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June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...

June 26, 2015

Oregon to begin requiring Heads Up Football training for coaches

Beginning in 2016, all Oregon high school football coaches will be required to enroll into the Heads Up Football program to help keep student-athletes safe on the field. The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) is the first high school athl...

Ocean Lakes High School's football team will be on three years of probation after an investigation found numerous recruiting violations.
June 26, 2015

Virginia high school football coach suspended over recruiting

A Virginia high school football coach has been suspended three games and his team will be on three years of probation after an investigation turned up a number of recruiting violations. [caption id="attachment_12847" align="alignright" width="276"...

Summerville football coach John McKissick speaks in 2005 at his induction into the South Carolina Hall of Fame.
June 18, 2015

Nation’s winningest football coach announces retirement

John McKissick, the Summerville High School (S.C.) football coach who has more wins than any other coach in the sport, announced this week he is retiring. [caption id="attachment_13122" align="alignright" width="258"] Summerville football coach Jo...

June 16, 2015

Illinois approves contact restrictions for high school football

The Illinois High School Association has approved new rules beginning with the upcoming football season that will limit the number of hours and days each week that a team can have live contact during full-pad practices. During the season, teams wi...

June 4, 2015

Wash. prep football program put on probation for violations

One of Washington's top high school football teams will be placed on three years of probation after self-reporting violations that included illegal contact with players during the offseason. [caption id="attachment_12991" align="alignright" width...

June 1, 2015

UAB reviving football program months after killing it

Just six months after the University of Alabama at Birmingham axed its football program the school has decided to bring it back. UAB leaders announced today that football — along with the bowling and rifle teams — will be revived in 2016. The ...

Former NFL coach Mike Sherman will begin coaching high school football this fall.
June 1, 2015

Former NFL coach Mike Sherman joining high school ranks

Former Green Bay Packers and Texas A&M head coach Mike Sherman will begin coaching high school football in Massachusetts this fall. [caption id="attachment_12946" align="alignright" width="217"] Former NFL coach Mike Sherman will begin coachin...

Dealing with Social Media
May 26, 2015

Dealing with Social Media Charles Welde, wide receivers coach at Victor Valley College in California, talks about why coaches and athletes must be careful about what they post on social networks....

May 21, 2015

The risks of overhydrating

Football coaches will hear a lot leading up to summer practices about how to keep athletes safe in the sweltering heat. That places an emphasis on hydration, but even water consumption can pose risks. Water intoxication, or hyponatremia, doesn...

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