Coaches Dave Hoover and Jon Daup will hold a basketball coaches clinic Nov. 1 at Worthington Kilbourne. The clinic is targeted for coaches of freshman, middle school and youth teams and will provide concepts, drills, practice organization and communication ideas and methods. For more information call Daup at (614) 402-3287) or visit www.jdhwinnersedge.com.

Coaches Dave Hoover and Jon Daup will hold a basketball coaches clinic Nov. 1 at Worthington Kilbourne. The clinic is targeted for coaches of freshman, middle school and youth teams and will provide concepts, drills, practice organization and communication ideas and methods. For more information call Daup at (614) 402-3287) or visit www.jdhwinnersedge.com.

Youth and adult flag football leagues are forming in central Ohio with a limited number of spots available. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Children's Hospital. For more information call Goey Mueller at (614) 352-4639 or visit www.flagfball.com.

The Columbus Coralinas Synchronize Swimming Club is offering a three-week "learn to synchro" class for girls 6-and-older from 3-:430 p.m. on Sundays starting Oct. 5 at the New Albany High School Natatorium. Swimmers will learn the skills and techniques used in synchronized swimming. All participants must be able to swin the length of a pool. To register, contact Karen Clemency at (614) 764-4735, e-mail kclemency@columbus.rr.com or download a registration form at www.coralinas.org.

The Columbus Australian Rules Football Club has an open invitation for interested players and Australians to join the team. The team practices from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ohio State's Beekman Park located on the corner of Lane Avenue and Kenny Road. For more details, contact Chet Ridenour at (614) 506-8100, e-mail columbusfooty@gmail.com or visit www.columbusfooty.com.

The Ohio Chargers U-14 baseball team is looking for players for next year. The Chargers play a regional schedule and will participate in the tournaments throughout the Midwest. Eligible players cannot turn 15 before May 1, 2009.

For more information, e-mail OhioChargers@aol.com.

Learn-to-row classes are being offered by the Greater Columbus Rowing Association for athletes 18 and older. No experience is necessary. For more information, visit www.columbusrowing.org.

The Mid Ohio Jets Football Club is looking for players and coaches for full-contact football. You can apply online at www.midohiojets.com or call Same Husein at (614) 580-2135.

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Dublin Scioto -- Varsity boys lacrosse. Call athletics director Kip Witchey at (614) 717-2468.

Hamilton Township -- Varsity boys tennis, varsity softball, varsity assistant boys basketball, varsity assistant girls softball, varsity assistant wrestling, middle school softball, middle school assistant boys wrestling. Send résumé to athletics director Mark Beggrow at mbeggrow@hamilton-local.k12.oh.us.

Upper Arlington -- Varsity girls lacrosse. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Chris Potts, Director of Athletics, to Upper Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Road, Upper Arlington 43221, or e-mail cpotts@uaschools.org. For questions, call Potts at (614) 487-5210.

Watkins Memorial --ĘJunior varsity boys basketball. Interested candidates should contact John McGiffin, Athletic Director, at (740)-927-3417 or e-mail jmcgiffin@laca.org.

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The Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization based at Stanford University, offers a free Internet-based course on how to develop and promote positive youth sports programs for youth coaches, parents and league administrators.

The program's goal is to raise the level of sportsmanship in youth sports. For information, call (650) 725-0024, send an e-mail to pca@positivecoach.org or visit www.positivecoach.org.

Coaches, parents and children involved in youth sports can find information, advice and instructional products at the Web site produced by Youth Sports Resource. Sections include articles, forums, chat areas, newsletter and also a sportsmanship award program. For further information, visit www.youth-sports.com.