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  • Athletic Comparisons Renee Racette 12-3-07
  • Schools Examined John Burroughs
    • Quick Facts
    • Private, non secular
    • 560 Students (7-12)
    • $18,757 tuition
    • Numerous state championships over last 10 years
    Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Field Hockey Volleyball Basketball Dance Swimming Tennis Track Lacrosse Soccer
  • Schools Examined Country Day
    • Quick Facts
    • Private, non secular
    • 579 Students
    • $18,690 tuition
    • 33 State championships over last 10 years
    Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Field Hockey Golf* Volleyball Basketball Dance Racquetball* Swimming Tennis Track Lacrosse Crew* Soccer View slide
  • Schools Examined CVPA
    • Quick Facts
    • SLPS District
    • 780 Students
    • Free, after acceptance into magnet program
    • Only state contender in recent history was a Girl’s track relay, 2006
    Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Volleyball Basketball Track Soccer Softball* View slide
  • Facilities Comparison
    • John Burroughs
    • Indoor Facilities
    • 3 basketball courts
    • 160 meter indoor track
    • performance gym
    • dance studio
    • multi-purpose wrestling facility
    • swimming pool
    • Outdoor facilities
    • Swimming Pool
    • 10 tennis courts
    • 2 artificial turf fields
    • All weather track
    • 1 grass baseball field
    • 4 grass practice fields
    Country Day Indoor facilities 4 volleyball courts 6 basketball courts wrestling area dance studio swimming pool Weight room Fitness center Outdoor facilities 3 Soccer Fields 2 Lacrosse Fields 1 Football Field Track 2 Baseball Diamonds CVPA Indoor Facilities Full Size Gym (b-ball, volleyball) Mini Gym Dance Studio Outdoor Facilities Multi-use Field for football and soccer Softball Field (rented from Tower Grove Park) Dirt Track
  • Athletic Operating Budget Country Day $220,000 CVPA Money allocated by downtown Extras must be paid for within school’s own operating budget John Burroughs $189,401
  • Coaching Staff
    • John Burroughs
    • Salaries determined by the headmaster, kept private
    • All sports have between 2 and 5 coaches
    • Country Day
    • Head Coach $5600 Assistant Coach $3500-$4000
    • Every sport has at least 2 coaches with most having between 3 and 5
    • CVPA
    • Most sports have 1 paid position $2500-$3000
    • Basketball and track are exception with a paid assistant
  • Procuring New Equipment A tale of 2 opposites
    • John Burroughs Coach puts in request to AD, very simple.
    • AD is a former coach and very supportive and understanding of needs
    CVPA Coach puts in request to AD and gets equipment 1-2 years later AD is also a teacher and has very little extra time
  • Conclusions
    • Better facilities = more state championships
    • Higher coaches salaries = more qualified staff
    • Success in athletics is measured by…..
        • State championships?
        • College scholarships for athletes?
        • Reputation of program?
        • No matter how you measure it, money = success
        • You pay for what you get….
  • Many Thanks!
    • Jim Lemen - AD John Burroughs
    • Don Maurer – AD Country Day
    • Ray Parks – AD CVPA
    • Sam Dunlap – SLPS District AD