Category Archives: NFHS

Connecticut Coach Among 2013 NFHS National High School Hall of Fame Class

Connecticut Coach Among 2013 NFHS National High School Hall of Fame Class

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Legendary Cheshire (Connecticut) girls and boys swimming coach Ed Aston joins four individuals who excelled as high school athletes, including former Washington Redskins’ all-pro quarterback Joe Theismann and current Los Angeles Clippers’ guard Chauncey Billups, to headline the 2013 class of the National High School Hall of Fame. In 37 years as girls swimming coachContinue Reading

NFHS Offering First Aid Class Online

NFHS Offering First Aid Class Online

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the assistance of the American Red Cross, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has developed a new first aid course – “First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches” – for its online Coach Education Program at www.nfhslearn.com. The course – one of two core courses along with “Fundamentals of Coaching” – is designedContinue Reading

NFHS Offers Baseball Coaching Fundamentals Course

NFHS Offers Baseball Coaching Fundamentals Course

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), in partnership with USA Baseball, has developed “Fundamentals of Coaching Baseball” – the latest online sport-specific course in its Coach Education Program available at www.nfhslearn.com. Along with instructional demonstrations from Washington Nationals players and team manager Davey Johnson, the course is designed for interscholastic baseball coachesContinue Reading

Linked Up – 10/19/2012

Linked Up – 10/19/2012

It is very wet outside, and the schedules for the weekend are in a bit of disarray. While waiting out those rain showers, here are some great stories from across the state, including a lot of cross country features as several league championships have taken place in the past few days. From the ZacharyToday.com: The executiveContinue Reading

CIAC Supports NFHS Statement On Soccer Policy

CIAC Supports NFHS Statement On Soccer Policy

The NFHS has released a position opposing the new 10-month schedule proposed by the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. The CIAC and the other 50 National Federation member state associations are in complete agreement with the NFHS position detailed by Executive Director Bob Gardner and President Rick Wulkow. U.S. Soccer’s proposal intends to encourage scholastic soccerContinue Reading

High School Sports Participation Achieves All-time High

High School Sports Participation Achieves All-time High

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Boosted by continued growth in several girls sports, participation in high school sports increased for the 23rd consecutive year in 2011-12, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Based on figures from the 51 NFHS-member state high school athletic/activityContinue Reading

Boys Lacrosse Rules Changes

Boys Lacrosse Rules Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 9, 2012) — A focus on sportsmanship and risk minimization highlighted many of the rules changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Boys Lacrosse Rules Committee at its July 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. All 16 rules revisions were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. WithContinue Reading