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April 19, 2013

Last Chance For Nominations In The Interscholastic Sports Program Of Excellence

Less than two weeks remain for nominations in Coach And Athletic Director’s second annual Interscholastic Sports Program of Excellence!Tuesday, April 30 is the last day to submit nominations. This project aims to recognize high school athletic prog...


April 3, 2013

Making Time For All Your Coaches

Sponsored By:Making Time For All Your CoachesKevin Flegner, activities director at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), says that staying involved with the coaching staff is one of the most important things he can do as an A.D. to maintain a level...


April 3, 2013

How Overlake School Maintains A High Participation Rate

Sponsored By:How The Overlake School Maintains A High Participation RateThe Overlake School (Redmond, Wash.) maintains a high participation rate every year for several reasons, as head boys soccer coach Bob Bristol explains in the following video....


March 20, 2013

Pollnow: Teacher By Day, Coach By Night

Sponsored By:Teacher By Day, Coach By NightJennifer Pollnow, head girls swim coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), finds that many of the things she does as a teacher apply to her role as a coach....


March 20, 2013

The Overlake School: Finding A Team For Every Athlete

Sponsored By:Finding A Team For Every AthleteThe Overlake School (Redmond, Wash.) head boys soccer coach Bob Bristol says that their no-cut policy is about including every student-athlete that wants to be involved, and placing them on a team that mat...


March 20, 2013

Vista Murrieta High School: Backed By Abundant School Spirit

Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, California) promotes community on a daily basis. Bronco Bleacher Creatures Co-President Cody Pham says that spirit goes beyond just cheering for your team, and is a big part of the culture at Vista Murrieta. ...


March 14, 2013

Increasing athletic participation at your school

Five keys for encouraging non-athletes to take the jump into sports Healthy athletic departments always have strong support from the school's student body. You don't want an atmosphere at your school where athletics is separate from the academic s...


March 14, 2013

Transitioning from a club to high school coach

Coaches must understand the group dynamic within scholastic teams Imagine an individual with more than 20 years of club coaching experience wanting to take over a high school program. It seems like a perfect fit, which is what I thought. But after ...


basketball referees
March 7, 2013

Do more to ensure the safety of referees

We’re never going to agree with every call given by our referees. But schools and leagues still have a responsibility to ensure their safety and prevent unspeakable acts of violence that, unfortunately, are becoming more common. Late last year i...


March 6, 2013

Watt: Dedication To Both Education And Athletics

Sponsored By:Dedication To Both Education And AthleticsMike Watt, head boys hockey coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), talks about how strong commitments to education and athletics create a unique environment at Arrowhead High School....