Double-Goal Coach Job Description
A Double-Goal Coach strives to win, and more importantly, to teach life lessons through sports.
Share this letter with players' parents/guardians to establish expectations. También en español.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Sample Script For ELM Tree Of Mastery
Coaches can use this script to introduce athletes to the concept of the ELM Tree of Mastery.
Growth Mindset Quotes From Carol Dweck
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
Top 10 Tips For Sports Parents
Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, offers these 10 tips for all sports parents to inspire and motivate their kid.
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
Using Targeted Symbolic Rewards With Your Athletes
An excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson on how to honor players for their efforts.
Maximize Effort By Rewarding Unsuccessful Effort
This excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson explains how to inspire more effort.