, INSEAD’s Gavin Cassar shows that DI coaches for revenue sports - are less likely to get fired if their players are also doing well academically. It’s easy to measure winners on the court. Villanova, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Syracuse universities [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:05-07:00April 4th, 2016|

Inside Higher Ed: Losing Games vs. Losing Students

Big fan of March Madness? Ready for the Final 4? Research from our very own Brian Cadman shows the correlation between a student's academic progress rate (APR) and the job security of college football and men's college basketball coaches. The paper was the subject of a story by Jake New in this week's Inside Higher Ed. He begins: Big-time college football and men’s basketball coaches [...]

2017-12-20T13:06:50-07:00March 29th, 2016|