Colorado Updates

Q&A: Rhonda Blanford-Green talks becoming CHSAA commissioner, plans for the future

Rhonda Blanford-Green is ready for the challenges in front of her. But don’t expect, as she says, a “change agent.” On March 15, CHSAA’s Board of Directors hired Blanford-Green to be the Association’s next commissioner. She will succeed Paul Angelico, a mentor and close friend, to become the ninth CHSAA commissioner. Blanford-Green worked at CHSAA…

School board presidents: Use InSideOut to start a discussion on the role of sports

CASB would like to encourage all boards of education to take a few minutes to review the material supplied by CHSAA and watch a short video about the benefits of the InSideOut Initiative. Hopefully this will lead to a discussion among members of boards of education regarding the role of athletics in the overall education process.

CHSAA, Broncos, coaches team up on Coach of the Week program

Winning isn’t the only thing. Sports in high school play an important role for many students as they learn lessons about character, perseverance and teamwork. Just as a great teacher in the classroom is vitally important to a student’s academic success, a great coach on the sidelines plays a huge role in ensuring that sports…

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…

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…