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    January 8, 2016

    The reality of MRSA

    by Steve Leib

    Staph and MRSA outbreaks among student-athletes are a major concern for colleges and universities. Staph bacteria, and MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant strain of staph, have migrated from hospital settings, where they are commonplace, into locker rooms and athletic facilities infecting high school, college and professional athletes. Highly contagious, MRSA in particular can be difficult to treat … Continue reading The reality of MRSA

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    January 4, 2016

    Developing coachable soccer players

    by Bill Beswick

    Coachability is a key to performance breakthrough for individual players and whole teams. The one essential requirement is the willingness to listen and utilize external input and influences. The extent of this openness to learning determines four levels of coachability:   Not coachable. Already knows everything, not open, listens only to own voice Selectively coachable. … Continue reading Developing coachable soccer players

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    December 18, 2015

    Creating a pipeline of leaders

    by Jeff Janssen

    Just as you must analyze, recruit, develop and replace your team’s physical talent, you must also do the same with your team’s leadership talent. Most coaches are familiar with depth charts. These help you stay on top of your team by visually seeing your personnel strengths, weaknesses and liabilities. If there is a hole in any … Continue reading Creating a pipeline of leaders

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    December 16, 2015

    Managing daily priorities of a strength program

    by Ken Mannie

    On just about a daily basis, I receive several email requests for a handout describing some aspect of our program — in/offseason training, conditioning protocols, speed training mechanics, mobility/flexibility, leadership activities and a wealth of other player development information. While I certainly try to help these coaches with their requests, there remains a serious concern … Continue reading Managing daily priorities of a strength program

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    December 8, 2015

    Preparing for an emergency

    by Dr. David Hoch

    Part of the Boy Scout motto is to be prepared, and the same holds true for athletic administrators. At athletic events, there may be injuries or problems in the stands with disruptive fans. Lightning can strike during a contest and there may be a medical emergency with a spectator. And you might have to evacuate … Continue reading Preparing for an emergency

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February 4, 2016

Md. bill would suspend coaches who play concussed athletes

Maryland legislators are considering a bill that would suspend coaches who put p... Read more »
February 2, 2016

South Dakota legislators take aim at activities association

Florida isn’t the only state where legislators are trying to overhaul the ... Read more »

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