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January 15, 2013

Gold Medalist Missy Franklin Competing In H.S. Events

Wall Street Journal, Stu Woohttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324235104578241961511333962.html?mod=googlenews_wsjGREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.—On Tuesday, the Cherry Creek High School girls’ swim team will lose for only the 19th ti...


December 20, 2012

Pa. School District Has Cut Fuel Purchased By More Than 25% In A Decade Due To Budgets

York Dispatch (Pa.), Dick Vanolindahttp://www.yorkdispatch.com/ci_22231039/york-county-schools-struggle-control-sports-travel-costsRising gasoline and diesel prices the past several years have squeezed motorists’ budgets.Athletic directors and ...


December 13, 2012

Pollnow: The Girls Swim 24-Hour Relay Event

Jennifer Pollnow, Head Girls Swim Coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), created a unique 24-hour relay event 5 years ago after a former swimmer of hers died in a car accident....


December 13, 2012

Pollnow: Teacher By Day, Coach By Night

Jennifer Pollnow, Head Girls Swim Coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), finds that many of the things she does as a teacher apply to her role as a coach....


November 28, 2012

Grand Canyon University Making Big Jump To Division I, Joins WAC

FOX Sports Arizonahttp://www.foxsportsarizona.com/11/27/12/Grand-Canyon-going-Division-I-joins-WAC/landing.html?blockID=826711&feedID=3702Grand Canyon University announced Wednesday it has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Confe...


October 5, 2012

Trend Shows More Female A.D.s At High School Level

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mike Whitehttp://old.post-gazette.com/pg/12279/1266740-364.stmThe new athletic director at Seneca Valley High School occasionally likes to talk shop with the football coaches.That isn’t unusual, because that’s wha...


September 27, 2012

Budget Cuts Create More Need For Volunteer Coaches

York Dispatch (N.Y.), John Walkhttp://www.yorkdispatch.com/specialreports/ci_21643311The same number of athletes are still out on the playing fields.And they’re still learning from the same number of coaches, although more and more coaches are ...


August 22, 2012

USC Athletics Moves Forward With $300M Fundraising Initiative

USCTrojans.com, http://www.usctrojans.com/genrel/082112aab.htmlThe USC athletic department, one of the nation’s most successful and storied collegiate athletic programs, has launched a $300 million fundraising drive called the "Heritage Initiat...


August 22, 2012

Bob Jenkyns: Maintaining Success From The Ground Up

  Bob Jenkyns,Boys Swimming   Participation in Arrowhead’s boys swimming program doesn’t start at high school. It begins years prior, when children in grade school slowly begin to develop the necessary skills in a count...


August 22, 2012

Jennifer Pollnow: 24-Hour Relay Builds Team And Character

Jennifer Pollnow,Girls Swimming   Coaches love team-building exercises. With high school programs that involve athletes competing at multiple levels, they help promote team unity, develop leadership and increase community awar...