Ann Arbor Schools Explore Coach Professional Development After Brawl

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

District officials at Ann Arbor Public Schools have started to explore options for coach professional development through the Michigan High School Athletic Association in the wake of an on-field football brawl between Huron and Pioneer.

The MHSAA’s Coaches Advancement Program (CAP) was among a list of steps for moving forward that Huron Athletic Director Dottie Davis compiled just five days after the Oct. 12 fight involving coaches and players.

CAP is an in-service coaches training program with six levels of certification. It was started in the 2007-08 school year and since its launch, nearly 12,000 coaches have completed at least one level of the program, said MHSAA Assistant Director Kathy Westdorp.

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