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December 13, 2012

Pollnow: Teacher By Day, Coach By Night

Jennifer 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....


December 13, 2012

Vista Murrieta High School: Proud To Be A Bronco

Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, California) has a variety of student groups and organizations. Sarah Benson (Commissioner of Women’s Athletics), Eric Speed (Commissioner of Men’s Athletics) and Sophia Chavez (Speaker of the Senate) ...


December 13, 2012

Vista Murrieta High School: Award Presentation

Vista Murrieta High School is a part of the inaugural class of the "Interscholastic Program of Excellence." Commissioned by Coach And Athletic Director, this program recognizes high school athletic programs that, through the efforts of their coaches ...


December 13, 2012

Vista Murrieta High School: What Does This Award Mean To You?

Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, California) Athletic Director Ray Moore nominated the school’s program for the Program of Excellence Award as a way to measure themselves against other great programs in the nation. Winning the award was hu...


December 13, 2012

Vista Murrieta High School: Connecting Every Student Through Staff Encouragement

Ray Moore (Athletic Director)Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, California) Athletic Director Ray Moore believes that no student should just come to school and go home with no real sense of belonging. He wants the staff and students to work togeth...


December 13, 2012

Vista Murrieta High School: FOX Sports West Broadcast

September 12, 2012—Vista Murrieta has valued itself on the four "A’s"- Academics, Activities, Athletics, and the Arts.On Wednesday, the school was honored for excellence in each. Vista Murrieta received the National Interscholastic Program of...


December 12, 2012

Increasing Your Participation Rates

Sponsored By:Increasing Your Participation RatesMary Institute and Country Day School (St. Louis, Mo.) is part of the inaugural Coach And Athletic Director Interscholastic Program Of Excellence class. Director of Athletics Don Maurer explains how his...


November 28, 2012

Instituting an emergency action plan

The most important responsibility of individuals who have administrative duties with athletic departments and sport organizations is not to win games. Most assuredly, it's critical to establish and maintain a safe environment for training and com...


November 28, 2012

Creating a ‘Captains Club’ at your school

Looking to develop your athletes into more responsible and respected leaders? A Captains Club (or Council) is an innovative trend catching on at several colleges and high schools across the nation and paying big dividends. Instead of just hoping t...


November 13, 2012

Nominate Coaches For A National Award

Let’s face it. Coaching youth basketball requires a huge commitment of time, energy and emotion. Of course, there also can be tremendous personal reward in the satisfaction that you are helping develop our nation’s youth. At Positive Coaching Allia...