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August 9, 2017

Poll: 87% of coaches say program is underfunded

A recent Coach & Athletic Director poll found that 87.1% percent of coaches believe their program doesn't receive enough funding. High school athletic departments have suffered budget cuts since the economic downturn, and the poll suggests that m...


July 11, 2017

Survey: 79% of Ala. HS coaches believe recruiting is ‘widespread’

The majority of high school coaches in Alabama believe that illegal recruiting across the state is "widespread," according to a recent survey from AL.com. [caption id="attachment_24339" align="alignright" width="287"] Photo: Joe Mabel[/caption] ...


May 16, 2017

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in high school basketball

Last month, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot clock for high school boys basketball, and the issue has been debated for years in...


August 16, 2016

Poll: Do high school sports need replay reviews?

In July, Coach & Athletic Director asked readers whether high school sports need instant replay reviews or coach challenges. Earlier this year, Alabama began experimenting with replay challenges in high school football, but permanent implementat...


July 20, 2016

Poll: Is enough done to prevent illegal recruiting?

In June, Coach & Athletic Director asked readers whether they believed state associations and schools were doing enough to fight illegal recruiting tactics at the prep level. Here are the results of our poll, along with a few of the comments. ...