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Shift Why: Coach’s Conference

The NFL’s new Shift Why initiative kicked off at Sports Authority Field last Thursday in an attempt to improve the coaching culture, at all levels, in Colorado and the rest of the country. More >>

Colorado set to pilot Shift Why, which seeks to change culture of youth sports

DENVER — The Colorado High School Activities Association and the Denver Broncos are helping to pilot an initiative during the 2015-16 season which seeks transform the culture of sports. The initiative, Shift Why, is a national initiative backed by the NFL — in Colorado, the Broncos — which will debut this year in Colorado, Minnesota…

Defining Our Purpose

Each year we are presented with an opportunity to provide growth-filled experiences for the students we coach. As we begin another year as a coach of education-based athletics and activities, take a moment and reflect on this question: ”What will you give the students on your team this year that will sustain them beyond the…

Jones Foundation Gives Grant To Arlington ISD For Character Initiative

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett always stresses that his team is looking for “the right kind of guys,” suggesting the importance of leadership, work ethic and of course, character. The Cowboys as an organization is doing its best to build character in players long before they reach the NFL status. Thanks to the InSideOut Initiative…

Arlington coaches want to build character

The Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation awarded $30,000 to the Arlington school district to change some of the dynamics in school sports. Arlington is participating in the InSideOut Initiative, a nationwide program to “reclaim sports as an education experience.” The Dallas Cowboys, the University Interscholastic League and the Texas High School Coaches Association…

Arlington ISD takes lead in InSideOut Initiative with Cowboys, NFL

If not the politically sensitive term village, those not soiled by subjectivity would agree that educating young people is indeed a collective effort, especially nowadays as it concerns character and leadership. To that end, city and school leaders and the district’s sports coaches gathered Wednesday at Lamar High School to orient themselves in the lessons…

CHSCA holds successful multi-sport clinic with an emphasis on transformational coaching

AURORA — Before breaking into sport-specific groups, the entire turnout of coaches at this year’s Multi-Sports Coaching Clinic gathered in the Grand Ballroom. The tone of the clinic, held by the Colorado High School Coaches Association, was largely set during the general session on Friday morning as speakers Joe Ehrmann and Jody Redman brought forth…