June 23, 2016

Lead ‘em Up teaches leadership, character to athletes

Sports programs today are designed to create the complete athlete, from strength training to skill development and nutrition. But very few focus on character. That’s a void Adam Bradley wants to fill. Last August he began by launching Lead ‘em...

May 2, 2016

Creating a post-competition analysis sheet for your players

Do you wonder what your athletes think about following a contest? Depending on their commitment, confidence and competitiveness levels, your athletes’ responses will run the gamut. While the competitors on your team take your losses to heart ...

December 11, 2015

Miss. parent charged with felony after knocking out HS coach

The mother of a Mississippi high school girls basketball player has been charged with assault after punching the team's coach following Thursday's game. WCBI-TV in Mississippi reported that the attack took place during the first quarter of the H...

October 2, 2015

Examining coach abuse in women’s basketball

Sports Illustrated today will release a six-page report titled "Abuse of Power," a look at the growing number of allegations that players were abused by their coaches. The two authors of that report on Thursday published a short piece on ra...

September 15, 2015

Football coach banned for ordering crab walks on scorching turf

A Connecticut high school football coach was banned the first two games of the season after ordering his players to perform crab walks on the scorching turf field, leaving many with blisters. Stratford High School won its first game last week, des...

August 6, 2015

The 7 signs of a struggling coach

I recently read an article about the seven characteristics of unhappy people. It made me think about my teaching and coaching, and the happy and unhappy coaches I compete against. I began to consider the seven signs of an unhappy coach, which tran...

July 30, 2015

Calif. judge throws out coach’s lawsuit against parent

A lawsuit filed by a California high school basketball coach accusing a parent of libel has been dismissed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Westlake High School coach Robert Bloom filed the lawsuit last year after the parent of a former playe...

June 26, 2015

Virginia high school football coach suspended over recruiting

A Virginia high school football coach has been suspended three games and his team will be on three years of probation after an investigation turned up a number of recruiting violations. [caption id="attachment_12847" align="alignright" width="276"...