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Team Sports Strategies

October 15, 2014

Michigan athletic association wants more influence 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 director, Jack Rob...


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Rules for parents of high school athletes

As the father of 3 children and a veteran performance coach, Stronger Team’s Alan Stein has seen the good, the bad and the ugly from parents of high school basketball players. This video shares some constructive guidelines to help moms and dads...


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...


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Controlling a large team as a single coach

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), discusses the challenges in running a team with a large number of athletes....


October 1, 2014

Michigan AD responds to concussion mishap

Concussion awareness has gone through the roof over the last few years, but despite pressure on coaches to use extreme caution with their athletes, mistakes continue to be made.Over the last three days, a lot has been made of Michigan quarterback Sha...


September 17, 2014

Wisconsin schools spending on top-rated football helmets

A television station in Madison, Wisconsin, published a piece Thursday taking a look into how local high schools are spending more on state-of-the-art football helmets in an attempt to combat concussions.The report revealed that schools are paying th...


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Creating player contracts for your team

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), breaks down his player contracts and how they can help your program....


September 16, 2014

Rutgers A.D. apologizes for fan behavior

Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann issued a statement Monday apologizing for fan behavior at Saturday’s game against Penn State.A number of fans wore T-shirts that read “Beat Ped State,” while another displayed an offensive banner in the park...