Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Yet Another Horrible HS Football Incident…. + MORE

So, the two defensive backs from John Jay HS in San Antonio. TX, go on national TV (Good Morning America) and try to present themselves as good, wholesome kids, that their actions in which they blindsided the ref does not truly reflect who they are. And to “justify” their actions, the tw.... More »
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The Nemesis In The Goal

I despised him, and him me, or so we thought. He was a nemesis without my ever defining him as such. All because of a game. And yet, given a few years and unique circumstances, he became a dear friend, even standing next to me years later at my wedding. All because of that same game. I attended Stan.... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: The Process Only Becomes More Challenging

Wayne Mazzoni, long-time baseball coach at Sacred Heart University and an expert on the process of how HS athletes are recruiting to college programs, was on the show this AM, and as usual, we just didn’t have enough time to get to all the calls. But one recurring theme from the calls we did g.... More »

HEROIC ATHLETES: Ivy League Baseball Continues to Attract Top Talent, Both On and Off the Field

Anybody who has heard my radio show over the last 15 years knows that I’m a big supporter of Ivy League baseball. To me, there’s just something very unique and special about talented baseball players who are also brilliant and accomplished students. Even more, because the baseball season.... More »

CoachUp Awards 2014 Scholarships to Student-Atheltes + MORE

We are pleased to announce the winners of the second annual CoachUp Scholarship program. Applicants submitted essays describing how sports affected their lives, recommendation letters, and videos for consideration. The CoachUp Scholarship Program awards student-athletes who embody the CoachUp valu.... More »
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With a sport like running, a lot of an athlete’s success comes from not only how hard he or she trains, but also on technique development. Without technique work, a runner will lose efficiency in the running form which can potentially cause a plateau in performance.  There are many running drills to improve your running form, but here are two common examples, called the A Skip and the B Skip:

For the A Skip, start by bringing your knee up so that your leg reaches parallel, then skip…

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Your readers are great editors. But only if you listen to them.
Not every writer likes to jump into the comments and mix it up with readers. You’ve heard the advice about engaging with the community and encouraging debate, and if it’s not your style, it’s not your style. 
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Avoiding the Family Cold War

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On Saturday, October 27, 1962 the United States and Soviet Union were on the brink of nuclear war.  The Cuban Missile Crisis was in its terrorizing 14th day.  Communication between President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev had been reduced to a naval game of cat and mouse.
On this particular day, the U…

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