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NFHS

January 22, 2016

Liam Frawley named NFHS Coach Educator of the Year

Tappan Zee High School (New York) Athletic Director Liam Frawley has been named Coach Educator of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations, the organization announced this week. [caption id="attachment_15189" align="al...


August 26, 2015

Ohio school district requiring all coaches to be certified

Strasburg-Franklin Local School District in Ohio has announced that all coaches in grades seven through 12 must be nationally certified beginning with the 2015-16 school year. The district becomes the state's first to require national certificatio...


August 20, 2015

Latest NFHS survey shows sports participation continues to rise

The National Federation of State High School Associations’ annual survey revealed that participation in high school sports is up for the 26th straight year. There are now 7.8 million prep student-athletes nationwide, up 11,389 from the prior sch...


July 31, 2015

Florida requiring prep athletes to take concussion course

Beginning this fall, Florida high school athletes will be required to complete an online course educating them about concussions. [caption id="attachment_11070" align="alignright" width="273"] All Florida junior varsity and varsity athletes will ...


July 6, 2015

Umpires now required to give warnings before ejecting coaches

The National Federation of State High School Associations approved a new rule that requires umpires to give baseball coaches a warning before ejecting them from games. [caption id="attachment_13231" align="alignright" width="281"] Umpires must now...


May 20, 2015

Excessive contact rule in HS hoops now includes all ball handlers

The National Federation of State High School Associations Basketball Rules Committee has expanded a provision on contact with ball handlers that was put in place last year. The rule created in 2014 prohibited excessive contact on ball handlers ...


March 16, 2015

Pitcher health remains concern in high school baseball

Tommy John surgery is becoming more common amongst pitchers today, and that's forced a number of organizations to scrutinize workload and days of rest. States like Alabama, Colorado and Vermont have rules in place to provide pitchers greater oppor...


February 13, 2015

NFHS approves football rules changes

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently modified its rules for football in the organization's ongoing effort to reduce the risk of player injury. [caption id="attachment_10848" align="alignright" width="300"] The NFHS a...