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May 22, 2019

Kentucky spectator conduct policy suspends ejected fans

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) adopted a "spectator conduct" provision that suspends spectators who are ejected from games. The approved policy states that any adult spectator at a KHSAA sanctioned event who is removed by sc...


April 30, 2019

Indiana passes mercy rule for football, suspensions for ejected fans

From the IHSAA Indiana's athletic association on Monday adopted a new mercy rule in football and gave schools the power to suspend unruly fans. The mercy rule goes into effect this fall. It was a joint effort with the Indiana Football Coaches A...


April 29, 2019

Ohio bill would make assaulting a sports referee a felony

Two bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly would make it a fifth-degree felony to attack a sports official while on the job. Existing laws already allow for similar charges against anyone who assaults a teacher, school administrator or bus ...


April 24, 2019

Navigating the Insurance Jungle

{Sponsored} The last thing coaches, athletic directors and other administrators want to worry about during games or events is insurance coverage. It can be tricky to parse the complex language in policies and it is a must that coaches, schools and ad...


April 24, 2019

Early registration open for 2019 Youth Sports Congress

Early bird registration is now open for the 18th annual National Alliance for Youth Sports Congress, taking place Nov. 13-16 in Orlando, Florida. Early-bird special pricing is available through Aug. 16. As a bonus, the first 100 registrants will r...


April 19, 2019

Keeping in Touch with Players During the Offseason

{Sponsored} Time off is important after the season is over, but it’s also important to keep in touch with your players in order to improve your player-coach relationships. Here are some tips for how coaches can foster a better next season through o...


April 19, 2019

Developing Your Players into Future Coaches

{Sponsored} When molding your players into potential members of your coaching staff, it’s important to first know the characteristics future leaders will display, on and off the field. A winning attitude is imperative. This means that they’re ...


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April 8, 2019

Practice with a purpose

Challenging your players to create a competitive atmosphere outside of just games [caption id="attachment_27801" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Photo: Arturo Pardavila III, Flickr[/caption] It’s a hot summer day, and you just finished mowing ...


geno auriemma
April 4, 2019

Geno Auriemma: Coaches today are ‘afraid’ of their players

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma believes that the sensitivity of today's athletes has made coaches fearful of how they manage the team. [caption id="attachment_11569" align="alignright" width="154"] UConn women's basketball coach Geno...


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March 27, 2019

NFL coach Kliff Kingsbury to allow ‘cellphone breaks’ during team meetings

A major challenge for coaches today is keeping athletes off of their devices. First-year Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has decided he's not going to fight it — he's embracing it. [caption id="attachment_27788" align="alignright" width=...