Tom Lamb to Assist Boston English Football Team

Tom Lamb, Hall of Fame football coach from Natick (Mass.) High School, has returned to coaching as an assistant with English High School in Boston.  Boston Globe correspondent Lenny Megliola has the story.  Congratulations to Coach Lamb for returning to the gridiron to work with young athletes.  Coach Lamb’s interview on the state of high […]

Congratulations to Natick Coach Tom Lamb

Natick High School (Mass.) football coach and athletic director Tom Lamb celebrated his retirement this past weekend.  Michael Morton of the MetroWest Daily News wrote a great article on Coach Lamb’s legacy.  Although Coach Lamb enjoyed a record-setting career, Morton’s story focused more on Lamb’s effect on the players that he coached: Those in attendance recalled […]

Connecticut Sports Law Celebrates Second Anniversary

I am proud to mark the second anniversary of Connecticut Sports Law.  The blog continues to exceed my expectations from its launch two short years ago.  To all Connecticut Sports Law readers and supporters, we thank you for your support.   This group includes my wife, family, friends and my employer, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy.  The past year brought […]

Natick Football Players Commit to UConn, Southern Connecticut

Congratulations to Scott McCummings and Kevin Duffy, who signed letters of intent to attend and play football at UConn and Southern Connecticut, respectively.  Both players attend Natick (MA) High School, my alma mater.  Congratulations are also in order for Natick coach and Athletic Director Tom Lamb, who recently announced his retirement following Natick’s 12-1 season.  Lamb […]

New Blog Series: Connecticut Sports Recruiting

“A student athlete gets recruited once in a lifetime.  College coaches recruit hundreds of players each year.  So the bottom line is that players and parents need to be educated.” –Tom Lamb, Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, Natick (Mass.) High School Two clients that I have represented in my sports law practice sought assistance […]

UConn Signs Natick QB Scott McCummings

According to Desmond Connor of the Hartford Courant, UConn received an oral comittment from Scott McCummings, a quarterback from Natick High School (Natick, Mass). As a Natick football alum, this news brings great excitement.  Although I haven’t seen McCummings play in person, I can assure the Husky faithful that he is well coached.  Natick Head […]

Friday Night Rights: Recruiting and Specialization in High School Athletics

Here is Part II of my interview with Natick High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Tom Lamb, which covers recruiting and specialization, as well as the involvement of the legal system in high school athletics.  Click here to see Part I of the interview with the Hall of Fame coach, which discussed advertising […]

Friday Night Rights: Advertising and Title IX in High School Athletics

I recently had the chance to speak with Tom Lamb, the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Natick (Mass.) High School.  Coach Lamb is a member of the Massachusetts Football Hall of Fame and in 2005 became only the 28th coach in Massachusetts history to win 200 football games.  Coaching at Natick from 1977-90, Lamb […]