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bsn sports
April 17, 2020

BSN SPORTS helps coaches & ADs amid Coronavirus-related school closures

DALLAS, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands and the nation's largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, recently announced a series of initiatives to allow coaches ...


coaching advice
April 16, 2020

Steve Kerr, Pete Carroll exchange coaching advice on new podcast

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll had some wise coaching advice for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr when he took over the Warriors in 2014. And to Kerr's surprise, Carroll's coaching advice had nothing to do with X's and O's. [caption...


advice
April 14, 2020

Matt Doherty’s advice on coaching success

With his collegiate coaching career seemingly in the rearview mirror, Matt Doherty has turned his attention to offering advice and tips to the next crop of coaches at varying levels. Doherty made a national name for himself leading the Notre Dame ...


potential
April 14, 2020

Five ideas to help athletes reach their potential

In any sport, there’s an opponent athletes have to defeat before they can claim victory. But most times there are two opponents — the other team/player, and the athlete’s own ego and expectations. That’s when the path to reaching one's potent...


baseball coach
April 10, 2020

Maine, Oregon join 16 other states in canceling high school spring sports season

Two states on the opposite sides of the country officially canceled the high school spring sports season amid the coronavirus pandemic this week. In the Northeast, the Maine Principals' Association (MPA) announced on Thursday, April 9 that the sta...


advice athletes
April 7, 2020

Wisconsin sports science doctor offers advice for athletes during quarantine

As the spring sports season is indefinitely put on hold across the country due to the coronavirus outbreak, one Green Bay doctor is giving advice for student-athletes to take their leadership roles from the field to everyday life. In a report from...


connected
April 1, 2020

Cape Cod schools stay connected during self quarantine

While schools are out of session amid the coronavirus outbreak, schools on Cape Cod, MA, are staying connected by participating in virtual challenges via social media. Spring sports may be put on hold until May 4 at the earliest in Massachusetts, ...


covid-19, sports, coronavirus, new jersey, baseball
March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...


covid-19 sports, coronavirus, massachusetts
March 31, 2020

Massachusetts lays plans for spring sports season amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) is efforting to keep some semblance of a spring sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, schools in the Bay State are closed until May 4 on orders from Governor Charlie Bake...


March 12, 2020

The unspoken language of motivation

Coaches generally try to accomplish two things with their athletes: get them to exert maximum effort, and get them to play up to their potential. Both of these objectives require a selling job — good motivation. In a way, coaches are similar to ...