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sports

October 8, 2014

MHSAA wants to increase involvement in middle school sports

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) wants to become more involved in junior high and middle school sports to “create more opportunities” for young athletes.The announcement came from the association’s executive dir...


October 3, 2014

Nutritional Value: A fork in the road

It’s 6 p.m. — do you know what’s for dinner tonight? You’re not alone if you answer with the phone number of your favorite take-out eatery. As of 2014, The National Restaurant Association reports that adults, on average, eat out about five...


October 1, 2014

Arizona hoping to place more ATs in schools

Concern over injuries and their long-term effects has grown in recent years, highlighting the need for athletic trainers at sporting events. The problem is largely funding and, in some cases, a lack of licensed ATs to meet the demand.This issue is ga...


September 15, 2014

Kentucky bill would allow home-schooled students to play sports

We’ve seen a few states over the last couple years move toward allowing home-schooled students to play sports at their local high schools. Now Kentucky is among them.A Kentucky legislator is moving a bill that would allow home-schooled students...


September 9, 2014

Understanding the 8 types of team cultures

While every culture is unique and different, we can generally categorize a program’s culture into eight various kinds. These eight cultures are largely defined by how much the leaders and team members of the culture value productivity in ter...


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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.  ...