February 21, 2018
If you attend a conference or meeting of athletic administrators, you might hear complaints that it’s difficult or impossible to find qualified coaches for their programs. The first step to fixing this problem is to take a hard look at what you mean by the term qualified.
February 20, 2018
Coach & Athletic Director wanted to provide a simple resource for aspiring coaches, so we asked the experts to offer their best tips. After surveying coaches and athletic administrators at the college and high school levels, these are the six pieces of advice that came up time and time again.
February 18, 2018
Speed training protocols are widely varied and sometimes conflicting. One thing you can be assured of, however, is that they are high on every coach’s priority list.
In my early coaching years, I read every piece of speed training literature available, sought out the expertise of speed gurus and experimented with every gadget that promised to develop lightning fast speed. And, to this day, I maintain an open mind to doing much of the same.
February 14, 2018
Of the 40-plus nutrients required by the human body, calcium takes center stage. While it’s well known that adequate dietary calcium is vital for building strong bones and warding off osteoporosis, the benefits of consuming calcium-rich foods don’t stop there.
February 8, 2018
The goal for coaches is to win games and turn athletes into quality people. But there may come a time when you’re asked to adjust your style to accommodate the opposite gender or coach a group of athletes you may not be familiar with. For some, that means coaching girls.