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hudl
October 20, 2020

Rapid Review: Hudl Sideline Software Allows for Real-Time Review

Scouting has been synonymous with football at every level so long as the game’s existed. Legendary careers have been built out of football scouting, an ever-evolving field that continues to change at warp speed with technological advances in the...


love
October 14, 2020

Iron Sharpens Iron: Love, Trust, & Respect

Love, Trust, and Respect — This segment is being written on June 21st, Father’s Day. A day rightfully reserved for honor and gratitude to dad, and those who fill the void when needed — mentors, teachers, other family members, and anyone who cho...


flag football
October 13, 2020

Flag Football Surges with HS Football Postponed

With no high school football during the fall months in upstate New York, schools and athletes have found an alternative to the traditional gridiron sport — seven-on-seven flag football. According to a story from The Buffalo News, football was la...


streaming
October 7, 2020

Remote Viewing: Turning to Streaming Services for Athletics

School has been underway at Millard West High School in Omaha, Nebraska, since August 10, and the athletic administration prepared for the start of the fall sports season as close to normal as possible amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Most distric...


apps
October 6, 2020

One Click Away: Apps Adding Ease To Coaching Duties

Have you ever wanted to look back on stats from a specific game but can’t find the scorebook?  Well, there are apps for that.  Many apps, actually — and they are making life a whole lot easier for high school athletic programs by keeping ...


student-athletes
October 2, 2020

Preparing Student-Athletes For College

After seven years in student-athlete development at a Power 5 school, I’ve seen many students walk on to campus for the first time. A few of these were able to compete for playing time as freshmen. But even fewer were fully ready for the new world ...


relationship
September 28, 2020

ADs and ATCs: 4 Ways The Relationship Helps Bolster the Health of Student-Athletes

The role of certified athletic trainers (ATC) in high schools has steadily evolved. An awareness of legal liabilities for schools, the inherent risks of sport-participation, and a growing body of knowledge on student-athlete safety has created a thre...


suspended
September 16, 2020

Ohio HS Reinstates 2 Suspended Football Players

Two suspended football players from Little Miami (OH) High School have had their suspensions from the team reversed following running on to the field carrying a "thin blue line" flag and a "thin red line" flag, according to a report from the Cincinna...


coach
September 8, 2020

Kansas Coach Arrested After Allegedly Posing As Teen Online

An assistant boys high school basketball coach in Topeka, Kansas allegedly posed as a teenage girl on social media to get explicit photos from other teenagers, according to the FBI. Jeffrey D. Pierce, the assistant basketball coach of Seaman (KS) ...


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...