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October 1, 2021

Be Ready for the Start of the Season

{Sponsored} With season right around the corner, have you checked over your equipment? A loose net or broken rim will only delay your team’s success. It is necessary for every facility to look over their equipment before practice starts to ensure ...


hazing
September 29, 2021

Colorado High School Names New Coach Following Hazing Incident

A Colorado high school football team was allowed to resume practice this week for the first time since being suspended amid a sexual misconduct and hazing investigation. Falcon High School will now be lead by Josh Flores, who started the season as...


maine
September 28, 2021

Maine HS Field Hockey Programs at Odds with Goggle Mandate

In 2020, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) revised its rules for the sport of field hockey, no longer requiring players to wear protective goggles during competition — leaving the choice up to the player. Maine is one...


shortage
September 27, 2021

Oregon’s HS Referee Shortage Expected to Worsen with Upcoming Vaccination Mandate

By October 18, all K-12 school employees and volunteers in Oregon will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an announcement from Gov. Kate Brown. The requirement will also extend to those who work with students, including re...


idaho
September 22, 2021

Idaho’s Wooden Beacon of Industry

Nestled neatly along the Washington state border lies the newest gem of The Gem State — The University of Idaho’s ICCU Arena.  The 4,200-seat arena is the brand-new home of the Vandals men’s and women’s basketball programs is the showcase...


program
September 21, 2021

What Is Your Program All About?

As a young coach, I was always looking for advice and tips to have a successful program. I would read books, watch videos, and pick the brains of veteran coaches at every opportunity.  The best advice on program building was very simple – “yo...


nfl
September 20, 2021

Every Current NFL Player from NCAA DII & DIII

Not every player in the NFL played in a stadium packed with 100,000-plus fans on Saturdays with a parking lot filled with tailgaters and barbeque specialists. Not every player in the NFL received an athletic scholarship. Not every player in the NFL e...


confidence
September 14, 2021

Cultivating Confidence in Student-Athletes

The beauty of confidence is that it’s a skill; we can build it and get better at it over time, and I have a few suggestions on where you can start. There are a plethora of resources and tips on confidence building between blogs and books, but on...


young
September 13, 2021

A Job Guide for Young Coaches

In 2010 I became the head football coach at an inner-city school in Nashville. In doing so, I inherited a young assistant coach by the name of Bob Gecewich. After several years of coaching together, Bob moved on and has since become a head coach hims...


sycamore
August 31, 2021

Legitimacy of Bishop Sycamore Football in Question After ESPN Appearance

Ohio-based Bishop Sycamore High School made viral headlines on Monday evening following its football program losing 58-0 to IMG Academy. The problem is it had little to do with the game, which had ESPN broadcast crews onsight for a national airing...