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  • December 7, 2018

    A new nickname sports parents should give their kids

    by Dr. Rob Bell

    Being immersed in sports, we hear many nicknames. Most are innocuous, but some of these are actually as toxic as a participation trophy. That’s why sports parents should take a step back and re-think some of the nicknames they bestow on their children.

  • empty stands high school sports
    December 4, 2018

    40 Under 40 Perspectives: Rejuvenating the atmosphere at your athletic events

    by Jackie Randall

    The Elk Grove High School (Illinois) athletic department was faced with a serious problem — empty seats. Jackie Randall, Elk Grove’s girls’ athletic director and a recipient of Coach & Athletic Director’s 40 Under 40 award, shares how the program confronted the challenge and restored interest in the school’s athletics.

  • Mike Krzyzewski USA Basketball ring
    November 29, 2018

    The 13 qualities of great leaders

    by Alan Stein

    Great leaders are effective communicators, life-long learners and have the ability to make tough decisions that may be unpopular with the group. They’re also not afraid to put others ahead of themselves, only focusing on the success of the team.

    Here are the 13 qualities of great leaders.

  • lakewood coach L.J. Clark
    November 26, 2018

    Fighting for a Future

    by Kevin Hoffman

    In 2017, a funding crisis nearly cost Lakewood (N.J.) High School its entire athletic program. When some sports were saved, the Piners football program was left struggling to survive.

    But coaches, players and the community were not ready to give up.

  • November 19, 2018

    Between the Lines: Gun violence presents new security challenges

    by Kevin Hoffman

    Athletic administrators and facilities managers who are charged with keeping fans and athletes safe already have a lot on their minds. But the rise in gun violence presents new challenges, and that means programs must have difficult conversations and identify practical solutions.

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Muffet McGraw: Parents must let their kids fail

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