coaching

CIAC
November 29, 2023

CIAC considering rule change to allow longer summer workouts

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) is considering a rule change that would allow extra practice time during the summer months for high school student-athletes. The CIAC Board of Control has already approved the rule change ...


antisemitic
November 29, 2023

Illinois All-Conference basketball player reinstated after family files lawsuit

An Illinois mother filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son—a standout high school basketball player—after he was inexplicably cut from his varsity team. The legal was done as an attempt to have her son reinstated to the varsity team and receive p...


massachusetts
November 28, 2023

Massachusetts school files incident report about referee

A Massachusetts athletic department has filed an incident report with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) after a referee's response to an injured player during a girls' soccer state semifinal loss. Dover-Sherborn High Sc...


south dakota
November 28, 2023

Univ. of South Dakota, SDHSAA team up to train new officials

The University of South Dakota has teamed up with the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) to help train sports officials and combat the ongoing referee shortage. There are currently a little more than 1,600 officials in the st...


women's basketball
November 15, 2023

Strength development tactics for women’s basketball

Women's basketball is an acceleration and deceleration sport. Athletes are consistently changing direction and reacting to an opponent or ball. Many of their movements are performed while pushing off one leg, unless someone is standing still or ju...


work-life balance
November 15, 2023

Establishing better work-life balance

One of the vexing problems for many athletic administrators is finding a work-life balance between the demands of their position with that of spending quality time with their family. Unfortunately, I was never able to achieve a good work-life balance...


prosper
November 9, 2023

Texas voters reject $94M sports stadium for Prosper ISD

Voters in Prosper, Texas voted in favor of allocating funds to a new performance arts center and upgrading technology district-wide but voted against a proposal for a new $94 million athletic stadium. According to unofficial voting results, fewer ...


colorado
November 9, 2023

NFHS #BecomeAnOfficial campaign kicks off seventh year

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is kicking off its seventh year of #BecomeAnOfficial! Since the launch of this campaign in 2017, #BecomeAnOfficial has helped recruit over 112,000 applicants who have indicated their in...