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Tools of the Trade
December 22, 2014 - Issue 694
Sayerville AD Suspended
 Amid the hazing scandal that’s rocked its community, Sayerville High School has suspended its athletic director. Read the full story...
Developing Leaders
 To help coaches teach athletes to be good role models, the University of Texas announced its Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation. Read the full story...
Social Media Trends
 Wondering how the various social media platforms your program utilizes (or should utilize!) grew this past year? This infographic breaks down social media trends from 2014. Read the full story...
Featured Ezine

Hot Off the Press

The 2015 Coaching Management American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention issue is now available online. Previewing the convention, this issue also contains an updated clinic schedule and a list of show exhibitors.

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Spiked by Parents
 A successful Wisconsin high school volleyball coach claims a parent’s interference and complaints led to her ouster. Read the full story...
NIAAA Award Winners
 Three high school athletic directors were honored by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) at its convention last week. Read the full story...
Case Study

Cooling Treatment  Catalyst CryoHelmet by All-Star Sporting Goods's approach uses cold therapy to treat some of the inflammation that occurs with mild or severe traumatic brain injuries. This innovative treatment was recently attributed to helping a doctor recover from a stroke.
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Ready For The Worst
 When Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard went crashing to the ice and began convulsing, the reaction of the team’s medical staff was rapid, concise, and successful. And completely rehearsed. Read the full story...
Is Your ATC Your MVP?
 December 31 is the deadline for nominations for the Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award, specifically for high school athletic trainers. Read the full story...
Heart of the Matter
 Leading specialists in cardiac health met last week to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death in athletes. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
ABCA Preview  The 2015 ABCA Convention is January 2-5, in Orlando, Florida. The following companies will be exhibiting at the show.
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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.

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Coach Files Lawsuit
 The high school football coach whose squad became infamous for its watermelon breaking ritual has filed a defamation suit. Read the full story...
Bill Bans Unions
 Michigan’s senate passed legislation banning student-athlete unions in the state. Read the full story...
Players Boycotting
 Several players on a Michigan high school football team have announced they’re boycotting the season unless the school brings their coach back. Read the full story...
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Physical Therapy Rehabilitation
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Breakthrough Hot/Cold Therapy
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Portable Fountains
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