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problem
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...


ciac
January 13, 2021

CIAC Cites Low COVID Transmission for Fall Sports

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released a report late last week that shared the contract tracing details by local departments of health and found that the rate of transmission was extremely low. According to a report in...


hawaii
January 5, 2021

Hawaii Cancels March State Championships

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) is forgoing its March 2021 state championships under their modified calendar, affecting air riflery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, outrigger canoe paddling, soccer, swimming and ...


ahsaa
October 19, 2020

AHSAA Releases Best Practices for Winter Sports Season

As we draw closer to the winter sports season, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) has released a guide of best practices for athletic directors and coaches to proceed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 10-page document covers guidan...


nfhs
September 22, 2020

NFHS State-by-State Updates on Fall Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has been tracking the status of fall sports on a state-by-state basis with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The organization shared its latest update on Monday, September 21, with a de...


state
August 19, 2020

Where Each State Stands with Fall Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has kept an updated tracker of where all 50 states stand in their efforts to resume fall sports safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on how hard their region has been hit, so...


fall sports
July 31, 2020

Fall Sports Updates for MHSAA, IHSA

Two state high school athletic organizations have announced decisions in its efforts to restart athletic activities safely — including moving the fall sports schedule to the springtime. On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) rel...


organizations
July 22, 2020

State Organizations Announce Start Dates for Fall Sports

A few state high school athletic organizations have announced tentative start dates for the fall sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), the Florida High School Athletic Association ...


April 17, 2020

Choosing turf: how one school district implemented a superior product

{Sponsored} Ten years ago, the Hamburg Area School District in Pennsylvania renovated the stadium that contained their football field as well as the track. At the time, the field was grass, and it was subject to all of the issues that can result from...


March 4, 2019

10 considerations for coaching in the technology era

How many coaches can say they coached the same sport at the same school for 35 years? Steve Kostka can. Kostka started coaching girls track and field at just 22 years old, and things were quite different back then. He came from both high school...