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Mike Austin

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Did AD Deserve To Be Fired For Eligibility Mistake?

Editor-in-Chief Michael Austin discusses the an athletic director who resigned due to a clerical error costing her soccer team a chance to play in a regional semifinal match.Please comment underneath the video or email Michael Austin....


January 12, 2012

Editorial Sums Up Recent Scandals In College Sports

This article originally ran in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel  on Dec. 24, 2011. It is by Martin J. Greenberg, a Milwaukee attorney and adjunct professor of law at Marquette University Law School. It is a thought-provoking piece about all the recent...


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Is it OK to curse when you are a high school coach?

Do you have a policy in place to police profanity? Please comment underneath the video or email Michael Austin, editor-in-chief of Coach And Athletic Director....


December 29, 2011

Promote sportsmanship — don’t just pay it lip service

In the past month, I've read about a football coach being ejected from a game and his team refusing to take the field again. I've read about hazing incidents that make your skin crawl. I've read about deplorable fan behavior that leaves you wondering...


December 1, 2011

Using Your QuarterBack In The Running Game: Full-Flow Plays

The final type of QB run plays are full-flow plays where Nielson wants to out-number the defense or, at the very least, account for all defenders with the blocking scheme. These are predetermined QB running plays where you utilize the RB as an extra ...


December 1, 2011

Using Your Quarterback In The Running Game: Zone Read

The gun zone read is something Nielson uses at Duluth. He says his squad runs zone read off both the inside and outside zone action of the shotgun.Over the past couple of years, he admits, defenses have become more adept at defending this series, so ...


December 1, 2011

Using Your QuarterBack In The Running Game: Misdirection Plays

Nielson says a second type of QB run (beyond the read) is the utilization of misdirection plays. These plays are QB runs that serve as counters off the base zone-running game.DIAGRAM 7: Kick Play With Wide Receiver Sweep. This misdirection play is on...