.

survey

September 15, 2016

N.Y. prep coaches say parents becoming more problematic

A survey of high school coaches in New York offered a glimpse into the relationships they have with parents of student-athletes. [caption id="attachment_17532" align="alignright" width="285"] A majority of New York coaches believe problems with ...


March 16, 2016

Survey results: Should athletes be allowed to transfer penalty-free?

In February, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether state associations should allow high school student-athletes to transfer schools without penalty. Similar measures are currently being considered in Florida, and parents have long argued...


February 17, 2016

Survey: Are sports officials treated unfairly?

In January, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers if they believed that sports officials were treated unfairly. Some states say they're having trouble recruiting new officials as verbal and physical abuse becomes more of a concern among referees...


December 16, 2015

Survey: Should public schools welcome home-schooled athletes?

In November, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether home-schooled students should be permitted to play sports at their local public high schools. Here are the results along with some comments from respondents. • Home school students ...


November 19, 2015

Survey: Should youth athletes be given participation trophies?

In October, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether participation trophies should be awarded to youth athletes, an act that some feel has created a culture of entitlement among kids. Here are the results of the survey along with some of th...


August 27, 2015

Survey: Most adults unable to recognize concussion symptoms

Results from a new survey show that most adults lack a basic understanding about concussion signs and symptoms. The Abbott's Concussion IQ Survey, conducted by KRC Research, polled more than 1,000 adults in the U.S. over the age of 18. "Based o...


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...


August 19, 2015

Survey: How do you choose your captains?

What's the best method for choosing captains for your athletic programs? High school and college teams have a variety of methods for choosing their team leaders, so we asked readers in July whether the decisions were left to coaches or players. He...