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...

May 21, 2015

Virginia High School League opens doors to private institutions

The Virginia High School League will now allow private school members, a first in the organization's 90-year history. The change is the result of a lawsuit filed by Liberty Christian Academy, a private school that applied for membership three tim...

May 13, 2015

Pa. high school investigating football program for violation

A Pennsylvania high school has suspended its football program from all activities pending an internal investigation into two student-athletes who transferred to the school. Berwick Superintendent Wayne Brookhart announced Tuesday that the footba...

May 6, 2015

N.J. taking steps to separate public, private football teams

The New Jersey athletic association's executive committee on Wednesday endorsed a proposal that would split public and non-public schools in football and individual wrestling. [caption id="attachment_10966" align="alignleft" width="244"] New Jerse...

April 27, 2015

Indiana to consider implementing ‘past-link’ rule

The Indiana High School Athletic Association may consider implementing a new rule that would strengthen penalties on some student-athlete transfers. Referred to as the "past-link" rule, student-athletes would be ineligible for 365 days if it's est...

March 25, 2015

Florida legislature could dismantle state athletic association

Florida's House Education Committee on Thursday will consider a proposal that would strip the state's athletic association of most of its power. The Florida High School Athletic Association believes the bill would create a "free agency" of high sc...

January 15, 2013

Playing by the rules

States say high schools and their coaches need to be more vigilant in preventing illegal transfers and recruiting tactics The next time a parent or summer league coach calls you up to offer the services of the region's top young athletes, you ma...

May 17, 2012

Coach K Earned More Than $7 Million In 2010

Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski earned more than $7.2 million in compensation during the 2010 calendar year, according to the federal tax return the university filed this week.The amount is the second greatest single-year compensation tot...