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February 14, 2016

Battling overuse injuries in swimming

The general approach to training is that more is better, but that’s not always the case. Athletes at all levels understand the risks of overuse injuries, and that’s no different in swimming than it is in other sports like track and field or ba...


December 21, 2015

Kansas HS swimming coach saves athlete in near-drowning

A Kansas high school swimming coach reportedly saved one of his athletes over the weekend in a near-drowning incident during a team practice. [caption id="attachment_14879" align="alignright" width="310"] Screenshot via KSHB in Kansas City.[/capti...


April 14, 2015

Western Kentucky suspends swimming and diving program

Western Kentucky University announced today it is suspending the swimming and diving program for five years after an investigation discovered multiple Title IX violations. [caption id="attachment_11626" align="alignright" width="191"] Western Kent...


April 7, 2015

Investigation finds Title IX violations at Western Kentucky

Swim team members at Western Kentucky University were subjected to hazing and sexual assault, according to documents obtained by the College Heights Herald. [caption id="attachment_11626" align="alignright" width="207"] Western Kentucky Universit...


February 12, 2015

Dry land programs for swimmers

Not every swimming program is fortunate enough to have its own pool, and that forces coaches to find innovative ways to train their athletes without stepping in the water. Because so many teams have been forced to adapt, coaches across the country...


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...


August 20, 2013

High School Sports Participation Increases for 24th Straight Year

NFHS.orghttp://www.nfhs.org/content.aspx?id=9628Participation in high school sports increased for the 24th consecutive year in 2012-13 and passed the 7.7 million mark for the first time, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Sur...


June 19, 2013

Safety Advocates Bringing Awareness To Injuries Beyond Concussions

http://world.einnews.com/247pr/348783Shree Dandekar, who serves as an athletic trainer for high school athletes in New York City, has come out in support of a new movement that places a focus on preventing and understanding all safety risks for young...


May 16, 2013

Pioneer In Girls Athletics Dies

kmaland.comhttp://kmaland.com/04266_E_Wayne_Cooley_dies_114005.aspThe longtime Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Executive Secretary passed away Saturday at the age of 90. Edward Wayne Cooley was born in Mercer, Mo., on Sept. 16, 1922. He married...


April 18, 2013

New Jersey HS Athletic Program Fined, Put On Probation For Missing Swim Meets

The Timeshttp://blog.nj.com/hudsonhssports/2013/04/post_26.htmlThe Marist High School athletics program has been placed on probation and fined by the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League after the school’s swim team did not show up for...