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  • July 16, 2018

    Fixing your football team

    by Jerome Learman

    Most losing programs have several commonalities that contributed to their lack of success. Here are 15 of them that all football programs should avoid.

  • July 13, 2018

    5 strategies for small schools to succeed against bigger programs

    by Troy Baker

    After making the jump from class A to AAA, we competed for five state championships, made the playoffs in nearly every sport, and finished the year ranked fourth in the state’s Director’s Cup race. Here are strategies we employed to compete with and beat the bigger schools.

  • July 11, 2018

    Support the next generation of leaders

    by Kevin Hoffman

    More than a year ago, the staff at Coach & Athletic Director began asking what we could do to honor the next generation of leaders tasked with promoting team sports and guiding student-athletes. The result was our first 40 Under 40 Awards.

  • July 9, 2018

    How to consistently perform your best during practice, competition

    by Kelsey Griffith

    If you think about the days and hours you spend practicing, chances are the time spent training and preparing far outweighs the time spent in competitive performance.

  • July 5, 2018

    ‘Clarity of Purpose’

    by Pete Sterbick

    At Montana Tech, clarity of purpose is the basic thought of making sure the athletes are clear on what they’re doing. A football coach at the school adopted that concept but took it a step further. It was the question of why there wasn’t clarity that made a difference.

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News

July 12, 2018

Study: Soccer headers may be linked to balance problems

Soccer players who head the ball more often may be more likely to have balance p... Read more »
July 12, 2018

NSCA announces changes to certification for strength coaches

The NSCA is modifying the requirements to attain the Certified Strength and Cond... Read more »

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