Punishing College Coaches Will Change College Athletics

Sports and Society Administrator March 23, 2013 0

Arne Duncan and Tom McMillen
USAToday | March 21, 2013
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This excellent Oped piece discusses the ramifications that could come from disciplining coaches in college athletics in the wake of events like UConn missing the NCAA tournament because of academics this year. Three article highlights discussed are:

“-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Tom McMillen criticize the structure of coaches’ contracts
-Duncan and McMillen urge for academic performance to be a more significant factor in coaches’ pay
-They ask for a willingness by presidents and trustees to buck the status quo”

To read the entire article click the link: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2013/03/20/arne-duncan-tom-mcmillen-march-madness-education-coach-salaries/2004835/

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