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technology

October 17, 2016

A step forward in stadium lighting

High schools can now install lighting systems similar to those used at the college and pro levels A major source of frustration for athletic directors is the exorbitant costs of facility maintenance and upkeep. And one of the greatest unavoidable ex...


October 3, 2016

10 innovative products that are leaving their mark

Product innovations constantly change the way athletic administrators and coaches operate their programs. The trick is figuring out which new inventions best fit high schools and colleges. In Coach and Athletic Director’s second annual Innovatio...


September 29, 2016

Do we need video replay in high school sports?

There’s a trickle-down effect in sports. Rules and procedures put in place at the professional or college levels tend to make their way to the high school and youth leagues. That’s great for issues like targeting in football, but not so much for ...


December 3, 2015

Why athletic directors must embrace technology

It’s not likely you have ever heard of an athletic director with a relaxed, laid-back job. Athletic directors wear numerous hats — logistics, personnel decisions, scheduling, solving the occasional unforeseen crisis. Amid it all, they are respons...


October 12, 2015

Nine up-and-coming products every coach must see

Smartphones and tablets have revolutionized the way we collect and disseminate information, a fact that’s abundantly clear on the sidelines at football games or in gymnasiums. But with so many products on the market, it can be difficult to tell whi...


March 9, 2015

Fitness made easier with new technology

Coaches want the most from their players during training sessions, but there’s a fine line between maximum effort and overexertion. Cross it, and athletes could be lost to injury. The development of new technology has made lives easier for coach...