Because successful communication with your players is so crucial, it pays to understand how to properly utilize all of the various forms of communication: verbal, visual and physical. Coaches need to utilize all three forms—and understand the nuances of each in order to select the right method for a specific situation.
Bucking the nationwide trend to allow alcohol sales during college football games, the Idaho State Board of Education recently closed the door on that option for Boise State and the University of Idaho.
Mike Harper, Head Girls' Basketball Coach at Muhlenberg County (Ky.) High School, is the target of a lawsuit filed by two former players, Makayla Sampson and Kerra Vincent, who accuse him of being abusive.
The Ivy League has passed new legislation that gives student-athletes a 10-hour window of no athletic activity following their return from a road trip and a two-week recovery period with no allowable team athletic activity at season's end.
An Indiana high school student who was training to make his high school football team chose an unorthodox way to do so: by running while dragging two tires connected by a chain. The boy's homemade device earned the attention of a local youth football coach, who will now help train the boy.
In 2011, colleges and universities were asked by the U.S. Department of Education to educate student-athletes on the topic of sexual violence. A study published in the journal Violence Against Women reports that there is still much work to be done in this area.