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January 20, 2015

Track & Field: Coaching your jumpers

9 competitive tips to keep your athletes fully prepared The long and triple jumps can be incredibly difficult to prepare for, especially for athletes who may not be accustomed to the event. Because it’s so different from other track and field comp...


October 30, 2014

Cross country runner disqualified for carrying opponent to finish line


Seldom does great sportsmanship end in punishment, but that’s the case for a Wisconsin cross country athlete who aided a struggling opponent during a recent race.Shawano High School junior Teagan Monfils was disqualified from a recent 5K ...


October 30, 2013

Track & Field: Discovering new heights for jumpers

Gary Pepin has been coaching men's and women's track at the University of Nebraska for nearly 30 years, and in that time he has won a lot and learned a lot, especially about his specialty — jumping events. "The first thing you have to do is know t...


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...


October 16, 2013

Developing a Program That’s ’Cool’ to be in

Sponsored By: Developing a Program That’s 'Cool' to be in Steve Kostka, head girls track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), explains how the school has succeeded in making the track program ‘cool’ to be in. That success ha...


September 18, 2013

Extra Assistants Give Attention Where it’s Needed

Sponsored By: Extra Assistants Give Attention Where it’s Needed Chris Herriot, head boys track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), relies on the help of assistant coaches to make sure all team members receive attention. ...


July 24, 2013

Success Comes From Strong Coaching Staff

Sponsored By:Success Comes From Strong Coaching StaffSteve Kostka, head girls track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), talks about how the strength of the school’s coaching staff has helped the overall success of the program....


June 26, 2013

New Cross Country Runners Get The Attention They Need

Sponsored By:New Cross Country Runners Get The Attention They NeedCurt Kaczor, girls cross country coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), talks about how his coaching staff splits up responsibilities to ensure that newer runners get the att...


May 30, 2013

Teaching athletes to use the sprinter’s block

Here are some important teaching points for athletes using the sprinter's block. Block settings & foot placement • Most blocks force a narrow stance, so keep the feet in line with hips. Keep heels straight in line — no duck feet. [captio...


May 30, 2013

Herriot: Managing A High Volume Of Athletes

Sponsored By:Managing A High Volume Of AthletesChris Herriot, boys track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), talks about how his staff manages a high volume of athletes. The goal is to make sure every athlete on the team competes in ...