To Fill Millions of Open Jobs, Many Workers Need More Than Skills

Helping people land good jobs with career paths takes more than skills training, labor experts say. Coaching, mentoring and other assistance are also needed.

#careers-and-professions, #coaches-and-managers, #goodwill-industries, #google-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #markle-foundation, #microsoft-corp, #per-scholas-inc, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

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FIBA President Hamane Niang Steps Aside Amid Sexual Abuse Investigation

Hamane Niang, the leader of basketball’s global governing body known as FIBA, led Mali’s federation at a time of systemic exploitation of female players, activists say. FIBA announced an investigation.

#africa, #athletics-and-sports, #bamako-mali, #coaches-and-managers, #hamane-niang, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #human-rights-watch, #international-basketball-federation, #national-basketball-assn, #olympic-games, #olympic-games-2012, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-national-basketball-assn, #world-cup-basketball

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How a Nonprofit Soccer Leader Spends His Sundays

When Ray Selvadurai, the director of coaching for the Manhattan Soccer Club, is not on the pitch, he’s with his daughter in the Bronx.

#bronx-nyc, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #manhattan-soccer-club-nonprofit, #randalls-island-manhattan-ny, #selvadurai-ray, #soccer

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Son of Bo Schembechler Says He Was Abused by Michigan Team Doctor

Matt Schembechler said his account of abuse when he was a child in 1969 was ignored by his father, Bo, who was the new head football coach at Michigan.

#anderson-robert-e-1928-2008, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #football-college, #schembechler-bo, #sex-crimes, #university-of-michigan

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Jim Fassel Bridged Giants Eras With a Smile. And, Once, a Rant.

The Giants coach called Gentleman Jim was best known for smoothly transitioning the team out of the Bill Parcells era, but one uncharacteristic tirade stood out.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #fassel-jim, #football, #national-football-league, #new-york-giants

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We Could All Use a Health Coach

Health coaches can give patients the tools they need to improve their own care and well-being, but they aren’t widely available.

#chronic-condition-health, #coaches-and-managers, #diet-and-nutrition, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #iora-health-llc

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Coach K’s Retirement From Duke and the End of the College ‘Supercoach’

Mike Krzyzewski of Duke announced his retirement shortly after his Tobacco Road nemesis, Roy Williams, announced his, as the N.C.A.A prepares to grant athletes greater agency.

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #duke-university, #krzyzewski-mike, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #north-carolina, #university-of-north-carolina, #williams-roy

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Football Coach Is Replaced After He Forced Student to Eat Pork, Lawyer Says

An Ohio city school board voted not to renew the contract of a high school head coach after he and others forced a student to eat pepperoni despite his religious beliefs, a lawyer for the boy’s family said.

#canton-ohio, #coaches-and-managers, #education-k-12, #interscholastic-athletics, #school-discipline-students

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Danny Ainge Retires as Celtics President

Ainge, who played for the Celtics in the 1980s, had been in the role since 2003. He will be replaced by Brad Stevens, who had coached the team for the past eight seasons.

#ainge-danny, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #boston-celtics, #coaches-and-managers, #grousbeck-wyc, #stevens-brad-1976

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Yermin Mercedes and Tony La Russa Clash Over Unwritten Rules

Chicago’s Yermin Mercedes broke one of baseball’s unwritten rules, according to Tony La Russa. Others around the game think those rules need updating.

#anderson-tim-1993, #astudillo-willians-1991, #baseball, #chicago-white-sox, #coaches-and-managers, #gomez-carlos-1985, #la-russa-tony, #mercedes-yermin, #stone-steve

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What Rudy Tomjanovich Learned by Coaching the Greats

Tomjanovich led the Houston Rockets to two championships (Hakeem Olajuwon), briefly coached the Lakers (Kobe Bryant) and oversaw an Olympic team (Kevin Garnett).

#basketball, #basketball-hall-of-fame, #bryant-kobe, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #horry-robert, #houston-rockets, #los-angeles-lakers, #thibodeau-tom, #tomjanovich-rudy, #westbrook-russell

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The Root of the Knicks’ Success? Caring When They Didn’t Have To.

In a season of uncertainty, the Knicks gave fans, and opponents, one thing to count on: “They were coming to play,” one observer said.

#basketball, #coaches-and-managers, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-york-knicks, #thibodeau-tom

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N.C.A.A. Chief, Pressured by State Laws, Pushes to Let Athletes Cash In

Five states are poised to allow college athletes to profit from their fame starting on July 1, and the N.C.A.A.’s leader says the association is preparing to respond.

#athletics-and-sports, #atlantic-coast-conference, #basketball-college, #big-ten-conference, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football-college, #law-and-legislation, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #politics-and-government, #southeastern-conference, #state-legislatures, #states-us, #student-athlete-compensation, #university-of-miami, #university-of-south-florida

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At Stony Brook, a Lacrosse Powerhouse Built of Overlooked Recruits

“We’re going to show them what they missed,” Coach Joe Spallina says of Stony Brook’s ability to compete with Division I heavyweights in women’s lacrosse.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #lacrosse, #long-island-ny, #ncaa-lacrosse-championships, #spallina-joe, #stony-brook-university

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Gymnastics Is a Brutal Sport. Does It Have to Be?

In the wake of a seismic scandal, Chellsie Memmel and other gymnasts are done with inhumane coaching — and the idea that they have to peak in their teens.

#athletics-and-sports, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #denhollander-rachael, #gymnastics, #haney-maggie-1978, #hernandez-laurie-2000, #olympic-games, #sports-injuries

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Urban Meyer’s Renewal in Jacksonville

After years of disarray, the Jaguars have what the team’s owner called “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in football” — the No. 1 pick in the N.F.L. draft and a coach who knows what to do with him.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #football-college, #jacksonville-fla, #jacksonville-jaguars, #khan-shahid-1950, #meyer-urban, #national-football-league, #ohio-state-university, #university-of-florida

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Welcome to the YOLO Economy

Burned out and flush with savings, some workers are quitting stable jobs in search of postpandemic adventure.

#coaches-and-managers, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #employee-fringe-benefits, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation, #paid-time-off, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

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José Mourinho Fired by Tottenham Hotspur

The Portuguese coach’s 17 months in charge at the North London club failed to deliver the successes that marked his career at teams like Chelsea and Real Madrid.

#coaches-and-managers, #english-premier-league, #mourinho-jose, #soccer, #tottenham-hotspur-soccer-team

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NCAA Gives USC Probation and a Fine In Bribery Scandal

A disciplinary committee put the Southern California program on probation for two years in connection with a 2017 investigation into corruption in college hoops.

#agents-business, #basketball-college, #bland-tony-basketball-coach, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #coaches-and-managers, #code-merl-jr, #dawkins-christian, #fines-penalties, #gatto-james, #university-of-southern-california

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Bobby Leonard, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Dies at 88

He coached the Indiana Pacers for 12 seasons and took them to three A.B.A. titles. The governor of Indiana called him “the embodiment of basketball.”

#american-basketball-assn, #basketball, #basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #indiana-pacers, #indiana-state-university, #leonard-bobby-1932-2021, #national-basketball-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men

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Scandal Erupts in Valdosta, Georgia’s Football “Titletown”

Georgia’s Valdosta High School, a longtime football powerhouse, is awash in a scandal involving race, funny money, allegations of improper recruiting and a one-armed booster named Nub.

#bryant-paul-william, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #georgia, #saban-nick, #smart-kirby, #valdosta-ga

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Are Spring Sports Safe for Kids?

Youth sports are ramping up in many parts of the country. But without a vaccine for children, we still need to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

#coaches-and-managers, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #exercise, #little-league-baseball-and-softball, #parenting, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #soccer, #volleyball

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Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87

After assembling the formidable offense for the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins, he breathed new life into football programs at two universities.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #florida-atlantic-university, #football, #football-college, #miami-dolphins, #schnellenberger-howard, #university-of-louisville, #university-of-miami

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Canada’s Artistic Swimming Coach on Leave Amid Allegations

The coach of Canada’s most elite team — slated for the Olympics — will step aside as he awaits the outcome of a disciplinary hearing about allegations of emotional abuse.

#canada, #canada-artistic-swimming, #coaches-and-managers, #fina, #swimming, #synchronized-swimming

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High School Football Coach Is Fired After Players’ Use of Anti-Semitic Language

School officials in Duxbury, Mass., denounced what they called the “horrifying and disappointing” language and said they had hired a private lawyer to conduct an investigation.

#anti-semitism, #coaches-and-managers, #duxbury-mass, #education-k-12, #education-secondary, #interscholastic-athletics, #teachers-and-school-employees

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After 30 Years, Rutgers Finds Its Way Back to the N.C.A.A. Tournament

Steve Pikiell revived the Rutgers men’s basketball program using a trusted blueprint borrowed from his former UConn coach, John Calhoun.

#big-ten-conference, #calhoun-jim, #coaches-and-managers, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #ron-harper-jr, #rutgers-the-state-university-of-new-jersey, #steve-pikiell

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The Mobley Brothers Turned Backyard Brawls Into Basketball Stardom

Evan and Isaiah Mobley used to face off. Now they’re teammates at U.S.C., and Isaiah may be Evan’s biggest fan: “They haven’t really seen some of the abilities that he can really do.”

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #mobley-eric-1968, #mobley-evan-2001, #mobley-isaiah-1999, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #university-of-southern-california

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NCAA Changes Covid-19 Quarantine Rules for March Madness Tournaments

Teams arriving in Indiana for the men’s basketball tournament were supposed to quarantine for two days. Iona, with the N.C.A.A.’s blessing, held a practice on its first day.

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #emmert-mark, #iona-college, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #ncaa-basketball-championships-women, #pitino-rick, #quarantines, #university-of-kansas, #university-of-virginia

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Rick Pitino Forges a New Path to the Tournament With Iona

Pitino got used to making runs to the N.C.A.A. tournament with big-name programs, until Louisville fired him in 2017. Iona gave him a chance to find another way in.

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #iona-college, #metro-atlantic-athletic-conference, #pitino-rick

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Tony La Russa Came Back Because the ‘Opportunity Is Real’

He won three World Series titles on his way to the Hall of Fame, and the new (old) manager of the Chicago White Sox believes this roster compares to his best.

#baseball, #chicago-white-sox, #coaches-and-managers, #la-russa-tony

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Synchronized Swimmers Say Coaches Have Abused Them

Coaches around the world in the sport, now known as artistic swimming, are facing accusations that they bullied, harassed and psychologically abused athletes.

#canada, #coaches-and-managers, #olympic-games-2020, #swimming, #synchronized-swimming

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David Newhouse, 65, Dies; His Paper Broke the Sandusky Story

A member of a powerful publishing family, he drove his Pennsylvania newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #harrisburg-pa, #newhouse-david-1955-2021, #newspapers, #paterno-joe, #patriot-news-newspaper, #pennsylvania-state-university, #pulitzer-prizes, #sandusky-jerry, #sex-crimes

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LSU Mishandled Women’s Complaints Against Les Miles, Players

The university’s acknowledgment came after two reports in two days showed how L.S.U. mishandled complaints of harassment and assault.

#coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #davis-drake-1996, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #football-college, #guice-derrius, #louisiana-state-university, #miles-les, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

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If Mom Could See Her Now: The Story of Bianca Smith

Bianca Smith, the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball, learned the language of the game from her mother.

#baseball, #boston-red-sox, #coaches-and-managers

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C. Vivian Stringer Is the Thread Between the W.N.B.A.’s Emerging Stars

The Liberty’s Betnijah Laney and Erica Wheeler of the Los Angeles Sparks are coming into their own after winding paths with a key intersection: Stringer’s coaching at Rutgers.

#basketball, #basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #laney-betnijah-1993, #rutgers-the-state-university-of-new-jersey, #stringer-c-vivian, #wheeler-erica-1991

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John Geddert Charges: What Is Human Trafficking?

Experts say the filing of human trafficking charges against John Geddert, who died on Thursday, could have major ramifications for future prosecutions of coaches in the high-pressure world of elite sports.

#athletics-and-sports, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #forced-labor, #geddert-john-1957, #gymnastics, #human-trafficking, #michigan, #sex-crimes

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The Mets Quietly Fired Ryan Ellis for Sexual Harassment

Shortly after dismissing the team’s general manager, the Mets also fired Ryan Ellis, a hitting coordinator whose inappropriate behavior was first reported in 2018.

#baseball, #callaway-mickey, #coaches-and-managers, #ellis-ryan-1978, #new-york-mets, #porter-jared-1979, #rojas-luis-e-1981, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Jaguars Assistant Coach Chris Doyle Resigns After Backlash

The Fritz Pollard Alliance criticized the recent addition of Chris Doyle, who was accused of mistreatment of Black players at the University of Iowa, to Urban Meyer’s staff in Jacksonville.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #doyle-chris-1968, #football, #fritz-pollard-alliance, #jacksonville-jaguars, #meyer-urban, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity

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Behind the ‘Grind’ of the N.B.A. Team With the Next Big Thing

The Charlotte Hornets are emerging from obscurity, thanks to the star power of the rookie LaMelo Ball and the shotmaking of Gordon Hayward. Here’s how they’re doing it.

#ball-lamelo, #basketball, #borrego-james, #charlotte-hornets, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #friedman-nick-basketball-coach, #gaitley-dutch, #hayward-gordon, #iske-chad, #mitchell-nate-basketball-coach, #nored-ronald, #triano-jay-1958

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Marty Schottenheimer, 77, Winning N.F.L. Coach With Four Teams, Dies

With a running attack known as Martyball, his teams won 200 regular season games and reached the playoffs 13 times but never made it to the Super Bowl.

#alzheimers-disease, #american-football-conference, #cleveland-browns, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #kansas-city-chiefs, #los-angeles-chargers, #national-football-league, #playoff-games, #washington-redskins

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11 Steps to Impress Your Boss and Thrive in Your Job

“Managing up” while you work from home can foster positive relationships with those above you, and give your career a boost.

#coaches-and-managers, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs, #telecommuting

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Wayne Terwilliger Dies at 95; Baseball Was His (Long) Life

He began his career as a minor league player in 1948. He played and coached in the majors. He ended his career as a minor league coach in 2010.

#baseball, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #fort-worth-cats-baseball-team, #minnesota-twins, #minor-leagues, #terwilliger-wayne

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These Women Were N.F.L. ‘Firsts.’ They’re Eager for Company.

Two women will coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in this year’s Super Bowl, a milestone in the N.F.L.’s gender diversity efforts. Women in football hope their presence quickly stops being noteworthy.

#coaches-and-managers, #football, #javadifar-maral, #kansas-city-chiefs, #locust-lori, #national-football-league, #super-bowl, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #thomas-sarah-1973, #trask-amy, #welter-jennifer-1977, #women-and-girls

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What Is Lightning Coach Jon Cooper’s ‘Special Sauce?’

Cooper, the Tampa Bay Lightning coach, won the 2020 Stanley Cup to add to his enviable trophy case. One key to his success, a former boss said, is that he keeps learning.

#coaches-and-managers, #cooper-jon-1967, #hockey-ice, #stanley-cup, #tampa-bay-lightning

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In N.F.L., the Same Old Line and Verse About Hiring Black Coaches

In the latest hiring cycle, Eric Bieniemy, the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator, watched from the sideline as white peers were chosen as head coaches.

#adams-charles-minneapolis-minn-police-officer, #bieniemy-eric, #black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #culley-david, #discrimination, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #kansas-city-chiefs, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity

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John Chaney’s Message Was Always Clear, in Support of Black Athletes

“He’d say, ‘I’m not going to stick a lollipop in your mouth, I’m going to coach you like a man,’” recalled one of Chaney’s former assistant coaches.

#basketball-college, #black-people, #chaney-john, #coaches-and-managers, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #race-and-ethnicity, #temple-university, #thompson-john-iii

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John Chaney, Hall of Fame Temple Basketball Coach, Dies at 89

He won more than 500 games and six Atlantic 10 tournament championships with Temple, and he took his teams to the N.C.A.A. tournament’s regional finals five times.

#basketball, #basketball-college, #chaney-john, #coaches-and-managers, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #philadelphia-pa, #temple-university

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Jennifer King Becomes First Black Woman to Coach N.F.L. Full-Time

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #king-jennifer-1984, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

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A Washington Coach Reaches a First for Black Women in the N.F.L.

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #jennifer-king, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

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Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine members of his football program’s staff were fired after ongoing investigations into the team’s recruitment practices showed violations of N.C.A.A. rules.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #fulmer-phillip-1950, #pruitt-jeremy-1974, #tennessee, #university-of-tennessee

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