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January 24, 2018

N.Y. bill aims to ban tackle football for children under 12

A New York lawmaker says he will reintroduce legislation this week that seeks to ban tackle football statewide for children under the age of 12. According to The New York Times, state assemblyman Michael Benedetto, who sponsors the bill, faces lo...


January 24, 2018

USA Football announces partnership with Focus 3

INDIANAPOLIS — USA Football has partnered with industry leader Focus 3 to offer a leadership system to support high school football programs. The new program offers coaches a multifaceted training approach to install leadership and culture-buildi...


January 17, 2018

Calif. to examine new restrictions on full-contact football practices

California this spring could cut in half the amount of time high school football coaches can run full-contact practices. As it stands, the state's football teams are allowed to conduct full-contact practices two days per week with no more than...


January 11, 2018

Scott Frost named Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Coach of the Year

HOUSTON — Coach Scott Frost took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association's 32nd annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_25473"...


January 10, 2018

NFHS to consider instant replay, play clock rules in football

The National Federation of State High School Association's Football Rules Committee meets in less than two weeks, and among the considerations will be adding a play clock and the use of instant replay. Bob Colgate, the NFHS director of sports and ...


January 8, 2018

9 effective teaching methods for coaches

Productive coaches spend 75 percent of their time teaching the sport to their players, and the other 25 percent of the time coaching. With younger athletes, this gap increases with teaching becoming more important. The problem is that many coaches...


January 4, 2018

CoachComm announces distributor agreement with GoRout

CoachComm LLC, the leading provider of coaches’ technologies, announced Thursday that it has signed a distributor agreement with GoRout, a provider of playmaking technology that combines intelligent software and on‐field wearable products...


January 4, 2018

Mike Leach discusses the joys, challenges of coaching

[caption id="attachment_25420" align="aligncenter" width="499"] Washington State football coach Mike Leach prefers recruiting multisport athletes into his program. | Photos: Washington State athletics[/caption] Washington State football coach Mike...


January 3, 2018

Arkansas coach Chad Morris prefers multi-sport athletes

When new Arkansas head football coach Chad Morris hits the recruiting trail, he plans to keep a close lookout for multi-sport athletes. [caption id="attachment_25436" align="alignright" width="256"] Arkansas football coach Chad Morris[/caption] ...


January 2, 2018

Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy found OC through internet search

Do the best where you are, because someone is always watching.  [caption id="attachment_19195" align="alignright" width="215"] Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy.[/caption] That's common rhetoric in coaching, and it turns out it mig...