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February 5, 2020

Coaching Gen Z: How a veteran coach approaches the game

{Sponsored} Throughout his 25 years as a coach, Tommy Brakel has seen an evolution in what student-athletes need, how coaching impacts futures and what he feels he needs to give back to both the student-athletes and other coaches. Brakel is the head ...

November 11, 2019

LeBron James: AAU coaches don’t give a damn about kids

LeBron James is a vocal critic of the NCAA's treatment of student-athletes, and it appears he's also no fan of how young athletes are treated on the club circuit. [caption id="attachment_26389" align="alignright" width="222"] Photo: Keith Allison[...

November 6, 2019

Superior Performance: selecting the best flooring for your sports facility

{Sponsored} Since 1897, members of the Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) have been dedicated to producing some of the highest quality sports flooring systems throughout the world. And when it comes to deciding on your athletic facility...

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August 12, 2019

Renowned NBA trainer Mike Procopio joins BSN Sports

From BSN Sports BSN SPORTS, the nation’s largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets and a division of Varsity Brands, last week announced that Mike Procopio has joined the company as a Brand Ambassad...

Dr. Jack Ramsay
July 15, 2019

Dr. Jack Ramsay: My 60 years in basketball

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 in its 89th year of production. What better way to celebrate our longevity ...

Dr. Jack Ramsay
June 10, 2019

Coach Throwback: Dr. Jack Ramsay’s 12 ‘absolutes’ in coaching

Editor's Note: These tips were written by Hall of Fame basketball coach Dr. Jack Ramsay and published in our October 1994 edition.  Dr. Jack Ramsay's dozen 'absolutes' in coaching 1. Basketball, like every other sport, is predicated on the executi...

April 26, 2019

Maple Sports Floors — The Smart Choice

{Sponsored} When choosing a new gymnasium floor, several factors will influence the material choice. Will the space be multipurpose? Is it in an elementary school that also uses the gymnasium as a cafeteria? What sports will utilize the space? What t...

April 8, 2019

Coach accused of attacking referee at basketball tournament

A Michigan basketball coach is facing charges after allegedly attacking a referee Saturday during a basketball tournament in western Kentucky. The coach, Keyon Menifield, has been charged with assault of a sports official, according to the McCrack...

geno auriemma
April 4, 2019

Geno Auriemma: Coaches today are ‘afraid’ of their players

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma believes that the sensitivity of today's athletes has made coaches fearful of how they manage the team. [caption id="attachment_11569" align="alignright" width="154"] UConn women's basketball coach Geno...

March 26, 2019

Public harassment forces N.Y. prep basketball coach to resign

A New York high school basketball coach, just weeks removed from his team's trip to the state finals, announced he will step down over public harassment. Sal Constantino this week announced his resignation as head coach of the Niagara Falls High ...