Paralympian Muffy Davis: Building Foundational Trust With Athletes
Davis describes what trusting a coach meant for her so that she could follow the plan and ultimately succeed.
Why Character Beats Results In The Long Run
Character can win without results, but the reverse doesn't hold. Read from PCA Trainer Amy Manson on why.
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."
Katie Ledecky’s High School AD: “Who Will Be the Next Katie Ledecky?”
The natural reaction to the question is that I’m referring to competitive swimming success. In fact, I am not.
The Role of Character in Olympians
Working with Olympians has allowed me to see the significant role that great character plays in success.
Teachable Moments While Watching The Olympics
Watching your favorite events with athletes you are coaching or parenting? Help them find teachable moments.
Hugh McCutcheon On Positive Feedback, Expectations And Accountability
Hugh McCutcheon, two-time Olympic medalist volleyball coach, on positivity meshed with high expectations
Former Olympian: Failure Is Not Failure If You Learn From It
Former Olympian Erica McClain urges coaches to help athletes re-frame failure as a positive teachable moment.
Shawn Johnson: How Coaches Partner With Athletes
Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson on how her coach, Liang Chow, helped her achieve.
Olympic Coach: Sports Teach 'People Skills' In Digital World
Hugh McCutcheon, two-time Olympic medalist volleyball coach, on athletes' people skills in a digital world.
Cat Osterman: Finding Your Role
Softball Olympic Gold Medalist talks about how she found her role as the youngest member of a talented team.