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nfhs
May 29, 2020

NFHS executive director: “Patience needed for restarting sports”

The National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) executive director has penned another column, urging for patience as communities begin to reopen its doors to athletics. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, in her second year of her leadership posi...


coach suspended
May 28, 2020

Florida football coach suspended for practice during stay-at-home orders

A Miami Northwestern High School football coach has been suspended indefinitely while administrators investigate whether he held practice against rules and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a story published in the Mia...


parents
May 27, 2020

Survey: Parents feel comfortable with kids returning to play in fall

According to a new study, parents feel far more comfortable to allow their children to travel and compete in sports in the fall as opposed to this month. The study, conducted by the Huddle Up Group, a sports tourism consultancy based in Phoenix, A...


meetings
May 22, 2020

Benefits of individual postseason meetings

“To be a good leader, you have to listen,” said veteran Indiana Tech baseball coach Kip McWilliams, who led his team to the 2019 NAIA World Series and ABCA Regional Coach of the Year. One of the most important times for McWilliams to listen t...


May 7, 2020

Transformational over transactional coaching

by Kevin Weigand, contributing writer Recently I heard the phrase “be a transformational coach” as opposed to being a “transactional coach.” What is the difference between the two? Transformational coaches try to impact the lives o...


coaches
May 6, 2020

Covering the coach’s duties

If only coaches could solely focus on teaching the fundamentals of their sport, scouting and developing a game plan for opponents, and making decisions on strategy and player motivation during competition. Unfortunately, there's much more to coac...


us gymnastics
May 4, 2020

US gymnastics coach suspended for 8 years

A former US Olympic gymnastics coach has been suspended for eight years for verbal abuse and mistreatment of athletes, according to various media reports. Maggie Haney, 42, owner of MG Elite Gymnastics in Morganville, New Jersey, trainer 2016 Olym...


nhsaca
April 29, 2020

NHSACA, NCA postpone 2020 convention and clinic

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA), in conjunction with the Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA), announced this week that its annual national convention and multi-sport clinic is postponed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic....


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...


April 23, 2020

The DEFINITE DOZEN©: Develop and Demonstrate Loyalty

{Sponsored} Championship coach Pat Summitt created a profound model for principles of success and leadership in sport and life called the DEFINITE DOZEN©. DEVELOP AND DEMONSTRATE LOYALTY When Coach Summitt talked about loyalty, her focus was on be...