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John Sgromolo

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Episode 23: John Sgromolo, CAA - Coordinator of Athletics and Development - Clay County District Schools - Orange Park, FL

Hangin With The AD Podcast

EPISODE # 23 ...John SgromoloToday’s guest is John Sgromolo. John is both the head baseball coach and athletic director at Ridgeview High School, just outside of Jacksonville Florida. It will not take you long to feel John’s passion for both student-athletes and leadership in general. A lifelong learner, podcaster, and a believer that there is nothing that can replace a positive high school experience. I hope you enjoy our conversation with Mr. John Sgromolo. 0:20- Update Welcome 1:08- Brand from the District Level Athletic Director 2:22- Biggest Change going from Local School to District Level AD 4:28- Vision as the Director of Athletics for Clay County Schools 6:20- Successfully Interviewing for the District Level AD Position 9:05- National Athletic Administrators Day 13:02- Introduction 17:53- Being a High School Athlete19:42- Benefits & Challenges of Being a Young AD 23:06- How the AD Role makes him a better coach26:05- #MomandDadMonday29:45- Developing a Culture with a Podcast32:31- Leadership Lessons from an MLB Draft Pick35:55- ‘A Minor League Moment’40:20- Promoting and Celebrating the College Signings42:14- The Value of Sportsmanship50:54- The Value of the Athletic Director52:00- Walk Off Charities58:04- 2-Minute Drill You can follow John Sgromolo on Twitter @CoachSgromolo  or LinkedIn @JohnSgromolo or Email john.sgromolo@myoneclay.net Book mentions: Extreme Ownership by Jocko WillinkAbout Hangin With The AD Podcast….Hangin with the AD is an interview style podcast where Don Baker, Cobb County School District Director of Athletics, partners with Josh Mathews, Pope High School (GA) Athletic Director, to discuss hot topics and lessons learned with leaders in the world of athletics.  These leaders include high school athletic directors at the district and local school levels; college athletic administrators; leaders in spaces that connect to athletics such as nutrition, wellness, recruiting, student-athlete recognition; current and former athletes; and others, who can help athletic administrators develop themselves and their programs for a better daily experience for their athletic communities.          We hope you enjoy the time we spend with these special guests.  Please leave us a review or rating to help us know how you were benefited from this podcast or how we can improve it.  Thank you for listening.  And until next time, thank you for spending your time, Hangin with the AD.         Don Baker.... Director of Athletics for the Cobb County School District in Georgia. @CCSD_AD (twitter & instagram)Josh Mathews...Athletics Director at Pope High School in Marietta, GA (East Cobb) @jwmathews14 (twitter & instagram) 

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7 Jan 2021

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Episode #7 - John Sgromolo, CAA Clay County District AD in Clay County, Florida

Educational AD Podcast

Listen to our visit with Clay County Athletic Director John Sgromolo, CAA who shares is dynamic vision for promoting athletes and teams!  THIS is the Educational AD!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/jake-von-scherrer/message


8 Jul 2020

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Episode 2: John Sgromolo (AD, Ridgeview High School) - "Building a Championship Brand"


Welcome to STANDOUT - a podcast on digital marketing in high school athletics. This podcast is designed to introduce you to some standouts in the field of high school sports, digital marketing, and beyond - with the goal of providing an awesome educational experience. On this episode, we are joined by John Sgromolo. John is the Athletic Director at Ridgeview High School in Orange Park, FL. STANDOUT is brought to you by Gipper. Want your athletic program to standout on social media? Gipper is a tool you or anyone in your athletic department can use to easily create sports graphics for social media - in seconds, on any device, and without needing any design experience.  Learn more at gogipper.com/plans


8 May 2020

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River City Hardball: Ridgeview Head Coach John Sgromolo

River City Hardball

Ridgeview baseball coach John Sgromolo joined us to discuss the FHSAA decision to cancel spring sports.


6 May 2020

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River City Hardball: John Sgromolo and Tom Lucas 2-15-20

River City Hardball

Ridgeview head coach John Sgromolo and St. John's Country Day head coach Tom Lucas join River City Hardball to preview their upcoming seasons and their championship matchup in the High School 9:12 Baseball Classic on Saturday.


24 Feb 2020

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Episode 12 - Leading on All Levels with new AD John Sgromolo

Engaged Athletics Leadership Podcast

John talks about how he infuses leadership in every component of his role as an AD


27 Nov 2018