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June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...


April 15, 2015

Survey: Prep coaches uninterested in injury prevention programs

A new survey of high school coaches found that less than 10 percent of them implement injury prevention programs as designed. The study looked at 66 basketball and soccer coaches at 15 Oregon high schools who completed online surveys questioning t...


April 8, 2015

Wisconsin university cuts men’s soccer, tennis programs

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh will cut its men's soccer and tennis programs after the school year to provide its athletic department more financially stability and comply with Title IX requirements. [caption id="attachment_11635" align="al...


March 30, 2015

Compiling the perfect highlight résumé for athletes

A student athlete’s highlight film is akin to a professional résumé and requires a similar amount of preparation and revision before submission. Comparing the relative few numbers of college scholarships available to the hundreds of thousands of ...


March 5, 2015

Soccer: Energetic conditioning drills

Conditioning is one of the most important aspects of soccer preparation, but with so many different strategies available to coaches it can be difficult to identify those that are most effective. Here are a few of my best conditioning drills. We us...


October 15, 2014

Pa. soccer coaches resign after players taunt opponent with ’Ebloa’ chant

Two Pennsylvania high school soccer coaches have resigned following an incident where players from their team taunted a West African opponent with “Ebola” chants during a match.According to the Allentown Morning Call, the Northampton High...


September 21, 2014

Soccer: Three drills to perfect your throw-ins

There is a lack of fundamentals in today's game when it comes to throw-ins. A throw-in is an opportunity to continue possession and even attack at certain times. Too many turnovers are being committed when it comes to throw-ins. We work with our p...


October 16, 2013

Arrowhead High School Special Report (Home)

Arrowhead High School Special Report Coach And Athletic Director's entire September 2012 issue is dedicated to our first-ever, head-to-toe coverage of the inner workings of one of America's most-envied public high-school athletic programs—Arrowh...


June 26, 2013

Finding A Team For Every Athlete

Sponsored By:Finding A Team For Every AthleteThe Overlake School (Redmond, Wash.) boys soccer coach Bob Bristol says that their no-cut policy is about including every student-athlete that wants to be involved, and placing them on a team that matches ...


April 3, 2013

How Overlake School Maintains A High Participation Rate

Sponsored By:How The Overlake School Maintains A High Participation RateThe Overlake School (Redmond, Wash.) maintains a high participation rate every year for several reasons, as head boys soccer coach Bob Bristol explains in the following video....