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Date Posted: 09/13/15 7:11:09pm Sun
Author: and one
Subject: Re: Fall Sports Reality
In reply to: Jesus Shuttleworth 's message, "Re: Fall Sports Reality" on 09/13/15 7:08:56pm Sun

>>>Okay, field hockey is not at the top of most watched
>>>contests and, I guess, we need the team for Title IX
>>>balance but, what the hey! The coach is in her 26
>>>year and has had only 3 winning seasons. The last
>>>was 2004. Her win percentage is .385. The other
>>>three coaches that Colgate has had all had records
>>>above .500. Can't help thinking Colgate can attract
>>>good players, so, is the coach performing to
>>>expectations? Is there a shortage of field hockey
>>>coaches? Is the present coach just a wealthy
>>>eccentric and funds the program out of her pocket?
>>Clearly she either has "pictures" or Tenure. You
>>would think that pride alone would influence held to
>>give up the job.
>It starts with the administration, expectations have
>to to be set and met. Also, some of the student
>athletes are on scholarship, so expectations should be
>there as well. Seeing the AD is early in their tenure
>and hasn't been in a situation to actually let someone
>go, it will be interesting if the trigger is ever
>pulled. I imagine it is a lot different doing the
>firing instead of being one office over and having an
>opinion when the previous AD was there.

I imagine it would be hard to make those decisions when clearly there are personal relationships that would go in account, especially for those that a long tenure.

But business is business and it shouldn't matter. We all have jobs to do, simple as that.

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[> [> [> [> [> Re: Fall Sports Reality -- Steve, 09/14/15 10:00:05am Mon

Like everyone else, I am disappointed with all these losses. That said, last year the program was in a similar state and yet they did well enough over time and qualified for the PL tournament. That's a standard that everyone can strive for as the season progresses.

Go 'gate!

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