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covid-19
September 30, 2020

What Is a Coach To Do During COVID-19?

COVID-19 continues to impact colleges and universities everywhere. Some institutions have opened their campuses, many have not. Teaching and learning are being done partially or all virtual. Currently, the majority of all Fall intercollegiate sport c...


resiliency
September 29, 2020

NFHS Director Notes ‘Resiliency’ in Athletic Departments

Resiliency — it's been shown by many throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and, now, it's being shown by the student-athletes as they return to athletics across the country. In her latest editorial piece, Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the National Federation ...


relationship
September 28, 2020

ADs and ATCs: 4 Ways The Relationship Helps Bolster the Health of Student-Athletes

The role of certified athletic trainers (ATC) in high schools has steadily evolved. An awareness of legal liabilities for schools, the inherent risks of sport-participation, and a growing body of knowledge on student-athlete safety has created a thre...


college football
September 25, 2020

Pac-12 To Resume College Football in November

All of the Power 5 conferences will be playing college football come November. On Thursday, September 24, the Pac-12 Conference announced it will be holding a truncated season, according to various media reports. Based on updated Pac-12 COVID-19 M...


bloomsburg
September 24, 2020

Bloomsburg U Athletics’ 40-Year Plan

College athletics is a dog-eat-dog environment.   The recruiting game features an ongoing arms race from facilities and amenities to scholarships and promises of a career upon graduation. How can an institution differentiate itself and offer som...


coaches
September 23, 2020

40 Under 40 Perspective: Winning Coaches Over with Work Ethic

“You’re the sixth athletic director we’ve had in eight years.” “People just use this job as a launching pad to more desirable jobs.” “You’re the hardest working person in the district; you won’t last.”  I will always arg...


nfhs
September 22, 2020

NFHS State-by-State Updates on Fall Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has been tracking the status of fall sports on a state-by-state basis with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The organization shared its latest update on Monday, September 21, with a de...


tssaa
September 21, 2020

Nashville Volleyball Player Disqualified For Wearing Hijab

Last week a Tennessee charter school student-athlete was disqualified by a referee during a volleyball match for wearing a hijab for religious reasons. Citing a uniform rule by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA), the refer...


colorado
September 18, 2020

Colorado Prep Football OK’d, Public Schools Await Decision

Earlier this week, Colorado governor Jared Polis announced the state's conditional approval to revised guidelines that would allow for select outdoor prep sports to start in the fall. The news comes after the Colorado High School Activities Associ...


utah
September 17, 2020

Former Utah HS Football Player Testifies of Harassment

A woman and former high school football player in Utah testified recently in a lawsuit filed against two school districts and the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) for harassment and isolation as the only girl on the team. According ...