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tssaa
January 8, 2024

Lacrosse becomes official TSSAA varsity sport

The Legislative Council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) held a special meeting last year to address two agenda items involving the sanctioning of Lacrosse and to discuss implementation issues related to the recent chang...


safesport
January 8, 2024

USA Badminton CEO suspended by U.S. Center for SafeSport

The CEO and board chairman of U.S. Badminton's governing body have been suspended by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for their roles in an employee being allegedly advised not to report sexual abuse allegations. USA Badminton CEO Linda French was su...


antisemitic
January 8, 2024

NYC girls basketball team used antisemitic language towards Jewish team

A high school girls basketball game in New York City was cut short when players from Roosevelt High School used antisemitic language towards players on the Leffell School. Last week, the two schools faced off in a non-league contest before the Lef...


synthetic turf
January 8, 2024

New Paltz parents urge district to move away from synthetic turf upgrades

New York parents and community members are urging a school district to avoid the use of synthetic turf when upgrading its athletic facilities in the future. Nearly 100 parents and residents of the New Paltz (NY) Central School District (NPCSD) sub...


concussion
January 3, 2024

Illinois med student helping bridge the gap in concussion research for high schoolers

New research from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine suggests there are new ways to improve detecting concussions in high school student-athletes. A recent story from WCIA.com detailed the research being done at the Carle Illinois College of M...


tennessee
January 3, 2024

Tennessee teacher, coach accused of sexual harassment

A Tennessee high school teacher and baseball coach has been under investigation and subsequently disciplined following allegations of inappropriate conduct toward female students. Jacob Witter, who taught at Rockwood (TN) High School and coached b...


off-season training
January 3, 2024

5 components of a strong off-season training program

The main purpose of the off-season training schedule is to help improve your on-field performance. For field sport athletes such as American football that means balancing a whole array of different training qualities. You might think that it is en...


data breach
January 2, 2024

NCAA investigates Catapult college football data breach

The NCAA announced on Friday—just days ahead of its College Football Playoff—that they are investigating a suspected data breach at the sports performance analytics company, Catapult. This came to light during a press conference with Alabama p...


strip club
January 2, 2024

Texas soccer coach accused of using school credit card at strip club

A former assistant coach of a Texas high school is accused of using the school district's credit card to charge more than $5,000 at a Houston strip club, according to authorities. JD Bales, a former employee of the Bridgeport Independent School Di...


books
December 21, 2023

10 must-read books for coaches & athletic directors

Books are great resources to teach coaches and athletic administrators about philosophy, leadership, and team building. We regularly speak with athletic administrators who assign books to their coaching staff or coaches who require their captains to ...