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Communication needed for efficient funding

January 8, 2020

Using what he hears from athletes and coaches involved in each program, Ewald allots money to each sport.

“To me, in terms of equipment and spending money on equipment or supplies, it’s me getting communication and relying on the coaches. If students and participants aren’t feeling like that’s happening, I want to hear that from them,” Ewald said.

I first have to take into account things that are set. For example, transportation, event workers and officials. We do a uniform rotation every couple years. From there, I (consider other factors) on a need basis.”

— Andy Ewald

Kent said the athletic department keeps the prices of its sports programs lower than surrounding districts, which allows other districts to build more facilities.

“St. Louis Park has done an outstanding job at providing high quality programs and facilities and equipment while keeping prices very reasonable,” Kent said. “When you look at other districts, high school sports are considerably more expensive.”

According to Ewald, he hopes athletes are open to communicating to him any issues with their sport’s funding they feel needs to be solved.         

“I would encourage anybody that feel like (their needs) aren’t being met, I would like to know what those are so we can address them and take care of them,” Ewald said.

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