Coaches Listening Can Help Athletes Work Through Grief And Struggle
Greg Lum Ho says the role of a coach is to listen to the athlete to help them process their grief.
Often Coaches Can Be A Second Father Or Mother
Kids often need a guiding force in their life, even outside of sports, and coaches can help provide that.
Coaches Going The Extra Mile For Their Players When Parents Can't Help
No matter what, Ann Murphy makes sure the kid comes first and doesn't get left behind when parents get busy.
Ken Ravizza: How To Help Athletes Be Their Best Even On Off Days
Peak performance consultant Ken Ravizza discusses how athletes can still contribute even on their off days.
Coaches Shouldn't Spread The Myth That Specializing Makes You Better
Any coach that tells a twelve-year-old player that they need to pick one sport is doing them a disservice.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Coaches Can Set The Tone For The Season With A Parent-Only Potluck
In this meeting, coaches can set expectations, as Hoyt does in her own pre-season parent potluck.
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
Parents Need To Stop Trophy-Chasing And Let Their Kids Learn
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.