Parents Avoiding Specialization Even When Coach Demands It
Brad Frost talks about how playing different sports helps kids develop skills that they otherwise would not.
Mary Fry: Helping The Community Embrace A Caring Climate
Mary Fry on the importance of having the community engage in the caring climate of a team.
Director of the Kansas University Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab on research findings about a caring climate.
Increasing access to quality coaching across the country while helping private instructors and coaches...
This NBA coach explains the benefits of coaches accepting input from their athletes.
Coaches Need To Overcommunicate With Parents To Set Expectations
Conrad Ray on establishing that the communication with parents should primarily go through the athlete.
Competition In Sports Is The Best Way To Teach Life Lessons
Anne Walker talks about the lessons that only competition can teach young athletes.
Coaches Avoid Recruiting Players That Let Parents Speak For Them
Anne Walker on how important it is for recruits to speak for themselves when meeting coaches.
Parents Can Guide Their Kids In Sports, But Kids Need To Make The Choices
Former Pro Golfer talks about letting his son make the decisions while he plays sports.
Parents: Encourage Your Kid To Try EVERYTHING Before Intervening
John O'Sullivan says that kids needs to do everything they can to earn playing time before parents step in.
4 Life Lessons That Youth Can Learn From Golf
Matt Hayden on how golf teaches young athletes about integrity, problem solving, and the growth mindset.
Parents Shouldn't Be Involved In Playing Time Discussions
AD Steve Kryger says that playing time discussions should be between the player and a coach, not the AD.
The Worst Part Of Youth Sports For Kids Is The Car-Ride Home
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.