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  • February 21, 2018

    Hiring the coaching dream team

    by Dr. David Hoch

    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

    How do I become a coach?

    by Kevin Hoffman

    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

    Machinery and mechanisms of speed improvement

    by Ken Mannie

    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

    Getting athletes the calcium they need

    by Suzanne Girard Eberle

    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

    Eight tips for coaching girls at all levels

    by Courtney Culey

    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.

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February 15, 2018

NFHS changes rules on home/away soccer uniforms

Beginning next season, visiting high school soccer teams will be required to wea... Read more »
February 13, 2018

Oregon approves state tournament for girls wrestling

Oregon's athletic association on Monday voted to sanction a state tournament for... Read more »

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