Imagine a basketball game with a packed gymnasium and everyone appears dressed for a Halloween costume parity. The crowd is totally silent until the home team, the Taylor University Knights, score the 10th point. And then, pandemonium ensues. The crowd erupts with noise and dance.
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This story is a couple weeks old now, but it is so utterly fantastic that we couldn’t help but share, even now. As a reader of this blog, you probably know that CoachUp believes parents and coaches have a massive responsibility to keep our young athletes safe. So, when we found out that Wichi.... More »
By Karrick Dyer (this originally appeared on www.KarrickDyer.com and is reprinted with permission of @KarrickD) For anyone who has ever coached youth sports of any kind, from pee-wee to middle school, and even high school sports in some cases………I have a deep question that has been floating in .... More »
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Well, if it’s HS football season… then unfortunately, it’s also hazing season.
That’s not to say that hazing doesn’t occur in all sports…it certainly does. But that being said, hazing seems to be an unwanted annual tradition when it comes to HS football — and especially during Au.... More »
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