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Features

  • October 17, 2018

    Coach & A.D. throwback: Barry Switzer and the wishbone offense

    by Coach and Athletic Director

    Hall of Fame Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer used the wishbone to create one of the most prolific offenses in college football history. In the early 1970s, he shared its inner workings at a Coach & Athletic Director clinic, and we have the notes.

  • October 15, 2018

    Underpaid & Underappreciated

    by Dr. David Hoch

    While athletic administrators are paid a salary, the compensation is not usually commensurate with the time and effort spent in performing the duties involved. Here are some tips to help ADs make the case for raises and additional support in the athletic department.

  • October 10, 2018

    Preventing football injuries requires multifaceted approach

    by Jeff Brodeur

    With football requiring a combination of high-impact contact (collision) and strenuous ground contact movements like cutting and jumping, the strength and conditioning coach has a challenging task when training football players.

  • October 5, 2018

    2018’s Leaders in Innovation

    by Kevin Hoffman

    For Coach & Athletic Director’s fourth annual innovations issue, we took a close look at more than 100 new and improved products. In the end, we settled on 10 that addressed specific needs or took a unique approach to solving common problems in athletic programs.

  • October 2, 2018

    Developing as an assistant coach

    by Dr. Chris Croft & Dr. Pete Van Mullem

    Working as an assistant coach can be a powerful learning experience in developing as a coach. A head coach can provide insight on how to handle various situations, ranging from planning game strategy, motivating players, organizing practice sessions and dealing with potential distractions.

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October 17, 2018

Kobe Bryant discusses the value of sports, coaches

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was the headline speaker at The Aspen Institu... Read more »
October 11, 2018

9 of nation’s 10 largest school districts adopt Heads Up Football

Nine of the 10 largest U.S. public school districts — and 16 of the 20 largest... Read more »

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