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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...


iowa
June 5, 2020

Field of Dreams: Iowa First State To Resume High School Sports

— "Is this heaven?" — "No. It's Iowa." The famous back-and-forth from the film 'Field of Dreams' can be recycled for this latest story. On Monday, June 1, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds lifted the temporary ban on the Iowa High School Athle...


cape cod
April 27, 2020

Cape Cod Baseball League shuts down 2020 season

The Cape Cod Baseball League, widely considered the preeminent collegiate summer låeague in the nation, announced on Friday, April 24 that there will be no 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The non-profit organization made entirely fro...


covid-19, sports, coronavirus, new jersey, baseball
March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...


david ortiz clutch hitter
September 30, 2019

The Clutch Gene: Can you teach performance under pressure?

[caption id="attachment_28319" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo: Waldo Jaquith, Flickr[/caption] Spend enough time in sports, and you’ll discover that some players just have a knack for making the big play at just the right moment. Sometim...


Matt Parrott maintaining Charlotte Knights Field - John Deere
September 9, 2019

Keeping the field in peak condition with the right equipment

{Sponsored} Maintaining a baseball field is an art form. Proper field maintenance is critical for a consistent playing surface, proper drainage, and player safety. To minimize field problems, grounds managers need the right equipment, and the right p...


baseball good hitting
June 21, 2019

Baseball: 7 steps to good hitting

Throughout the year, Coach & Athletic Director will go back 25 years to share some of our best articles from 1994. The publication, formerly Scholastic Coach magazine, is closing in on 89 years of production. What better way to celebrate our long...


Red Sox Andrew Benintendi
April 8, 2019

Practice with a purpose

Challenging your players to create a competitive atmosphere outside of just games [caption id="attachment_27801" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Photo: Arturo Pardavila III, Flickr[/caption] It’s a hot summer day, and you just finished mowing ...


darren fenster thank you letters
March 12, 2019

‘Thank You:’ Showing appreciation to your athletes

[caption id="attachment_27747" align="aligncenter" width="489"] "Championship thank you" letters were written on the back of lineup cards and given to each of the team's 49 players in an effort to show every player how they made a difference during t...


January 31, 2019

Violin and Baseball: How One Musician Became a Coach

{Sponsored} What do coaching baseball and playing violin professionally have in common? As a career violinist, Carol Laube relied upon much more than virtuosity to gain and maintain her position as Associate Concertmaster with the Reno (NV) Philha...