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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. 

Unified Sports Participant Message – Stay Unified Stay Safe

Unified Sports Participant Message – Stay Unified Stay Safe

Unified Sports athletes and teammates offer thanks to those keeping us safe, and share the important message — stay Unified, stay safe. 

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

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Student Message – Stay Home, Stay Safe #CTWillPlayAgain

Eleven high school student athletes from across Connecticut share an important message. Stay home, Stay safe. #CTWillPlayAgain

CAS-CIAC Recognition Events Canceled

Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19 CAS-CIAC has canceled and postponed several recognition events scheduled for this spring. The annual Scholar Athlete Banquet scheduled for Sunday, May 3 has been canceled, and the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 24 has been postponed until 2021. Schools that had not previously registeredContinue Reading

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Boys Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

Student Athlete Story – Maggie Bolduc – Parish Hill HS

Editors Note – During this challenging time with high school sporting events cancelled and postponed and students being strongly advised to adhere to social distancing, CIAC will be sharing stories, messages, and more from some of the student-athlete representatives on our Student Athletic Advisory Board and Sportsmanship Committee. Maggie Bolduc, Senior, Parish Hill High SchoolContinue Reading

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team

CIAC is presenting the 25-player CIAC Girls Basketball All Century Team. The final five names revealed are featured below. Players are listed with their name during their high school career, their graduation year and school. The All Century teams were compiled with input from select past and current coaches, veteran high school basketball writers andContinue Reading

inCourage Helps Improve Communication, Commitment & Leadership In Sports

inCourage Helps Improve Communication, Commitment & Leadership In Sports

inCourage provides original, engaging videos to help improve communication, commitment and leadership in sports. We’ve got easy solutions to frustrating challenges. Check out all the blog posts at https://teamblog.incourage.com/blog or choose specific topics below. Or check out all their great resources for building a better sports culture at https://www.incourage.com Six Books Every Coach Should Read With theContinue Reading