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How college coaches evaluate parents

    Recruiting Column: How college coaches evaluate parents  SHARE  TWEET  EMAIL By: Fred Bastie, | October 4, 2017 USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the recruiting process. This isn’t about where just the top five-star athletes are headed but rather a guide to the process and the pitfalls for student-athletes

Concussions & The Modern Athlete – Presented by VNN x State Champs

This year, we’re partnering with our friends at State Champs Sports Network to present game previews, highlights, and original stories that impact schools across the country. With Fall sports underway, this week, we’re looking at player safety, with the program – “Concussions and the Modern Athlete.” Originally filmed for Michigan and its MHSAA member Schools, the 30-minute special, hosted by Kiara

7 things sports teach your children

  Michele Weldon Author, journalist, emerita faculty, Northwestern University For millions of American parents, Saturdays -and Sundays— are again fully booked with carpooling, cheering from the sidelines and unfortunately soothing hurt feelings over their children’s team or individual losses. With school in session, the traditional fall sports of soccer, football and fall baseball consume the

What College Sports Recruiters Can Teach Your Child

  What College Sports Recruiters Can Teach Your Child By Lisa Heffernan and Jennifer Breheny Wallace June 21, 2016 5:45 am June 21, 2016 5:45 am Most children who play team sports will not win a college scholarship. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t learn something from collegiate coaches who spend countless hours evaluating

Opinion: Parents Should Teach Children to Be Coachable

  Copyright 2015 The Deseret News Publishing Co. Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City)   As I picked my 10-year-old daughter, Aspen, up from her gymnastics class, I could tell that she was visibly upset. She had obviously had a rough practice, and I knew that as soon as we got in the car I

Mis-use of Social Media can cost you

  Missteps on Social Media Can Ruin Recruitment by Dana Caldwell 239-213-6029 September 2015 FORT MYERS – They’re watching. When it comes to tweets, recruits better give a hoot. One of the first things college coaches do when vetting a potential player is monitor their Twitter account. They’re hoping to not find racist, sexist,

Letter to Parents/Adults and all Spectators

    Letter to Parents/Adult and all Spectators As we prepare for the upcoming season, it is an appropriate time to review the goals of our program as they relate to sportsmanship. As an educational institution, Avonworth High School is committed to teaching our students to set goals, strive for excellence, and to properly handle

Welcome To The Home For Avonworth Sports

Avonworth athletics is working to create a new, innovative, and interactive online presence that will cover our schools’ athletic programs like never before. We’re looking for contributing writers and photographers to aid this new site and help us to better present the wonderful achievements of our student-athletes. Interested in helping? Become a content contributor today!