• Teacher Hires to Help District with Phys. Ed. Compliance

    by Sandra Tan News Staff Reporter July 2015

    The Buffalo School District has been out of compliance with state-mandated physical education requirements for years, contributing to a young student population often described as restless, inattentive and increasingly fat.

  • Rec Director Returning to Post He Originated in 1984

    by Julie Becker,, Germantown-Menomonee Falls Now July 2015

    The man who started it all will soon reprise his role as director of the Village of Germantown's Park and Recreation Department.

  • Coach's Job Future Uncertain After Bullying Allegations

    by Miguel Rodriguez; News Sports reporter July 2015

    During a special session meeting of the Board of Education on Tuesday at City Hall, no action was taken regarding a longtime Buffalo Public Schools coach amid a complaint filed under the Dignity of All Students Act.

  • Parent Coaches Under More Scrutiny in Youth Leagues

    by Larry Mahoney BDN Staff July 2015

    Coaches play a pivotal role for young athletes, but when those coaches also have children on their team, it presents a challenge in local athletic leagues, whose process for finding and vetting coaches is more stringent than ever.

  • Utah Colleges Not Alone in Being Misled by Coaches

    by Brad Rock Deseret News July 2015

    Along with "the check's in the mail" and "it looks just like real hair," the least trustworthy phrase on Earth is "I'm not going anywhere."

  • Success Meant Nothing for These Fired HS Coaches

    by Greg Lee, Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) July 2015

    Two highly successful North Idaho high school baseball coaches have been fired. Nick Rook of Coeur d'Alene and Tom Grunenfelder of Lewiston were dismissed in recent weeks. Rook's dismissal became official Monday at a school board hearing.

  • Lakers Creating Staff Position to Optimize Analytics

    by Bill Oram, The Orange County Register (California) July 2015

    Lakers executives have long defended their use of advanced statistics, disputing the public perception that the 16-time NBA champions are behind the times.

  • Head Coach's Contract Clause Lifts Assistants Annually

    by Mike Casazza, Charleston Daily Mail (West Virginia) July 2015

    Not long after negotiating new contracts for assistant football coaches Ron Crook, JaJuan Seider, Lonnie Galloway and Joe DeForest in the winter, West Virginia University gave each additional raises in March totaling $150,000.

  • Bills Put Coach Accused of Punching Boy on Paid Leave

    by Tyler Dunne, The Buffalo News (New York) July 2015

    Two days after Aaron Kromer was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge in Florida, the Buffalo Bills have placed the offensive line coach on paid administrative leave. Kromer is accused of punching a juvenile and threatening to kill his family.

  • High School AD Resigns Two Months After Taking Job

    by Marc Pendleton, Dayton Daily News July 2015

    Jonas Smith's tenure as the Upper Arlington High School athletic director ended before it started. The Dayton Public Schools AD since 2005, Smith was named to the Golden Bears' position in April, then resigned in mid-June.