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January 1, 2019

Coach Throwback: All I really need to know, I learned in football

Throughout the year, Coach & Athletic Director will go back 25 years to share some of our best articles from 1994. The publication, formerly Scholastic Coach magazine, is closing in on 89 years of production. What better way to celebrate our long...


September 10, 2018

VICIS announces Zero1 helmet for youth football players

Today, VICIS announced its plan to introduce the Zero1 Youth football helmet, the youth version of its top-rated Zero1 model. The Zero1 Youth helmet incorporates technology from the Zero1, currently worn by hundreds of professional athletes and play...


September 7, 2018

N.J. football coach fired after leaving profane voicemail with parent of former player

A New Jersey football coach was fired from his high school job today after leaving a profanity-laced voicemail with the parent of a former player on his youth team. In the message, the coach threatens to blitz his defense on every single play until "...


September 5, 2018

Riddell, Peyton Manning award equipment to 18 football teams

Today, Riddell and brand ambassador Peyton Manning announced the 18 recipients of the 2018 Smarter Football equipment grants and congratulated each program with a personalized video message from Manning. [caption id="attachment_26821" align="al...


July 18, 2018

Building Relationships, Building Muscles

{Sponsored} Coaches are unique among other teachers. Coaches get to influence players’ skills on and off the football field. They teach life lessons other faculty may not have the opportunity to teach. Coaches forge their student-athletes with a se...


July 16, 2018

Fixing your football team

During my 23 years coaching football, I’ve had the chance to turn around two losing programs. Both had several commonalities that contributed to their lack of success. Here are 15 of them that all football programs should avoid. 1. Too many offens...


April 17, 2018

NFL, NFLPA ban 10 helmet models after lab testing

The NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) on Monday announced the results of an annual laboratory study to assess the performance of football helmets worn by NFL players. Based on the results of this study and the opinions of the biomechanic...


April 9, 2018

Coach & A.D. throwback: John Madden’s ball control passing game

Coach & Athletic Director is in its 87th year, and occasionally we like to take a look back and share some material from our archives. One of our football clinics in the early 1970s featured John Madden, a Hall of Fame NFL coach who won Super...