Front Line High School Football

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/football-high/ Big time high school football is put out front center in this piece.  The issues of safety and how does a school determine its priorities is brought into sharp focus. When you are in the midst of the tempest can you see clearly through the swirling clouds? These series exposure the subjects’ reality – … Continue reading »


Up2Us Coach of the Year Award

Nominations for the annual Up2Us Coach of the Year Award are currently being accepted online.  Deadline for nominations is 15 Sept 2011.


National Coaching Leader Joins Institute for Sport Coaching

It is a pleasure to announce Dave McCann, formerly with the US Olympic Committee and US Ski & Snowboard, has joined the Institute as our new Director for National Initiatives.  I have known Dave for five years since we first met through our work with the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education.  What has … Continue reading »


Relationship Between Coaching & Sports Participation

Currently, the US is faced with an obesity crisis that costs the entire nation an estimated $147 billion annually in related healthcare costs and an estimated $300 billion annually in total costs.  Imagine the good we could do with $147 billion a year–fund schools and teachers to really not leave any child behind. So how does coaching play … Continue reading »