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Tools of the Trade
September 29, 2014 - Issue 682
Coaches to Undergo Training
 The Minnesota State High School League announced it will now require all its coaches to take an online class on sexual violence prevention. Read the full story...
Former Player Sues School
 A former USC football player has sued the school, claiming he suffered injuries after being forced to play while sick. Read the full story...
Lax Power
 Utah is considering making lacrosse a sanctioned high school sport. Read the full story...
Featured Issue

Hot Off The Press and Now Online

The Baseball Postseason issue of Coaching Management includes articles on:

  • Using non-traditional “shift” defenses

  • Getting rid of bullying

  • Teaching players the value of sleep for performance

  • And a Q&A with Ritch Price, University of Kansas

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Place of Origin
 A look at how some NCAA Division III schools come up with slogans for their football teams and athletic departments. Read the full story...
Parents’ Actions Stop Game
 Unruly parents caused high school girls’ soccer games in New Mexico to be canceled. Read the full story...
Not All Stretches are Created Equal
Not All Stretches are Created Equal  Strong and flexible posterior chain muscles are an important part of any conditioning and injury-prevention strategy. This series of muscles (lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and calf) works in a chainlike manner. Imbalances in flexibility and strength along this chain can often result in knee, lower back or Achilles tendon injuries.
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SWATA President Passes
 After a year-long battle with cancer, Texas State Head Athletic Trainer David Gish passed away last week at the age of 52. Read the full story...
Politicians on the Field
 Georgia will allow a legislative group to oversee the state athletic association. Read the full story...
Golf Athletes Take to Twitter
 After the University of Michigan paid $1 million to the University of Utah and lost a rain-delayed game 26-10, the school’s club golf team vented about the allocation of funds. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
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Online Buyer's Guide
Our online Buyer's Guide features a customized pages for companies advertising in our 2014 Buyer's Guide, including interactive links, product images, and more detailed product listings. Here are links to four companies featured in our Guide:
Signature Athletic Tape
Sports Health
Sound Creations
Sound Director

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Coach Suspended for Prayer
 An Arizona high school football coach was suspended after he prayed with his team. Read the full story...
Feeling the Heat
 In Los Angeles, the decision by the school district to cancel outdoor practices because of the heat last week left some coaches upset. Read the full story...
Honorable Mention Profile
 Read about one of our honorable mentions for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: Therese Sparn, Athletic Trainer at Clarksville (Tenn.) High School. Read the full story...
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