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October 7, 2014

Reader Survey: Concussions and Michigan football

Coach and Athletic Director is conducting a reader survey on the recent situation with the Michigan football program and whether coaches and athletic administrators feel their athletes are adequately protected. The survey is just six questions l...


September 17, 2014

Adrian Peterson’s HS coach admits using a paddle for punishment

Amid all the Adrian Peterson news today came this report that Peterson’s high school coach used to beat the running back with an 18-inch wooden paddle as part of a “tough love” regime. The article comes from MailOnline, which r...


September 12, 2014

Don’t neglect the neck

The neck is a critically important area for football players  “Do your players truly invest adequate time and effort in strengthening their necks?” It is my hope that everyone answered with a resounding, affirmative yes! In football ...


August 23, 2014

Ken Mannie’s mailbag: Answering questions from coaches

It’s time once again to reach into the mailbag and scan my email for some of the most frequently asked questions I’ve received from coaches. There were a lot of great questions that require some lengthy discussion, and I’ve picked a few that...


June 10, 2014

Solutions for 7 common problems on your team

The reason we’re all so impressed with coaches like Russ Rose, John Wooden and Phil Jackson is not just that they’ve been tremendously successful in terms of wins and losses. It’s more that they’re able to navigate the normal ups and down...


May 14, 2014

Legendary Coach Don Meyer Admitted to Hospice

From USAToday.comAs legendary Lipscomb basketball coach Don Meyer’s fight with cancer nears an end, the legacy he hoped to leave already is firmly in place.He saw to that over the last few months.Meyer, 69, has been admitted into hospice care a...


Video

Encouraging Athletes to Participate in Multiple Sports

David Hoch, a retired athletic administrator with 16 years of experience, talks about sport specialization and how coaches can encourage student-athletes to participate in multiple programs....


March 18, 2014

Negotiations and the athletic director

Negotiation is often a formal, organized process of give and take, making proposals and eventually coming to a settlement, but it can also simply involve two individuals trying to work out differences. One side gives something with the prospect of ge...