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February 21, 2017

Maryland concussion bill seeks suspensions for coaches

A proposal in Maryland seeks mandatory suspensions for high school coaches who knowingly put a concussed athlete back into a game. State law already requires a doctor's clearance before athletes return to action following a head injury, and the l...


February 17, 2017

Alabama bill would cap salaries for high school coaches

An Alabama lawmaker has proposed a bill that would cap high school coaching salaries, which have soared over the six-figure mark in recent years. Rep. Craig Ford's bill seeks to limit a coach's salary at no more than 75 percent of the principal's...


February 15, 2017

Virginia governor expected to veto ‘Tebow bill’

Virginia's legislature has passed a bill that would allow home-schooled students to play high school sports, but don't expect it to become law. According to The Associated Press, Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to veto the bill for the third time...


February 14, 2017

Poll: Does your school offer leadership training for athletes?

In January, Coach & Athletic Director asked coaches if their school offered a program to help develop leadership in athletes — captains council, leadership club, etc. Just one-third said that their school has such a program. Here are the co...


February 10, 2017

Judge recommends dismissal of pregame prayer lawsuit

A federal judge in Florida is recommending the dismissal of a lawsuit against the state athletic association over a pregame prayer during the 2015 football state championship. Cambridge Christian School in Tampa filed the lawsuit against the Flori...


February 10, 2017

Study: Concussions can impair cardiovascular system

A new study suggests that sports-related concussions can also cause temporary impairment of the cardiovascular system. An article on the study will be published in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiolo...


February 9, 2017

Getting buy-in from new athletes

Kennedy High School (Iowa) coaches talk about how they get buy-in from new players who join their programs. https://youtu.be/NCaHWxSd_FQ...


February 9, 2017

Challenges of being a high school coach

Think it can be tough to coach high school sports? You're not alone. Watch Kennedy High School (Iowa) coaches discuss some of the greatest challenges of their jobs. https://youtu.be/SvUigQmHeac...


February 8, 2017

Encouraging multi-sport participation

Coaches at Kennedy High School (Iowa) talk about why they believe it's important to preach multi-sport participation to student-athletes. https://youtu.be/e2iiMoYDe7A...


February 8, 2017

How do you choose team captains?

There are seemingly hundreds of unique methods coaches use to choose captains for their respective programs. Listen to coaches at Kennedy (Iowa) High School describe their strategies. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjSyCGViDG4[/embed]...