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January 17, 2011

Referee Knocked Out, Hockey Coach Stays At His Side

Boston.comAsk high school hockey coach John Huether what he did last Sunday, and he’ll shrug it off.“It was no big deal,” he’ll say.Ask referee Richard Sweeney the same question, and he’ll tell you Huether’s action...

January 13, 2011

Mo Minicus Named National Field Hockey Coach Of The Year

Stamford Advocate (Conn.)
The plaque for the 2010 National Field Hockey Association’s National Coach of the Year Award only has one name -- Maureen Minicus -- engraved on it.However, the Darien High School field hockey coach is the fi...

October 14, 2010

UW-Stout Hockey Players Charged With Murder, Not To Be Reinstated

According to a memo sent Wednesday to all Wisconsin-Stout students, faculty and staff from the school’s chancellor and athletic director, the two players charged with murder of another student, Jedidiah McGlasson and Jared B...

September 7, 2010

H.S. Field Hockey Adopts ’Self-Start’ Rule

The National Federation of State High School Associations has adopted the "self-start" rule for the upcoming field hockey season, meaning players can immediately advance the ball through dribble or self pass for 16-yard hits, side-ins, free hits, lon...

July 6, 2010

Former Girls’ Hockey Coach Cleared Of Sexual Misconduct

A former girls’ hockey coach at Park of Cottage Grove High School was found not guilty Tuesday morning on charges that he had illicit sex at his former Woodbury home with two 16-year-old players he coached the previous season.Eric P. Darwitz, 3...

April 20, 2010

Minneapolis Public Schools Merge Hockey Teams

Citing a rash of graduating seniors and a lack of players in the youth program, the seven public high schools in Minneapolis, Minn., have merged their teams into one squad.

April 16, 2010

Hockey Team To Run Parts Of Boston Marathon With Coach

Richard Higgins, the junior varsity hockey coach at Weymouth High (Mass.), is running the Boston Marathon Monday...and his team is supporting his effort by joining him. Higgins suffered a mild stroke 18 months ago but has worked his way back into mar...

March 18, 2010

The benefits of variable resistance in training

Strength and conditioning coaches are always searching for ways to improve the equipment they have been blessed (or cursed) with. Some prefer free weights, others are more receptive to machines, while coaches like myself will incorporate all kinds...

March 3, 2010

U of Wisconsin Shelves Plan For Practice Hockey Rink

The University of Wisconsin has shelved a $25 million project to build an on-campus and competition rink for the men’s and women’s hockey programs. Athletic director Barry Alvarez said the delay is occuring due to the lack of private dona...

February 10, 2010

Coaches Fistfight After 4- To 6-Year-Old Hockey Game

The coaches of two youth hockey teams that feature players ranging in age from 4 to 6 years old got in a fistfight following a game Saturday. The head coach of a team from Allen Park (Mich.) called the coach of a team from Taylor a "bad coach and a p...