"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Understanding The Reasoning Behind Player Cuts As A Parent
Parents may not always understand why a coach cuts players, but the answer here could give some perspective.
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.
Should you hold your kid back so they are given a size advantage? This PCA Trainer says no, read why.
Talking To Twins
Advice from an expert on what to do when your twins don't make the same team.
Asking The Coach If Your Child Will Be Cut
Find out if it's appropriate to ask a coach if your child will be cut, or is it best to wait to hear from them
Back To School Tips And Tools
Use our printable back-to-school guide to help you make this your best sports season ever!
How To Conduct Tryouts For School Sports
School sports tryouts often offer new challenges for youth athletes. Here are ideas for helping them thrive.
How To Lead Player Tryouts For A Youth Sports Organization
Ideas for easing player and parent anxiety as coaches and leaders assess skills and assign players to teams.
Injured Players Making The Cuts
Parents, coaches and players must consider how injuries influence tryouts and decisions about player cuts.
Positive Approaches For Making Player Cuts
Coaches should set clear expectations and remain positive when making cuts after tryouts.