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October 23, 2018

Maximum fundraising with minimal investment

Time is a precious commodity. It’s something everyone could use more of each day, and coaches are no exception. Coaches spend several hours each day doing various ancillary tasks associated with coaching a team. Those necessary evils beyond the tra...


October 22, 2018

Take our 2018-19 high school athletic director survey

Coach & Athletic Director is conducting its eighth annual high school athletic director survey. The survey plays a valuable role in guiding our editorial content throughout the year, while helping us identify the trends and opportunities in athle...


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October 19, 2018

Understanding the role of parents in youth sports

» The following is an excerpt from "#HeySportsParents!: An Essential Guide for any Parent with a Child in Sports" by Sharkie Zartman and Dr. Robert Weil. It offers tips and guidance for parents in youth sports who want to make their experience as me...


October 15, 2018

Underpaid & Underappreciated

How athletic directors can make the case for a higher salary and more support  With all of the tasks given to athletic administrators, there’s never enough time to do everything. Some days are simply overwhelming, and very few upper-level adminis...


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October 10, 2018

Full Sail University plans largest on-campus esports arena in U.S.

[caption id="attachment_27008" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Full Sail University Unveils Plans to Build "The Fortress" The Largest On-Campus Collegiate Esports Arena in the U.S.[/caption] Full Sail University today unveiled plans to build a st...


October 5, 2018

2018’s Leaders in Innovation

Coach & Athletic Director breaks down its picks for the year's top products helping sports programs  The abundance of innovations in team sports has changed the way games are played and managed. Don’t expect that to change anytime soon. ...


September 25, 2018

Nominations open in the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

As young people lead the way as change-makers across the country, the Foot Locker Foundation will recognize accomplished, driven students through its Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker Foundation, th...


September 24, 2018

The importance of retaining quality officials

[caption id="attachment_26893" align="alignleft" width="125"] Michael Poploskie[/caption] As a baseball/softball official for more than 20 years, I have seen many officials come and go. Some leave because of the time constraints of their regular j...


September 20, 2018

Arena video boards benefit CCHS curriculum

[caption id="attachment_26938" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Teca Maxwell, Sportable Scoreboards’ marketing manager for Score Rewards, presents $1,000 check inside Rocket Arena to Crittenden County High School student Skyler James, and systems e...


September 20, 2018

Creating an emergency plan for athletic programs

Part of the Boy Scout motto is to be prepared, and the same holds true for athletic administrators who must prepare emergency plans. At athletic events, there may be injuries or problems in the stands with disruptive fans. Lightning can strike during...