high school athletics

June 28, 2019

N.J. passes bill requiring sensitivity training for coaches, athletic directors

The New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that will require the state's high school coaches and athletic administrators to complete a sensitivity training program. The bill directs the state's Commissioner of Education to develop t...

March 16, 2016

Survey results: Should athletes be allowed to transfer penalty-free?

In February, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether state associations should allow high school student-athletes to transfer schools without penalty. Similar measures are currently being considered in Florida, and parents have long argued...

November 6, 2013

Program of Excellence honoree: Tappan Zee High School

Printed on a small piece of paper inside the athletic offices at Tappan Zee High School are the district's standards for effective coaching. They include acting as role models and maintaining a positive environment for student-athletes. Nowhere does ...

January 15, 2013

How decreased funding is affecting high schools nationwide

Reducing costs for transportation, apparel and lower-level coaching is how many athletic directors are handling this situation The October issue of Coach & Athletic Director featured our second annual Athletic Director Spending Survey. Within th...

August 22, 2012

Seven keys to succeed as a first-time athletic director

Kevin Flegner, former athletic director at Arrowhead (Wisconsin) High School, says he has evolved in his role over the years, citing increased patience, more research and deeper analysis prior to making decisions. He also began a practice of over-com...