coaching

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...


concussion
November 7, 2023

University of Michigan Concussion Center helps athletes with head injuries

High school cheerleaders, like Catherine Vick from Paw Paw High School in Michigan, are among the most likely student-athletes to suffer a concussion. Vick suffered a concussion as a 10th-grader, and after telling her coaches, she entered a return...


ohsaa
November 2, 2023

OHSAA lowers football playoff ticket prices

After it was brought to the attention of Ohio state lawmakers, playoff football tickets will now cost the same online and at the gate for Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) regional quarterfinals. The OHSAA was originally charging $6 mo...


nebraska
November 2, 2023

PIAA details ongoing struggles with referee shortage

There is no denying the nationwide referee shortage that's been ongoing in recent years. That shortage has not overlooked the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), which has seen a decline in high school sports officials for the l...


illinois
October 31, 2023

Illinois students can take online officiating course

High school students in Illinois are taking classes to get their referee licenses to officiate youth sports referees. When the students pass the class, they become licensed referees for the Illinois High School Association and Illinois Elementary ...