Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
10 Tips For First-Time Sports Parents
This brief summary of key ideas and actions can help get your sports parenting experience off to a great start
Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
The Coach As A Positive Partner
Establish a positive relationship with your child's coach with these recommended approaches.
Coaching Your Own Child
Tips for making the experience of coaching your own child a great one for everyone involved.
Making Parents An Asset By Avoiding Parent/Coach Conflict
Follow these tips to make parents an asset in your upcoming season.
Using Your Power To Improve Your School Community
Student-athletes have an incredible opportunity on their school campuses to make the lives of others better.
Preventing Hazing And Bullying On Your Team
Hazing is not a team-bonding experience. Here are ways to prevent hazing and forge stronger team bonds.
The Second-Goal Parent
A Second-Goal Parent focuses relentlessly on the Big Picture – helping their child be successful.
11 Tips For The First-Time Coach
Called upon to volunteer as a youth sports coach? You can do it! We can help! Try these 11 tips.
The Triple-Impact Competitor
Learn about this model for athletes based on improving themselves, teammates and their sport as a whole.