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Heat Raises Concerns For Football Coaches & Doctors

Critics say the real issue is establishing a hard weather number which all coaches in Texas can follow to protect themselves and their players from heat-related illness or death.


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Plano Football Coach Died From Heat-Related Issue

he Texas heat claimed the life of a football coach on the first day of practice. Prestonwood Christian Academy Assistant Football Coach Wade McLain died Monday after passing out during a break from an early evening drill.


Wade McLain, an assistant football coach at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, died unexpectedly during the team's first practice on August 1, 2011. (credit: Prestonwood Baptist Church)

High School Football Coach Dies After Practice In Plano

An assistant football coach at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano collapsed and died following the first day of practice this season.