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student-athletes
December 12, 2020

Guiding Coaches to create Positive Working-Relationships with Student-Athletes

While coaches should prepare their teams to win games, it is essential to remind them that the number one objective in education-based athletics is the growth and development of student-athletes. And this fundamental point does not strictly or narrow...


players
December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...


florida
December 9, 2020

Florida Football Coach Fired Following Post-Game Fight

A Florida high school football coach has been fired following his program's punishment for its role in a playoff postgame altercation in late November. Rich Bedesem, in his fifth season at Wekiva (FL) High School in the Orlando area, confirmed his...


texas football
December 8, 2020

Texas Football Player Charged for Attacking Referee

The Texas high school football player who blindsided a referee during a play-in postseason contest last week was charged with assault for his actions. Additionally, his team lost its spot in the playoffs, according to a report from FOX4News.com, d...


nchsaa
December 7, 2020

Masks & No Jump Balls Highlight NCHSAA Protocols

Winter sports like basketball will be played in North Carolina high school gyms, but the games will have a different look to them for the 2020-21 season. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced late last week that ba...


texas
December 4, 2020

Texas Football Player Tackles Referee

A Texas high school football player tackled an official from behind following his ejection from the game, according to viral videos shared from social media Thursday night. The player in question, Emmanuel Duron, a defensive lineman from Edinburg ...


vanderbilt
November 30, 2020

Fuller, Vanderbilt Make History Over Weekend

The Vanderbilt football team made history — rather, herstory — over the weekend during its 41-0 road loss to Missouri. Though the Commodores were shutout and have yet to win a game in this altered, conference-only schedule, all eyes were fixat...


teams
November 24, 2020

How Strength Coaches Lift Teams to Championship Goals

“Teams are only as strong as its weakest link.” It is one of the most overused cliches in sports despite its accuracy. But what about a team’s strongest link – meaning, their fittest? As the strength and conditioning field has evolved thro...


robinson
November 23, 2020

Duncan Robinson’s Rise from NCAA DIII to NBA Finals

If you tuned into the Miami Heat and their run to the NBA Finals there’s one thing you know for sure: Duncan Robinson played Division III men’s basketball and did so at Williams College.  The now well-known factoid heard on ESPN, printed in n...


people
November 20, 2020

40 Under 40 Perspective: People Over Performance

I have been fortunate enough to be in the field of athletics for the past seven years. It has created an avenue for me to pursue a full-time career, perform meaningful work, and help impact student-athletes and people regularly. I can honestly say th...