Join the conversation!

Features

  • meactournament
    January 20, 2015

    Perfecting MEAC Tournament All About Details

    by Kevin Hoffman

    Planning for the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference basketball tournament is a job that never ends. Organizers spend 52 weeks a year perfecting every last detail, and when one tournament is finished, another is waiting. Conference Commissioner Dennis Thomas calls it a “labor of love.” Sure, pulling together a major college basketball event comes with its share of headaches, but each March when thousands of fans descend on Norfolk, Virginia, e...

  • January 20, 2015

    Finding the Good Amidst the Bad

    by Kevin Hoffman

    High school sports are not in a bad place, but taking in the news over the last few months might have you fooled — concussions, hazing, drug use, coach misconduct. It’s been an ugly fall. The worst was the sexual assault by a group of New Jersey high school football players on their teammates, disguised as some sort of hazing ritual. The team was suspended, games were canceled and jobs are in limbo. How does something like this happen a...

  • coachingjumpers
    January 20, 2015

    Coaching Your Jumpers

    by Kevin Hoffman

    Eight competitive tips to keep your athletes fully prepared< The long and triple jumps can be incredibly difficult to prepare for, especially for athletes who may not be accustomed to the event. Because it’s so different from other track and field competitions, athletes require keen concentration to pull off the perfect jump, and that’s not as simple as it sounds. Rob Graf, assistant boys track and field coach at Wheaton North High Scho...

  • fromthegroundup
    January 20, 2015

    From the Ground Up

    by Michael Popke

    How one Florida school brought football to campus with the help of its basketball team For years, Tony Medina wanted to start a football program at Faith Christian Academy, a K-12 school of 600 students in Orlando, Florida, that is affiliated with the Assemblies of God. All he needed were a few good men: Coaches who understand there is more to life than football and who treat the game as a launching pad for boys to lead stronger and fuller liv...

  • caption
    January 20, 2015

    Two passing plays from Urban Meyer

    by Michael Austin

    The Ohio State football coach opened his playbook for Coach and Athletic Director

    Urban Meyer, head coach of the 2015 national champion Ohio State Buckeyes, was featured as the cover story in the August 2012 edition of Coach and Athletic Director magazine. He provided insight into how he’s built programs into championship winners, what he does when he first takes over a new team and some practice tips on getting the most ...

Top SellingSee more bestsellers »

image610-full

Basketball Forms Book Download

Brought to you by Winning Hoops, this CD is guaranteed to help you organize and improve your entire basketball program. The CD contains 93 forms and templates.... Buy now »

News

January 30, 2015

Chicago area school lowering fees to increase athletic participation

More athletic programs are turning to participation fees to recapture funds lost... Read more »
January 28, 2015

NAIA football team raising money for title rings

Athletic programs can be lucrative for universities, but not so much at the NAIA... Read more »

More News »

Advertisement

Latest Videos

The value of student-athlete evaluations

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), talks about why coaches should provide players with written evaluations.... continue »


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 truly enjoy the experience of having a child who plays high school sports.While this video is directed towards the parents of high school age players... continue »


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.... continue »


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.... continue »


Professional development for lacrosse coaches

Rockford High School (Michigan) girls lacrosse coach Mike Emery discusses the types of certifications and other education young lacrosse coaches must acquire. ... continue »


Top SellingSee more bestsellers »

image610-full

Basketball Forms Book Download

Brought to you by Winning Hoops, this CD is guaranteed to help you organize and improve your entire basketball program. The CD contains 93 forms and templates.... Buy now »

* Email
* First Name
* Last Name
 Title
* Lists



  * = Required Field