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student-athletes
March 1, 2023

NFL player hosts AAU basketball team training sessions

An NFL player is using his knowledge of what it takes to reach the next level to help a Florida AAU basketball team fulfill its dreams. Nelson Agholor, wide receiver for the New England Patriots, has teamed up with the Learning Academy of Basketba...


illinois
July 21, 2022

Two Fights Breakout Between Refs, Fans, & Coaches during AAU Tournaments

Two AAU basketball referees were involved in physical altercations during summer tournaments in the midwest over the last weekend. In Oklahoma, a referee knocked out a male spectator after issuing a technical foul to a coach for stepping out onto ...


official
April 6, 2022

Parents, Players Attack Youth Basketball Referee in Georgia

Georgia police are conducting an investigation after a youth basketball referee was attacked by a group of young basketball players over the weekend. The alleged Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball game took place inside a church athletic faci...


official
April 19, 2021

Brawl Erupts at Indiana Girls Travel Tournament

A wild brawl erupted during an Indiana travel girls basketball game over the weekend. The game descended into a brawl after a spectator and an official began fighting on the court, according to a report from CBSSports.com. Things began to unravel ...


relationships
October 5, 2020

Five Keys To Enhancing Relationships Within the Team

I recently heard the quote “players will go to battle for one  another when they know there is love and mutual respect present.” As I reflected on this, I realized how true it is. I also thought about how this mutual respect and love is not some...


January 31, 2018

Participation fees still matter in high school athletics

This is the seventh year of Coach & Athletic Director’s survey of high school athletic administrators. The results help us develop and our editorial vision, while offering readers a glimpse at the opportunities and challenges in prep sports. ...


August 2, 2017

Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis offers advice for parents, athletes

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis believes it's healthy for athletes to feel pressure when competing in sports — as long as the pressure is not coming from parents. [caption id="attachment_24540" align="alignright" width="242"] Photo vi...


November 2, 2016

Participation fees hitting low-income families the hardest

One in four students from lower-income families did not participate in a single sport, club or art program last school year, a new national poll shows. [caption id="attachment_17446" align="alignright" width="281"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] ...