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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...


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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 ...


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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...


July 5, 2018

Doctors concerned over number of Tommy John surgeries in teenage athletes

Doctors are increasingly concerned over the number of Tommy John surgeries in young athletes, and to combat the problem they say athletes need to quit specializing. Southern California chiropractor and wellness coach Dr. Tommy John — the son of ...


June 28, 2018

Hydrotherapy Provides Benefits for Injured (and Uninjured) Players

{Sponsored} In the world of rehab, the options for promoting healing after injury are vast. The Chicago Cubs organization uses hydrotherapy for injured players as well as to condition uninjured players. Chuck Baughman, an athletic trainer at the C...


June 1, 2018

Study: Half of all HS pitchers report pain in throwing arm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical ...


May 21, 2018

Raising the Bar: Branding for Baseball

{Sponsored} La Roche College Baseball was in the Division 3 College World Series in 2016. Their program was obviously top-notch, but their field and weight room didn’t scream “La Roche.” In fact, they didn’t scream anything. Walls and fences ...


May 16, 2018

New Mexico parents allege ’emotional, mental abuse’ in lawsuit against baseball coaches

The parents of a New Mexico high school baseball player have filed a lawsuit against the team's coaches for alleged emotional and mental abuse that they say forced their son out of the sport. Allegations include the Highland High School coaches "c...


May 3, 2018

N.J. high school baseball player sues coach for telling him to slide

A New Jersey judge is being asked to consider whether a high school baseball coach was "negligent" when he signaled for one of his players to slide during a game, resulting in injury. A judge had already dismissed the case, but the appellate court...