History of Play It Smart

 History

· Created by the National Football Foundation (NFF)

· Began in 4 schools in 1998

· New Brunswick HS added in September 2000


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 History– New Brunswick

· 1st school in U.S. to hire full-time Academic Coach (2000)

   - Football

· 1st school in U.S. to hire 2nd full-time Academic Coach (2006)

   - Cross Country, Girls Basketball, Girls Track, and Girls Volleyball

· 1st school in U.S. to hire 3rd full-time Academic Coach (2008)

   -Boys Soccer, Boys Basketball, Wrestling and Baseball

· 1st school in U.S. to hire 4th full-time Academic Coach (2011)

   -All sports at New Brunswick High School are covered