Bound Break (Issue 25)

From fundraising and tickets to schedules, stats and more, Bound has your back as the new school year picks up speed!

Bound Break (Issue 25)

Let the Games Begin!

Ohhhhhhhh, baby! It's game time for high school sports. We are looking forward to great things from all the teams jumping into action this fall. At we're rooting for YOU too. From fundraising and tickets to schedules, stats and more, Bound is your partner in getting it all done!

Do YOU Have an Emergency Plan in Place?

As coaches and athletic directors, our top priority is the safety and well-being of our student-athletes and everyone involved in our sports programs. Preparedness is key, and that's where having comprehensive Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) and Critical Incident Plans (CIPs) become crucial. These plans are the backbone of a proactive approach to handle emergencies efficiently and protect our athletes and communities. In this article, we will explore the major components of these plans and emphasize the significance of critical incident planning.

Check Out the Podcast!

Have you given the DNA of an AD podcast a listen? Bound AD in Residence digs deep with Activites Directors from around the United States to share tips and tools to make you better at what you do. Find it on all streaming platforms or on the Bound Blog!


Getting Students Involved ... Off the Field

As an athletic director, one of the most rewarding aspects of the role is nurturing the potential of student athletes beyond the playing field. A Student Athlete Leadership group provides a platform for young athletes to develop valuable skills and qualities that will benefit them throughout their lives. In this blog post, Bound AD in Residence Scott Garvis, CMAA, explores strategies and tools to effectively lead and guide a Student Athlete Leadership group.

Downtime is hard to come by as school gets into swing. If you're looking to add a few more minutes to your day, you should invest 30 minutes to learn more about how Bound can streamline your operations. Our proven solutions have helped Activities Departments do more! Just click the button below to schedule a 30 minute consultation.

Looking for a professional development tool for your staff? This book from Bound AD in Residence, Scott Garvis, CMAA, offers great insight on what it takes to be an exceptional Activities Director. It is perfect to share with those you are mentoring to take the next step in their career in athletics administration!

Bound™ is a sports technology startup based in Ames, Iowa. Founded by Sam Schill, Brian Capesius, Nathan Haila, Todd Lawler, Rob Lynch, and Tom Lynch, Bound™ leverages the founding team’s extensive experience in youth activities and sports data management to create a a comprehensive platform that delivers effective, efficient web-based and app-based tools to activities administrators while putting a wealth of data in the hands of coaches, participants, parents and fans. The founding team is confident that their shared vision of making the youth activities experience easier to navigate will improve the atmosphere for all involved by leaps and bounds.