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June 24, 2018

Dear Athletic Directors: Show appreciation to coaches

For seven years, we’ve surveyed athletic directors asking about the greatest challenges in their programs. And for seven years, one of the top answers has been retaining high-quality coaches. It’s a problem with no clear answer, but the only way ...


June 21, 2018

2018 Coaches Report: Relationships with supervisors

For seven years, Coach & Athletic Director has published a report examining high school sports through the eyes of the athletic director. The success of our annual State of the Industry survey, and the insight it has provided athletic administrat...


June 20, 2018

Scott Frost: Social media is ‘your résumé to the world’

If college football recruits act inappropriately on social media, they can forget about playing at the University of Nebraska. Head football coach Scott Frost gave a stern warning to recruits at a recent camp, describing how his program combs thro...


June 20, 2018

2018 Coaches Report: Playing club sports

For seven years, Coach & Athletic Director has published a report examining high school sports through the eyes of the athletic director. The success of our annual State of the Industry survey, and the insight it has provided athletic administrat...


June 19, 2018

Texas strengthens rules to address ejections in HS sports

The governing body for Texas high school sports has approved new measures to address the rise in players who are ejected from games. According to the Tyler Morning Telegraph, more than 1,600 players were ejected in University Interscholastic Leagu...


June 19, 2018

2018 Coaches Report: Fighting sport specialization

For seven years, Coach & Athletic Director has published a report examining high school sports through the eyes of the athletic director. The success of our annual State of the Industry survey, and the insight it has provided athletic administrat...


June 18, 2018

2018 Coaches Report: Relationships with parents

For seven years, Coach & Athletic Director has published a report examining high school sports through the eyes of the athletic director. The success of our annual State of the Industry survey, and the insight it has provided athletic administrat...


June 15, 2018

Michigan parent charged after slashing coach’s tires

A Michigan father is facing charges after he was caught on video slashing the tires of his son's basketball coach during a game last season. According to WXYZ in Detroit, Gary Maudin was seen on video on his way to the coach's car during a game be...


June 15, 2018

Strategies to coaching your sports parents

We all realize the need to coach our athletes, and I would be willing to bet that most of you have at least heard about coaching your coaches. It’s imperative though to remember the third aspect of our high school athletic programs when we talk ...


June 14, 2018

Study: More than 80% of kids downplay, hide sports injuries

A new study conducted by the Auckland University of Technology Sports Performance Research Institute in New Zealand found that more than 80 percent of kids downplay or hide injuries suffered while playing sports. Researchers surveyed 262 boys and...