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March 5, 2019

Georgia bill would allow home-schoolers on public school teams

Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics. The proposal, also known as the "Tim Tebow Act," would authorize home-study students to participate in extracurricular and...


March 4, 2019

10 considerations for coaching in the technology era

How many coaches can say they coached the same sport at the same school for 35 years? Steve Kostka can. Kostka started coaching girls track and field at just 22 years old, and things were quite different back then. He came from both high school...


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February 28, 2019

Complaint filed after former Packers coach Mike McCarthy berates high school referees

Wisconsin high school basketball referees have filed a complaint against former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, claiming he berated them this week following a game. McCarthy was watching his stepson's Notre Dame Academy take on Pulaski Hig...


February 20, 2019

ACLU takes aim at Wisconsin school over cheerleader ‘awards’

A Wisconsin high school has been put on notice by the ACLU after the organization learned of inappropriate awards that were given to cheerleaders at the team banquet. The ACLU received complaints that Tremper High School cheerleaders were given th...


February 20, 2019

Leveraging technology to become a better coach

Technology continues to revolutionize every aspect of our daily lives and has bled its way into the sports industry — especially for coaches. Fortunately, the integration of technology provides a new lens on the advancement of coaching while gre...


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February 15, 2019

Bill would allow Pennsylvania to create separate postseasons for public, private schools

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next week that would allow the state athletic association to create separate postseasons for public and private schools. [caption id="attachment_27525" align="alignright" width="298"] Photo: Gerry ...


February 15, 2019

Self-learning for big coaching gains

{Sponsored} Coaches should be studying more than just football in the off-season – learning better interpersonal skills and coaching leadership strategies will play a big part in helping coaches more easily reach their players. This leads to increa...


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February 12, 2019

Parents fight at Wisconsin youth wrestling tournament

No arena is sacred to bad sports parents — not even youth wrestling tournaments. The video below, which has made the rounds on social media over the last couple of days, comes from a youth wrestling tournament in Kimberly, Wisconsin. In it, pare...


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February 12, 2019

A recipe for failure

Four ways coaches hinder success, and how they can turn it around [caption id="attachment_27504" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Photo: Alan Levine, Flickr[/caption] Coaches are tasked with developing and cultivating success, athletic improvemen...


February 11, 2019

N.M. athletic director sets restrictions on student seating

A New Mexico high school was forced to impose student seating restrictions at basketball games when some of its fans were repeatedly breaking rules. [caption id="attachment_18450" align="alignleft" width="242"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] Th...