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The Brave New World of High School Sports

Months after Covid-19 shutdowns overturned our lives, people continue to ask big questions. What’s normal supposed to look like? Which trends are here to stay? In the world of high school athletics, the answers to these questions will prove critical over the coming years. Two trends in particular point to major shifts on the playing field: tighter financial conditions and […]

Measuring Extracurricular Programs

Not all learning and development happen in the classroom — cue after school activities and measuring extracurricular programs. High School students are trying to achieve more in less time. The pressure to accomplish more extraordinary things before moving on to college adds to already-complex student expectations. As responsibilities increase, it’s essential to make time for extracurricular activities. Striking a healthy […]

Practice Planning & Game Preparation (Making Strides Episode 1)

Welcome to the online roundtable series Making Strides. Our debut episode brings together two winning high school football coaches to discuss practice planning and game preparation. Participants: Ryan Goddard, Head Football Coach, Pueblo South High School (Colorado) Jake Novotny, Head Football Coach, Fort Carson High School (Colorado) Hosts: Brian Vecchio, Stride Justin Armour, Stride Segments: “Take us through a typical week.” […]

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