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players
December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...


mckeon park
December 3, 2020

McKeon Park Soaring to New Heights

One of the many charms exclusive to baseball parks is the ability to play around with its dimensions. Outfield fences come in all shapes and sizes, such as Fenway Park’s 37-and-a-half-foot Green Monster. Many parks have other endearing quirks, such...


apps
October 6, 2020

One Click Away: Apps Adding Ease To Coaching Duties

Have you ever wanted to look back on stats from a specific game but can’t find the scorebook?  Well, there are apps for that.  Many apps, actually — and they are making life a whole lot easier for high school athletic programs by keeping ...


iowa
June 5, 2020

Field of Dreams: Iowa First State To Resume High School Sports

— "Is this heaven?" — "No. It's Iowa." The famous back-and-forth from the film 'Field of Dreams' can be recycled for this latest story. On Monday, June 1, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds lifted the temporary ban on the Iowa High School Athle...


covid-19, sports, coronavirus, new jersey, baseball
March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...


Matt Parrott maintaining Charlotte Knights Field - John Deere
September 9, 2019

Keeping the field in peak condition with the right equipment

{Sponsored} Maintaining a baseball field is an art form. Proper field maintenance is critical for a consistent playing surface, proper drainage, and player safety. To minimize field problems, grounds managers need the right equipment, and the right p...


baseball good hitting
June 21, 2019

Baseball: 7 steps to good hitting

Throughout the year, Coach & Athletic Director will go back 25 years to share some of our best articles from 1994. The publication, formerly Scholastic Coach magazine, is closing in on 89 years of production. What better way to celebrate our long...


May 21, 2018

Raising the Bar: Branding for Baseball

{Sponsored} La Roche College Baseball was in the Division 3 College World Series in 2016. Their program was obviously top-notch, but their field and weight room didn’t scream “La Roche.” In fact, they didn’t scream anything. Walls and fences ...