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.
Athletic Directors Can Make Parents A Positive Instead Of A Problem
Steve Kryger on ways coaches can include parents in the process while also setting boundaries.
How Athletic Directors Can Encourage Coaches To Empower Parents
Paul Snow talks about the importance for coaches and parents to establish a positive relationship.
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 Need Parents To Trust Them In Order To Be Effective Coaches
Jamie Young on the importance of parents supporting and trusting the coaches message.
Coaches Need To Interact With Parents And Get Them Involved
When coaches involve parents, it can make the experience more enjoyable for everyone.
Top Quotes On The Importance of Failure
PCA Founder Jim Thompson always says, “Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.”
Jeffrey Marx: Sport Does Not Automatically Build Character, But It Can
Jeffrey Marx, the author of Season of Life, explains how youth sports can reinforce and teach life lessons.