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Athletic Comparisons


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Athletic Comparisons

  1. 1. Athletic Comparisons Renee Racette 12-3-07
  2. 2. Schools Examined John Burroughs <ul><li>Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Private, non secular </li></ul><ul><li>560 Students (7-12) </li></ul><ul><li>$18,757 tuition </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous state championships over last 10 years </li></ul>Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Field Hockey Volleyball Basketball Dance Swimming Tennis Track Lacrosse Soccer
  3. 3. Schools Examined Country Day <ul><li>Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Private, non secular </li></ul><ul><li>579 Students </li></ul><ul><li>$18,690 tuition </li></ul><ul><li>33 State championships over last 10 years </li></ul>Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Field Hockey Golf* Volleyball Basketball Dance Racquetball* Swimming Tennis Track Lacrosse Crew* Soccer
  4. 4. Schools Examined CVPA <ul><li>Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>SLPS District </li></ul><ul><li>780 Students </li></ul><ul><li>Free, after acceptance into magnet program </li></ul><ul><li>Only state contender in recent history was a Girl’s track relay, 2006 </li></ul>Female Options Cheerleading Cross Country Volleyball Basketball Track Soccer Softball*
  5. 5. Facilities Comparison <ul><li>John Burroughs </li></ul><ul><li>Indoor Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>3 basketball courts </li></ul><ul><li>160 meter indoor track </li></ul><ul><li>performance gym </li></ul><ul><li>dance studio </li></ul><ul><li>multi-purpose wrestling facility </li></ul><ul><li>swimming pool </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming Pool </li></ul><ul><li>10 tennis courts </li></ul><ul><li>2 artificial turf fields </li></ul><ul><li>All weather track </li></ul><ul><li>1 grass baseball field </li></ul><ul><li>4 grass practice fields </li></ul>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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Coaching Staff <ul><li>John Burroughs </li></ul><ul><li>Salaries determined by the headmaster, kept private </li></ul><ul><li>All sports have between 2 and 5 coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Country Day </li></ul><ul><li>Head Coach $5600 Assistant Coach $3500-$4000 </li></ul><ul><li>Every sport has at least 2 coaches with most having between 3 and 5 </li></ul><ul><li>CVPA </li></ul><ul><li>Most sports have 1 paid position $2500-$3000 </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball and track are exception with a paid assistant </li></ul>
  8. 8. Procuring New Equipment A tale of 2 opposites <ul><li>John Burroughs Coach puts in request to AD, very simple. </li></ul><ul><li>AD is a former coach and very supportive and understanding of needs </li></ul>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
  9. 9. Conclusions <ul><li>Better facilities = more state championships </li></ul><ul><li>Higher coaches salaries = more qualified staff </li></ul><ul><li>Success in athletics is measured by….. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State championships? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>College scholarships for athletes? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reputation of program? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No matter how you measure it, money = success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You pay for what you get…. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Many Thanks! <ul><li>Jim Lemen - AD John Burroughs </li></ul><ul><li>Don Maurer – AD Country Day </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Parks – AD CVPA </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Dunlap – SLPS District AD </li></ul>