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January 27, 2016

Fla. school threatens legal action over prayer at football game

The Texas-based Liberty Institute is threatening to file a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida school that was barred from praying over the loudspeaker at last month's football state title game. According to WFLA in Tampa, Cambridge Christian is askin...


Tennessee legislators look to create a task force to study concussions and sports-related injuries. | Photo: Kevin Hoffman
January 22, 2016

Tenn. legislator files bill to create concussion task force

A Tennessee legislator filed a bill this week that would create a task force to study concussions and other high school and college sports-related injuries. [caption id="attachment_15179" align="alignright" width="298"] Tennessee legislators look...


Joe Headen
January 20, 2016

‘Hold The Rope’ — Unique strategy motivates athletes

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUzZOWh4ShU[/embed] By Kevin Hoffman, Editorial Director One of the many ways coaches get to flex their creative muscles is through motivational strategies. Some use billboard materials and team retreats, ...


LHSAA
January 15, 2016

Louisiana drops split for high school football playoffs

Louisiana's athletic association will no longer divide the public and private high school football playoffs, several media outlets are reporting today. KATC-TV reported that Louisiana High School Athletic Association commissioner Eddie Bonine ma...


AFCA convention
January 14, 2016

Day 3: AFCA Convention wrap-up

Coach and Athletic Director was at the American Football Coaches Association’s annual convention this week in San Antonio. During some of the breakout sessions, we were live tweeting some of the best tips and comments from speakers. Here is a c...


AFCA convention
January 13, 2016

Day 2: AFCA Convention wrap-up

Coach and Athletic Director was at the American Football Coaches Association’s annual convention this week in San Antonio. During some of the breakout sessions, we were live tweeting some of the best comments and tidbits from former South Carolina...


Michigan State's Ken Mannie was named FootballScoop's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year.
January 13, 2016

Ken Mannie named FootballScoop Strength Coach of the Year

Michigan State University strength coach Ken Mannie — who is also a regular Coach and Athletic Director columnist — has been named FootballScoop's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. [caption id="attachment_15064" align="alignright"...


January 11, 2016

Day 1: AFCA Convention wrap-up

Coach and Athletic Director is at the American Football Coaches Association's annual convention this week in San Antonio. During some of the breakout sessions, we're live tweeting some of the best comments and tidbits for football coaches. Here is...


Clemson and Alabama meet Monday in the CFP National Championship.
January 6, 2016

CFP National Championship teams rich with multi-sport athletes

There is no shortage of athletes or parents who believe that sport specialization provides the best chance of succeeding at the next level, but evidence consistently suggests they're wrong. [caption id="attachment_15007" align="alignright" widt...


Football field
December 29, 2015

N.J. decision to split private, public school football is overturned

A decision by New Jersey athletic directors earlier this month to separate public and non-public school football has been overturned by the state's commissioner of education. State Commissioner of Education David Hespe announced his decision Monda...


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