Category Archives: Coaches

CIAC Spring Sports Update

CHESHIRE, Conn. – CAS-CIAC appreciates the efforts of Commissioner Cardona and Governor Lamont to engage students while keeping the health and safety of Connecticut’s schools and communities at the center of their decision-making.

The announcement to extend school closings through May 20th provides a timeline for the CIAC to consider regarding spring sport opportunities.  CIAC administrative staff will have more detailed conversations with superintendents, principals, athletic directors, member leagues, medical professionals, and coaches over the next week and half.  The CIAC Board of Control will meet on April 23 to review feedback from each group and discuss safe and realistic spring sport experiences.

Emotional Intelligence CAS Conversation

Emotional Intelligence CAS Conversation

Dr. Marc Brackett, an expert on social and emotional intelligence, joined CAS-CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lungarini for a discussion on how to help students through this challenging time. 

NFHS Offering Free Officials Courses

One way of addressing the declining number of high school officials is by retaining the ones you already have. And one way of retaining them is by thanking them for their hard work and sacrifice. That’s one of the reasons we’re offering FREE officiating courses at the NFHS Learning Center from now until July 1. Check outContinue Reading

2020 Spring Sport Rules Interpretations Meeting Schedule

NOTE – CIAC has updated this list to the best of its knowledge, but if you are planning to attend one of the meetings that is not listed as postponed or canceled, you should contact the board and/or school to confirm the meeting is taking place. Below is the schedule for the 2020 spring rulesContinue Reading

Coaches Clinics Upcoming

A pair of opportunities for coaches are coming up in March with coaching clinics being held in both basketball and track and field. The basketball coaching clinic is being held for a second year in conjunction with the CIAC basketball finals at Mohegan Sun. The event will be held Friday, March 20 beginning at 7Continue Reading

CIAC Winter 2020 Sportsmanship PSA

CIAC Winter 2020 Sportsmanship PSA

Eight Distinguished Contributors Joining CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor

CHESHIRE, Conn. – In recognition of exceptional careers of service to CAS-CIAC eight distinguished honorees will be recognized as the fifth class in the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor. Earle Bidwell, Armand Fabbri, Harold Goldberg, Art Kohs, Tom Murray, Armand Regalbuti, George Synnott, and Margaret Williamson will be honored at the induction ceremony being held onContinue Reading

CIAC Launches Officials Appreciation Initiative

Upon returning to school and competition after the winter break, CIAC member schools and their winter teams have heave been invited to focus on something besides just their games and practices — saying “thank you” to the officials overseeing those contests. Beginning January 9th, CIAC has invited its member schools to participate in its firstContinue Reading

Linked Up – Fall Championships 2019

It began on October 26 and concluded on December 14. That is the length and breadth of the CIAC fall championship season. Along the way, 39 (well, actually a lot more than that) championship stories were written. And Linked Up – Fall Championship 2019 has those 39 in one convenient place. Anytime a fan wantsContinue Reading

CIAC Football Postseason Schedule Changes

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to the continuing forecast of inclement weather and a need to allow host schools adequate time to prepare their facilities, the CIAC football quarterfinal games scheduled for Tuesday, December 3 have all been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 4. Game times will remain at 6:30 p.m. All quarterfinals are scheduled for theContinue Reading