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February 20, 2018

How do I become a coach?

Experienced coaches and athletic directors offer their tips for getting started So, you want to become a coach? Ask those with experience leading teams, and they’ll tell you it’s one of the most rewarding jobs available. Billy Graham once...


February 13, 2018

South Dakota blocks proposal to let more home-schoolers play sports

South Dakota lawmakers on Monday rejected a proposal that would have given more freedom to home-schooled students who want to play public school sports. As it stands, the state's home-schooled students can request permission from their districts t...


February 12, 2018

Poll: 93% of coaches disagree with specialization

Sport specialization is a major issue in youth and high school sports. Some believe it's the most reliable path to a college scholarship, while others say it leads to burnout and injuries. In Coach & Athletic Director's latest poll, we asked r...


February 8, 2018

Eight tips for coaching girls at all levels

The goal for coaches is to win games and turn athletes into quality people. But there may come a time when you're asked to adjust your style to accommodate the opposite gender or coach a group of athletes you may not be familiar with. For some...


February 7, 2018

Bill would allow home-schooled students in Ky. to form teams

A proposal by a Kentucky lawmaker would allow the state's home-schooled students to organize their own athletic teams to compete against public schools. The bill passed through committee on Tuesday and will be sent to the full House. It has the su...


February 6, 2018

Video: Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles discusses benefits of failure

Failure is an opportunity to learn and grow. But given the difficulties — or even embarrassment — that can come with it, few embrace failure as a necessary evil on the path to success. Coach & Athletic Director has published a number of ar...


February 1, 2018

Wis. college basketball coach charged after attacking referee

A men's basketball coach in Wisconsin, and his son, have been charged with disorderly conduct after attacking a referee following a game last month. [caption id="attachment_14971" align="alignright" width="268"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] U...


January 31, 2018

Michigan continues to struggle finding referees for prep sports

Like more than a dozen other states, Michigan continues to have a hard time finding enough referees to staff high school games, and there's growing concern over whether that trend will continue. According to The Grand Rapids Press, the number of r...


January 31, 2018

NFHS accepting applications for next executive director

The NFHS Board of Directors is officially announcing a vacancy for the position of executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations, which has been created by the impending August 2018 retirement of Executive Director B...


January 30, 2018

Tracking Football: 96% of Super Bowl players were multi-sport athletes

A staggering 96 percent of the players participating in this weekend's Super Bowl played multiple sports in high school, according to an analysis from TrackingFootball.com. The scouting service released its breakdown Tuesday, showing that 102 of t...