athletic administration

free throw
January 3, 2024

Study: Biomechanical traits of the best free throw shooters

Basketball season is in full swing, and in a close game, the team that makes the highest percentage of free throws can often eke out the win. A better understanding of the precise biomechanics of the best free-throw shooters could translate into crit...


tennessee
January 3, 2024

Tennessee teacher, coach accused of sexual harassment

A Tennessee high school teacher and baseball coach has been under investigation and subsequently disciplined following allegations of inappropriate conduct toward female students. Jacob Witter, who taught at Rockwood (TN) High School and coached b...


off-season training
January 3, 2024

5 components of a strong off-season training program

The main purpose of the off-season training schedule is to help improve your on-field performance. For field sport athletes such as American football that means balancing a whole array of different training qualities. You might think that it is en...


data breach
January 2, 2024

NCAA investigates Catapult college football data breach

The NCAA announced on Friday—just days ahead of its College Football Playoff—that they are investigating a suspected data breach at the sports performance analytics company, Catapult. This came to light during a press conference with Alabama p...


strip club
January 2, 2024

Texas soccer coach accused of using school credit card at strip club

A former assistant coach of a Texas high school is accused of using the school district's credit card to charge more than $5,000 at a Houston strip club, according to authorities. JD Bales, a former employee of the Bridgeport Independent School Di...


books
December 21, 2023

10 must-read books for coaches & athletic directors

Books are great resources to teach coaches and athletic administrators about philosophy, leadership, and team building. We regularly speak with athletic administrators who assign books to their coaching staff or coaches who require their captains to ...


lhsaa
December 19, 2023

LHSAA levies heavy penalties, suspension for boys basketball team

One of the top boys' basketball programs in Louisiana is being hit with a series of penalties and sanctions after their head coach was accused of recruiting violations. Isidore Newman School has been forced to vacate all of its wins—including tw...


new jersey
December 19, 2023

New Jersey bill could combat sudden cardiac arrest in athletics

A New Jersey congressman has introduced a bill to combat sudden cardiac arrest in young people, particularly student-athletes. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) introduced the bill, entitled the Cardiomyopathy Health, Education, Awareness, Research, a...