• August 7, 2018

    Mental keys to athletic improvement and achievement

    by Micah Kurtz

    Dream big. Starting quarterback. All-state. College scholarship. Academic All-American. Professional career. Encourage your student-athletes to set big goals that might be a bit intimidating.

    Here are seven rules for success and achievement that any coach can teach their student-athletes. 

  • August 3, 2018

    A Coach’s Influence: Using undistracted time with athletes

    by Mike Walker

    Coaches are among the only humans left who get teenagers each day for two hours of technology-free interaction. As such, this presents coaches with an unbelievable opportunity to capture the hearts and minds of their players in a way that no other adult can.

  • July 30, 2018

    Getting principal, superintendent support against combative sports parents

    by Dr. David Hoch

    To combat this problem and provide proactive communication and education for all parents, many athletic administrators host preseason parent meetings. These are invaluable, but don’t stop there. You need to do everything you can to effectively reach the parents of your athletes.

  • July 25, 2018

    How heat acclimatization guidelines have made a difference

    by Keith Loria

    In 2009, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Korey Stringer Institute spearheaded a task force that developed the Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics. David Csillan, a NATA member who co-chaired the report with Douglas J. Casa of KSI, said these guidelines were vital.

  • July 22, 2018

    Keeping locker rooms free of diseases and infections

    by Coach and Athletic Director

    A look at policy standards to combat MRSA, viruses in schools. The majority of coaches and athletes understand why they need to be cautious about locker room diseases and infections, but not all schools have policies to help keep them safe.

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August 10, 2018

Coach & AD named a finalist in 2018 Folio: Eddie Awards

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August 8, 2018

Iowa providing concussion insurance to high school athletes

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