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February 26, 2018

What makes good coaches great?

Results from Coach & Athletic Director’s annual State of the Industry survey, published in our January edition, again revealed that finding qualified coaches is a major problem for athletic directors. So, how do you find the best people to lea...


January 30, 2018

Fundraising’s changing role in athletic departments

This is the seventh year of Coach & Athletic Director’s survey of high school athletic administrators. The results help us develop and our editorial vision, while offering readers a glimpse at the opportunities and challenges in prep sports. ...


January 29, 2018

Breaking down the top five concerns of athletic directors

High school athletic programs are finding more financial stability, but challenges still lurk as participation grows and the pool of qualified coaches shrinks. This is the seventh year of Coach & Athletic Director’s survey of high school ath...


December 13, 2017

Survey: 57% of referees say sportsmanship getting worse

A new survey conducted by the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) provides a glimpse into the minds of referees and some of the challenges they face on a regular basis. Among the findings, 57% of officials said they believed sportsmans...


August 7, 2017

HS sports participation nationwide up for 28th straight year

High school sports participation has increased for a 28th consecutive year, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations' annual survey. The NFHS unveiled its latest survey on Monday, showing that 7,963,535 students play...


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...


February 14, 2017

Poll: Does your school offer leadership training for athletes?

In January, Coach & Athletic Director asked coaches if their school offered a program to help develop leadership in athletes — captains council, leadership club, etc. Just one-third said that their school has such a program. Here are the co...


September 29, 2016

Take our survey on the National Anthem protests

We've heard a lot of opinions about the National Anthem protests taking place at sporting events throughout the nation. Now we want to hear what coaches and athletic administrators think. Please take a moment for our 4-5 question survey about the ...