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antisemitic
January 8, 2024

NYC girls basketball team used antisemitic language towards Jewish team

A high school girls basketball game in New York City was cut short when players from Roosevelt High School used antisemitic language towards players on the Leffell School. Last week, the two schools faced off in a non-league contest before the Lef...


concussion
January 3, 2024

Illinois med student helping bridge the gap in concussion research for high schoolers

New research from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine suggests there are new ways to improve detecting concussions in high school student-athletes. A recent story from WCIA.com detailed the research being done at the Carle Illinois College of M...


tennessee
January 3, 2024

Tennessee teacher, coach accused of sexual harassment

A Tennessee high school teacher and baseball coach has been under investigation and subsequently disciplined following allegations of inappropriate conduct toward female students. Jacob Witter, who taught at Rockwood (TN) High School and coached b...


off-season training
January 3, 2024

5 components of a strong off-season training program

The main purpose of the off-season training schedule is to help improve your on-field performance. For field sport athletes such as American football that means balancing a whole array of different training qualities. You might think that it is en...


strip club
January 2, 2024

Texas soccer coach accused of using school credit card at strip club

A former assistant coach of a Texas high school is accused of using the school district's credit card to charge more than $5,000 at a Houston strip club, according to authorities. JD Bales, a former employee of the Bridgeport Independent School Di...


books
December 21, 2023

10 must-read books for coaches & athletic directors

Books are great resources to teach coaches and athletic administrators about philosophy, leadership, and team building. We regularly speak with athletic administrators who assign books to their coaching staff or coaches who require their captains to ...


lhsaa
December 19, 2023

LHSAA levies heavy penalties, suspension for boys basketball team

One of the top boys' basketball programs in Louisiana is being hit with a series of penalties and sanctions after their head coach was accused of recruiting violations. Isidore Newman School has been forced to vacate all of its wins—including tw...


ohsaa
December 18, 2023

Steve Young coaches during California’s flag football craze

Following the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) announcement that it would sanction girls flag football for the 2023- 24 school year, they received some large star power to help coach. Hall of Fame, Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ste...


canada
December 18, 2023

Canadian family sues youth hockey coach over alleged abuse

A Canadian family has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a local minor league hockey coach and several hockey associations over alleged abuse toward their son. According to the parents, the coach "physically battered" their son during an October pra...


fhsaa
December 13, 2023

FHSAA fines school for transgender player on volleyball team

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has fined a high school and placed it on probation this week after a transgender student played on the girls volleyball team—a violation of a law enacted by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legi...