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education
August 19, 2020

Back to School: Advice on Balancing Coaching while Continuing Education

Scouting, game planning, recruiting, fundraising, running practices — there are far more responsibilities college coaches have to handle besides what happens on the court or field. Coaching staffs, much like their teams, have to work as a unit to c...


running
August 18, 2020

What! No Distance Running?

This summer is different because of the coronavirus, so I’m offering some advice to football strength coaches as they resume activities.  Most athletes have had a long layoff from structured, organized training. As schools are allowed to return...


referees
August 17, 2020

PIAA Concerned about Referees amid COVID-19

The expectations of referees — at any level — are demanding. Coaches, players, and spectators alike expect perfection and an outcome that puts their preferred team on top. Constant scrutiny, ridicule, and low pay are just some of the reasons w...


colorado
August 13, 2020

Heart Condition Connected to COVID-19 Concerned Administrators

As the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences became the first of the 'Power 5' conferences to forgo football and fall sports, concerns over complications of student-athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 appeared to be at the root of the decision. Acc...


big ten
August 12, 2020

Big Ten, Pac-12 Officially Cancel Football Season

The hits keep on coming to the college sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, both the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences — two pillars of the "Power 5" conferences — announced that the historic leagues will be forgoing their football ...


return
August 11, 2020

Ready to Return: A Snapshot Into 3 Schools Attempting To Resume Athletic Activities

With schools and organizations rearing to resume athletic activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic — with some having already begun playing live games — ensuring the safety of coaches, student-athletes and staff members is priority number one for at...


football
August 11, 2020

College Sports Fall Season in Jeopardy

With each passing day, it's becoming more and more unlikely a fall sports season will happen for many college programs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently three small NCAA Division I conferences announced the indefinite postponement of scheduled ...


severe weather
August 10, 2020

Eye of the Storm: Using Integrated Technology to Track Severe Weather

On average, the state of Oklahoma gets hit by 52 tornadoes per year. With the constant concern of severe weather, athletic administrators from Hennessey High School in Hennessey, Oklahoma must be prepared for the event of a tornado and how to protect...


csu
August 7, 2020

CSU Launches Investigation into Athletics Program Mishandling of COVID-19 Policies

Colorado State University president Joyce McConnell announced this week that her office will be conducting an immediate investigation of the Rams football team and the athletic department in totality in response to reports of undermining COVID-19 pol...


chsaa
August 6, 2020

CHSAA Rolls Out 4-Season Plan

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) announced an alteration to its approach of the varsity sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CHSAA commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green rolled out a four-season calendar for the 2020-21 sch...