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.
Tod Creneti, HS football coach, presents a positive outcome when an athlete has made a mistake.
Read these top quotes from PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck on having a Growth Mindset.
One of the best tools to evaluate your coaching is to have an assistant coach or other trusted person film you
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.
A Message To Athletes: Your Social Media History Is Your Online Resume
Be careful about what you post, as coaches make snap judgments about a player's values from social media.
Communicate Expectations With Everyone Who Touches Your Program
Everyone needs to be communicated with, from parents to players, says Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald.
Sports Create A Shared Experience That Can Make Friendships Forever
Sports allowed Alexi Lalas to build lifelong friendships that still exist outside of sports years later.
Sometimes Coaches Don't Know Their Athletes Have A Learning Disability
Collins talks about establishing a culture that focuses on learning about how your athletes learn best.