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April 24, 2019

Navigating the Insurance Jungle

{Sponsored} The last thing coaches, athletic directors and other administrators want to worry about during games or events is insurance coverage. It can be tricky to parse the complex language in policies and it is a must that coaches, schools and ad...


April 24, 2019

Early registration open for 2019 Youth Sports Congress

Early bird registration is now open for the 18th annual National Alliance for Youth Sports Congress, taking place Nov. 13-16 in Orlando, Florida. Early-bird special pricing is available through Aug. 16. As a bonus, the first 100 registrants will r...


April 19, 2019

Keeping in Touch with Players During the Offseason

{Sponsored} Time off is important after the season is over, but it’s also important to keep in touch with your players in order to improve your player-coach relationships. Here are some tips for how coaches can foster a better next season through o...


April 19, 2019

Developing Your Players into Future Coaches

{Sponsored} When molding your players into potential members of your coaching staff, it’s important to first know the characteristics future leaders will display, on and off the field. A winning attitude is imperative. This means that they’re ...


Red Sox Andrew Benintendi
April 8, 2019

Practice with a purpose

Challenging your players to create a competitive atmosphere outside of just games [caption id="attachment_27801" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Photo: Arturo Pardavila III, Flickr[/caption] It’s a hot summer day, and you just finished mowing ...


geno auriemma
April 4, 2019

Geno Auriemma: Coaches today are ‘afraid’ of their players

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma believes that the sensitivity of today's athletes has made coaches fearful of how they manage the team. [caption id="attachment_11569" align="alignright" width="154"] UConn women's basketball coach Geno...


kliff kingsbury
March 27, 2019

NFL coach Kliff Kingsbury to allow ‘cellphone breaks’ during team meetings

A major challenge for coaches today is keeping athletes off of their devices. First-year Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has decided he's not going to fight it — he's embracing it. [caption id="attachment_27788" align="alignright" width=...


March 26, 2019

Public harassment forces N.Y. prep basketball coach to resign

A New York high school basketball coach, just weeks removed from his team's trip to the state finals, announced he will step down over public harassment. Sal Constantino this week announced his resignation as head coach of the Niagara Falls High ...


March 14, 2019

Nevada coach wants new rules aimed at bad sports parents

A Nevada high school soccer coach is urging the state athletic association to create consequences for sports parents who cross the line. Ed Partee, the girls soccer coach at Lowry High School in northern Nevada, was involved in an altercation last...


darren fenster thank you letters
March 12, 2019

‘Thank You:’ Showing appreciation to your athletes

[caption id="attachment_27747" align="aligncenter" width="489"] "Championship thank you" letters were written on the back of lineup cards and given to each of the team's 49 players in an effort to show every player how they made a difference during t...