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coaching high school basketball

June 22, 2010

The role of summer camps in recruiting

The recruitment process in Division I intercollegiate athletics is filled with rules, regulations and can completely take over a coach’s life. Further, it is vital that coaches become proficient in the recruitment process to gain the best athletes....


June 15, 2010

Shared Facility Funding: Field Of Broken Promises

In September 2006, an artificial turf field was unveiled to a packed house under the Friday night lights at Wisconsin’s Brookfield Central High School (BCHS).  In addition to a state-of-the-art field for football, soccer, track and the band, t...


February 10, 2010

Wis. Hoops Team To Forfeit Game For Suspended Coach

The boys basketball team at Oconto High (Wis.) is planning to forfeit its nonconference game at Gillett tonight to show support for its coach, Mike Ruechel. Ruechel has been suspended indefinitely by the school after receiving a technical foul in Fri...


February 10, 2010

Text Messages Place Baseball Coach On Leave

Here is another cautionary tale for coaches out there - don’t send inappropriate text messages to students. This time, it’s West Hartford High (Conn.) baseball coach Sean McCann who is under investigation. He allegedly sent inappropriate ...


February 10, 2010

Team Sets Texas Hoops Scoring Record By Netting 170 Points

Yates High (Texas) scored 170 points in a boys basketball game last night in a 170-35 victory over Lee High. Yates, which led 100-12, continued to press into the second half, causing the Lee coach Jacques Armant to say he felt "disrespected" and that...


February 5, 2010

Profile Of A Female Coach Of A Boys Varsity Hoops Team

It’s rare to see a woman as the head coach of a boys varsity team, especially basketball, but Kelly Anderson is challenging stereotypes at Ulen-Hitterdal High (Minn.) Only 63 women coached the 2,865 boys varsity teams in the state last year wit...


February 5, 2010

McKnight Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Calif. History

Despite being thousands of miles from home, Mater Dei (Calif.) head boys basketball coach Gary McKnight, won his 844th career game Monday night to make his the all-time winningest coach in California history. Mater Dei defeated Hyattsville DeMatha (M...


February 5, 2010

Kopp Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Pa.

With 802 victories to his credit, Mike Kopp now is Pennsylvania’s all-time winningest basketball coach — boys or girls. Kopp is the girls basketball coach at Allentown Central Catholic, which defeated Bethlehem Catholic, 42-31, for the re...