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December 20, 2021

10 Traits of Successful Athletic Programs — Part II

As we travel our country to speak, we get the opportunity to observe a lot of different high school and college programs. We have also learned that the two main places we get invited are those schools that are very successful and those that are strug...


starting
December 20, 2021

Sports Under 40: Starting an Athletic Department from the Ground Up

In 2014, I was tasked with starting and establishing an athletic department at Cornerstone School in Jacksonville, FL. The only issue was I had no experience in a high school athletic department until that point. I was 24 years old and fresh out of c...


upenn
December 20, 2021

Parents Speak Out Against UPenn Trans Swimmer

Parents of swimmers competing with transgender University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas are speaking out on behalf of their daughters following a recent record-smashing performance by Thomas. The group of 10 UPenn parents, according to a repo...


messaging
December 16, 2021

A.D.ministration: Improving Flawed Messaging

The communication model is fairly clear-cut and straightforward. You probably have seen the simple diagram which illustrates that communication involves a message, a sender, a receiver, and, in most cases, feedback. With each of the aspects, there ca...


texas
December 14, 2021

Texas Creates ROCKS Program to Keep Young Coaches In Industry

According to a report from KBTX, the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) has lost 20 percent of young coaches in their first five years. To help combat this concerning statistic, the THSCA has created the ROCK mentorship program that mak...


playoff
December 6, 2021

College Football Playoff Matchups Set

Two SEC teams and the first Group of 5 team in the history of the College Football Playoff will play for the national title, as the CFP selection committee revealed No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Georgia, and No. 4 Cincinnati as its top f...


graphics
December 1, 2021

Generating In-Game Graphics and Stats Just Got Easier

Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI technology, announced PressBox Graphics as the latest addition to the PressBox platform. The acquisition and integration are a result of Stats Perform's strategic focus on fan engagement and he...


routines
November 30, 2021

Study: Pre-Game Routines Boost Athlete’s Performance

NBA great Michael Jordan had his special routines before he would attempt every free throw: He would assume a shoulder-width stance, spin the basketball in his hands, bounce the ball three times, and then spin the ball once more while focusing on the...


champions
November 16, 2021

5 Characteristics of Champions

Are champions born or are they molded by their experiences? The answer is probably a mixture of the two. While there are born winners among us, becoming a champion — or developing a championship mindset — can be nurtured. Anyone who’s been a co...


unified
November 15, 2021

4 Tips to Starting a Unified Sports Program

For as long as they’ve been around, sports have brought people together. It’s inclusive by nature. And the Special Olympics, with the help of academic institutions across the country, is working to ensure sports stay inclusive for everyone of all...