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August 28, 2018

By The Numbers: 5 takeaways from the 2017-18 NFHS participation survey

The number of participants in high school sports in 2017-18 reached an all-time record high of 7,979,986, according to figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school associations, which includes the District of Columbia. The number of girls partic...

athletic trainer
August 27, 2018

New Jersey, North Carolina lead way in sports safety rankings

As the fall high school sports season gets underway, the latest rankings from the Korey Stringer Institute show that New Jersey and North Carolina are doing the best job in keeping athletes safe. The Korey Stringer Institute at the University of C...

August 24, 2018

High school sports participation increases for 29th straight year

From the NFHS High school sports participation is up for the 29 consecutive year, according to the latest survey numbers from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The number of participants in high school sports in ...

athletic director
August 24, 2018

Becoming the visible leader

Whether it’s at games or community events, athletic directors must put their support on full display Often when you step on an elevator, you can hear music. It’s not bold and overwhelming, but you can hear it nonetheless. You might be able t...

August 21, 2018

Texas school districts adopt clear-bag policy for events

Two Texas school districts have implemented a clear-bag policy for all athletic events in an effort to keep fans safe. The Austin Independent School District begins its clear-bag policy on Aug. 30, enforcing the restriction at five different facil...

August 10, 2018

Coach & AD named a finalist in 2018 Folio: Eddie Awards

Sparta, MI, August 9, 2018 — Coach & Athletic Director has been named a finalist in the 2018 Folio Magazine Eddie Awards, the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial excellence. The magazine was honored specific...

August 9, 2018

Score Rewards Partnership Program

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August 8, 2018

Iowa providing concussion insurance to high school athletes

Iowa has become the seventh state to provide concussion insurance to all athletes who participate in state-sanctioned sports. The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, have secured the HeadStro...

August 6, 2018

N.M. school board squashes parent code of conduct plan

The Santa Fe (New Mexico) Board of Education rejected a plan that would have allowed its schools to punish student-athletes for their parents' behavior at sporting events. Last month, member schools voted to give the New Mexico Activities Associat...

August 1, 2018

California high school sports participation hits all-time high

Sacramento, Calif. — High school sports participation continues to increase in California and is at an all-time high for the sixth consecutive year according to the 2018 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sports Participation Survey. Up b...