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May 5, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Put Your Name On It

Put Your Name On It — Making good decisions in critical moments of choice is a quality that all coaches want their athletes to master.  Unfortunately, it isn’t always that easy. Youngsters in the age groups we work with tend to make hasty decisi...


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May 3, 2021

Lack of Coaching Diversity Impacts College Student Decisions

According to the NCAA Race and Gender Demographics Database, only 20 percent of head coaches at the Division I level are non-white, compared to 44 percent of student-athletes at the same level who are racial minorities. For some individual sports,...


January 13, 2016

Ken Mannie named FootballScoop Strength Coach of the Year

Michigan State University strength coach Ken Mannie — who is also a regular Coach and Athletic Director columnist — has been named FootballScoop's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year. [caption id="attachment_15064" align="alignright"...


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Discussing Vision, Values and Voice

Suzy Merchant, head women’s basketball coach at Michigan State University, discusses what it takes to be a leader on her team. Vision, values and voice are a must, she said....


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Mark Dantonio: Planning & Achieving Your Program Goals

Mark Dantonio, head football coach at Michigan State University, discusses the importance of planning and achieving program goals during the 2014 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Annual Winners Circle Football Clinic....


March 22, 2012

Powerline: Strength training for the multisport athlete

As far as strength training has come in gaining acceptance and being embraced by the athletic community as a vital component to success, some archaic and unfounded notions still prevail. A common dilemma at the high school level is the splintering...


February 22, 2012

Powerline: Utilizing a multi-joint combo routine

It's no secret that one of best ways to increase overall strength and add some good, solid, power-producing muscle weight is to focus on resistance movements that engage the body's larger muscle groups. But, to do this effectively, the incorporati...


January 27, 2012

Michigan State To Raise Price Of Football Tickets To Help Spartan Fund

WLNS.comhttp://www.wlns.com/story/16610570/msu-to-hike-football-ticket-prices Michigan State University is raising its season ticket prices. MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis says the move could raise anywhere from 1.5 million to 3.5 millio...