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Encouraging Parental Involvement in Sports Programs

Rockford High School (Michigan) Athletic Director Tim Erickson talks about how coaches in his department make a point to involve parents instead of pushing them away....


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Using Camps to Improve Athletes and Visibility

Rockford High School (Michigan) softball coach Troy Brown talks about how camps help improve the softball culture in Rockford while growing the visibility of his program and attracting future athletes.  ...


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Following in the Footsteps of a Successful Coach

Rockford High School (Rockford, Michigan) boys basketball coach Nick Allen gives advice for anyone following in the footsteps of a successful coach in their respective sports.  ...


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Thinking About Adding Lacrosse at Your School

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) girls lacrosse coach Mike Emery offers advice for athletic directors who are considering adding lacrosse to the school’s offerings.  ...


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Club Sports Contributing to Varsity Success

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) boys and girls soccer coach Steve Thomas discusses how club soccer and his staff have played crucial roles in his program’s success.  ...


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Rockford Educational Athletics Video Series

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) Athletic Director Tim Erickson talks about how athletics in Rockford are viewed as an important part of the educational experience for all students.  ...


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Coaching a Sport that You Have Never Played

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) boys water polo coach Dave McWatters talks about the approach coaches must take when leading a sport you have never played yourself.  ...


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Minimizing the Negative Effects of Pay-to-Play Fees

Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.) Athletic Director Tim Erickson discusses the school’s pay-to-play fee and why he believes it hasn’t affected his department’s participation numbers.  ...