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September 14, 2012

Deer Creek Renovation: Inside Look At Training/Conditioning (Raw Footage)

This raw footage was taken by Coach And Athletic Director’s Editor-In-Chief, Michael Austin, during his recent visit to Deer Creek High School (Edmond, Okla.). The school recently underwent a renovation of their athletic facilities. Here, student-a...


September 14, 2012

Deer Creek Renovation: Storage A Critical Part Of Facility Upgrades

Grant Gower, head football coach at Deer Creek High School (Edmond, Okla.), tells us why more storage was such a critical factor in the recent renovation of the athletic facilities....


September 5, 2012

Powerline: Exploring neck-up response training

First step explosion, instinctive change of direction (COD) and swift response to visual and pressure cues are vital athletic attributes sought after by coaches of all sports. The approaches, equipment and protocols implemented for training these com...


August 22, 2012

Three tips for keeping facilities clean, athletes healthy

You know the drill at private health and fitness clubs. First, you use the machine. Then, you clean the machine. Keeping equipment clean and germ-free is important in these facilities because of high traffic. Likewise, dozens of athletes walk thro...


August 22, 2012

Sherry Moseler: Create Meetings To Discuss Conditioning

  Sherry Moseler,Girls Volleyball   Conditioning programs are important for successful sports teams. While Arrowhead is a fairly large school, there are still athletes who play in multiple sports. To make sure student...


August 22, 2012

Jason Abels: Budgeting For Training Equipment

Jason Abels, Head Trainer   Each spring, Arrowhead trainer Jason Abels provides a yearly athletic training budget to activities director Kevin Flegner. “He’s been great to work with when I explain what we’d like to have ...


August 22, 2012

Jason Abels: Concussions And Football Helmets

Jason Abels, Head Trainer   While football helmet technology has improved dramatically in recent years, Jason Abels says there’s no helmet on the market that can always prevent concussions. “Children put on a helmet and th...


August 22, 2012

Jason Abels: Most Common Injuries Treated By Trainers

Jason Abels, Head Trainer   Here’s a list of the typical injures that Arrowhead trainers Jason Abels and Rachel Juntz handle for five of the school’s 30 sports: Football: Concussions, fractures and other orthopedic surgic...


August 13, 2012

Nashua (N.H.) Working To Get In Compliance With New Concussion Law

Nashua Telegraph, Cameron Kittlehttp://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/971266-196/school-officials-working-to-comply-with-new.htmlSchool officials will spend the coming weeks making sure they are in compliance with a new state law that requires them to ...


July 12, 2012

10 H.S. Football Players Suspended For Unsuspectingly Taking Banned Substance

Superior Telegram (Wis.), Pamela Powers and Jon Swedienhttp://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/68064/group/Sports/MENOMONIE -- The suspensions given to Menomonie High School football players this week should serve as a warning to others to b...