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education

January 31, 2019

Violin and Baseball: How One Musician Became a Coach

{Sponsored} What do coaching baseball and playing violin professionally have in common? As a career violinist, Carol Laube relied upon much more than virtuosity to gain and maintain her position as Associate Concertmaster with the Reno (NV) Philha...


November 30, 2018

Best bet in offseason coach education

{Sponsored} Educational opportunities for football coaches and administrators are abundant in the offseason. You can find them across the country,each with its own take. But why travel to multiple locations when you can visit one large event and get ...


October 31, 2017

ADs, coaches must embrace value of professional development

When we think about athletic budgets, necessities like equipment, salaries and facilities costs spring to mind. You typically don’t consider professional development to be a critical part of your spending, but if not, that’s something you should ...


July 3, 2017

USA Football seeks speakers for national conference

USA Football is looking for high-energy and impactful coaches and speakers looking to share their strategies and unique insights with National Conference attendees. The National Conference will take place from January 26-28 at the Pro Bowl in ...


February 8, 2017

N.M. bill would require athletes to learn about brain injuries

A proposal in New Mexico would require that young athletes be educated on the signs and symptoms of brain injuries before they ever step onto a playing field. A state law already requires that coaches learn about brain injuries, but Sen. Bill So...


September 30, 2016

Texas creates program to teach athletes about domestic violence

The Texas coaches association has created a voluntary program designed to teach student-athletes about domestic violence and sexual assault. The three-part video series, titled "Starting the Conversation," focuses on communication between young me...


October 16, 2015

Call for proposals: 2016 Team Sports Conference & Expo

Next year, we will launch the Team Sports Conference & Expo at Chicago’s Navy Pier, the premier event for coaches, athletic directors and athletic trainers. In addition to our show floor featuring some of the top products in the team sports ...


September 16, 2015

Survey: Should athletes be required to maintain 2.0 GPA?

In August, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether students should be required to maintain a 2.0 GPA to participate in interscholastic sports. Some schools have lowered their standards for student-athletes, and while some agreed the move wa...