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coaching

masks
March 2, 2021

VA Girls’ Basketball Team Disqualified for Not Wearing Masks

A Virginia high school girls basketball team is they had a championship opportunity 'stolen' away from them after the team was disqualified from a tournament for not wearing personal protective masks. According to a report from WUSA-9, the Word of...


problem
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...


app
February 25, 2021

High School Athletes Get Noticed & Recruited with New App

Student-athletes across the country are using Sports Thread 6.0, a free social networking app, announced today, to raise their online visibility and connect with college coaches in hopes of securing roster spots and college scholarships. Youth ath...


parents
February 23, 2021

A.D.ministration: 10 Ways for Working with Difficult Parents

When one thinks about the tasks and responsibilities involved with an athletic administrator’s position, many revolve around athletes and coaches. This would be normal and understandable. But there is another group of individuals whom you also have...


ohio
February 22, 2021

Ohio HS Punished for Donor-Funded Sports Scholarships

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has handed down punishments to the Walsh Jesuit High School for recruiting violations involving donor-funded sports scholarships for 11 student-athletes. According to a report from Akron Beacon Jou...


chicago
February 17, 2021

Chicago HS Student-Athletes Weigh-In on Pandemic Effects

Approaching nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the lives of Americans from coast-to-coast, many news outlets are beginning to craft year-long perspectives on the impact of the virus-related shutdowns in various industries. A recent...


virginia
February 13, 2021

Virginia NAIA College Suspends Basketball Players for Kneeling

A Virginia-based National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school forfeited its scheduled game following the suspension of multiple players for previously kneeling during the national anthem. According to reports from CBS-17, Bluefi...


nfhs
February 13, 2021

NFHS Revises Guidance on COVID-19 Transmission During High School Sports

After evaluating experiences of schools participating in high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has revised its May 2020 guidance do...