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LHSAA Seeks Assistant Executive Director (Officials)

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) has opened the search process for an administrative staff (exempt) position as Assistant Executive Director. Home base for this position will be the LHSAA office in Baton Rouge. Primary responsibilities shall be defined by the Executive Director and will include but not limited to: Oversight/supervision of the following sports as assigned by the Executive Director:                          Powerlifting Golf Tennis Other duties assigned by the Executive Director: Director of Officials Sports Medicine Advisory Committee Liaison Experience and Qualifications:   The Assistant Executive Director of the LHSAA shall have three (3) years’ experience as a school…

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Nomination Information

On February 2, 2018, the LHSAA will extend the opportunity for student-athletes in member schools to participate as part of the LHSAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The LHSAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee provides an opportunity for a select group of sixteen (16) students, who participate in interscholastic athletics to act as liaisons for state-wide student initiatives and discussions. The Committee’s primary focus will be to improve student involvement in multi-level platforms that positively impact our member schools and the Association. This committee will engage Louisiana students with leadership and sportsmanship initiatives as well as offer suggestions from a student-athletes perspective on…

Injury Prevention in the Overhead Athlete

Coaches, players, parents (baseball, softball, QB's, and volleyball) - this Friday and Saturday (Dec. 15-16), Tulane University will be hosting a lectureship on "Injury Prevention in the Overhead Athlete" in the Yulman Stadium’s Multi-Purpose Room on Tulane University Campus This lecture will be FREE to coaches, athletes, and parents; $85 for Physicians; $50 for Allied Health. The Keynote Speaker will be Ben Kibler MD, FACSM | Lexington Sports Medicine, Lexington, Ky. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit via Tulane University. Click HERE for all the details

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Let’s Move in High School!

I’m sure we all can remember a time in our lives when the best part about the school day was recess – it was a time for running, jumping, playing on the playground and just being active with our friends! Unfortunately, statistics show that only one in about three children nowadays is considered to be active each day. Research also indicates that kids who are active do better in school and every day activities. Better test scores, improved attendance and better behavior in class are all byproducts of those who are more active. It’s not too late to start moving more no matter how old we are! We encourage all of our student athletes and the students at our member…